The topic of smoking stirs up lively discussions on cancer boards. Many patients resent being asked if they had smoked. I can understand why the probing can upset a former smoker, but those who never smoked, what's their problem?
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Guest Blog: Cancer diagnosis is not a death sentence
July 2, 2014 · Comments Off
I had an epiphany. Last week in the wee hour of the morning, as I was traipsing in the dark to the bathroom to take my Tarceva pill, the glow of the power light of my cell phone on the vanity grabbed my attention.
With Cancer Center’s help, patient sends 40-year habit up in smoke
June 30, 2014 · Comments Off
CU Cancer Center's COMMIT smoking cessation program has ordered nearly 2,600 consults and enrolled nearly 600 patients in the past year. Under the program, providers ask patients admitted to UCH about their smoking history. For patients who say they are currently using tobacco, the Epic electronic health record fires a best practice advisory for the attending physician to order NRT and a smoking cessation consult.
A new University of Colorado Cancer Center study being presented today at the Endocrine Society Annual Meeting shows that even triple negative breast cancers expressing very low levels of androgen receptor may benefit from anti-androgen therapies.
Guest Blog: Stigma and fear of cancer
June 17, 2014 · Comments Off
Two years ago, Celia, now retired, had a cough that didn’t seem to go away. A lung x-ray at a routine physical showed a “milky way” image. After going through numerous tests, she eventually received the diagnosis: Stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer. Without treatment, the doctor told her she had only eight months to live. It was something she thought only happened to other people.
Variations in degree of rurality affect cancer survivors’ quality of life
June 10, 2014 · Comments Off
Rural versus urban living has been shown to affect residents’ health outcomes and quality of...
NTRK1: a new oncogene and target in lung cancer
June 10, 2014
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