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Decoding DNA

July 10, 2020

Video: Decoding cancer's DNA

After examining a biopsied sample from Rhonda Bey’s tumor, doctors discovered her cancer had a genetic feature that may be responsive to immunotherapy.

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Cancer staging

June 12, 2020

Video: What is cancer staging?

Staging is the process of determining the size of a tumor and whether it has spread.

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Precision medicine

June 5, 2020

Video: The promise of precision medicine

When Christine Bray’s metastatic ovarian cancer didn’t respond to conventional treatments, her doctors tried something different.

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DNA Day

April 24, 2020

Five ways mapping the human genome has changed cancer care

It’s National DNA Day—set aside to celebrate milestones that helped unlock the mysteries of DNA.

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3D printing

March 9, 2020

3D printing can benefit cancer patients who need reconstructive surgery

The $17 billion 3D printing industry can bring to life almost anything we imagine, from machine parts to clothing. Dr. Daniel Liu says researchers are now applying this technology to advance medicine and surgery.

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Clinical trials

March 6, 2020

Video: What is a clinical trial?

Clinical trials are critical to determining the effectiveness and safety of new treatments and drugs for many diseases, including cancer.

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Dr. Rola Eid

December 17, 2019

3D nipple tattoos offer shot of realism after breast reconstruction

The 3D nipple tattoo, or “nat” as it’s called in the trade, uses shadows and highlights to restore a sense of depth and detail to the reconstructed breast. Dr. Rola Eid, Medical Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at our hospital in Tulsa, says the technique can go a long way in helping patients feel whole again.

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What's the difference?

December 11, 2019

What's the difference? Plenty when it comes to cancer

To clear up some of the confusion, the Cancer Center 360 blog developed an occasional series called, “What's the difference?,” to familiarize patients with cancer terminology and help increase their cancer IQ. Below are summaries of the series installments from the past year.

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Do herbs and spices have clinical value?

November 20, 2019

Busting myths: Can a diet rich in herbs and spices prevent cancer and disease?

Touting the health benefits of herbs and spices is a multibillion-dollar industry. But many health claims are, at best, inconclusive.

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