• 1/17/2017

    After 27 years of teaching, I looked forward to retirement. About seven years back, we purchased a new home on a small Christmas tree farm. Being very active by nature, I cared for the trees, yard, and large vegetable garden.

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  • 1/27/2017

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved ibrutinib for the treatment of patients with marginal zone lymphoma (a type of B-cell lymphoma) who had already received at least one treatment. FDA granted accelerated approval so clinical trials are still ongoing to confirm findings.

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  • 1/25/2017

    Immunotherapy is an exciting and active area of research and investigation in the cancer world. Immunotherapies are treatments that help the body’s own immune system fight cancer.

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  • 1/18/2017

    Inflammation is the body’s attempt to protect itself, which is one of our greatest strengths as human beings. However, when inflammation is chronic or long-term, it can harm internal tissues and organs.

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  • 1/11/2017

    In 2016 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved 19 new cancer treatments for many different types of cancer. Additionally, many more clinical trials are ongoing.

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  • 1/11/2017

    It’s a fresh start with the New Year. Make a positive step forward by asking the right questions when you visit your oncology healthcare provider or registered dietitian nutritionist on your cancer journey.

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  • 1/04/2017

    It takes a team to help patients though their cancer journey. Like a football team, your healthcare team is made up of many professionals that contribute their special skills at different points along the way. This collection of healthcare specialists is called a multi-disciplinary team.

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