• 5/28/2016

    According to a new survey from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, only four out of ten Americans have a positive impression of clinical trials, and only one third of survey participants said they would be likely to enroll in a clinical trial themselves.

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  • 5/25/2016

    "I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next.

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  • 5/21/2016

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved lenvatinib in combination with everolimus for the treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma after the patient receives antiangiogenic therapy (treatment that reduces the growth of new blood vessels).

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  • 5/18/2016

    Exciting new cancer research is happening all the time, but even the best and newest cancer treatment have side effects, including the recently approved melanoma drug ipilimumab (Yervoy®).  Approved in October 2015 by the U. S.

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  • 5/14/2016

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Orphan Drug designation to selumetinib for the adjuvant treatment of advanced differentiated thyroid cancer.  Selumetinib is an MEK ½ inhibitor which blocks proteins needed for cancer cells to grow.

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  • 5/11/2016
    When I was going through my Pilates certification process in July of 2001 as an apprentice, I was privileged to teach pilates to a cancer survivor named Barbara who had a double mastectomy with reconstruction using the transverse abdominal muscles.
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  • 5/06/2016

    Did you know that more phone calls are made on Mother’s Day than any other day of the year? Have you heard that Mother’s Day is also the day with the highest church attendance after Christmas Eve and Easter? 

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  • 5/04/2016

    Colored fruits and vegetables that is! Fruits and vegetables contain a naturally occurring compound known as phytochemicals. Phytochemicals refer to a variety of compounds that give fruits and vegetables their color and flavor.

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