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Description: In this “Ask the Expert” segment featuring Dr. Robert Orlowski from MD Anderson Cancer Center, Patient Power community member Darlene inquires about pain related to multiple myeloma. Dr. Orlowski expl...
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In this “Ask the Expert” segment featuring Dr. Robert Orlowski from MD Anderson Cancer Center, Patient Power community member Darlene inquires about pain related to multiple myeloma. Dr. Orlowski explains how myeloma pain may present as well as how you can tell if your pain is related to myeloma, drug therapy or other issues. Sponsored by the Pa...
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Meet Pam and Randy Griffith, married for over 40 years. In 2013, after dealing with a persistent cough, Pam went in for a checkup and was told she had Stage III lung cancer. A lobectomy revealed she actually was a Stage IV and was told “We can no longer hope to cure you.” But Dr. Scott Antonia, Chair of Moffitt Cancer Center’s Thoracic Department, ...
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Receiving a diagnosis of cancer leaves most patients numb, afraid, confused, and full of questions. Why did this happen? Where do I go for help? What’s next? Katie Brown, VP of Support and Survivorship Programs at LUNGevity, is a cancer survivor and Certified Patient Navigator. Patient Navigators function as guides for cancer patients and their fam...
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Red blood cells have a lifespan of approximately 120 days. Learn from Dr. Susan Leclair, laboratory scientist at UMass Dartmouth, as she walks you through the life of a normal red blood cell from its first mitotic state to its final depletion—a process known as erythropoiesis. Get email alerts | http://www.p... Subscr...
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Dr. Scott Antonia, chair of the Department of Thoracic Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center, has been practicing medicine for the last quarter century. From residency until now, he has watched the field of oncology progress from a nihilistic standard of care driven by palliative intent to a very recent and dramatic improvement where medicine now stand...
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Immunotherapy is not directed at cancer. Instead, it is directed to the patient’s immune system. This type of therapy is the most recent breakthrough in oncology, and Dr. Scott Antonia, Chair of the Department of Thoracic Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center, is leading the way. Surprisingly, lung canc...
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Hemoglobin (HGB) vs. hematocrit (HCT)? Is one of these CBC tests better than the other? Dr. Susan Leclair explores the similarities and differences between these two tests and explains why different members of your medical team may order one test over the other. Get email alerts | http://www.p... Subscribe on YouTube ...
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Dr. Susan Leclair continues her living well series on understanding your lab reports, discussing red cell Indices, more commonly known as CBC. The CBC is an efficient and focused analysis of patients who have trouble with their red blood cells. One of the measurements that the red cell index quantifies is the mean cell volume (MCV) and Dr. Leclair ...
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The red cell index provides physicians a large concentration of data. Which is of greatest importance to you, the patient? Dr. Susan Leclair of UMass Dartmouth explains mean cell hemoglobin (MCH), mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC), and red cell distribution width (RDW). Of these three...
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Susan Novick, diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) in 2006, had never heard of the disease. Now, Susan joins Patient Power to discuss her journey through diagnosis and treatment. Learn why she feels each CLL patient has a unique story and how the encouragement she received from a CLL specialist continues to give her hope about the futu...
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