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Strength Train at Home

Maintaining muscle strength through regular exercise as we age can help combat natural muscle loss, or sarcopenia. By Joan Pagano Sarco-What? Sarcopenia is the natural loss of muscle strength and function... [...]


Some Premenopausal Women Benefit from Exemestane Compared to Tamoxifen

Among premenopausal women with hormone-positive, early breast cancer who are considered to have a high risk of a cancer recurrence, the use of Aromasin® (exemestane) versus tamoxifen improves cancer-free... [...]


Have a Question about Lynch Syndrome? You Can Ask the Expert!

CancerConnect Presents: Ask the Expert with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Dr. Perez Lynch Syndrome: Get the Facts about this Hereditary Cancer Syndrome Kimberly Perez, MD CancerConnect announces the... [...]


Pacritinib Development in Myelofibrosis Placed on Clinical Hold by the FDA

The investigative agent, pacritinib, being evaluated for treatment of myelofibrosis has been placed on full clinical hold by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). All trials including treatment... [...]


Cancer Nutrition Recipe: Delicious Shake

This week’s nutrition tip is brought to you by the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Cancer Community. Join the conversation here. Chocolate Avocado Shake Jeanine LeDoux, MS, RD, LDN I know what you’re... [...]


Lifestyle Factors Influence Age of Breast Cancer Diagnosis Among BRCA1/2 Carriers

Among women with the BRCA1/2 mutations, those who have been pregnant, given birth, not smoked, and/or have not taken oral contraceptives experience a delay in onset of a diagnosis of breast cancer. These... [...]


Have a Question about Multiple Myeloma? Join us on April 28th

CancerConnect and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute Will Present: Ask the Expert with Dr. Hofmeister CancerConnect in collaboration... [...]


Radiation Improves Survival in Older Patients with Soft Tissue Sarcomas

UC Davis researchers have shown that radiation therapy following surgery benefits older patients more than their younger counterparts, a surprising finding that could change the way some patients are treated... [...]


lymphedema

Understanding Lymphedema

Together awareness and innovation are reducing lymphedema risk and improving management for patients who develop the condition. By Mia James Emmie Cheses has been in the very fortunate position of being... [...]


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