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Costly robotic prostate surgery may not be better
Staff Writer, cancer and women's health
Fri, Jul 29, 2016, 12:19 PM
The U.S. approval of a robotic prostate surgery system 16 years ago turned the $1.5 million machine into the latest must-have technology for...
What are the risk factors for ovarian cancer?
Stephen C. Rubin, M.D.
Thu, Jul 28, 2016, 2:04 PM
“How can that be?” Mrs. G. thought as she sat in her gynecologist’s office, stunned by the news that her pelvic ultrasound...
Pokemon Go helps cancer patients get going
Dave Taylor and John Novack
Thu, Jul 28, 2016, 1:06 PM
Cindy Walker, 58,is living with borderline ovarian tumors and tumors on her lungs. She is probably not the demographic that Niantic Lab envisioned...
Fix federal law to reduce colon cancer disparities
Chyke A. Doubeni
Wed, Jul 27, 2016, 10:28 AM
Colorectal cancer is expected to claim the lives of 49,190 people in the United States this year. Unfortunately, low-income people –...
Band of brothers and sisters
Tue, Jul 26, 2016, 10:58 AM
Friends. Family. Brothers. Sisters. There is a special bond between fellow cancer patients and survivors that is the deepest bond outside...
Is anyone too old to be treated for cancer?
Andrew Chapman, DO
Mon, Jul 25, 2016, 10:36 AM
Does chemotherapy, with side effects like fatigue, skin sores, diarrhea, loss of appetite, nausea and “chemo brain” make sense...
At Wistar, SoulCycling to support cancer research
Sat, Jul 23, 2016, 1:58 PM
Many of you support cancer research through the “normal” channels – a donation to the local charity of choice, contributing...
Dear family and friends: How you can help me
Fri, Jul 22, 2016, 9:28 AM
May 2014 Dear Friends and Family, I am sending one email so I can catch all of you up at one time. I want to try to answer the questions...
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