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Choosing Therapy For Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer: What Are The Criteria?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Pancreatic cancer afflicts 53,000 patients each year in the U.S. and has overtaken breast cancer as the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States.    While newer chemotherapy combinations have had some impact, the gains have...
Recurrent BRCA Positive Ovarian Cancer: An Unexpected Opportunity
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
For the over 22,000 women in the United States diagnosed each year with ovarian cancer outcomes have improved slowly, yet the...
Is 19 Years Old Too Young for Stage 4 Colon Cancer or Hospice?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
COLORECTAL CANCER is among the most common malignancies in the US with 95,000 colon and 39,000 rectal cancer cases estimated to...
The Cost of Care for Stage 4 Colon Cancer: How Much is Too Much?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Among the most important topics of discussion at cancer meetings today is the cost of cancer care. Terms like “financial...
Mesothelioma Stages and the Importance of Early Detection
This blog article is written by Daniel King who is a content writer for The Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com, an...
Are Genomic Screening Tests for Cancer "Over Promoted"?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Patients with a new diagnosis of cancer generally react with a myriad of questions. Is the diagnosis correct? How far advanced?...
For Cancer Patients: Inoperable Does Not Mean Incurable
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Patients, newly diagnosed with cancer confront the news with dread. For many, the worst possible news is that “the cancer is...

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