•   George Lundberg, MD

    Research paper from JAMA Oncology curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    This study linked coffee consumption with longer survival and lower death rates in advanced colorectal cancer.

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  •   Marty Tenenbaum, PhD

    Article from the Journal of Clinical Oncology, curated by Cancer Commons founder Marty Tenenbaum, PhD.

    This piece discusses a “method of delivering bad news to parents of children with cancer in hopes that our approach may be helpful to others and may spur discussion.”

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    PDF from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has issued a 2020 edition of its Guidelines for Patients about Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    PDF from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has issued a 2020 edition of its Guidelines for Patients about Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    PDF from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has issued a 2020 edition of its Guidelines for Patients about Kidney Cancer.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    PDF from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has issued a 2020 edition of its Guidelines for Patients about Liver Cancer.

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    Go to full document published by the NCCN.

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    Tumor Boards—What Are They and How Can They Help You?

    Julie Friedland, PhD

    One of the most powerful tools in cancer treatment today is the tumor board—a group of cancer experts who delve into individual cancer patients’ cases to help them explore their treatment options. As our world increasingly shifts online, virtual tumor boards enable many more patients to benefit from leading experts’ insights. Understanding how tumor boards work could help you get the most out of… Read more »

  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Article from MedPage Today curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    Hormone therapy has been a mainstay in the treatment of metastatic prostate cancer. But, until now, guidelines have been short on detail. This news story outlines 38 approved additions to guidelines.

    Go to full article published by MedPage Today.

    If you’re wondering whether this story applies to your own cancer case or a loved one’s, we invite you to get support from Cancer Commons.

  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Research paper from the Journal of Neuro-Oncology curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    Safety and potential adverse effects are serious issues with many cancer treatments. This academic paper outlines post-marketing research that reveals few adverse effects from a type of treatment known as tumor-treating fields (TTF) in brain malignancies.

    Go to full paper published in the Journal of Neuro-Oncology.

    If you’re wondering whether this story applies to your own cancer case or a loved one’s, we invite you to get support from Cancer Commons.

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    Helping Cancer Patients Access their Own Health Data

    With: Deven McGraw

    For many cancer patients, the ability to access one’s own medical records can aid their treatment decisions, or allow them to donate their personal data for research that could help other patients. But these records can be difficult to obtain and sort through. Here, our Curious Dr. George asks Deven McGraw, Chief Regulatory Officer at Ciitizen, how her company helps patients access and organize… Read more »