New Therapies Making Progress in Rare Cancers
Progress in treating rare cancers represents the most significant oncology advance of last year, ASCO says.
Making It Personal With Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia
Treating relapsed Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia takes an individualized approach from a growing list of options.
Hormones Gone Mad in a Rare Type of Ovarian Cancer
A rare type of ovarian tumor can raise testosterone levels, causing women to develop male characteristics. The main treatments: surgery and chemotherapy.
The Truth About Implants
Before getting breast implants, women should know about a cancer (breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma) and an autoimmune syndrome associated with them.
Studying Rare Diseases Is Difficult, But Innovation Drives Results
Where does hope lie when it comes to improving the treatment landscape for rare cancers?
Seeking Immunity: Exploring Kaposi's Sarcoma
A rare virus coupled with an ailing immune system can lead to Kaposi’s sarcoma. Restoring immune function can help fight it.
Blowing a Fuse: Fighting NTRK Gene Fusions in Cancer
A new drug can break the circuit of cancer-causing effects that develop when certain genes fuse.
Patients Need Facts About Rare Cancers, Like Lymphoma Associated With Breast Implants
Knowledge is essential for any patient facing cancer, and this issue provides the facts not only about breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma but also other rare cancer types or mutations.
A Rare Opportunity for Patients With Brain and Spinal Cancers
At free NCI clinics, people with some of the rarest disease get tumor analysis, counseling and expert advice.
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