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The Future of Cancer Detection and Diagnosis Research
To determine the severity of cancer, doctors must initially detect and diagnose the disease. Some cancers offer early detection and prevention, while other types of cancer require diligence and invasive procedures. The ability to detect and diagnose cancer in its…Read Full
Sarcoma Cancer Awareness: The Forgotten Cancer
July is National Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Awareness month, highlighting what’s widely considered the “forgotten cancer,” even though as many as 17,000 Americans are diagnosed with Sarcoma yearly. Research and drug development methods are challenging due to a lack of…Read Full
Empowering Patients Through Advance Care Planning
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 70% of Americans don’t currently have an advance care plan. Advance care management is critical for empowering patients, especially when a patient and their loved ones are dealing with…Read Full
How Do I Tell Loved Ones About My Cancer Diagnosis?
Each person responds to a cancer diagnosis differently. While some people are committed to remaining positive while adjusting to life with cancer, others feel shattered and even angry. Regardless of your reaction to the diagnosis, the critical matter of announcing…Read Full
Immunotherapy for Cancer Treatment
What is immunotherapy? Does this treatment modality have the potential to restore your health? Every day, cancer immunology specialists create treatments that help your immune system work harder to attack cancer cells effectively. Making informed decisions about cancer immunotherapy as…Read Full
Coping with a Cancer Diagnosis
Living with cancer can take as much of a toll on one’s mental health as it does their physical health, according to many of the roughly 1.6 million people diagnosed with the disease in the U.S. There are many reasons…Read Full