Should I Consider Multigene Panel Testing?

4 comments By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor   |  Thursday, April 23, 2015 Learn about multigene panel testing and some of its potential pros and cons from one of our experts. read more

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The Future of Cancer: Five Reasons for Optimism

Add a Comment By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor   |  Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Learn about five hot science areas that are changing the way we understand and treat cancer. read more

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Why Might A Woman Have Her Ovaries Removed?

Add a Comment By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor   |  Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Women can use the results of genetic tests to make informed decisions about ovary removal to reduce cancer risk. read more

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Straight Talk: Connecting with Patients in Their Own Languages

Add a Comment By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Thursday, February 19, 2015 Services including a pilot program for remote simultaneous medical interpreting using UN-style headsets can help improve care for a growing number of patients. read more

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Proton Therapy: A Better Way to Destroy Tumors and Spare Normal Tissue

13 comments By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor   |  Tuesday, February 17, 2015 Proton therapy uses charged particles to target tumors with precision while reducing the risk of treatment-related side effects.

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Obesity Could Soon Be the Leading Preventable Cause of Cancer in the United States

1 comment By Jennifer Castoro, BA, Managing/Copy Editor   |  Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Experts warn that the nation’s weight problem could significantly raise cancer risk — and awareness of the link between the two is lacking. read more

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Restoring Limb Length Following Bone Cancer Surgery

1 comment By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor   |  Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Memorial Sloan Kettering has taken the lead in applying a limb-lengthening technique in people with bone cancer to restore long gaps in bone after removal of a tumor.

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