CANCER TREATMENTS

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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.

Tara Hyland and her husband on the beach

Rare Cancer Diagnosis Brings San Francisco Patient To UH

Working 12-hour days in the intense world of private equity, Tara Hyland was living life at a frenetic pace when alarms began sounding in her previously healthy 31-year-old body.

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.

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.

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A Long Journey with Immeasurable Rewards

In 1990, Renee Bonner began treatment for breast cancer following a routine exam. She has been in cancer treatment ever since. Watch her inspiring story.

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.

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Clinical Trial Studies Treating Brain Tumor with Genetically Modified Poliovirus

A new clinical trial is looking into validating whether a modified version of the virus that causes polio can impact the survival rates of people with glioblastoma (GBM), a deadly cancer of the brain.

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