treatment

May 30, 2015
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

A Targeted Approach to Treatment: Research from the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting

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This year, President Obama has focused attention on treatments and tools that help doctors tailor medical care for individual patients. Research presented at the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting shows how targeted therapies can be used to improve the care of people with a number of different types of blood cancer.

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April 28, 2015
Cat Snyder, ASCO staff

FDA Approval of Nivolumab for Lung Cancer

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Dr. Julie Brahmer from the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins shares details about the recent FDA approval of nivolumab (Opdivo) for advanced non-small cell lung cancer. She explains how this impacts the treatment of lung cancer.

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5 things to know about herbs, supplements, and cancer Cancer.Net/Blog
April 16, 2015
Amber Bauer, ASCO staff

5 Things You Should Know About Herbs and Supplements

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People with cancer often take dietary and herbal products to boost health, improve nutrition, or reduce treatment side effects. However, these products are not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration like drugs and may interact with standard cancer treatments.

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March 3, 2015

Twenty Years After a Diagnosis … and Counting

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After two decades of coping with advanced colorectal cancer, metastases in her lungs and liver, and a diagnosis of breast cancer, Margaret G. Werts, PhD, has learned how to maintain a sense of control and appreciate the small moments.

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