January 11th 2013
In the summer of 2010, 20-year-old physical therapy student Hannah Komai was diagnosed with low-grade osteosarcoma after an incisional biopsy.
November 15th 2012
In January 2007, Erik Kratky was 21 and pursuing his undergraduate degree when he experienced bilateral leg weakness, which was later diagnosed as low-grade spinal cord ependymoma.
November 13th 2012
In September 2012 the new joint Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medical College and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital was established, bringing together basic, translational, and clinical researchers to operate within a vast, collaborative infrastructure.
October 19th 2012
Founded in 1913 as a tuberculosis sanatorium, City of Hope today enjoys a reputation as a leading research, treatment, and education center for those with cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening diseases.
September 19th 2012
Whether brought about by surgery or medical treatments, induced menopause forces women to deal with a number of emotional, physical, and practical issues-all in addition to the original diagnosis.
September 10th 2012
For Tiffany Keller-Fritz, the safety of her unborn child, weighed against the urgent need to initiate treatment, required close collaboration between her oncologists and OB-GYN.
September 7th 2012
Siteman patients have access to more than 250 therapeutic clinical trials, and Siteman-affiliated scientists and physicians hold more than $165 million in annual cancer research and related training grants.
August 15th 2012
Patients (and even clinicians) often don't know which facilities are considered leaders in the treatment of various types of cancer, and a bit of detective work is generally required.
July 6th 2012
For nearly 40 years, the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center has enjoyed a reputation for excellence and innovation.
June 15th 2012
Are physicians really expected to be effective writers? The answer to this question is both "yes" and "no."
June 14th 2012
Whether surgically or medically induced, early menopause forces women to deal with a host of emotional, physical, and practical issues.
June 7th 2012
The U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center in Ann Arbor offers diagnostic, treatment, and support services while serving as a model for other branches of the U-M Health System and for academic peer organizations nationwide.
May 9th 2012
After a long fight with melanoma, the Roman Catholic parish priest Father Arthur Humphrey was able to receive the immunotherapeutic agent Yervoy, which greatly improved his prognosis.
May 9th 2012
Located in Tampa, Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center enjoys a reputation as one of the world's most sophisticated cancer centers.
April 17th 2012
The USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital has long enjoyed a national reputation as a leading resource for cancer research, treatment, prevention, and education.
April 9th 2012
Antonia Reyes was 39 years old and 18 weeks pregnant when an MRI revealed an apparent glioma in the right temporal-parietal lobe region.
March 22nd 2012
The Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cancer Center comprises 23 fully integrated, multidisciplinary clinical programs, as well as an extensive array of support and educational services.
January 24th 2012
While she attributes her survival to her oncologists and the care they provided, Maryclaire is quick to stress the difference between surviving and living, noting that it was her friends and family who gave her what she needed to truly recover.
December 15th 2011
Like all the other skills you've honed so finely over the years, interviewing can be mastered with the help of some solid tips, ample preparation, and a good dose of practice.