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Description: What is a genetic mutation? What are the different types that are associated with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)? CLL experts Drs. Alessandra Ferrajoli, Nitin Jain and Javier Munoz discuss oncogen...
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What is a genetic mutation? What are the different types that are associated with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)? CLL experts Drs. Alessandra Ferrajoli, Nitin Jain and Javier Munoz discuss oncogenes that are commonly found in people with CLL. The panel discusses what clues genetic mutations can give in understanding how an individual patient’s ...
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In this latest “Ask the Expert” segment featuring Dr. Naval Daver from MD Anderson Cancer Center, Tonya wrote in to Patient Power and wants to know more about the new discoveries in gene mutations connected to MPNs and how these findings will be incorporated into clinical care. Dr. Daver explains ho...
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Dr. Louise Perkins, from the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA), shares with us how the MRA was founded and then discusses all the exciting trials that will be taking place around the country. She discusses their recent successes in immunotherapies, combination therapies, targeted therapies, and the l...
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When Martha Bishop’s daughter was playing with a mole on her skin, she went in to see her doctor. She noticed that it was changing colors and began to feel uncomfortable about its nature. After her doctor dismissed the mole, her intuition set in, and she asked to have it removed. Her persistence—and maybe even her daughter’s playfulness—is the reas...
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Dr. Scott Antonia and Dr. David Carbone discuss the oddity of lung cancer being hereditary, yet not contagious or infectious. So how then does lung cancer occur? The answer seems to be genetic predisposition, which is an increased likelihood of developing a particular disease based on a person's genetic makeup. A genetic predisposition results from...
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In this latest “Ask the Expert” segment featuring Dr. Robert Orlowski from MD Anderson Cancer Center, Vincent inquired about the best induction therapies and consolidation therapies for patients that are considering a stem cell transplant. Dr. Orlowski provides an explanation of the controversy surr...
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As the CLL treatment landscape continues to change rapidly, are we any closer to a cure? CLL expert Dr. Nicole Lamanna explores important research currently underway—includ​ing combination and immunotherapy approaches—and discusses the potential for stopping oral therapy. Get email alerts | http://www.p... Subscribe on...
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In this “Ask the Expert” segment featuring Dr. Naval Daver from MD Anderson Cancer Center, an MPN community member asks about pain related to polycythemia vera (PV). Dr. Daver describes the types of pain that are associated with PV and the issues that pain may indicate. Get email alerts | http://www.p... Subscribe on ...
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Janet O’Brien ran a hematology lab and saw hundreds of blood tests. One day, while calibrating a machine with her own blood, Janet saw that her lymphocytes were elevated and she suspected CLL. At the CLL Live 2015 conference in Niagara Falls, Canada, Janet joined Andrew to tell her story and the pro...
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When a patient is diagnosed with cancer, treatment is the next step. As we have been learning, clinical trials are a modern mode of treatment. But it can take time to find the right one, and there are risks. What if a trial doesn’t work, or worse yet becomes fatal? There is paperwork that must be filled out and information that must be acquired to ...
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Description: Patient Power provides easy-to-understand updates for people living with cancer, their families, and their doctors. We also provide inspiring interviews with mentor patients. Videos are shot at medical conferences, town meetings we produce, and virtually and produced in multiple languages for worldwide audiences.
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