Week of September 25 - 01, 2016
Targeted therapy medications work by inhibiting molecular targets in the cancer cell that contribute to the growth, spread, and progression of cancer.
There are several myths that contribute to a poor rate of participation in clinical trials by adult cancer patients.
Understanding the costs involved in participating in a clinical trial.
Learn more about immunotherapy, a method of treating cancer that uses the body’s immune system to identify and kill cancer cells.
A look at 504 Accommodation Plans and Individualized Education Plans (IEP) to support a child's education during and after cancer treatment.
An ileostomy is a surgical procedure that is done to bring the end of the small intestine, or ileum, to the surface of the abdomen to allow for stool to pass into an external collection device.
Surgical procedures used in the diagnosis and treatment of colon cancer.
A colostomy is a surgical procedure that is done to connect the colon to the surface of the abdomen, allowing stool to pass into a collection bag.
Review of surgical procedures used in the diagnosis and treatment of rectal cancer.
A vertebroplasty is a surgical procedure that is done to repair compression fractures in the spinal vertebra, the bones which make up the spine.
Recipes for smoothies based on dietary needs.
A gastrectomy is a surgical procedure that is done to remove all or part of the stomach.