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What is Chemotherapy, and How Does It Work?
What is Chemotherapy, and How Does It Work?

What is chemotherapy? Cancer chemotherapy is a treatment regimen that uses drugs to kill cancer cells, or inhibit their ability to grow. Unlike radiation and surgery, however, the medication is systemic, which means it travels throughout the body to find and attack the cancer cells that may have spread, or metastasized, to other areas. Because […]

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Screening: Why it is important to not delay
Screening: Why it is important to not delay

With the recent COVID-19 pandemic, we understand the concerns you may have about going to a medical facility for care. With rigorous protocols and precautions in place to ensure the safety of our patients, it is important you continue to be proactive about your health, especially when it comes to cancer. Screenings are a proactive […]

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Continuing treatment for cancer
Continuing treatment for cancer

At Sarah Cannon, delivering world-class cancer care has always been our highest priority. We have continued to provide in-person services such as doctor visits, evaluations, and treatments, and offer other services like virtual telehealth visits to our cancer patients. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that every patient is getting the care they need when […]

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Clinical Trials Day: What You Need to Know
Clinical Trials Day: What You Need to Know

May 20th is Clinical Trials Day, a time to honor patients enrolling on trials and raise awareness about innovative treatment options available through these studies. Sarah Cannon Research Institute has been a clinical trial leader in the majority of approved therapies over the last decade. As a leader in the field of early-phase research, Sarah […]

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Ask the expert: Common questions about COVID-19
Ask the expert: Common questions about COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to affect day-to-day lives across the world, people living with cancer are faced with specific concerns about their health. Stephanie Graff, MD, Director of the Breast Cancer Program at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at HCA Midwest Health and Associate Director of the Breast Cancer Research Program at Sarah Cannon Research Institute, answers […]

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