• 7/29/2015

    You shouldn’t eat sugar at all if you have cancer.

    False! You CAN have small amounts of sugar, even after a cancer diagnosis. Sugar does NOT cause cancer. The myth that sugar causes cancer gives sugar a bad name.

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  • 7/27/2015

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved sonidegib for the treatment of locally advanced basal cell carcinoma. The drug is specifically approved for patients who saw a recurrence after surgery or radiation or for patients who are unable to receive surgery or radiation.

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  • 7/27/2015

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved carfilzomib in combination with lenalidomide and dexamethasone as a treatment for relapsed multiple myeloma.

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  • 7/21/2015

    Without clinical trials, cancer care cannot improve. All new cancer treatments must go through a heavily regulated clinical trial process to receive U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval. This process ensures that treatments are safe and effective.

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  • 7/15/2015

    Summer time is in full swing. The days are sunny. The temperatures are high. You are probably looking for an ice-cold, refreshing beverage to quench your thirst.

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  • 7/09/2015

    In a phase II trial, patients with advanced melanoma who saw disease progression while on ipilimumab and a BRAF or MEK inhibitor, if tested positive for BRAF V600 mutation, who received treatment with pembrolizumab had longer progression-free survival than those who received chemotherapy instead

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  • 7/07/2015

    July is Sarcoma Awareness Month. There are many things that occupy our minds and free time in July but sarcoma is probably not one of them, unless you or a loved one is diagnosed with a sarcoma. You may ask, what is a sarcoma? Is there a special diet I should follow if I have a sarcoma?

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  • 7/02/2015

    Researchers have found a protein that pancreatic tumors shed into the bloodstream. This finding may make it possible for researchers to develop a blood test for catching pancreatic cancer early. Pancreatic cancer is usually not diagnosed until later stages.

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