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How do some cancer cells outsmart treatment? Massachusetts General Hospital researchers have the answers.

Cancer is an unsettling diagnosis at best. It creates anxiety and uncertainty for patients and their families. Physicians too are perplexed by the unpredictable nature […]

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Massachusetts General Hospital has a Less Traditional Treatment Method for Fighting Cancer

One of the challenges of treating cancer is due to its insidious ability to grow uncontrollably and often unpredictably. Because traditional treatments do not always […]

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Harvard Researchers are Training Stem Cells to Battle Brain Tumors. It’s True.

When it comes to fighting cancer one of the big challenges has always been killing off cancer cells, without damaging nearby healthy cells. This is […]

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Sparing Patients: Attacking Drug-Resistant Cancer in a Dish

When a cancer patient’s first line of treatment stops working, doctors often need to race the clock to find another regimen to keep the disease […]

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Everyday Amazing: Greg

What was a very experimental idea over ten years ago is now the standard approach for patients with Greg’s lung cancer mutation.

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Could this heterogeneity help focus future research?

When you hear the word cancer, you might think of a singular thing. But in reality, each cancerous tumor is actually more like a mini […]

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A new drug for treatment-resistant non-small cell lung cancer

Sometimes doctors find a medication that works to help halt or reverse a cancer, only to have their efforts thwarted when the cancer suddenly changes […]

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What We’re Talking About Now: BATTLING

The discussion about “battling” has been an interesting debate, not because there is a lot of disagreement about whether battling is a helpful term in […]

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Specialized, Coordinated Care

No one physician can be an expert on all types of cancer, because not all cancers are alike. Each type has its own unique features, […]

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MGH – Anne Video

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Smokers’ Perceptions of Lung Cancer Risks

Elyse R. Park, PhD, MPH Director of Behavioral Sciences Research at the MGH Tobacco Research & Treatment Center A recent study by researchers at Massachusetts […]

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What We’re Talking About Now: SUPPORT

At Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, conversation about the concept of “support” continues on, mostly focusing on perspectives on the challenges that giving and receiving […]

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Advances at Mass General Cancer Center: Circulating Tumors Transition from State to State

Daniel A. Haber, MD, PhD Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center Why do different cells within a cancer behave differently and what makes some cancer […]

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What We’re Talking About Now: COMMUNITY

The conversation about what “community” means to us continues, and, as Jennifer wrote in a recent perspective piece, having a community around every person affected […]

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What We’re Talking About Now: OPTIMISTIC

Our conversation on Optimistic continues on at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center. This topic has provoked perspectives and comments with several similarities. For one thing, lots […]

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