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Dr. Daniel Liu

September 20, 2021

Lumpectomy vs. mastectomy: A plastic surgeon’s perspective

Trying to decide between a lumpectomy and a mastectomy? Learn how each procedure may impact the look and feel of your breasts after reconstruction.

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Antimetabolites

September 1, 2021

What’s the difference? Chemotherapy drugs

Different types of chemotherapy drugs are designed to use different attack strategies.

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Gynecologic cancer

September 1, 2021

Gynecologic oncology offers women expert care

A gynecologic oncologist is trained to diagnose and treat female reproductive cancers.

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KRAS mutations

July 27, 2021

Drug approval underscores the challenges of KRAS mutations in cancer

For all the advancements in targeted therapy, some targets remain elusive—among them, genes in the troublesome RAS family.

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HRD and PARP inhibitors

July 22, 2021

Targeting the HRD biomarker may improve outcomes for ovarian cancer patients

Doctors have identified a genetic feature—or biomarker—called homologous recombination deficiency that’s leading to positive outcomes for patients with ovarian cancer.

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Telehealth

July 13, 2021

Telehealth post-pandemic: Video doctor visits look like they’re here to stay

Telehealth may provide advantages for physicians and other health providers, especially when used in combination with in-office appointments.

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Care team

July 6, 2021

Who is on your cancer care team?

When a patient walks through a door of a cancer center, he or she may follow any number of paths to get diagnosed and treated.

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Cancer disparities

June 17, 2021

Creating a level playing field in the fight against cancer

Disparities in cancer risk, incidences and deaths among Americans span many racial, ethnic and socio-economic lines.

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Clinical trials

June 15, 2021

Are cancer clinical trials safe? Answers to common patient concerns

Thinking of participating in a cancer clinical trial? This article explains how they work, who they're for, and the risks and benefits for patients.

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