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Indiana University Health Simon Cancer Center yoga program eases stress associated with diagnosis, treatment

Indiana University Health Simon Cancer Center yoga program eases stress associated with diagnosis, treatment
May 2, 2016

Yoga therapy is an integrative medicine technique that supplements the traditional treatment regimens patients with cancer undergo.

A patient’s quality of life may be enhanced with yoga therapy through the promotion of healing and recovery measures designed to decrease the stress, anxiety and physical discomfort that often accompany cancer treatment.

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VIDEO: New approaches demonstrate potential to exploit immune system to treat cancer

April 30, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG, deputy director of Roswell Park Cancer Institute and executive director of the institute’s Center for…
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Monthly cost of oral cancer drugs rises steadily over time

April 28, 2016
The cost of oral cancer drugs in their first year on the market has increased significantly since the year 2000, according to a research letter published in JAMA
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Cancer diagnosis increases risk for mental disorders, psychiatric medication use

April 28, 2016
Patients diagnosed with cancer faced an increased risk for common mental disorders — such as depression, anxiety and stress reaction/adjustment disorder —…
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The Patient with Lymphadenopathy

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Castleman’s disease is a rare lymphoproliferative disorder that is characterized by enlargement of 1 (unicentric) or…
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VIDEO: New approaches demonstrate potential to exploit immune system to treat cancer

April 30, 2016
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The Patient with Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

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Castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) is a heterogeneous condition that encompasses a continuum of disease…
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Indiana University Health Simon Cancer Center yoga program eases stress associated with diagnosis, treatment

May 2, 2016
Yoga therapy is an integrative medicine technique that supplements the traditional treatment regimens patients with cancer undergo.A patient’s…
Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: New approaches demonstrate potential to exploit immune system to treat cancer

April 30, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG, deputy director of Roswell Park Cancer Institute and executive director of the…
In the Journals

Monthly cost of oral cancer drugs rises steadily over time

April 28, 2016
The cost of oral cancer drugs in their first year on the market has increased significantly since the year 2000, according to a research letter…
In the JournalsPerspective

Cancer diagnosis increases risk for mental disorders, psychiatric medication use

April 28, 2016
Patients diagnosed with cancer faced an increased risk for common mental disorders — such as depression, anxiety and stress reaction/adjustment…
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Age should not preclude patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma from surgery

April 25, 2016
Age alone should not be an exclusion criterion for extended pleurectomy decortication among elderly patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma…
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Biden: Realignment of research incentives key to cancer moonshot initiative

April 20, 2016
A redesign of the cancer research enterprise is necessary to accelerate advances and achieve 10 years’ worth of progress in 5 years, Vice…
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VIDEO: Liquid biopsies valuable but will not eliminate need to assess tumor tissue

April 17, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Filip Janku, MD, PhD, medical oncologist at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, spoke to HemOnc Today about the…
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AACR presents several scientific awards

April 17, 2016
NEW ORLEANS The American Association for Cancer Research will recognize several clinicians and researchers during its annual meeting. Sir
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HSCT may improve DFS, OS in older patients with AML

April 15, 2016
Reduced-intensity conditioning hematopoietic stem cell transplantation appeared well tolerated and associated with favorable outcomes in selected…
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AACR Annual Meeting begins this weekend

April 14, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — The HemOnc Today and Healio.com/HemOnc team will present comprehensive live coverage from the American Association for Cancer…
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