Deadly Decisions: COVID-19 or CANCER?

Another deadly effect of the COVID-19 pandemic has recently been uncovered—significantly delayed cancer screenings. A recent study found that more than a third of Americans have missed life-saving cancer screenings because of the coronavirus. The reason? Americans have been too…

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Why is Lung Cancer So Deadly?

Only 16% of lung cancers are identified at an early stage, making treatment and survival much more difficult. Each year, hundreds of thousands of Americans are diagnosed with lung cancer. Tragically, lung cancer is amongst the deadliest form of cancer,…

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Understanding Cancer Staging

Doctors use cancer staging to help determine a patient’s prognosis and treatment options, but the process can be confusing for patients. Let’s explore what cancer staging really means for patients. If you or a loved one has ever received a…

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Vaccine Within Sight: COVID-19 Vaccine Entering Phase 3 Trials

Good news! Biotech company Moderna Inc. and government scientists at the National Institutes of Health report promising early results for coronavirus vaccine testing, currently in Phase 2 trials. A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine announced successful…

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Horses Can Heal: 5 Reasons to Try Equine Therapy

July 15th marks Horse Appreciation Day – a day in which people across the country admire one of the earth’s most majestic creatures. Read more about how horses can help heal cancer patients and their caregivers. Horses have a longstanding…

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In Remembrance of Dr. Zena Werb

The National Foundation for Cancer Research honors the life of Dr. Zena Werb, who passed on June 16th, 2020.  A world-renowned cell biologist, Dr. Werb was professor and vice-chair in the Department of Anatomy at the University of California, San…

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