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Why You Probably Don’t Need to Worry About Getting Cancer

You likely don't need to worry about getting cancer because 2/3 of us will remain cancer-free during our lifetimes. Cancer research helps us to understand why.
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Reasons for Optimism in Combating Aggressive Blood Cancers

The recent advances in blood cancer treatment are encouraging. Some cases of this devastating diagnosis may be turned into a chronic, manageable disease.
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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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Research: New Laser Tech Can Detect Circulating Cancer Cells

A small study demonstrates that a new laser tech can detect circulating cancer cells in melanoma patients at levels far more sensitive than currently available technologies.
CAR T-cell therapy cancer

CAR T-Cell Therapy for Cancer: What’s New on the Road to...

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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5 Ways Biking Can Boost Your Health

There are certain benefits of riding a bike that driving a car could never live up to. Here are 5 reasons to hang up your car keys.
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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.
Barrett's esophagus cancer

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.
liquid biopsy

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.