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DNA on Demand: The Rise of At-Home Genetic Testing and Why Counseling is Critical

After these results get dropped in their laps, consumers are left with more questions than answers. What happens next?

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Free Event at Mass General Cancer Center Encourages Patients, Caregivers, and Survivors to “Own Their Story”

For patients and their loved ones, a cancer diagnosis is life-changing.

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Treating Mental Illness and Cancer: “You Don’t Need to Go Through This By Yourself”

The Collaborative Care and Community Engagement Program improves the quality of life for individuals affected by both mental illness and cancer.

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CAR T-Cell Therapy Offers Lymphoma Patients the Possibility of Remission

Imagine what a game changer this new therapy can be to the cancer patient who has tried everything else.

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CAR T-Cell Therapy Gives Hope to Some Cancer Patients With No Other Options

For cancer patients that aren't seeing results with chemotherapy, new CAR T-cell therapy might be the solution for remission.

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It Runs in the Family: The Risk of Hereditary Cancer

Some people are born with an alteration in their DNA or genetic material that makes them more susceptible to certain types of cancer.

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Mass General Director of Breast Imaging Offers Advice On Mammograms

With debate among nonprofit organizations, physicians’ groups, and the U.S. government resulting in varying recommendations, women might think mammograms are not useful in catching cancer. […]

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Studies Show Exercise Can Benefit Patients with Cancer

Chemotherapy can cause fatigue, but getting up and moving just might be the best solution.

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Px is the Rx for Connecting with Resources at the Mass General Cancer Center

The new Px program at Mass General helps cancer patients and families.

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Running to Beat Cancer: Mass General Cancer Center’s Everyday Amazing Race

Under a bright blue sky and with gorgeous late summer weather, almost 1,000 people ran and walked on the Charles River Esplanade for Mass General […]

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Mass General PACT Program Helps Families Cope When a Parent Has Cancer

Parents coping with cancer often say that their top reason for doing everything they can to get better is their children.  A cancer diagnosis is […]

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Targeting Pancreatic Cancer with a New Therapy

Jack Benny, Sally Ride, Steve Jobs, Margaret Mead, M. Scott Peck and Patrick Swayze have something in common: all were diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, an […]

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Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer

One of the rituals of summer is sunbathing. You head to the beach or pool with a good book and let yourself bake … bake […]

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Bridging the Divide: Mental Health and Cancer Care

A cancer diagnosis can exacerbate an already complicated scenario when one also has a severe mental illness. Those with a severe mental illness die an […]

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Study Links Molecular “On Switch” to Possible Treatment for Pediatric Brain Tumors

Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Pathology and Center for Cancer Research have found a molecular “on switch” that could point to new […]

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