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Have Breast Implants—Should You Be Worried About Cancer?

BIA-ALCL is a rare lymphoma that is associated with certain types of breast implants. Plastic surgeon Christopher Hess answers questions about the disease.
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CAR T-Cell Therapy for Cancer: What’s New on the Road to Cure?

Even though CAR T-cell therapy is not well known to the general public, it has been speeding along the medical highway with no rest stop in sight.
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Teens and the Challenge of Living with Chronic Illness

What are the barriers to managing chronic conditions for teenagers and how can their parents, families, and caregivers help.
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Can Cranberry’s Bioactive Ingredient Prevent UTIs?

The bacterial anti-adhesion activity of proanthocyanidins (PAC) aids in preventing UTIs and reducing antibiotic use.
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Recent Advances in the Treatment of Cancer

Cancer treatment has advanced significantly over the past few decades, due in large part to research performed by pharmaceutical companies. Learn about some of the medications ARIAD Pharmaceuticals has brought to the market and how they’ve impacted cancer treatment.

Why Drug Discovery is So Hard and High Risk

Getting a drug to market takes years of research and requires regulatory approval before it can be used to treat a disease. Learn about the process in this article.
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What Comes After the Diagnosis of Cancer?

Been diagnosed with a difficult-to-treat cancer and wondering what you should do next? Here are some steps you can follow to take control of your diagnosis.

The 10 Most Addictive Substances to Avoid

Opiates are only one of a number of substances that have very high rates of addiction. Here are the 10 most addictive substances that you should avoid.
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Barrett’s Esophagus: New Tool Predicts the Risk of Cancer

Cernostics' TissueCypher Assay uses molecular and cellular data to predict which patients with Barrett's esophagus are at risk of progression to esophageal cancer.
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NAD and Healthy Aging

NAD is critical to our bodies but levels decline with age. There's evidence to suggest that boosting NAD levels may play a role in healthy aging.
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Selling Your Practice? You Need to Understand Valuation

Practice valuation can make or break a business sale because for many physicians, attaching a dollar value to their practice is a touchy subject.
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Liquid Biopsy for Cancer: What You Need to Know

Liquid biopsy for cancer is an exciting new technology that holds a lot of promise in diagnosis, treatment, and management of the disease.

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