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Clinical Trials 101: Everything You Need To Know
Clinical Trials 101: Everything You Need To Know

Clinical trials, also known as medical research studies, are carefully designed tests that assess the safety, effectiveness, and benefits of potential new treatments administered under the supervision of a physician. What is First-In-Human, Phase I and Phase II? Clinical trials involve several phases of a potential new treatment’s development, including: Phase I: Testing the safety […]

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What Causes Skin Cancer & How To Prevent It
What Causes Skin Cancer & How To Prevent It

According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, with more than 5.4 million cases of basal and squamous cell skin cancer diagnosed annually. These are serious statistics, yet too many people are unaware of the causes of skin cancer and the measures that you can take to lower your risk of developing skin […]

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Full-Body Skin Exam: What To Expect
Full-Body Skin Exam: What To Expect

Early detection is key for skin cancer. Starting at age 20, in addition to performing regular full-body skin self-exams, you should have skin exams by your doctor. Here is what you can expect at a full-body skin exam with your dermatologist. Who performs the exam? A dermatologist will typically perform a full-body skin exam. You […]

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Melanoma: What You Should Know
Melanoma: What You Should Know

Meredith McKean, MD, MPH, Associate Director, Melanoma and Skin Cancer Research, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, shares what you should know about melanoma, including ways to help lower your risk and the advancements in the treatment of melanoma.  If you have questions about melanoma, call askSARAH now at (844) 482-4812 to speak to a nurse who is specially trained […]

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6 Tips for Navigating the Challenges of Summer
6 Tips for Navigating the Challenges of Summer

Summer can be a challenging time for someone going through cancer treatment. Gwen Spector, Complex GI Nurse Navigator at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Medical City Healthcare, shares tips on how to prevent problems that may take the fun out of your summer plans. These are general recommendations and do not take the place of […]

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