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Head and neck cancer

April 20, 2022

Patients have options to restore their voice after head and neck cancer treatment

For patients with head and neck cancers, cancer symptoms and treatment side effects often complicate two innate tasks that are usually taken for granted—speaking and swallowing.

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Gleason score

March 23, 2022

For prostate cancer patients, it’s always good to know the score

The Gleason score is a critical calculation designed to help determine the extent of the disease, the aggressiveness of the cancer cells and how it may be treated.

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D. Maurie Markman

March 30, 2021

Dr. Markman: It’s time to rethink 4 unique cancer terms

Maurie Markman, MD suggests rethinking the use of four common terms used in the cancer care community.

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Dr. Maurie Markman

October 9, 2020

Ask Dr. Markman: What role does age play in treating breast cancer? Should I get a genetic test?

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Maurie Markman answers questions about breast cancer in this special edition of his regular Twitter chat.

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Dr. Maurie Markman

August 21, 2020

Ask Dr. Markman: Why would I need a surgical oncologist?

Dr. Maurie Markman, President of Medicine & Science at CTCA, answers your questions in his weekly Twitter Q&A.

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Ask-Dr-Markman-COVID

August 14, 2020

Ask Dr. Markman: Can children spread COVID-19?

Dr. Maurie Markman, President of Medicine & Science at CTCA, answers your questions in his weekly Twitter Q&A.

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August 7, 2020

Ask Dr. Markman: How do I separate accurate news about COVID-19 from conspiracies and false claims?

Dr. Maurie Markman, President of Medicine & Science at CTCA, answers your questions in his weekly Twitter Q&A.

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Ask-Dr-Markman-COVID

July 30, 2020

Ask Dr. Markman: Have people delayed cancer screenings due to COVID-19? Can we prevent complications from the virus?

Dr. Maurie Markman, President of Medicine & Science at CTCA, answers your questions in his weekly Twitter Q&A.

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Ask-Dr-Markman-COVID

July 23, 2020

Ask Dr. Markman: Can children get COVID-19? What’s the latest on a vaccine?

Dr. Maurie Markman, President of Medicine & Science at CTCA, answers your questions in his weekly Twitter Q&A.

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