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Monkeypox virus

August 17, 2022

Monkeypox: What cancer patients need to know

Cancer patients need to be vigilant about a new disease caused by a virus that has health care agencies raising red flags: monkeypox.

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The coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

July 27, 2022

COVID-19 subvariants posing new threat to cancer patients

COVID-19 still poses a threat to cancer patients and others who have compromised immune systems.

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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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Cancer screening

April 6, 2022

COVID may have reversed important strides made in cancer prevention

The COVID-19 pandemic, and the delays in cancer screenings it's caused, came at a time when America was making promising strides in the treatment of cancer.

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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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Omicron variant

January 26, 2022

Get boosted, because the pandemic isn’t over, until it’s over

The COVID-19 omicron variant surge means cancer patients need to continue to fight COVID fatigue, remain vigilant and take steps to avoid infection.

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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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Delta variant

August 25, 2021

What cancer patients need to know about the COVID-19 Delta variant

The rise in new COVID-19 cases requires cancer patients and caregivers to continue to take extra steps to reduce their risk of exposure.

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July 13, 2021

Telehealth post-pandemic: Video doctor visits look like they’re here to stay

Telehealth may provide advantages for physicians and other health providers, especially when used in combination with in-office appointments.

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