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Understanding Cancer Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are designed to answer specific questions about biomedical or behavioral treatment.

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Marsha Morse Patient Story: Strong and Confident

Five years ago Marsha Morse was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer. Although the diagnosis was scary, her oncologist and his staff help her remain optimistic that she can beat it....

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Physician Battles Cancer With Help From His Colleagues

After 35 years as a practicing internist, Ochsner’s Dr. Barry Goldman was diagnosed with rectal cancer in February 2015. Like so many of the patients he had treated during his career,...

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What is Cholangiocarcinoma?

Learn the causes and treatment for cholangiocarcinoma, a cancerous malignant growth in the ducts that drain bile from the liver.

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Skin Cancer Checks During the Winter

Winter might be in full swing, but it’s also a prime time to be mindful about sun protection. Even if the sun is less strong at this time of...

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Mr. Ledet’s Story

After Charles Ledet was diagnosed with stage IV colorectal cancer in 2015, he faced the monumental decision of whether to continue with chemotherapy at the expense of his quality of life....

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Ovarian Cancer Screenings: Myths vs. Facts

Because ovarian cancer is often caught in an advanced stage, and many symptoms resemble common conditions, there are a number of myths surrounding routine screening tests.

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Patient Story: A Celebration of Life After NET

Three years ago, Jacqueline Shedrick was diagnosed with a cancerous neuroendocrine tumor.  Although the diagnosis was scary, her physician and his team helped her stay positive.

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