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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.

clinical trials

Understanding Clinical Trials: What You Need To Know

Keeping up on the latest medical research can be a benefit, but the sheer amount of information – and the sometimes contradictory results – can be wearying.

colorectal cancer

How To Stop Colon Cancer in Its Tracks

Many people tell themselves, “What I don’t know won’t hurt me.” However, when it comes to colon cancer, this can be a very dangerous way to think.

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.

weight cancer risk

What Does Your Scale Say About Your Cancer Risk?

Could tracking your weight every week be as effective as a mammogram or colonoscopy in early detection of cancer? Research under way at UH Seidman Cancer Center may soon provide answers.

scott garson

5 Lessons Learned From A Cancer Journey

Scott Garson was at a leadership retreat when he received the phone call that the biopsy showed cancer. His cancer treatment took nearly a year. Along the way, five life lessons crystallized for him.

glioblastoma

Clinical Trial Investigates New Gene Therapy for Brain Tumors

A clinical trial is exploring a new treatment that ultimately may help turn those with a certain type of deadly brain cancer into patients with a much better prognosis.

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The Best Way to Survive Breast Cancer: Catch It Early

One-eighth of all U.S. women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. It's the most common cancer in women, and is the second deadliest cancer for women, surpassed only by lung cancer. Learn how you can virtually guarantee surviving this disease.

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