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9/2/2020 12:00 AM

Why don’t immune-boosting treatments for one disease, like COVID-19 or cancer, work for another?

T-cells have been the focus of immunotherapy drugs to treat cancer. Now, they are now in the spotlight as researchers seek out a vaccine for COVID-19.

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Colon cancer

8/31/2020 12:00 AM

Actor’s death from colorectal cancer a wake-up call for young adults

The recent death of a popular Hollywood celebrity has put a new face on a disturbing trend in colorectal cancer.

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Why is cancer hard to treat?

8/28/2020 12:00 AM

Video: Why is cancer hard to treat?

Cancer cells often find ways to hide from the immune system and evade treatments.

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Cervical cancer screening

8/26/2020 12:00 AM

What you need to know about the new screening guidelines for cervical cancer

The American Cancer Society has updated its cervical cancer screening guidelines to help continue to reduce the number of new cases.

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Taste changes

8/24/2020 12:00 AM

Tips to help manage taste changes during cancer care

Cancer and its treatments may impact a patient’s ability to taste and enjoy food.

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Dr. Maurie Markman

8/21/2020 12:00 AM

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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Supervillain cancer cells

8/19/2020 12:00 AM

Cancer cells use supervillain traits to evade detection and treatment

Like villains in a superhero comic book, some cancer cells use disguises and deceptions to evade detection and treatment.

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Cancer-related fatigue

8/17/2020 12:00 AM

12 ways to help manage cancer-related fatigue

It takes a lot of energy to battle a disease like cancer. So, it’s no wonder fatigue is a common side effect of the disease.

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8/14/2020 12:00 AM

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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