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Flu Season is Here. Are You Ready?

The cold and flu season is upon us, and efforts to protect patients from catching a viral infection have been underway at SCCA for months. Seasonal  flu most commonly peaks between December and February, and cancer increases the risk of developing complications from a typical flu virus. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that […]

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Shave the Date for Movember!

Movember is a worldwide movement aimed at raising awareness for prostate cancer and men’s health. The idea is for guys to shave their face on November 1 (or Movember 1) and grow a moustache for the month. Individually and collectively, all those moustaches (or mo’s as they’re called) become talking points for men’s health and a […]

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Metastatic Breast Cancer Day

Substantial advances have occurred in the field of breast cancer during the 20 years in which I’ve been caring for patients with metastatic disease. I had a chance to reflect on this last month, when I saw a newly diagnosed breast cancer patient whose sister had also been a patient of mine. The sister died […]

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Fridays with Dr. Gralow

Editor’s Note: Dr. Julie Gralow is the director of Breast Medical Oncology at SCCA. In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve asked Dr. Gralow to answer readers’ questions about breast cancer every Friday during October. If you have a question that you would like to ask Dr. Gralow, please let us know. Last week Dr. Gralow traveled […]

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Tabb Morgan: Prostate Cancer Survivor

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and Tabb Morgan, who was treated for prostate cancer at SCCA, hopes that his experience with prostate cancer will not only increase the understanding of the disease, but will help improve the treatment options for the next generation. Tabb Morgan’s father died from prostate cancer at age 62. When he […]

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