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If I am worth anything later, I am worth something now …

In Thought For The Day by Barbara Jacoby

“If I am worth anything later, I am worth something now. For wheat is wheat, even if people think it is a grass in the beginning.”  ― Vincent van Gogh Barbara JacobyBarbara Jacoby is an award winning blogger that has contributed her writings to multiple online publications that have touched readers worldwide. LetLifeHappen.com

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Less Chemotherapy, Fewer Falls, Personalized Care: Study Reinforces Major Strides in Geriatric Oncology

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From: PR Newswire Doctors can safely lower the dose of cancer treatment such as chemotherapy without impacting survival for adults older than 70 who are at high risk for toxic side effects. The results are from a potentially practice-changing new study, published in The Lancet, and led by a Wilmot Cancer Institute scientist at the University of Rochester Medical Center. …

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Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy Better for Painful Bone Metastases in Breast Cancer

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By: Colby Strong From: cancertherapyadvisor.com Concurrent chemoradiotherapy is tolerable and reduces pain better than radiotherapy alone for patients with breast cancer and painful bone metastases, according to research published in the Journal of Bone Oncology. The randomized, phase 2 study included 84 patients with breast cancer and painful bone metastases. The patients were randomly assigned to radiotherapy only (42 patients) …

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Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals …

In Thought For The Day by Barbara Jacoby

“Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals. If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more.”   ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart Barbara JacobyBarbara Jacoby is an award winning blogger that has contributed her writings to multiple online publications that have touched …

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Perlmutter Cancer Center Radiation Oncologist Works to Minimize Side Effects of Radiation

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Source: nyulangone.org As a radiation oncologist, Naamit K. Gerber, MD, associate professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at NYU Grossman School of Medicine, provides the latest and most advanced treatments to people who have breast cancer and lymphoma. Dr. Gerber is co-director of the Breast Cancer and Hematologic Malignancies Disease Management Groups at NYU Langone Health’s Perlmutter Cancer Center, …

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Metabolic memory plays a key role in breast cancer relapse

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Source: EMBO From: sciencedaily.com Molecular targets for therapies that could prevent breast cancer recurrence have been identified by a group of German, Norwegian and British scientists who analyzed tumour cells that proved resistant to the original treatment. Recent advances in early detection and targeted therapy have led to a growing success in treating breast cancer upon first presentation. This often …

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Taking action doesn’t mean …

In Thought For The Day by Barbara Jacoby

Taking action doesn’t mean you have to conquer a million things at once.  – Barbara Jacoby, Let Life Happen blog post Barbara JacobyBarbara Jacoby is an award winning blogger that has contributed her writings to multiple online publications that have touched readers worldwide. LetLifeHappen.com