Dr. Marnee Spierer

December 1, 2021

Why I got a double mastectomy: How this oncologist dealt with breast cancer risk

Dr. Marnee Spierer shares why she had both of her breasts surgically removed even though she doesn't have breast cancer.

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November 17, 2021

What’s new in cancer immunotherapy?

To find new ways to expand the use of immunotherapy drugs, scientists and doctors are researching new ways to increase the use of these therapies and help stimulate the immune system to better recognize and attack cancer cells.

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Holiday meals

November 10, 2021

Tips for cancer patients: You can enjoy holiday meals and parties during treatment

Cancer patients struggling with symptoms of their disease or the side effects of treatment can enjoy traditional holiday meals by following a few do’s and don’ts.

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Managing the holidays with cancer

November 3, 2021

Cancer, COVID and the holidays: Navigating a safe season

While the risk of infection from COVID-19 is still a factor this holiday season, many cancer patients may be able to rekindle their holiday traditions this year if they use common-sense practices.

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October 20, 2021

What cancer patients need to know about COVID-19 vaccine boosters

COVID booster shots are intended to help better immunize people who didn’t get enough protection from the first two vaccine shots or to those whose protection may be waning.

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October 13, 2021

Weight loss may reduce cancer risk, but beware of fad diets

Good nutrition and a healthy weight may help cancer patients better tolerate treatments and reduce the risk of a recurrence. Losing weight may also reduce the risk of many cancers that have been linked to obesity.

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Throat cancer

October 6, 2021

What's the difference? Throat cancers

Throat cancer is a general term for several types of cancer that form in the five-inch tube inside the neck, from behind the nose to the top of the windpipe and esophagus.

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Flu vaccine

September 29, 2021

What cancer patients need to know about flu season, especially during a pandemic

The viruses that cause COVID-19 and the flu have many similarities, but it’s important to know how they differ and what steps to take to lower the risk of exposure and infection.

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Dr. Daniel Liu

September 27, 2021

Unsatisfied with your breast reconstruction? Corrective surgery may be an option for you

Many issues that cause patients to be unsatisfied with their breast reconstruction results after mastectomy may be improved with corrective reconstructive surgery.

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