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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.

Screening for a second primary cancer

Patients should know their risks, avoid "tunnel vision," says cancer prevention expert Therese Bevers, M.D.  

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From patient to resource: Survivor stresses 'the three E's'
"I was too young to plan my own funeral," jokes Bob Coomes of Atlanta about his kidney cancer diagnosis 14 years ago.

Doctor, Doctor: Four common myths about cancer doctors
When Nikesh Jasani, M.D., tells people he's an oncologist, they tell him that must be depressing. Not so, he says.

Research briefs
Do cancer vaccines fail because the killer T cells aimed at tumors prefer to target the vaccination site? More on that, and the first drug to control recurrent low-grade serous ovarian cancer. 
Chronic hepatitis B infection: Silent threat after cancer treatment
Cancer patients with chronic hepatitis B infection are at risk for reactivation of the virus after chemotherapy.

Cancer Survivorship Conference, Sept. 27-28
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., Ph.D., is the keynote speaker for Anderson Network's 25th annual conference for patients, survivors and caregivers. Registration begins June 3.