• Cancer Supportive Services
    7 years 2 weeks ago

    Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

    Well before I finished the first chapter of Siddhartha Mukherjee's Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, I realized that the book, published just this past November, would become a standard by which to judge all future efforts to describe the history and cultural context of the disease

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  • Paige Anderson
    7 years 3 months ago

    Women and Lung Cancer by David Spigel, M.D.

    More women die from lung cancer than from any other cancer.  More women (71,000) will die from lung cancer in 2010 than from breast cancer, colon cancer, or cervical cancer combined. Fortunately, the number of women who are diagnosed each year appears to be slowing down.

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  • Paige Anderson
    7 years 4 months ago

    Medical Imaging by Patricia Tepper, M.D.

    Over the past 30 years, special types of imaging have largely replaced exploratory surgery as a way to \look inside\ the body.  These tools include:

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  • Paige Anderson
    7 years 4 months ago

    The Latest On Breast Cancer - Increasing Options by Denise A. Yardley, M.D.

    Breast cancer clearly remains a major global problem.  Despite a steady reduction in the death rates from breast cancer in many Western countries, with the exception of the United States, the incidence of breast cancer continues to increase.

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  • Paige Anderson
    7 years 4 months ago

    Menopause and Cancer Treatment by Nancy Peacock, M.D.

    Complete cessation of ovarian function for a period of at least one year is defined as menopause.  When ovarian function ceases, serum estradiol levels drop and serum FSH and LH levels rise.

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  • Paige Anderson
    7 years 5 months ago

    Informative Video on Prostate Cancer featuring James R. Gray, M.D.

    Prostate cancer is an all too common cancer diagnosed in men.  Approximately 218,000 men will be diagnosed this year alone.  Watch this informative video on prostate cancer, featuring radiation oncologist James R. Gray, M.D.

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  • Paige Anderson
    7 years 5 months ago

    Update on Prostate Cancer by Raoul Concepcion, M.D.

    Approximately 200,000 men will be diagnosed this year with prostate cancer, making it the most common non-skin cancer in men over the age of 50.  Despite advances in therapy and early detection, there will still be close to 30,000 deaths this year directly related to the disease, making it the s

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  • Paige Anderson
    7 years 6 months ago

    Melanoma can hit ANYONE...by K. Dawn Vincent, M.D.


    Did you think that you could lie in the sun and tanning beds for all those years and not have anything to show for it?  That is exactly what one of my young patients thought.  Don't worry, she is alive and well, and this is her story...

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  • Paige Anderson
    7 years 6 months ago

    MINNIE PEARL by Carla Cohen

    Back to School special!  As many school-age children prepare to return to the classroom, we thought this a perfect time to feature this great story in our blog.  

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  • Paige Anderson
    7 years 8 months ago

    Working with Cancer

    Today, more and more Americans are able to work while undergoing cancer treatments.  In fact, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's official website (EEOC), "approximately 40 percent of the more than one million Americans diagnosed with some form of cancer each year are work

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