Cancer Treatment

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New Breast Cancer Drug: Benefit And Cost

Grandmother, wife and artist Joan Esposito has breast cancer — a specific kind called “HER-2 positive.”

10/03/2013

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New Test May Better Predict Breast Cancer Recurrence

Can breast cancer recurrence be predicted? Typically doctors use tumor size, spread, and what it looks like under the microscope.

09/19/2013

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Breast Cancer Breakthrough Helps Minimize Surgeries

Joy Taylor is about to have a lumpectomy. Her doctor is using a new FDA-approved device that helps breast cancer patients avoid additional surgery.

09/13/2013

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Genetic Test May Help Take Guesswork Out Of Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Men diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer may soon have a better idea whether their cancer will advance and if they will need treatment.

09/11/2013

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New Study Focuses On Fighting Cancer With Love

Love conquers cancer. That’s the crux of a new study which finds family and friends can help breast cancer patients physically feel better, especially when it comes to pain.

05/31/2013

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New Holistic Treatment Helping Prostate Cancer Patients

Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men. In recent years, there’s been much debate about how to treat early cancers that are detected through PSA tests. Now some experts are taking a holistic approach.

03/22/2013

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Local Sisters Find Strength In Battle Against Breast Cancer

Once there were four Resnik sisters. Dianna died of breast cancer in 2001 after being diagnosed while pregnant with her second child. The other three sisters are now, in some manner, dealing with it, too.

11/22/2012

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