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I'm Greg, part of the National CML Society Team!
The treatment of CML has continued to be front-page news in the world of science as researchers consistently learn more and more about the disease. Here is an interesting review of Imatinib resista...
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  • Tue Feb 1, 2011 ·
I'm Gloria Becker, and I'm a survivor of Colon Cancer
Does anyone know of a blood test used to determine the number of cancer cells? I am aware of CEA, PSA, etc. This apparently is used specifically as a tool for the specialist to measure if a cance...
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  • Mon Jan 31, 2011 ·
I'm Mary Smith, and I'm a healthcare professional
Hi Patrick - Unfortunately I don't know of any good resources to actually follow the activity of clinical trials that are currently enrolling patients. Clinical trials enroll patients and then the...
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  • Mon Jan 31, 2011 · Like4
I'm Greg, part of the National CML Society Team!
We are proud to announce that the NCMLS has officially launched our all new and vastly improved website. The new site provides the CML community with tools for discovering resources at the state l...
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  • Mon Jan 24, 2011 · Like2
I'm Mary Smith, and I'm a healthcare professional
That's a great point Dee! Often we forget about the need for family and spouses to feel supported. And as you mentioned, it helps the person with cancer not to worry about their loved ones so much.
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  • Wed Feb 2, 2011 · Like1
I'm Mimi, and I support someone with cancer
Now that my husband's chemo treatments are on a predictable schedule, I have been able to take back one of the Jazzercise classes I had been teaching. My wonderful colleagues are covering my other ...
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  • Wed Jan 26, 2011 · Like2
I'm Mary Smith, and I'm a healthcare professional
The New England Journal of Medicine recently published a study about the experimental drug iniparib. The study reports administering iniparib to triple-negative breast cancer patients along with th...
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  • Wed Jan 19, 2011 · Like2
I'm Mary Smith, and I'm a healthcare professional
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has added guidelines for multiple myeloma patients to their library. The "NCCN Guidelines for Patients":http://www.nccn.com/images/patient-guidelines/pdf/m...
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  • Tue Jan 18, 2011 ·
I'm Mary Smith, and I'm a healthcare professional
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has added guidelines for prostate cancer patients to their library. The "NCCN Guidelines for Patients":http://www.nccn.com/images/patient-guidelines/pdf/pr...
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  • Tue Jan 18, 2011 ·
I'm Mary Smith, and I'm a healthcare professional
Vin Torma was diagnosed with "Chronic Myeloid Leukemia":http://www.navigatingcancer.com/cancer/leukemia-chronic-myeloid in November of 2008. He managed his condition first with "Gleevec":http://www...
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  • Tue Jan 18, 2011 · Like2

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