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The Bond Between Mother and Daughter: Kathy’s Story

The bond between a mother and child is a bond unlike any other. Mothers spend years sacrificing for their children, from sleepless nights to accepting that privacy and free time are foreign concepts to a mother. Nearly every mother, however, will state that these sacrifices are miniscule compared to the…...

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GBM AGILE – Changing the Way We Fight Brain Cancer

GBM survival rates have not improved in any meaningful way in over 30 years despite desperate efforts. Glioblastoma Multiforme, referred to simply as GBM, is the deadliest type of brain cancer. GBM is widely regarded as incurable and universally fatal, killing 95% of patients within five years of diagnosis. It is…...

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Treating Brain Cancer: What You Need to Know

Though the chance of developing brain cancer is quite rare, it is ranked as the tenth leading cause of death for both men and women. Despite being one of the most common cancers amongst children, brain cancer is relatively rare amongst the general population. In fact, the chance that a…...

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Stopping Melanoma in Its Tracks: Advancing Methods for Early Detection

Results of new study may offer researchers a more effective way to track the evolution of the most aggressive form of skin cancer. Although melanoma accounts for less than one percent of skin cancer cases, it is responsible for the vast majority of skin cancer deaths. But despite its reputation…...

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Navigating Stage IV Cancer: Sherry’s Story

Though it originated in theatre, telling someone to ‘break a leg’ has become a colloquial way of wishing someone good luck. For Sherry Frazier, however, it was breaking her arm that brought good fortune. Prior to breaking her arm in September 2019, Sherry noticed a lump in her breast and…...

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