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Jan 21 2020

The Anatomy of Treatment: A Pharmacist’s Perspective

“It’s common for patients to be psychologically affected upon learning that they have cancer. Cancer patients require special care, both physically and mentally.

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Jan 15 2020

Da Vinci Robotic-assisted Surgery Expands Treatment Options for Women

For women considering surgery to treat disorders affecting the female reproductive system, robotic-assisted surgery with the da Vinci system has become an increasingly popular treatment option.

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Jan 10 2020

Q & A: Rabies Prevention and the Rabies Vaccine

Rabies is a serious, potentially fatal disease affecting mammals that is much more common in animals than people. In Thailand, the main carriers of rabies are dogs, cows and cats. People with frequent animal contact, such as veterinarians, are considered at high risk for contracting rabies and are vigilant about getting vaccinated to protect them from rabies.

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Jan 10 2020

Raising the Stakes: How One Investor’s Stock Pick led to His Own Survival from Cancer

This is the story of Rudolf, a Swiss investment banker who made the decision to raise his stakes and seek treatment at the very hospital he was tracking on the stock market.

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Dec 24 2019

Meet the Next Game Changer: Drugs Attacking Faulty DNA Repaired Mechanism Wow International Experts at ESMO 2019

The European Society for Medical Oncology’s annual meeting is one of the greatest gatherings of oncological experts anywhere in the world. Every year, researchers and physicians come together to share their findings and experiences in providing treatment for cancer patients.

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Dec 23 2019

Robotic-Assisted Surgery Gaining Wider Use in Treating Urinary System Cancers

The urinary system consists of many organs that work together to produce and eliminate urine from the body.

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Dec 20 2019

The magical and memorable moment of life

The magical and memorable moment of life, the journey before Baby Charlie was born until he was safely placed in warm hugs of his mother and father.

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Dec 18 2019

Over the horizon: A new life after the Horizon Regional Cancer Center

It is hardly possible to talk about the Horizon Regional Cancer Center’s new logo without mentioning the symbolism of the horizon, which stands for the enduring, obtainable hope that lies in sight.

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Dec 12 2019

Tonsils and Tonsillitis Explained

We hear about tonsils all the time, but what are they really? In simple terms, tonsils are what doctors refer to as lymphoid tissue that sits in the back of the throat. We all have them and they can vary in size. They also can change in size, even more so when we are sick. Typically, lymphoid tissue provides a defense mechanism to assist in fighting infections. As we grow, however, sometimes this function becomes less prominent.

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