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Infant Recovers from Rare Cancer

In 2012, shortly after birth, Addison Englade was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma, a rare type of cancer that affects mostly infants.

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Ongoing Clinical Trials are Paving the Way in the Fight Against Cancer

Clinical trials are the study and behavioral research on human volunteers that 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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Patient Story: Stephen Hooker

Ochsner patient Stephen Hooker reflects on the treatment and care he received as part of the Neuroendocrine Tumor Program at Ochsner Medical Center, Kenner.

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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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