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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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A Conversation About Pancreatic Cancer with Carlos Fernandez-del Castillo, MD

Carlos Fernandez-del Castillo, MD, is director of the Pancreas and Biliary Surgery Program and clinical co-director of the Tucker Gosnell Center for Gastrointestinal Cancers at […]

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What We’re Talking About Now: FEAR

Each month, the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center Community shares their thoughts on various topics related to cancer. This time, focusing on fear, we hear […]

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Redheads Carry Melanoma Risk Independent of Sun Exposure

David E. Fisher, MD, PhD Chief, Dermatology Service, Massachusetts General Hospital Director, Melanoma Program, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center Director, Cutaneous Biology Research Center, Massachusetts […]

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Is Proton Beam Therapy the Best Answer for Prostate Cancer Patients?

CONTRIBUTOR Jason A. Efstathiou, MD, DPhil Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital

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What We’re Talking About Now: FAMILY

Conversations among our community at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center have suggested that family can be an extremely broad term. At its center are immediate […]

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The Meaningful Benefits of Early Palliative Care for Advanced Cancer

CONTRIBUTOR:  Jennifer S. Temel, MD Clinical Director, Center for Thoracic Cancers, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center  Palliative care focuses on a patient’s comfort and symptoms, […]

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What We’re Talking About Now: HEALTHY

The Mass General Cancer Center community has been chatting about the word “healthy” recently.  We wanted to look back over some of the perspectives and […]

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