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Cancer Treatment Triggers Inflammation That May Promote Tumor Growth, Resolvins May Help

By Admin at 12 Jan 2018

Describing cancer treatment as a “double-edged sword,” researchers have revealed that chemotherapy and targeted cancer therapies may inadvertently stimulate inflammation, driving tumor growth.

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1 in 5 Cancer Survivors Live With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

By Admin at 4 Jan 2018

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is often associated with war veterans or survivors of natural disasters, but there is growing recognition that battling a life-threatening illness like cancer can also precipitate the disorder.

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Joe Jack: A Cancer Caregiver’s Journey of Discovery and Adventure in Alaska

By Admin at 24 Oct 2017

As documented in his true novel, Joe Jack, Fredric Brewer flew all the way from Chicago to a remote city in Alaska to help his uncle diagnosed with cancer. Brewer’s book offers an in-depth journey to understanding how cancer not only impacts the ones you love, but how caring for someone with cancer can transform your life in ways never imagined.

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Immunotherapy Momentum Grows, Patient With Metastatic Breast Cancer Disease-Free

By Admin at 23 Oct 2017

At a meeting of the American Association of Cancer Research in Boston, Dr. Steven Rosenberg, researcher and chief of surgery at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) reported on the first patient with metastatic breast cancer to be essentially cured following immunotherapy treatment.

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A Promising Targeted Radiation Treatment Trial for Blood Cancer

By Admin at 13 Oct 2017

When Carol Ramnarine was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare cancer of plasma cells (a type of white blood cell in bone marrow), she was offered the chance to take part in a clinical trial run by Dr. Jeffrey Wong at City of Hope cancer treatment and research center in southern California.

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