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Breast and ovarian cancer research from 2010 ASCO conference

The most interesting and notable breast and ovarian cancer research from the 2010 ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) conference. Held in Chicago June 4-8, the annual meeting brought together 50,000 physicians, researchers, and other health care professionals from around the globe

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Lung cancer research from ASCO conference

The most interesting and notable lung cancer research from the 2010 ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) conference. Held in Chicago June 4-8, the annual meeting brought together 50,000 physicians, researchers, and other health care professionals from around the globe to discuss

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Prostate cancer research from 2010 ASCO conference

The most interesting and notable prostate cancer research from the 2010 ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) conference. Held in Chicago June 4-8, the annual meeting brought together 50,000 physicians, researchers, and other health care professionals from around the globe to discuss

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Lymphoma and leukemia research from 2010 ASCO conference

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting was held June 4-8 in Chicago, Illinois, bringing together 50,000 physicians, researchers, and other health care professionals from around the globe to discuss and hear the latest results in cancer research. Navigating Cancer’s

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Oncology clinic iPad promotion

We’re excited to announce a new iPad promotion for oncology clinics that have created profiles on Navigating Cancer. Each clinic that invites 100 patients to Navigating Cancer and has 50 patients actively using our tools by August 13 will win an Apple

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Do cell phones cause brain cancer?

That’s the question a decade long global study attempted to answer, but rather than provide clarity the study ended up generating more confusion and criticism because of how it was run. Scientists analyzing the accuracy of research into mobile phones and cancer

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Navigating Cancer is even easier

Thank you to all of you who have been using Navigating Cancer and sending us your thoughts & suggestions on how to make it an even better resource for cancer patients and their loved ones.  Over the last several months we’ve been

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Wanted: Navigating Cancer Community Ambassadors

Navigating Cancer’s mission is to empower cancer patients to navigate the journey to their best care.  One critical component to finding the right information is having access to others just like you to ask questions, to learn from and to receive encouragement

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One Man’s Journey

Guest blogger: Jothy Rosenberg “You have zero chance of survival.” That is what my nineteen-year-old brain heard in 1976, as my doctor told me that the cancer that took my right leg three years previously had now spread to my lung, two-fifths

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Hiring and Firing An Oncologist

Op-Ed Guest Blogger: Beth L. Gainer Oncologist. The word itself sounds scary. So scary that 2001 found me terrified that I had to see one for my breast cancer treatments. A cancer doctor. Let’s face it: doctors can be terrifying to us

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Improvements to Navigating Cancer

Creating a Treatment Record Summary has never been easier on Navigating Cancer! Keeping track of your treatments is an important part of your health record. Not only does it allow you to remember your care later on but also provides you a summary

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Share Your Experience Contest

Navigating Cancer is having a contest! We’ve received so much positive feedback about your Shared Experiences on the website and we’d love to hear more about your journey with cancer. From now until May 1st, we’re inviting you to share three experiences

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Navigating Cancer Interviews Drew Olanoff

Drew Olanoff’s cancer story began like many others:  he was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma, and his life was changed forever. Figuring out what to do right after diagnosis can be emotional, not to mention overwhelming; there are family members to talk with,

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Cancer-Linked Gene Patents Denied

Guest blogger: Justin R. Jensen, Esq Patents on two genes linked to breast and ovarian cancer were struck down Monday by a Federal judge. If the 152-page decision is upheld, patents covering thousands of human genes may also be invalidated. Certain variations

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Support Made Easy

There have been a number of blog posts this month about Cleaning For A Reason, a non-profit organization that sets up free housecleaning for women undergoing treatment for cancer. Despite its exclusion of men, this is a phenomenal service that is desperately

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How To Live A Life After Treatment?

Guest Blogger: Kairol Rosenthal     I was diagnosed with cancer at 27.  After treatment, I ditched my hospital gown and hit the road.  Traveling from the Big Apple to the Bible Belt, I recorded one-on-one conversations with 25 young adult cancer

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Patient Reported Outcomes

I had an interesting conversation this week with Dr. Ethan Basch from Memorial Sloan Kettering.  He is a medical oncologist focused on prostate cancer and a leading researcher on the impact and value of patients reporting their treatment side effects and the

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New Features to the Daily Health Tracker

We’re excited to announce some exciting new features to the Daily Health Tracker to make it easier to keep track of your health. We’re passionate about giving you easy to use tools to keep track of how you’re feeling, your symptoms and

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World Cancer Day

Backed by the International Union Against Cancer and the World Health Organization, February 4th has been named World Cancer Day. Cancer is becoming increasingly preventable but when it’s not, we want patients to be able to take control of their care. At

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What people are saying about Navigating Cancer

Interested in what people are saying about Navigating Cancer after our launch this week? Click on the links below to find out! Venture Beat – New site helps cancer patients network, improve treatments The Badass Geek – In Which I Give a

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The Launch of Navigating Cancer

Navigating Cancer has launched! We’re excited about being publicly available for cancer patients, survivors and their friends and family to better manage an overwhelming cancer diagnosis. Overwhelmed! What we continue to hear from patients is that a cancer diagnosis is overwhelming. Navigating

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year from Navigating Cancer!  We’d like to thank you for your support, guidance and feed back over the last several months as we’ve been buildingNavigating Cancer. We couldn’t have done it without you! We will be launching our public site mid

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An Update from Navigating Cancer

Easier Access To All Of  Your Information I’m sure you’ve noticed a big change to the Navigating Cancer Beta Site. There’s a totally new way to navigate the site. Previously, your personal information on Navigating Cancer was accessible in two places –

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