Diagnostics
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2015: Reflecting Upon Cancer Wins and Losses

Andrew Schorr - December 31, 2015

As the year ends, we ask ourselves, how has it been, and are we hopeful going into the next? My feeling as I reflect is that 2015,…

Medical Innovations
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ASH 2015: A Cancer Community of Hope

Andrew Schorr - December 10, 2015

Andrew and Dr. Jan Burger at ASH Andrew and Dr. Jan Burger at ASHI am writing this on the flight home to my new hometown of San…

Wellness
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Maintaining Hope and Positivity Through Life’s “Ripples”

Andrew Schorr - December 5, 2015

To me, “ripples” are events that change your life for a period of time until life goes back to “normal” or the “new normal.” Ripples can be…

Diagnostics
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Has CLL Defined Me?

Andrew Schorr - November 22, 2015

I was asked that question recently at a patient advocacy forum. My immediate, knee-jerk reaction was “No.”Upon reflection, however, the answer is more complex and nuanced. I…

Specialties
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The Future of Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis Is Now — Through These 4 Strategies

Judy Wolf - November 11, 2015

So much about ovarian cancer is shrouded in mystery, from causes to early detection to effective treatments. That’s why nearly 75 percent of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer are in…

Policy & Law
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Healthcare at the GOP debate

DavidEWilliams - November 3, 2015

Look at my healthcare policy! Look at my healthcare policy!I didn’t watch the Republican presidential debate on CNBC, so I’m glad MedPage Today provided a synopsis of…

Specialties
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The Emotional Side of Cancer

Andrew Schorr - November 3, 2015

By Steven LewisEach year, more than 40,000 Americans are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and 95 percent die within 12 months. Many victims have been celebrities such as…

Finance
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Financial Assistance for Clinical Trials

joan justice - September 16, 2015

(This post was originally published in the Patients Helping Patients Blog of the Patient Empowerment Network)Sometimes hospitals, research centers and pharmaceutical companies will cover the cost of…

Clinical Trials Process: A Physician’s View
News
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News
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Clinical Trials Process: A Physician’s View

joan justice - September 8, 2015

Interview With Dr. Jeff SharmanDr. Jeff Sharman Interview With Dr. Jeff SharmanDr. Jeff SharmanDr. Jeff Sharman is Medical Director of Hematology Research at The US Oncology Network, one…

Public Health
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Frank Discussions About Oral Cancer Therapies

Andrew Schorr - June 8, 2015

ASCO 2015Oral cancer therapies seem poised to revolutionize cancer care for many cancer types. More convenient, more effective, and often less toxic. ASCO 2015Oral cancer therapies seem…