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Unusual Tumors in the Ovary by CancerTeam .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ANNOUNCER: Friends used to tease Irene Wall, for quick reaction to alcohol at parties. IRENE WALL: I was having flushing, which of course is one of the signs for carcinoid. ... Read on »
Monitoring and Adherence in CML by CancerTeam .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ANNOUNCER: Treatment for many patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia or CML can be so effective experts say it can now be managed as a chronic condition. PATRICIA JA ... Read on »
Cord Blood Stem Cells for Transplantation by CancerTeam .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ANNOUNCER: Stem cell transplants are part of a therapy that can sometimes be used to save the lives of people who are seriously ill with certain diseases, especially leukemia ... Read on »
Initial Lymphoma Treatment Decisions by CancerTeam .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ANNOUNCER: Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is a cancer of the immune system. ALEXANDRA LEVINE, MD: Lymphoma is a tumor of lymphocytes; that's a type of white blood cell that's norma ... Read on »
Radioimmunotherapy: Safety Measures During Therapy by CancerTeam .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ANNOUNCER: One of the newest developments in the treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, or NHL, is radioimmunotherapy. At a Gilda's Club gathering in Chicago, this treatment wa ... Read on »
Chemotherapy Options for Prostate Cancer by CancerTeam .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ANNOUNCER: Traditionally, chemotherapy had little to no role in treating advanced prostate cancer. TOMASZ BEER, MD: Initially, there were many, many studies that looked at ... Read on »
Treating Follicular Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma by CancerTeam .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ALEXANDRA LEVINE, MD: Follicular lymphoma is not unusual at all in the United States. It is a disease that is associated with long survival, even though we cannot traditionall ... Read on »
Treating Prostate Cancer Symptoms by CancerTeam .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ANNOUNCER: Prostate cancer can be locally advanced or can spread beyond the prostate to involve other organs, and especially the bone. As the disease progresses, symptoms w ... Read on »
Introduction to CML by CancerTeam .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ANNOUNCER: About 4,500 people are diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia or CML in the United States each year and over 20,000 people are estimated to be living with the dise ... Read on »
Monitoring Therapy in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia by CancerTeam .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ANNOUNCER: Treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia begins with bringing blood counts back to normal. BRIAN DRUKER, MD: When a person is diagnosed with CML, they often will ha ... Read on »
Leukemia Explained by CancerTeam .. 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ANNOUNCER: Leukemia, a cancer of white blood cells is diagnosed in about 29,000 adults and 2,000 children each year in the US. NEIL SHAH, MD: Leukemia is really defined as ... Read on »
Life with NHL by CancerTeam .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ANNOUNCER: Eileen Merle-Rao is many things: a singer as well as the driving force behind an annual medieval festival in New York City. She is also a 37-year-old woman with non ... Read on »
Targeted Lymphoma Therapy by CancerTeam .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Announcer: One of the most significant developments in cancer treatment today is the use of targeted therapies. It has now become important in the treatment of non-Hodgkin's l ... Read on »
Radioimmunotherapy for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma by CancerTeam .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ANNOUNCER: It's always exciting when medical research provides new treatment options. Such is the case with radioimmunotherapy for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Like traditional rad ... Read on »
Monoclonal Antibodies by CancerTeam .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ANNOUNCER: Non-Hogdkin's lymphoma, or NHL, is a white blood cell cancer of the lymphatic system. Over 50,000 new cases are expected to be diagnosed this year in the U.S. At a ... Read on »
Measuring Success with Targeted Therapy for NHL by CancerTeam .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ANNOUNCER: Today targeted therapy is one of the most exciting developments in the treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a disease that affects over 55,000 Americans every year. ... Read on »
Emerging Therapies in CML by CancerTeam .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ANNOUNCER: Imatinib, also known as Gleevec, is an effective treatment for patients diagnosed in the chronic phase of CML. However, some patients cannot tolerate its side eff ... Read on »
CML Therapy Update by CancerTeam .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer JOHN GOLDMAN, MD: The story of imatinib, as it's unfolded, has really been very exciting. If you go back ten years, we had nothing really to offer a patient other than interfe ... Read on »
New and Promising NHL Treatments by CancerTeam .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer JOHN LEONARD, MD: Hello, I'm Dr. John Leonard. I'm the Clinical Director of the Cornell Center for Lymphoma and Myeloma. We're going to talk today about some of the promising ... Read on »
New Therapies for Lung Cancer by CancerTeam .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ANNOUNCER: New therapies are prolonging the lives of patients with lung cancer and improving their quality of life. JACK WEST, MD: There is still a lot of pessimism among p ... Read on »