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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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Mass General Cancer Center to Host Free Cancer Survivorship Conference

A cancer diagnosis is devastating news that affects a patient on many levels — physical, emotional and behavioral — and everyone copes differently. Massachusetts General […]

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A Novel Approach to Treating the Psychological Health of Cancer Patients

When you are diagnosed with cancer, you are likely overwhelmed by uncertainties. Your oncologist has talked to you about the prognosis and has unveiled treatment […]

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In Search of the Holy Grail: Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer

You just don’t feel well. You’re bloated. You feel full shortly after beginning your meal. You’re constipated (or have diarrhea) — which is unusual for […]

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The Nipple Sparing Mastectomy: Promising Safety Results for Improved Aesthetic Outcomes

About one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. The treatment regimen depends on multiple factors, but many women will […]

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New Guidelines for Hormone Therapy: Is longer better?

 What would you do to increase your chances for surviving breast cancer? For many women, it is not crystal clear. Breast Cancer is complicated. The […]

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Mental Illness and Cancer: How One Affects the Other (Part Two)

There are unique complexities to treating someone with severe mental illnesses (SMI), such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. It is even more challenging if that […]

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Mental Illness and Cancer: How One Affects the Other (Part One)

As if it were not challenging enough to have a serious mental illness, or to have cancer; but to have both? It is more common […]

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Biomedical Entrepreneurship May Be a Game Changer for Pancreatic Cancer

David Ting, M.D. was only a research fellow at the time. In 2012, he was working in Dr. Daniel Haber’s Lab at the Massachusetts General […]

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The Black Box of Cancer

  When a commercial airplane goes down, there is a melee of emotion. Grief, terror and a surfeit of unanswered questions take over. Amidst the […]

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Creativity Blossoms at the Mass General Cancer Center

Think about it. Art Therapy. What comes to mind? For many people, images of old or sick people in the “community room” coloring on pieces […]

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Howard Weinstein: Cancer Fighting Doctor by Day, Marathoner by Night

In November of 1990, Howard Weinstein ran his first marathon. It was a personal challenge for him, who was at the time the head of […]

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MGH Investigates: How Does the Body Respond to Tumor Growth?

Cancer researchers and physicians have long been studying the ways in which cancer grows and spreads; what drugs or therapies might thwart that growth, and […]

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MGH Cancer Center Investigates the Cancer Immunotherapy Revolution

Boosting the body’s immune response against cancer is the most exciting advance in the treatment of tumors in the past several years. The medical community […]

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