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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...
For Some Cancer Patients, A Bad Gene Can Be A Good Gene
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Ironically, many of the worst cancers prove to be the easiest to treat when new discoveries are made. Hairy cell leukemia, once...
Complete Response in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Treatment
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) represents a distinct form of breast cancer that does not express estrogen receptors (ER),...
Breast Cancer-Same Age, Same Diagnosis, Different Functional Profiles
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
A day in the life of advanced breast cancer. Two different 37-year-old breast cancer patients, both mothers of young children,...
Triple Negative Breast Cancer - Worse or Just Different?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
The term “triple negative breast cancer” (TNBC) is applied to a subtype of breast cancers that do not express the estrogen or...
Rare Tumors - Challenges and Triumphs
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
When I am asked how our EVA-PCD laboratory platform might best be applied, I have several responses. On the one hand, there is...
Do We Already Have the Tools We Need to Cure Cancer?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
The rapid-fire sequence of the annual American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) meeting, held in May, followed by the...

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