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Difficult-to-treat Cancers Pt 3: 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.

Difficult-to-treat Cancers Part 2: Drug Discovery

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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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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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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Technologies That Will Transform Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

These new technologies won't cure cancer but they will improve diagnosis, treatment and the quality of life of people living with cancer.
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Melanoma: What You Need to Know About Diagnosis and Treatment

Melanoma is an aggressive skin cancer but it is treatable, and even curable, if caught early. Here are the essentials of diagnosis, treatment, & prevention.
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Your Money or Your Life? The High Cost of Life-Saving Drugs

The high cost of life-saving drugs: There's something profoundly wrong with charging whatever the traffic will bear when the alternative is certain death.
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Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Diagnosis, Staging, Risks, Treatment & Prevention

Squamous cell carcinomas can vary from small easily treated lesions that can have local therapy to, in rare instances, a serious life-threatening disease that may require surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy.
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Three Rare Skin Cancers You Should Know About

These rare skin cancers are important to know about because they may be mistaken for other more benign conditions delaying their diagnosis. 
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How Important is Sleep for Women’s Health?

Current research on sleep and women's health sheds light on how women can protect their health by changing specific sleeping habits.
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When It Comes to Health, Muscle Mass Matters

Muscle mass plays a huge role in predicting health outcomes. Studies show that people with less muscle mass had more surgical and post-operative complications, longer hospital stays, lower physical function, poorer quality of life and overall lower survival.
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What You Need to Know About Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma is the commonest skin cancer while sebaceous carcinoma is very rare. Both require early diagnosis for the best outcomes.