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What is Genomic Sequencing, and Who Can Benefit?

There’s a paradigm shift taking place in the world of cancer treatment. Experts are moving away from an organ-focused approach to treatment, like using radiation to treat the specific area affected by cancer. Instead, they’re looking at genomic sequencing.  Genomics is the branch of molecular biology concerned with the structure,…...

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New Research Shines Light on Rare Endometrial Cancer

Endometrial cancer is often categorized with a group of cancers, including cancer of the cervix, uterus, and ovaries, to form what is commonly recognized as gynecological cancers.  Endometrial cancer is gynecological cancer that begins in the uterus and is among the most common uterine cancers. This type of cancer affects the innermost lining layer…...

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5 Facts about Esophageal Cancer

Aside from the fact that it’s a tricky word to say, few people know much else about Esophageal Cancer—a relatively rare cancer. Esophageal cancer is cancer that impacts the 10-inch-long tube that connects the mouth to the stomach. That important track is vital to survive, and used daily, but esophageal…...

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Celebrating World Health Day

After a year of highlighting the health disparities that exist in the world, World Health Day on April 7th is exploring how to build a fairer and healthier world. Organized by the World Health Organization (WHO), World Health Day has been celebrated since the mid-1900s. It is a day of…...

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Young Adults and Cancer: What You Need to Know

Being young is synonymous with feeling invincible. But, with 89,000 young adults being diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States, this sentiment is tragically far from the truth. Though battling the disease is a challenging journey for people of any age, young adults with cancer experience unique challenges…...

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3 Challenges to Celebrate World Cancer Day

Throughout the year, we celebrate and acknowledge a lengthy list of cancer awareness days. These days are extremely powerful, however sometimes the message gets diluted while competing against equally significant awareness dates. In 2000, The Union for International Cancer Control created World Cancer Day – an international uniting initiative. This…...

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5 Simple Ways to Make a Difference on World Cancer Day

Each year, individuals around the globe come together for a day of dedication in the fight against cancer. This day is February 4th—World Cancer Day. World Cancer Day is a global initiative dedicated to fighting cancer on all fronts. Over the past 20+ years, this international day has demonstrated one…...

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