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Overcoming Stage IV Ovarian Cancer: A Life Well-Lived
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
In 2008, I met a delightful 88-year-old patient accompanied by her daughter. The patient had been successfully treated for advanced ovarian cancer with surgery and post-operative chemotherapy and achieved a complete remission. She remained well...
Treating Stage IV Lung Cancer: “You can’t get there from here.”
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
There is a joke about a traveling salesman who finds himself lost in the countryside and stops a farmer to ask directions to...
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...
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,...

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