August 10, 2018
CAR T-Cell Therapy 101—Your Questions Answered
Q. What is Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell Therapy? A. CAR T-cell therapy is just one kind of immunotherapy. In CAR T-cell therapy, immune cells known as T cells are extracted from a patient’s blood. They are then genetically altered to recognize... read more
August 10, 2018
Lung Cancer in People Who Have Never Smoked
With fewer people smoking in the US, why are lung cancer rates among people who have never smoked on the rise? “While it is true that smoking tobacco is the top risk factor for lung cancer, a substantial number of people receive a diagnosis despite having... read more
August 9, 2018
Cancer Patients Benefit in Multiple Ways from Exercise
If you’re looking for a simple exercises that can be done anywhere to improve your quality of life before, during, and after cancer treatment, Jean Kozempel, DPT, has your answer. And it only takes about 20 minutes a day. “More and more research... read more
August 1, 2018
New Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Puts Patient Choice First
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) published a new recommendation that men ages 55 to 69 should decide for themselves whether to undergo a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test after discussing the potential benefits and harms with their doctor... read more
July 27, 2018
Lung Cancer Screening: From Making an Appointment to Getting Results
This is the unfortunate truth about lung cancer: It usually doesn’t cause symptoms until it is already advanced and is difficult to treat. That’s a key reason why lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. Through screening,... read more
July 26, 2018
Prostate Cancer: The Gleason Score Explained
How aggressive is my prostate cancer? Is it growing slowly or quickly? If you’ve been diagnosed with prostate cancer—and this year alone nearly 165,000 men nationwide will be—these may be among the first questions you’ll ask your doctor. And the answers... read more