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Clinical trials changing the treatment playbook for patients

Clinical research trials are revealing much more about individual cancer cells—what makes them change and grow and how to shut them down; however, less than five percent of eligible adult cancer patients participate in trials. Michael Heer of Eugene credits ongoing research to giving him more options to manage his cancer, and more time with his family.

By | October 23rd, 2018|Blog, Targeting Cancer|

Navigating Breast Cancer Part 2: Breast cancer treatment advances used locally

Major advances in diagnostics, surgeries and medical treatments made in breast cancer care are reshaping how doctors and patients approach the myriad challenges.

By | October 9th, 2018|Blog, Breast Cancer|

Navigating Breast Cancer Part 1: Breast cancer diagnosis leads women into medical obstacle course

It was a Saturday evening when Bev Gillaspie found the cancer growing in her breast. Just five months before, the Eugene resident received a mammogram with clear results, but the tumor was already so large she could see its lumpy protrusion beneath her skin when standing in front of a mirror.

By | October 9th, 2018|Blog, Breast Cancer|
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