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Odomzo, a New Treatment for Basal Cell Carcinoma, Approved by FDA
BY JASON M. BRODERICK
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has approved Odomzo (sonidegib) for the treatment of patients with locally advanced basal cell carcinoma who have experienced a recurrence of this condition after surgery or radiation, or who weren’t eligible for those therapies.
The Results Are In: Yoga and Cancer
BY JEAN DI CARLO-WAGNER
I decided to go ahead with my scheduled breast reduction. I’d wait for the genetic testing results, from two weeks to two months. I decided that, for me, breast reduction would still be my choice, even if I had genes that imposed a 50 percent to 80 percent increase in the likelihood of breast cancer. Those of you who read my last post have been waiting with me. I wanted to pose a real-time, real-life conundrum.
Cancer and the Cricket: A Story of Survival
BY KHEVIN BARNES
Male breast cancer survivor Khevin Barnes tells of an unexpected visitor–and an unforgettable lesson.
Web Tools Help Men Deal with Side Effects of Cancer Treatment
BY LAUREN GREEN
An online tool is designed to help men with prostate or other types of cancer deal with sexual dysfunction and other common side effects of treatment.
Speak Out About Rising Cancer Drug Prices, Group of Oncology Experts Urges
BY TONY HAGEN
Oncology experts supported a patient-driven online petition asking Congress to give the government, patients and other stakeholders more power when it comes to negotiating prices for cancer drugs.
How to Help a Cancer Patient, Or Any Other Chronically Ill Person
BY SUSAN FARISS
Practical tips on how to help a sick friend.
Scoping Out Colon Cancer
BY GEORGIA HURST
Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States when men and women are considered separately, and the second leading cause when both sexes are combined.
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