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Holiday stress

December 9, 2020

Cancer, COVID-19 and the holidays: Dealing with the stress of the season

Holiday stress may compound cancer-related stress you may already be experiencing.

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COVID-19 vaccine

December 4, 2020

What cancer patients need to know about COVID-19 vaccines

Several pharmaceutical companies and national health care agencies have reported encouraging news on a vaccine to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Eath this, not that

November 23, 2020

Staying home during the pandemic offers an opportunity to revisit your diet

If you’re staying home more and have a extra time, it’s a great opportunity to get in the kitchen and experiment with different, healthier foods.

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November 13, 2020

Cancer, COVID-19 may make holiday travel even more challenging

Travel is a common concern for many cancer patients, especially those with compromised immune systems.

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Covid-19 and blood cancers

October 28, 2020

Study suggests blood cancer patients may have higher risk of COVID-19 infection and death

Blood cancer patients may be more susceptible to experiencing severe cases of COVID-19.

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Lung cancer

October 26, 2020

Don’t neglect lung cancer screening because of COVID-19

A recent study concludes that 22 million cancer screening tests may be disrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Flu shot

September 30, 2020

You can’t get a COVID-19 vaccine yet, but you can get your flu shot

Fast approaching, and under the radar for many Americans, is the upcoming flu season.

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September 2, 2020

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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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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