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Palliative Care Improves Quality of Life for Cancer Patients

Living with cancer can completely change life as you know it. It disrupts plans, stresses relationships and affects the way you function day to day. […]

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Personalized Screening Improves Early Detection of Deadly Ovarian Cancer

Many cancers announce their presence with recognizable symptoms, but ovarian cancer is so evasive that it rarely gives clues until it’s too late. Thanks to […]

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Mass General Using an Ancient Therapy to Complement Modern Cancer Treatment

The Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center is known throughout the world for its innovative and often revolutionary cancer treatments.

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Mass General Shoots to Directly Kill Human Tumors with Discovery of a New Oncogene

Cancer is vying for world domination. Once it makes its way into a person’s body, it takes over the immune system, manipulating it to not […]

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Test Identifies and Isolates Circulating Tumor Cells; Aids Early Detection of Liver Cancer

Identifying a single cancer cell in a sample of whole blood is akin to finding a needle in the proverbial haystack. However, a team from […]

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An Update on the MGH Cancer-Detecting Smartphone App

Smartphones are extremely versatile with their apps and capabilities, but now they can also detect cancerous tumors. Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center […]

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Clinical Trial Shows Hope for Men with Recurrent Prostate Cancer

Following a clinical trial of nearly 20 years, the NRG Oncology Radiation Therapy Oncology Group has demonstrated that adding antiandrogen therapy to radiation therapy can […]

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Mass General Cancer Center’s Illuminations Rotating Art Exhibit: An Inspirational Distraction

Mass General Cancer Center’s Inspirational Distraction

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MGH Study Potentially Finds the “Achilles Heel” for Dormant Cancer Cells

MGH Study Potentially Finds the “Achilles Heel” for Dormant Cancer Cells

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Mass General Study Shows Bone Marrow Transplant Recipients Benefit from Palliative Care

The two-year study, the first of its kind, followed 160 patients who underwent HCT for a variety of hematologic malignancies at Mass General.

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Eat Your Way Through the Holidays with Healthy Cancer-Fighting Options

Knowing what to eat and what to avoid can make the holiday season a healthy one for you.

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Mass General: Lung Cancer Screening Saves Lives

According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer accounts for more deaths than any other cancer — nearly 27 percent. Rates have been declining since […]

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Testing the Future of Cancer Treatment

Every cancer patient is unique, as is their particular type of cancer. Clinicians, researchers and scientists are learning that it’s not necessarily the location of […]

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Mass General Study Finds that Breast Cancer Cells Tend to Change Characteristics

Differences within the molecular structure of breast cancer tumors have puzzled cancer researchers in recent years. A study led by Massachusetts General Hospital, published in […]

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Mass General Cancer Center Social Workers Provide Support for Cancer Patients and Survivors

When a person is first diagnosed with cancer, the oncology team determines the best course of treatment for the physical illness. However, a cancer diagnosis […]

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