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Interstate Oncology: Breast Cancer Patient On the Run
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Of the one million new breast cancer patients diagnosed each year worldwide, approximately 170,000 of these cases are triple negative. The term applies to patients who do not express the hormone receptors for estrogen or progesterone and are...
There's Something Sweet About Evolutionary Biology
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Humans evolved around their food supply. The foods we eat, the herbs we consume, our sources of nutrition, indeed everything...
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...
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...

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