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Should Minors (pediatric cancer patients) be Forced to Undergo Chemotherapy?

Should American citizens have the right to chose what medical therapy they undergo? Should minors (pediatric cancer patients) be able to choose? This debate goes beyond loosing your hair or puking your

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DCIS Treatment- Is Radiation My Only Option?

Ductal Carcinoma In-Situ (DCIS) is not cancer. It is Breast Cancer Stage 0. What are Your Treatment Options? Dear Cancer Coach- I was told I may need radiation treatment for my 0 stage breast cancer. I

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Melanoma with Metastases to Lungs-

I agree that Immunotherapy Can Be Transformative. But Are Yervoy, Keytruda, Nivolumab, “Transformative” in anything but the high cost of cancer therapy? The media too often falls into the trap

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DCIS treatment plan? Diagnose your risks further…

For women who have early breast tumors (DCIS) surgically removed, a new genetic test may help predict the odds of a recurrence, a new study says Receiving a diagnosis of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)

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Breast Cancer- shorter radiation treatment just as effective, cheaper, less damage than longer dose-

They did not just publish that the breast cancer cure rates were the same, but they published very in-depth cosmetic assessments Breast Cancer can be complicated. The two guiding principles of PeopleBeatingCancer

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Cancer Genetics, Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer-

“Most cancer treatment is governed by the location of the tumor; some drugs are for breast cancer, others work better against lung cancer, for example…” If you have been diagnosed with

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“Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer resected- Is adjuvant Chemo really needed?”

The frequent occurrence of distant metastases (in lung cancer) and local regional failure after surgical resection would indicate that additional treatment is necessary… Diagnosed with Stage 2 non-small

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Cytosponge vs. Endoscopy for Esophageal Cancer Survivors-

“Conclusions- In a feasibility study, the Cytosponge is a safe and well-tolerated method for collecting near mucosal specimens in esophageal cancer. Achieving remission is the easy part for many

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Ask the Cancer Coach-“Bladder cancer-complete bladder removal…”

I saw my doctor that week and took a urine test to see if anything else may be contributing to the problem…I was shocked to learn that I had bladder cancer Dear Cancer Coach-¬†I’ve been diagnosed

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BAP1 Gene Mutation Linked to Increased Mesothelioma Survival

The median survival for the BAP1 mesothelioma patients was five years, as compared with less than one year for the median survival for those patients without the BAP1 gene. Mesothelioma is a complicated

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