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Network features topics of interest to cancer patients, loved ones, caregivers and health care professionals. Topics include clinical trials, treatments, research, coping resources and patient profiles.

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Neuropathy: Shedding Light on 'A Scary Prognosis'

Patrick Dougherty, Ph.D., is passionate about finding the cause of pain. He and his research team explore why some chemotherapy patients develop chronic peripheral neuropathy, a common and debilitating side effect of chemotherapy.

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Pastor Undaunted by Cancer


Baptist minister Jonathan Cobb preaches the message of hope and renewal a cancer diagnosis can bring.

Uterine Cancer Strikes Suddenly

Florence Arya was on top of the world until she discovered she had a rare and aggressive form of uterine cancer.

Research Briefs

Study on risk of secondary cancers after radiation, new vaccine for advanced melanoma, CT screening to detect lung cancer.

Breast Cancer Patient: Pain Calls for Resourcefulness

"Dark chocolate, music, exercise," Dara Insley pauses. "Crying. Praying." How a breast cancer patient deals with lingering pain after cancer treatment.

Pain Expert Punctures Myths

Speak up to your health care team about your pain, says Rob Yates, a physician assistant in the Department of Pain Medicine.