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Spring 2014 Issue

Momentum: Moving toward a future without cancer.

  • Bringing Cancer to Light

    Radiology’s invisible energies play lead role in cancer care

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    Bringing Cancer to Light
  • First in Line

    How genomic testing, clinical trials and big data are speeding therapies into patients’ hands

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    First in Line
  • Genetic Explorers

    The Cancer Genome Atlas is mining a treasure trove of genetic data in search of new cancer insights

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    Genetic Explorers
  • Behind the Scenes: Chemotherapy

    Brent Hendrickson allows a glimpse of a typical chemotherapy treatment.

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    Behind the Scenes:  Chemotherapy


A Closer Look

There are two computer screens on the desk of Christine Micheel, Ph.D., one constantly monitoring the Web traffic on “I can see how many people are on the website right now and where they are in the world. We get about 1,000 visits every day, and less than half are from the U.S. International […]

Spotlight On: Ovarian Cancer

Myth: Ovarian cancer does not have symptoms. Fact: It does. Cheri Barrow knows this all too well. In 2007, after months of struggling with severe bloating, reduced appetite, lower pelvic pain and hot flashes, the Elkton, Ky., school teacher went to the doctor and was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She is currently on her fifth […]

Stories of Survival

My name is Wade Hayes. I am a singer/songwriter/ musician here in Nashville. I can now add colon cancer survivor to my resume. I started this journey back in 2011. I had been experiencing symptoms for a few years such as minor bleeding and lethargy. I attributed my symptoms to heavy weightlifting and a hectic and […]