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Pathology Reports: Info from National Cancer Institute

What is a pathology report? A pathology report (sometimes called a surgical pathology report) is a medical report that describes the characteristics of a tissue…

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Tumor Grade: Info from National Cancer Institute

Tumor grade describes how normal or abnormal cancer cells look under a microscope. The more normal the cells look, the less aggressive the cancer and the more…

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Cancer in Lymph Nodes May Help Tumors Spread by Enlisting Immune Cells

Before a tumor spreads from its original location to other parts of the body, it typically invades nearby lymph nodes. For more than a century,…

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Addressing the Challenges of Cancer Misinformation on Social Media

You or someone you love has just been diagnosed with cancer. You’ve met with the doctor and your head is spinning. You’re overwhelmed and scared.…

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Establishes David Liposarcoma Research Initiative with $10 Million Gift

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute announced that The Rossy Foundation has committed $10 million to establish the David Liposarcoma Research Initiative. The five-year initiative will spearhead groundbreaking research…

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General, Sarcoma Survivor

A Rare Limb Salvage Surgery Puts Cancer Patient Back in the Driver’s Seat

By: Atrium Health – Daily Dose Diagnosed with a Rare Cancer At first, Parker Cain thought he had a knee problem. In 2019, a swollen…

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Life, Love, and Light

Lovingly penned by Alex Whitaker (Team Jennifer) “Life, love, and light.” My wife, Jennifer Whitaker, started signing correspondences with this phrase sometime in early 2015.…

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Ground Zero, but my way…

My Ground Zero It was June 2009, and a big day for me. I had just returned from the car dealer, having closed one of…

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Why She Volunteers

Volunteer Camine Pappas has donated countless hours to the Paula Takacs Foundation. She serves on our Marketing Committee, helping to craft the messages of hope and impact…

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The Blessing of a Skinned Knee: Cancer Survivors’ Day

  Finding joy in a cancer diagnosis is like finding the “blessing of a skinned knee”, which is also the title of a wonderful parenting…

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