Cancer

Connections: Discussing recommendations for colon cancer screenings

According to the American Cancer Society, about 1 in 22 men and 1 in 24 women will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer during their lifetimes. There are...
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 10:35am
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Connections: Discussing non-smoking-related lung cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, as many as 20 percent of people who die from lung cancer have never smoked or used any other form of tobacco....
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Tue, 12/03/2019 - 10:57am
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Updated cancer screening guidelines encourage more genetic testing

Bonnie Smorol had a tough choice. She has two aunts who had cancer that can be caused by a mutation in a certain gene. Smorol, 60, did not meet the...
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Wed, 08/21/2019 - 2:01pm
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Connections: Poet Charlie Coté on his new collection, "I Play His Red Guitar"

We sit down with local poet Charlie Coté. His first full-length collection of poems, “I Play His Red Guitar,” laments and celebrates the loss of his 18...
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Fri, 08/09/2019 - 10:21am
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Connections: Discussing the current state of cancer research and treatment

Former vice president and current Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has promised that if elected, cancer would be cured during his presidency....
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 10:22am
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Leukemia research expands at Golisano Children's Hospital

Researchers at Golisano Children’s Hospital have received new funding to study childhood cancer treatments. Their work will focus on leukemia, the most...
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Tue, 07/16/2019 - 1:40pm
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Schumer calls for efforts to end drug shortage

Sen. Chuck Schumer called on the federal government and drug manufacturer Merck to address what he called a “critical shortage” of a bladder cancer drug...
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Mon, 07/08/2019 - 1:47pm
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Connections: How to bridge the gap in support for young adults with cancer

When discussing resources for cancer patients, there's a population that sometimes falls through the cracks. We talk about the gap in support for young...
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Fri, 12/21/2018 - 11:44am
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Low-cost cancer services expanding around Monroe County

The University of Rochester Medical Center is expanding an effort to bring cancer services to people in the Rochester area. The Cancer Services Program...
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Tue, 10/02/2018 - 11:59am
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Ken Burns newest documentary looks at the history of Cancer

The filmmaker who brought us The Roosevelets, The Civil War, and The National Parks tackles the history of cancer in Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies. Ken Burns' three-part, six-hour documentary, produced by Barak Goodman, tells the comprehensive story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of m

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