QUIZ: How Much Do You Really Know About Chemo?

Mar 22 12:35pm The Breast Cancer Site Blog
What are the side effects of treatment? What do antimetabolites do? What do you call weight loss due to chemo?...
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Want to prevent cancer? Get a dog.

Mar 22 11:33am Live Your Best Life
This blog was written by our Patient & Family Support Navigator Crawford Clay and originally appeared on Allsup’s All Things Disability Blog as part of ... read more The post Want to prevent cancer? Get a dog. appeared first on Live Your Best Life.
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14m investment marks first step towards new London Cancer Hub

Mar 22 8:39am Institute of Cancer Research
Ambitions to create the world’s leading hub for cancer research and treatment have taken an important first step forward as the London Borough of Sutton invests £14 million in NHS land needed to develop the site.
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State of Cancer Care in America: Poised for Transformation, but Challenges Loom Large

Mar 22 8:00am Cancer.Net Blog
Language English March 21, 2017Daniel.HayesProgress continues in how cancer care is delivered, but there are still obstacles, including issues in patients’ access to care, costs of care, and administrative burden. The fourth annual ASCO State of Cancer Care in America report highlights where cancer care stands in 2017.
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Cancer Patients, Make Your Wishes Clear

Mar 22 7:00am OncoLink Cancer Blogs
In the cancer world, patients often differ on what they want to hear from their doctors. Here are some examples: Some patients want to know — in detail — the various pros and cons of every treatment option, while other patients just want to know what the doctor thinks is best. Some patients want to […] The post Cancer Patients, Make Your Wishes Clear appeared first on OncoLink Cancer Blogs.
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Lymphoma Patient Gets Back on the Court Post-Treatment

Mar 22 6:00am Insight
For much of his 17 years, Spencer Riley has lived to play basketball. This winter, his favorite sport helped the teenager get back to life. Riley was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2016 and treated at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancers and Blood Disorders Center that summer. He underwent an intensive three-month […]...
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Lung cancer complications: Signs, treatment, and outlook

Mar 22 6:00am Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today
In this article, we discuss the most common complications that can develop from lung cancer, including neuropathy, blocked airways, and pleural effusion.
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QUIZ: Which of These Are REAL Chemo Drug Names?

Mar 21 3:26pm The Breast Cancer Site Blog
Dioxiborin? Doxorubicin? Doxiborecin? Doxorubelen?...
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After cancer, mourning the loss of ones hair

Mar 21 12:30pm cancer – Scope Blog
My hair used to be a safety blanket for me. Sometimes I’d gain five pounds or break out or wear a regrettable outfit, but my fabulous hair usually saved me. And so the second question I asked upon being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia — after my percent chance of living — was “How soon will I ...Read More...
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Cancer Patients Deserve Better Coverage

Mar 21 12:10pm Live Your Best Life
Today the Colon Cancer Alliance joins with hundreds of other patient advocacy groups and medical professional associations in opposing the American Health Care Act (AHCA) ... read more The post Cancer Patients Deserve Better Coverage appeared first on Live Your Best Life.
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My Year of Breast Cancer: One Womans Photo Journey

Mar 21 12:04pm The Breast Cancer Site Blog
Who knew your hair could say so much about you?...
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You have cancer. Now what?

Mar 21 10:23am Triage Cancer Blog
by Aditi Narayan, MSW; LIVESTRONG Program Manager When Ana heard the words “you have cancer” at the age of 23, she was in shock.  She told her parents right away. Her mother wanted to know whether she could still have children … Continue reading → The post “You have cancer.” Now what? appeared first on Triage Cancer Blog.
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Study Finds That Even Light Drinking Could Increase Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Mar 21 10:14am The Breast Cancer Site Blog
How much alcohol is too much?...
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Breast cancer: Study identifies a molecular mechanism of drug resistance in ER+ tumors

Mar 21 10:00am Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today
Study suggests that a mechanism of drug resistance in ER+ breast cancers could be changes to the estrogen receptor caused by two immune system molecules.
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Small cell vs. non-small cell lung cancer: What are the differences?

Mar 21 7:00am Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today
In this article, we take a close look at two types of lung cancer. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and various treatments here.
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Signs and Symptoms of Multiple Myeloma

Mar 21 6:00am Insight
Multiple myeloma, also called Kahler’s disease, is a type of cancer that begins in plasma cells – white blood cells that produce antibodies. Plasma cells usually work in the body’s immune defense system and help produce antibodies. In cases of multiple myeloma, however, too many plasma cells build up in […]...
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High BMI linked to severe liver disease in later life

Mar 21 3:00am Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today
Obesity is known to cause a range of health issues, but the links between BMI and liver disease have not received much research. A new study fills the gap.
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Novel genes identified that help suppress prostate and other cancers

Mar 21 3:00am Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today
New genes which help prevent prostate, skin and breast cancer development in mice have been discovered by researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators.
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Palliative care consults for advanced cancer patients reduces hospitalization and improves care

Mar 21 3:00am Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today
Cancer patients admitted to the hospital with advanced stages of disease who were referred early to palliative care had decreased health care utilization and increased use of support services...
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Radiotherapy risks are much higher for smokers

Mar 21 3:00am Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today
Smokers treated for breast cancer have much higher risks than non-smokers of developing lung cancer or heart attack as a result of radiotherapy - according to a new study funded by Cancer Research...
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Scientists find possible achilles heel of treatment resistant cancers

Mar 21 3:00am Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today
Scientists identify two signaling proteins in cancer cells that make them resistant to chemotherapy, and show that blocking the proteins along with chemotherapy eliminate human leukemia in mouse...
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Three ways we plan to inspire the next generation of cancer researchers and clinicians

Mar 20 8:38pm Institute of Cancer Research
How a new strategy to develop learning and teaching at the ICR aims to educate and train the cancer research leaders of tomorrow.
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Small cell lung cancer: Symptoms, treatment, and outlook

Mar 20 1:00pm Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today
What is small cell lung cancer and what are the causes and associated risk factors? How is SCLC diagnosed and what are the different stages?...
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Skin Wars: Breast Cancer Edition

Mar 20 12:20pm The Breast Cancer Site Blog
One breast is smaller and isn't shaped right, and I didn't see any of the flaws when she had finished painting me. ...
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Could Late-Night Snacking Make Your Breast Cancer Come Back?

Mar 20 10:58am The Breast Cancer Site Blog
Say adios to your midnight munchies.
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Top Food Safety Tips for Severe Weather

Mar 20 9:00am Cancer.Net Blog
Language English March 20, 2017Nirav.ShahApril showers sometimes turn into big storms. Here are tips and an infographic to prepare for power outages and keep your food safe.
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Cancer and Financial Toxicity: 6 Tactics

Mar 20 7:30am OncoLink Cancer Blogs
My friend, upon turning 40, had a mammogram. Suspicious areas showed up in both breasts, which precipitated an ultrasound, two biopsies and additional mammography. All to the tune of $4,000. Although no cancer was detected, my friend needs to return every six months for images. “High risk,” they said. “We need to watch this closely,” they said. Here’s the […] The post Cancer and Financial Toxicity: 6 Tactics appeared first on OncoLink Cancer Blogs.
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Cells retain a memory of DNA damage as part of the repair process

Mar 20 6:38am Institute of Cancer Research
Cells are able to remember that DNA damage has occurred as they pass through the process of cell division, a new study reveals.
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Social Work Helps David Practice His Passion

Mar 20 6:00am Insight
Extreme stomach pains sent David Rubinstein to the emergency department in December 2011. After emergency surgery, he was diagnosed with stage IV carcinoid cancer, a rare gastrointestinal tumor – leaving him to grapple with the uncertainty of his future. “I live with the daily fear about what the future holds,” […]...
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Prostate cancer trial shows treating with precision radiotherapy cuts course of treatment by 50 percent

Mar 20 3:00am Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today
An Ontario-led international clinical trial with 1,206 men with localized prostate cancer shows that compressing radiation treatments into four weeks from eight delivers similar outcomes.
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Researchers create viruses to selectively attack tumor cells

Mar 20 3:00am Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today
Scientists at the IDIBAPS Biomedical Research Institute and at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) lead a study in which they have designed a new strategy to get genetically...
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Scripps Florida scientists develop new drug delivery method for cancer therapy

Mar 20 3:00am Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a new drug delivery method that produces strong results in treating cancers in animal models, including...
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Stage 3 lung cancer: Symptoms, treatment, and outlook

Mar 20 3:00am Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today
In this article, we take a close look at advanced lung cancer. Learn about how it is classified, as well as how we might increase early detection.
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Young survivors have social difficulties years after cancer diagnosis

Mar 20 3:00am Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today
New research reveals that adolescent and young adult cancer survivors report low social functioning years after receiving their diagnosis.
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Lactate may be key for cancer development

Mar 19 3:00am Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today
New research examines the role of lactate - a molecule that is produced and accumulates during intense workout - in the formation of cancer cells.
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How does broccoli help prevent cancer? Study sheds light

Mar 18 3:00am Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today
Researchers have identified a mechanism by which sulforaphane - a compound found in broccoli and other vegetables - may help to prevent cancer.
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Cancer Research Turns Personal

Mar 17 2:49pm Personal Stories
My PhD was a veritable roller coaster of scares, successes, utter failures, exciting discoveries, disappointments, and a few seemingly insurmountable problems. The stakes are high in academic research, especially in hot areas such as cancer genomics.
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After A Stage IV Diagnosis, Her Husband Left But Her Son And Her Career Have Given Her More Strength Than Ever!

Mar 17 2:31pm The Breast Cancer Site Blog
I don't live my life like I'm gonna die. I live my life like I'm going to live. ...
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Once The Wedding Guests Realized What This Mother And Son Were Up To, They Were Rolling In The Aisles!

Mar 17 12:59pm The Breast Cancer Site Blog
The hilarious moves at 2:29 had me in stitches!...
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Triple-negative breast cancer: Nanodelivery of new drug shows promise

Mar 17 10:00am Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today
Delivering a new drug directly into triple-negative breast cancer cells via nanoparticles stops the drug degrading before reaching target, study shows.
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A New Lifes Work: A Multiple Myeloma Story

Mar 17 9:00am OncoLink Cancer Blogs
“Your bones are moth eaten.” That was Michael’s introduction to multiple myeloma. Just a few days earlier, he had taken a trip down the shore with his family. While body surfing, he got pummeled by a wave. It had happened before; he didn’t think much of it. But pain in his neck persisted. He rested. […] The post A New Life’s Work: A Multiple Myeloma Story appeared first on OncoLink Cancer Blogs.
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Do I Need Genetic Testing to Assess My Cancer Risk?

Mar 17 6:00am Insight
The vast majority of cancers do not have a strong hereditary link, but for people who have been diagnosed with cancer or have a significant family history of the disease, genetic testing can often shed light on the cause of the disease or an individual’s likelihood of developing it or […]...
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Antibody fights pediatric brain tumors in preclinical testing, study finds

Mar 17 3:00am Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today
Five types of pediatric brain cancer were safely and effectively treated in mice by an antibody that causes immune cells to engulf and eat tumors without hurting healthy brain cells, according to a...
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Non-small cell lung cancer: Treatment, symptoms, and outlook

Mar 17 3:00am Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today
What is non-small cell lung cancer and what are the different types? Learn about its potential complications and the tests that are used to diagnose it.
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Researchers mapped interactions of key group of human proteins, the protein phosphatases

Mar 17 3:00am Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today
Coordinated activities of protein kinases and protein phosphatases ensure phosphorylation homeostasis and amplitude of signaling response, and understandably its imbalance is linked to diseases...
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Hauling Away Childhood Cancer

Mar 17 2:23am ACCO Blog
IF YOU LIVE IN THE LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY AREA AND HAVE A LITTLE ONE (OR BIG ONE) THAT LOVES TRUCKS – JOIN US! Join Manning Enterprises at the Mid Atlantic Truck Show next week, March 23 – 25th and see their… Read more ›...
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ADA and FMLA: How Laws Work Together

Mar 16 2:49pm Triage Cancer Blog
Regardless of the type of job you have, if you need to take time off work because of your cancer diagnosis and treatment, you should learn about your employment rights. More people are familiar with the Family and Medical Leave … Continue reading → The post ADA and FMLA: How Laws Work Together appeared first on Triage Cancer Blog.
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On colors, art and eyes: An art historian and ophthalmologist explains how it works

Mar 16 11:30am cancer – Scope Blog
As the mama of a toddler, I’m a first-rate color spotter. “Look!” I say enthusiastically. “Could you get the yellow cup?” Or the blue block, the red crayon, the green shirt, or, oh, sorry kitty, the gray-and-white cat. Yet, until reading Michael Marmor‘s homage to color perception and art in the latest issue of Stanford ...Read More...
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Dance Moms Girls Perform a Breast Cancer Awareness Dance Thats Absolutely Breathtaking!

Mar 16 10:58am The Breast Cancer Site Blog
Check out that superb skill at 1:39!...
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What Did You Say?

Mar 16 9:00am OncoLink Cancer Blogs
Have you ever listened to someone speak about a topic and thought “Wow I have no idea what they are talking about.”? People who are experts on topics tend to use the language that comes naturally to them. This is what they know and these words make perfect sense to them. However, what if it […] The post What Did You Say? appeared first on OncoLink Cancer Blogs.
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Your Sexual Health and Cancer: What to Know, What to Do

Mar 16 9:00am Cancer.Net Blog
Language English March 16, 2017Sage.BolteCertified Sex Therapist Dr. Sage Bolte writes about sexual problems in cancer survivors and gives some tips to make it easier to talk about them with the doctor.
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Colon Cancer Patient Helps Others Improve Quality of Life

Mar 16 6:00am Insight
Jeff Sirlin seemed to experience every side effect imaginable when he was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2010. The active 37-year-old dad and business owner was fatigued, losing weight and strength, and dealing with the psychological effects of his disease. But he didn’t wait long to take action. “I’m the […]...
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New genetic link to acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

Mar 16 5:39am Institute of Cancer Research
A single letter change to DNA is linked to an increased risk of one of the most common forms of childhood leukaemia, a new study has revealed.
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Metastatic lung cancer: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Mar 16 3:00am Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today
In this article, learn about metastatic lung cancer and second primary cancer. What causes metastatic lung cancer and how might it be prevented?...
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Because of YOU, Hope is Unstoppable

Mar 15 2:30pm Lung Cancer Alliance
By Maggie Walsh, Events & Volunteers Coordinator I was first exposed to lung cancer as a little girl, when my Nana was diagnosed with the disease. I’ll never forget sitting in the waiting room with my Nana at radiation appointments, … Continue reading →...
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Immunotherapy may help treat kids brain tumors, preliminary Stanford study shows

Mar 15 2:30pm cancer – Scope Blog
In trials in mice, a therapy developed at Stanford safely and effectively treated five types of pediatric brain tumors, according to new data published today in Science Translational Medicine. The research, which was led by Stanford pediatric neurosurgeon Samuel Cheshier, MD, PhD and cancer scientist Irving Weissman, MD, used an antibody-based immune therapy to target ...Read More...
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