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Detecting abnormalities, documenting optionsA California woman was 35-years-old when she delivered an infant with severe Down's syndrome and then sued all those involved with the prenatal care and alleged that both physicians were told the parents wanted all available testing because of a family history of birth defects. What's the verdict? Plus more cases.
Why do so many kids die so soon following a cancer diagnosis?While improvements have been made to childhood cancer mortality rates, a recent research study aims to identify how many children die before being able to start treatment, and what interventions can be put in place to improve their chances.
Robust multiple myeloma treatment program holds promiseThe Medical College of Wisconsin’s multiple myeloma program is robust and growing.
Innovative strategies help fight multiple myeloma: What every exec should knowAs new scientific advancements occur at the genetic and protein levels, more strategies have been developed to identify and combat multiple myeloma.
Promising treatment developments in lymphoma immunotherapiesIn this Q&A, a physician and lymphoma expert discusses treatment advances and promising signs for the future.
Four ways the genomic data commons will advance cancer careA new cancer database, the Genomic Data Commons, aims to make research more accessible
Clinical stage at diagnosis could affect melanoma survivalNYU researchers suggest a difference in the tumor progression of stage IV melanoma patients based on the initial clinical stage at original diagnosis.
Researchers discuss ‘less is more’ cancer treatment approachMost patients hear the word “carcinoma” or “cancer” and believe they may die if they do not seek treatment. But ASCO researchers say that may be a problematic mentality.
Achieving balance: Providing high-value cancer care
Achieving balance: Providing high-value cancer careHow plans can achieve the right balance between cost and outcomes
Living past cancer: Late effects and long-term care
Living past cancer: Late effects and long-term careWhereas the incidence of cancer among kids is increasing, death from childhood cancer is decreasing.