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I'm Mary Smith, and I'm a healthcare professional
I came across a touching article about a pancreatic cancer survivor, Mary Cipolla, turning 100 years old. Mary underwent the Whipple procedure, one of the most extensive operations in surgery. Her ...
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  • Fri Jul 30, 2010 · Like1
Welcome to Navigating Cancer — we are dedicated to helping cancer patients and the people around them navigate the journey to achieve the best care and support possible.
Your dashboard has changed to a new improved model! A new navigation box, Cancer Resources, has been added, and the option to Prepare For Doctor Visit. To view a side by side comparison of the old ...
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  • Thu Jul 29, 2010 ·
I'm Mary Smith, and I'm a healthcare professional
Researchers have been developing a new system to deliver cancer fighting drugs without damaging the healthy cells in the surrounding area. The new drug delivery system addresses the following, "Cer...
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  • Tue Jul 27, 2010 · Like1
I'm Mary Smith, and I'm a healthcare professional
As many of you may have noticed, we have a new feature on Navigating Cancer; a Medical History Form! Our goal is to provide helpful and supportive features which are easy to use, so I'm eager to he...
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  • Tue Jul 27, 2010 · Like1
Welcome to Navigating Cancer — we are dedicated to helping cancer patients and the people around them navigate the journey to achieve the best care and support possible.
A recent press release from Vanderbilt University Medical Center reports the use of a specialized PET/CT scan helping surgeons to more easily locate and remove cancerous tumors. The improved imagin...
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  • Mon Jul 26, 2010 · Like2
Welcome to Navigating Cancer — we are dedicated to helping cancer patients and the people around them navigate the journey to achieve the best care and support possible.
Considering cancer cells can divide and live forever, the idea of interfering with this capability is much desired. Any advance in understanding the structure of cancer cells is encouraging, which ...
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  • Thu Jul 22, 2010 · Like1
I'm Mary Smith, and I'm a healthcare professional
In the NY Times Health section there is a consult forum that features experts on the front line of medicine. Recently Dr. Derek Raghavan of the Cleveland Clinic addressed the topic "Easing the Pain...
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  • Thu Jul 22, 2010 · Like1
I'm Mary Smith, and I'm a healthcare professional
Advances in diagnosing cancer are continually in the works, yet this advancement is a little out of the ordinary. A dog's highly sensitive sense of smell has been put to use in identifying prostate...
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  • Wed Jul 21, 2010 · Like1
I'm Mary Smith, and I'm a healthcare professional
Click the link below to read a brief summary on a cross sectional study assessing the cognitive functions in long-term survivors of ovarian cancer. Does this seem encouraging? "Medicine Journal ...
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  • Wed Jul 21, 2010 · Like1
I'm Patrick Miller, and I survived Melanoma
Sam is certainly entitled to his own opinions, but not to his own facts. He does us a disservice when stating his opinions as fact in the face of general agreement that there is a causal relation b...
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  • Wed Aug 25, 2010 · Like2

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