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A Stage IV Bladder Cancer Meets Its (Unexpected) Match
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
I am often asked to see the family members of current and former patients, as one good outcome can beget another. A recent clinic had 3 different family members in a single afternoon, all for different problems, diagnosed at different times....
For Advanced Breast Cancer, Taxol is Still Best of its Class
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
An important trial result was reported for patients with advanced breast cancer. A total of 783 patients with stage IIIC/IV...
Stage IV Neuroblastoma Response to Therapy Trumps Age
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
In April of 2013, we received a tissue sample from investigators in Victoria, Espirito Santo, Brazil. The pediatric oncologist...
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...
What Can We Offer Patients For Pancreatic Cancer Survival?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Recently, I received a call from a previous patient for whom I was not the treating oncologist. Originally, she had heard about...

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