Tag Archive: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Minimally invasive approach may help curtail spread of cancer

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Interesting  and a little personally frustrating  to read that new research claims breast cancer patients benefit from a minimally invasive procedure to curtail the spread of cancer after the tumour has been removed.… Continue reading

When cancer is a lone journey

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I was very lucky to have great support from family during my cancer treatment. That support was vital to my recovery on both a practical and emotional level. So, I felt quite sad and humbled… Continue reading

Researchers find genetic key to breast cancer

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New research led by investigators at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) sheds light on a genetic function that gives breast cancer cells the ability to survive and spread to the bone years after… Continue reading

New study on removal of margins of breast tumour

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Removing large margins of surrounding healthy tissue when operating on a breast tumour is not of benefit, according to new analysis carried out by Dublin-based researchers. Recent decades have seen a move towards… Continue reading

You’ve survived cancer. ‘Now What?’

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This report from Medical News Today relates to cancer survivorship in the US, but the concerns are of relevance to those of us who are navigating the “now what” stage of our cancer… Continue reading