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ASCO’s Cancer.Net en Español

ASCO Cancer.net en Espanol

El sitio Web de la Sociedad Estadounidense de Oncología Clínica (American Society of Clinical Oncology, en inglés). En este sitio Web puede buscar información para ayudar a los pacientes y las familias a tomar decisiones informadas sobre el cuidado de la salud Continue Reading…

ASCO-The American Society of Clinical Oncologist Provides Clear, Accurate Information on Cancer in English and Spanish.

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ASCO, The American Society of Clinical Oncology has an excellent website that provides information Continue Reading…

Acupuncture and Cancer

Cancer Forums conducted by major cancer treatment hospitals can be an excellent way to get your questions answered by an expert.  We receive many questions regarding integrative cancer care during treatment so this forum caught our attention.   Continue Reading…

Clinical Trial Terminology Explained

New from Johns Hopkins Health Alerts–The National Cancer Institute estimates that between 5% and 8% of cancer patients participate in clinical trials. Why is the number so low? Part of the problem is that many patients believe that all clinical trials include a placebo (an inactive treatment with no known therapeutic value)  and treat participants like “guinea pigs”–neither of which is true. To help clear up the confusion, this Johns Hopkins Health Alert explains clinical trial terminology, including randomization, placebo, and blinding. Click on the link to read the complete report: http://www.johnshopkinshealthalerts.com/alerts/prostate_disorders/JohnsHopkinsHealthAlertProstateDisorders_3263-1.html?ET=johnshopkins_blog:e34955:607412a:&st=email&st=email&s=EPH_091217_013

National Institutes of Health Make it Easier to Find a Clinical Trial.

Press release: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 11:07 AM

NIH ANNOUNCES FIRST NATIONAL RESEARCH STUDY RECRUITMENT REGISTRY Nationwide Registry to “Match” Volunteers with Researchers Continue Reading…

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