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Cancer Talk Blog

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 10:41am

You may not realize it, but your body is home to a lot of microbes — way more than you might think. In healthy humans, “microbial cells outnumber human cells by about ten to one,” according to the Human Microbiome Project of the National Institutes of Health. Most of them, called gut flora, live in your digestive system, especially in the colon. Others live in distinct communities in and on your body,  in different types of environments — hot or cold, moist or dry.

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 5:00pm
Director of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Center at Roswell Park, Philip McCarthy, MD.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new indication for the oral drug lenalidomide (brand name Revlimid) as a maintenance therapy for multiple myeloma patients following autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant (ASCT), also known as autologous blood and marrow transplant (BMT).

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 2:38pm

Thyroid nodules are common and found in 10 percent of the adult population. Luckily, 95 percent of them are benign. When a thyroid nodule is suspicious - meaning that it has characteristics that suggest thyroid cancer - the next step is usually a fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB).

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The ringing of our Victory Bell means another patient is celebrating the end of cancer treatment! Share your photos on social media using #RoswellStrong. 

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