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9/16/2020 12:00 AM

RNA’s role in cancer growth and treatment resistance

The role of DNA has been the focus of cancer research for decades. But what about RNA?

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Decoding DNA

7/10/2020 12:00 AM

Video: Decoding cancer's DNA

After examining a biopsied sample from Rhonda Bey’s tumor, doctors discovered her cancer had a genetic feature that may be responsive to immunotherapy.

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Cancer staging

6/12/2020 12:00 AM

Video: What is cancer staging?

Staging is the process of determining the size of a tumor and whether it has spread.

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Precision medicine

6/5/2020 12:00 AM

Video: The promise of precision medicine

When Christine Bray’s metastatic ovarian cancer didn’t respond to conventional treatments, her doctors tried something different.

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4/24/2020 12:00 AM

Five ways mapping the human genome has changed cancer care

It’s National DNA Day—set aside to celebrate milestones that helped unlock the mysteries of DNA.

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3D printing

3/9/2020 12:00 AM

3D printing can benefit cancer patients who need reconstructive surgery

The $17 billion 3D printing industry can bring to life almost anything we imagine, from machine parts to clothing. Dr. Daniel Liu says researchers are now applying this technology to advance medicine and surgery.

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Clinical trials

3/6/2020 12:00 AM

Video: What is a clinical trial?

Clinical trials are critical to determining the effectiveness and safety of new treatments and drugs for many diseases, including cancer.

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Dr. Rola Eid

12/17/2019 12:00 AM

3D nipple tattoos offer shot of realism after breast reconstruction

The 3D nipple tattoo, or “nat” as it’s called in the trade, uses shadows and highlights to restore a sense of depth and detail to the reconstructed breast. Dr. Rola Eid, Medical Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at our hospital in Tulsa, says the technique can go a long way in helping patients feel whole again.

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What's the difference?

12/11/2019 12:00 AM

What's the difference? Plenty when it comes to cancer

To clear up some of the confusion, the Cancer Center 360 blog developed an occasional series called, “What's the difference?,” to familiarize patients with cancer terminology and help increase their cancer IQ. Below are summaries of the series installments from the past year.

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