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Your Guide to Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer

If this is your first cancer diagnosis, understanding the disease will help you talk with your health­care providers. Here, we’ll discuss the basics of breast...

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New Developments in Cancer Research 2017

CAR T-Cell Therapy Sends Multiple Myeloma into Lasting Remission In an early clinical trial, 33 out of 35 people...

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Making Progress Against Cancer

Dr. Douglas R. Lowy, acting director of the National Cancer Institute  Over the last few years, I’ve had the great privilege of visiting a variety of...

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Understanding Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment

If you’ve been diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer, your doctor can help you make sense of the treatment options available. Before making a...

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Sexuality and the Woman with Cancer

Female sexuality is complex and multifaceted. In the past, re­searchers have described the sexual response cycle using a linear model consisting of five phases, each one...

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Coping with Bladder Cancer

A diagnosis of bladder cancer can leave you and your loved ones feeling uncertain, anx­ious, and overwhelmed. There are important treatment decisions to make, emotional concerns...

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What is Polycythemia Vera?

Polycythemia vera is a disease in which too many red blood cells are made in the bone marrow. In polycythemia vera, or PV, the blood...

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What is Multiple Myeloma? And How Is It Diagnosed?

Multiple myeloma is a blood cancer that starts in the plasma cells of bone marrow. Myeloma is different from bone cancer because it begins in...

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The Latest in Cancer Research from the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Research Highlights from the 2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium Cosponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Physicians, and the American Society...

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DIAGNOSIS: Lung Cancer

By surrounding yourself with a support network, you will be better able to manage your lung cancer and experience a better quality of life.A diagnosis...

Understanding Cancer How to Cope - Survivor

10 Tips for Living Well with a Diagnosis of MPN

Eating a healthy diet can provide much-needed energy and nutrients to your body while you are coping with MPN.The journey through a diagnosis of a...

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Your Guide to Bladder Cancer Treatment

Different types of treatment are available for people with bladder cancer. Some treatments are standard (the currently used treatment), and some are being tested in...