Navigating the health care system as an LGBT patient

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Everyone diagnosed with breast cancer faces unique concerns. That’s why open communication and trust between patient and their care team... Read more

After organ transplant, patients of all races face higher skin cancer risk

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Organ transplant patients are at high risk of skin cancer because they take immune-suppressing drugs to prevent organ rejection. But few... Read more

"Our BRCA positive marriage"

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On my first date with my future husband, Dave and I talked about breast cancer as we walked along the Providence River. While the river walk... Read more

When the odds are in your favor and still, you lose

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If a surgeon or oncologist told your husband that the five-year survival rate for someone with his particular cancer is 98 percent, you would... Read more

Lobbying Congress for increased cancer research and care

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Last week, I traveled to Washington, D.C., with more than 700 of my fellow American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers... Read more

Study: Liquid biopsies more effective in some cases than tissue biopsies

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Non-invasive liquid biopsies might offer a more effective method to detect clinically relevant mutations and guide clinical treatment in advanced... Read more

AACR: 'Unacceptable that one American will die of cancer every minute'

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The use of immunotherapies for cancer treatment expanded in 2016, with checkpoint inhibitors, a class of immunotherapeutics, now approved for... Read more

Weighing the evidence: does obesity cause cancer?

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More than five decades ago, the U.S. Surgeon General issued a history-changing report linking tobacco use to cancer. By the time I became an... Read more