Triple Negative Breast Cancer – What Every Patient Should Know

Nearly 15-20% of breast cancers are so-called “triple negative,” meaning such cancers have tested negative in pathology reports for estrogen receptors, progesterone receptors, and Her2/Neu.   The growth of these cancers are not fueled by estrogen and progesterone, as are most cancers,…

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7 Ways to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

Unfortunately, breast cancer stats are staggering. Although there's no sure way to prevent breast cancer, here are 7 steps to minimize your risk.

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Weekend Roundup, October 13, 2017 | Ethel Walker Play Day

The weekend of October 13, 2017 more than a dozen teams will rally to Play4TheCure in support of cancer research, including the Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, CT who is hosting their annual Play4TheCure Play Day.

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Corners for Cancer; A Legacy of Giving

When Maura Greenwood, a former field hockey player at Upper Dublin High School, shared the news that her mother had been diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, she turned to her coach, Heather Boyer for support. That is the moment…

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Smart Sandwich Stacking

Everybody loves a good sandwich – they’re easy to make, easy to take wherever you go and you can put practically anything on them. Here’s how to construct the perfect cancer-fighting sandwich in four easy steps.

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6 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Gynecologic Cancer

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month. Because ALL women are at risk for developing a gynecologic cancer, it’s important for women to understand these diseases and what we can do to prevent them or lower our risk of developing them.

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7 Facts You Need to Know About Blood Cancers

Blood cancers form in the bone marrow where blood is made or in the lymphatic system which protects us from infections. Background: Blood cancers account for almost 10% of new cancer cases in the U.S. each year. More than 1.2…

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Playing 4 Trey

In 2014, a few short weeks after celebrating his 3rd birthday, Trey Fry was diagnosed with leukemia. Needless to say, this was a life-altering event for Trey and his family. Like so many, Trey fought his way through several rounds…

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7 Facts You Need to Know About Childhood Cancers

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. As childhood cancer rates have been rising slightly for the past few decades and continue to affect the lives of children and their families worldwide, it’s important to understand it.

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On the Move with Dr. Ba

This year, cancer research is moving at an exciting pace towards a real transformation. Just last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a cancer treatment based on a biomarker rather than the body location where the cancer originates.

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Meet Dorothy Elicker: A Mother Carrying on Her Daughter’s Legacy

Dorothy Elicker will never forget April 1, 2008 as that was the day her daughter, Lucy Stanovick, was diagnosed with Stage IV metastatic breast cancer — she was just 42 years old. Lucy was a beacon of light to all who knew…

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Meet Darrell Rice: A Courageous and Inspirational Caregiver

This year marks the 13th anniversary of Carmen Rice’s survival from Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) – the deadliest brain cancer that is widely regarded as incurable and universally fatal. Carmen’s thirteen-year survival is nothing less than miraculous and last month, we…

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