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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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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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