• 10/30/2015

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the approved use of iplimumab also to be used to reduce the risk of cutaneous melanoma returning after surgery for patients with lymph node involvement.

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  • 10/28/2015

    Is it really possible to thrive in the midst of horrific chemotherapy and mutilating surgeries? I believe it is, but it depends on how you treat yourself during your cancer journey.

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  • 10/23/2015

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved irinotecan liposome injections in combination with fluorouracil and leucovorin to treat advanced pancreatic cancer patients who have previously received chemotherapy. The approval provides pancreatic cancer patients with more treatment options.

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  • 10/23/2015

    This week the American Cancer Society (ACS) issued new, updated guidelines for women at average risk of breast cancer. The recommendations now include annual mammograms starting at 45 and biennial screenings after 55. The ACS also longer recommends clinical breast exams or self-exams.

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  • 10/21/2015

    Nutrition strategies for a carcinoid tumor can be very different from suggestions for other cancerous tumors. Why? Isn’t a tumor just a tumor?  No, carcinoid tumors grow slowly, compared to other cancerous tumors.

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  • 10/15/2015

    According to a new study, cancer survivors in the U.S. are more likely to have poor diets than those with no history of cancer. 1,500 adults participated in the Health and Nutrition Examination Survey over a period of ten years.

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  • 10/09/2015

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved nivolumab to treat lung cancer patients with metastatic nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who saw disease progression during or after chemotherapy. Nivolumab is a PD-1 inhibitor drug that works by blocking this cellular pathway.

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  • 10/09/2015

    Columbus Day is October 12. Do you remember the song we learned in elementary school about Christopher Columbus coming to America?

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  • 10/07/2015

    Turn Over a New Leaf This Autumn

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  • 10/06/2015

    Welcome the autumn’s cool weather with these comforting fall recipes that feature the season’s best ingredients and flavors. We’ve included our favorite healthy recipes ranging from meals and sides to desserts and beverages—which are made with apples, pumpkin, squash, and more.

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