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A photograph of the dignicap, used to prevent chemotherapy-induced hair loss.

July 18, 2019

Preventing Hair Loss During Chemotherapy

Technology allows cancer patients to keep their hair while undergoing chemotherapy.

Cancer, Health

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Illustration of a group of people with one singled out in a spotlight

July 15, 2019

The Unique Experience of Having Cancer as an Adolescent or Young Ad...

Coping with cancer is never easy, but there are special challenges for people between childhood and full-fledged adulthood.

Health

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An illustration of a comb with hair tangled around it.

July 10, 2019

Help for People with Sudden, Significant Hair Loss

Learn more about recognizing and treating alopecia areata.

Dermatology, Health

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An illustration depicting ancient Greek warriors

June 26, 2019

Cancer Treatment: We’ve Come a Long Way and the Future is Hopeful

Survival rates have drastically improved in recent decades, and physician-researchers are working toward more personalized treatments.

Cancer, Health, Research

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Illustration of a person receiving a medication via nasal spray

June 24, 2019

FDA Approves Groundbreaking Rescue Treatment for Cluster Seizures

The nasal spray is the first medication approved in more than 20 years to treat this symptom of epilepsy.

Brain Health, Health, Neurology

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