CANCER

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What Cancer Patients Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

Whether you should get vaccinated depend on many factors, such as the type of vaccine, the type of cancer you have or have had, if you are in active treatment or if your immune system is working properly.

Pat and her husband Jim

Specialty Pharmacy Offers Help and Hope To Patient

Pat’s perspective was, “I can do this. My mantra was to put one foot in front of the other and keep going.” And keep going, she did.

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Biological Factors May Play Role in Head and Neck Cancer Outcomes

A recent study from UH Seidman Cancer Center suggests biological differences in tumors could be driving differences in outcomes.

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An Individualized Approach to Prostate Cancer Screening

It has become clear that screening for prostate cancer prevents men from dying of the disease. The question is how to screen. Physicians are now able to do better, more personalized screening

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Integrative Medicine Blends With Traditional To Lessen Pain, Increase Mobility

After two decades, a patient finds an option for lessening pain and increasing mobility that works.

Frances Noonan and a young boy.

Returning Home to Receive Pioneering Treatment

A Colorado woman enrolled in a UH clinical trial that combines immunotherapy with laser-guided surgery for treatment of a recurrent brain tumor called glioblastoma multiforme.

UH Seidman Cancer Center President Ted Teknos, MD

The Challenge of COVID-19 for Cancer Patients With Weakened Immune Systems

Oncologists and other cancer health care providers are taking steps to ensure that cancer patients, who are vulnerable because of their weakened immune systems, are safe.

Morgan Krek

Young Patient's Cancer Care Journey Inspires Her Own Future

High school senior Morgan Krek was initially diagnosed with a bone infection. After she didn’t respond to typical treatment, UH Rainbow doctors continued searching for answers. They discovered a rare type of bone cancer called Ewing’s sarcoma.

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