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KRAS mutations

July 26, 2021

Drug approval underscores the challenges of KRAS mutations in cancer

For all the advancements in targeted therapy, some targets remain elusive—among them, genes in the troublesome RAS family.

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HRD and PARP inhibitors

July 22, 2021

Targeting the HRD biomarker may improve outcomes for ovarian cancer patients

Doctors have identified a genetic feature—or biomarker—called homologous recombination deficiency that’s leading to positive outcomes for patients with ovarian cancer.

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Esophageal cancer screening

July 20, 2021

Who should get an esophageal cancer screening? What patients need to know

Are you at high risk for esophageal cancer? If so, you may benefit from esophageal cancer screening. Find out what it is and who it's for here.

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Dormant cancer cells

July 19, 2021

Why do sleeping cancer cells awaken?

When cancer recurs in patients who were told after treatment they have no evidence of disease, it’s often because dormant, cancer cells have been awakened.

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Should I get a prostate biopsy?

July 18, 2021

Should I get a prostate biopsy? An in-depth look at the risks and benefits

Understand the risks and benefits of prostate biopsies before you make a decision. Here's what you need to know.

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CLL cells

July 14, 2021

Family connections may explain the source of some leukemias

Scientists are learning even more about the familial connection involved in chronic lymphocytic leukemia, the most common type of leukemia.

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Breast reconstruction

July 13, 2021

Breast reconstruction after breast cancer: It’s not one-size-fits-all

Breast reconstruction after breast cancer is complicated. Learn about the variables and options that may affect you before you meet with a surgeon.

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July 12, 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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July 7, 2021

Does glyphosate cause cancer?

Glyphosate, an active ingredient in many weed killers, has been the subject of many studies—and legal challenges—regarding its potential to cause cancer, specifically non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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