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For Mantle Zone Lymphoma: What Goes Around Comes Around
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Mantle zone lymphoma represents approximately 6% of all non-Hodgkin lymphomas diagnosed in the US each year. It is named for the region in the lymph node where the malignant cell population arises. The cells characteristically express a cell...
Confronting Colorectal Cancer: A No-Holds-Barred Approach
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer for both men and women in the US...
Treating an 83-yr-old With Neuroendocrine Cancer: All in Good Measure
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
A recent editorial entitled "More Proof That Less Chemo is Best in Elderly Colorectal Cancer Patients" (David Kerr, Medscape,...
Woman with Both Breast and Pancreatic Cancer: Finding an Achilles Heel
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
With the rapid rise of cancer, medical oncologists sometimes find themselves treating family members, friends or neighbors. In...
For a 26-year-old Stage 4 Adrenal Cancer: It's Knowing Where (and How) to Look
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
“When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth” Sherlock Holmes The Sign of...
Serendipity Saves a Life for a Patient with Advanced Breast Cancer
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
In early September of 2018, I consulted with a 51-year-old patient with heavily pre-treated, extremely advanced metastatic...
For Some Cancers Are There Immunotherapy Hazards?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
A report by French investigators has raised concern regarding the broad application of immunotherapy in lung cancer. Checkpoint...

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