CANCER TREATMENTS

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Frances Noonan

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.

breast cancer

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.

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.

glioblastoma

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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Where Breast Cancer Patients Get the Best Care

When it comes to getting the best treatment for breast cancer, accreditation matters. Here's how to evaluate a hospital when you're seeking treatment for breast cancer.

Doctor listening

How a Cardiologist Can Aid Your Cancer Treatment

Cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation carry some cardiac risk, either immediately or later on.

Microscopic view of cancer cells

6 Biggest Myths About Cancer -- And Why They Are Wrong

It's hard not to jump to conclusions when you learn you have cancer. But all cancers -- and their treatments -- are not the same and they don't affect everyone the same way.

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How Medical Advances Are Changing the Way Cancer is Treated

Recent advances in medicine are increasing the treatment options available to patients with certain types of cancer -- options that not long ago would have been considered more science fiction than fact.

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