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Getting close and personal

Getting close and personal | Salus (Health) | Scoop.it
“THERE is no treatment.” This is the conclusion of an Egyptian papyrus, written around 3000BC, that is the oldest known description of the scourge that is now...
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Advanced Lung Cancer Can Yield to Treatment - Stanford Hospital & Clinics - Stanford Medicine

Advanced Lung Cancer Can Yield to Treatment - Stanford Hospital & Clinics - Stanford Medicine | Salus (Health) | Scoop.it

Every day for three months, Ricciardi came to Stanford Hospital & Clinics for an aggressive treatment that combined chemotherapy with radiation, an approach that studies have shown improves outcome.

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"Even in the short time since Ricciardi’s treatment was completed, new advances have become available. If he arrived at Stanford now, his cancer cells would be analyzed with greater molecular detail and typed for their response to chemotherapies designed to attack certain gene mutations or cellular growth factors"

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