Cancer Talk

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 8:00am
Dr. Lee says hopes are high for the success of immunotherapies targeting multiple myeloma: “I think we’re seeing a major change in the way we take care of the disease.”
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 10:35am

Not necessarily. Elevated CA-125 (a protein in the blood that’s associated with ovarian cancer) is most often caused by common, ordinary or benign conditions such as uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts, endometriosis — or even just having your period.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 8:00am
Dr. Neppalli’s challenge: to help doctors from other countries find ways to deliver fast, accurate diagnoses using the materials and facilities they have back at their home centers.
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 8:55am
Different health plans come with very different out-of-pocket costs for specialist office visits, outpatient surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, medical imaging and inpatient care.
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 8:00am
Chronic and acute leukemias are completely different diseases, and they progress at different speeds. The way they’re treated can be very different.
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 9:36am

Everyone knows that smoking cigarettes is dangerous. Smoking cigarettes kills more Americans than alcohol, car accidents, HIV, guns and illegal drugs combined and, according to the American Cancer Society, about half of all Americans who keep smoking will die from their addiction.

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 11:00am
The old book doesn’t look like much. Its red fabric cover is faded. The edges of the pages have yellowed, and there are no photos or illustrations inside — just page after page bearing the signatures of eminent people, including world-renowned scientists who changed the course of history.
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 8:30am
Dr. Odunsi and his colleagues observed that the tumors of some patients were full of T cells that had managed to work their way inside the tumor. When there were many of these T cells, the patients tended to live longer.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 1:45pm

A hallmark of a comprehensive cancer center — comprehensive and multidisciplinary care — means that specialists from different medical disciplines collaborate to plan, evaluate and deliver cancer treatment.