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Top News: #Melanoma

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Alcohol consumption linked to higher risk of melanoma:

Bottom Line: Alcohol intake was associated with higher rates of invasive melanoma among white men and women. 388 more words

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Top News: #BreastCancer

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Drug combination therapy for estrogen-receptor–positive breast cancer passes critical step for worldwide approval:

Building on earlier clinical trials, UCLA researchers have confirmed that the “breakthrough” drug palbociclib when used in combination with the traditional hormonal therapy letrozole delays progression of advanced breast cancer significantly and without the harsh side effects seen in some women prescribed letrozole alone: … 347 more words

Infusion Nursing

Accessing Schools Spectacular.

Last Saturday night, our family attended the NSW Schools Spectacular held at Qudos Bank Arena, at Sydney’s Olympic Park. Schools Spectacular is the largest variety show in the world and features students from NSW Public Schools and guest artists. 1,484 more words

Parenting

A Potential MSS-CRC Immunotherapy from an AIDS Drug Start: the CCR5 Receptor Antagonist Maraviroc

Cobimetinib  + Atezolizumab  might have grabbed all the Microsatellite Stable-Colorectal Cancer (MSS-CRC) immunotherapy headlines in 2016 but quietly in the background was a second published/presented  Phase 1 Immunotherapy Clinical Trial with preliminary signs of activity in MSS-CRC patients.  1,444 more words

Stage IV

It Only Takes One Weak Link in a Chain

Pain.

I’ve been very fortunate over the past over 4 ½ years since my cancer diagnosis.  I had some pain immediately before my diagnosis from my primary tumor but ever since that surgery in June 2012, I have lived a pain-free life.  1,390 more words

Stage IV

A Very Public Thank You to My Workplace

When you are first diagnosed with cancer, many things stream through your mind at light speed.  Being there for your kids, impending major changes to lifestyle and life plans, and right up there in that top tier of thoughts are worries about your employment and workplace. 983 more words

Stage IV

Top News: #BreastCancer

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Do You Need Extra Screening For Breast Cancer? The Picture Is Blurry:

Mammography can prevent deaths from breast cancer, but it’s not a perfect test. 462 more words

Breast Cancer