7 Questions to Ask When Considering a Clinical Trial

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Did you know every cancer treatment available today started in a clinical trial? Clinical trials are an integral part of advancing the standard of care for those facing cancer. If you’re thinking about participating in a clinical trial, it is important to find the best trial option for your type of cancer and to understand … Continued

Why is a Cancer Registry Important?

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Data from a patient’s cancer journey can provide valuable insights that can help cancer specialists determine the most effective treatments for newly diagnosed patients. Cancer registrars play an important role in capturing data that impacts cancer research and treatment programs. Because cancer is among the leading causes of death in the U.S., health systems have … Continued

What is CAR T-Cell Therapy?

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If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer, you may have heard about a new cancer treatment, called CAR (chimeric antigen receptors) T-Cell therapy, and may be wondering what it is and what impact it may have on cancer treatment. CAR T-Cells are genetically modified to help the immune system recognize and … Continued

Ask the Expert: Common Questions on Smoking & Lung Cancer

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, a time to educate yourself on the risk factors for developing lung cancer. On November 19th, the American Cancer Society celebrates the Great American Smokeout: a day to educate smokers and their families on the risks of smoking and a chance for smokers to triumph over addiction. Tobacco use … Continued