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Therapy for Multiple Myeloma Has New Approach With One-Time Treatment

The therapy is used when the standard treatment for multiple myeloma – a combination of chemotherapy, radiation therapy and/or stem cell transplant – is no longer effective.

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Using the Body’s Immune System To Fight Cancer

Immunotherapy is a new, groundbreaking approach to treating cancer that harnesses the body’s own natural defenses to fight tumors.

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Cooking Out? How to Avoid the Potential Health Hazards of Grilling

Outdoor grilling is one summer’s great pleasures, but the alluring sound of sizzle and smell of smoke also can mean possible health hazards. Cooking meat at high temperatures creates compounds that are linked to cancer.

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Colon Cancer Screening Options: What's Right For You?

Colon cancer can be prevented with regular screening and early treatment. Learn about your choices for screening and what's best for you.

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A Question About a Sore Throat Leads to a Cancer Diagnosis

At an appointment for a routine checkup, Levestor Johnson mentioned his throat had been feeling sore and scratchy lately after his doctor asked him if he had any questions or concerns.

80-year-old aerobics instructor Rosie Daniels in the gym

Innovative Approach To Bladder Cancer Offers Promise of an Active Life

Diagnosed while balancing a busy schedule officiating swim meets and teaching four classes per week, aerobics instructor Rosie Daniels didn’t have any patience for a bag collecting urine outside her body.

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Persistence, Trust in Caregivers Color Artist’s World in Facing Rare Cancer

Mark has spent a lifetime building trusting and memorable relationships, as an art teacher and traveling portrait artist. So he naturally relied on his relationship with his UH internist when several concerning symptoms arose.

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Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Screenings: More Advanced Disease, Says Survey

Now that safety measures are in place to protect patients against the spread of COVID-19, there is no reason that cancer screenings can’t take place as recommended by your physician.

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