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Harnessing the Immune System to Fight Colon Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. The American Cancer Society’s estimates that almost 101,420 new cases of colon cancer will be diagnosed in 2019. While chemotherapy is still used to prevent recurrence of early stage colon cancer and treatment of advanced/metastatic colon cancer,… read more

GET THE FACTS ABOUT MULTIPLE MYELOMA

YOU’RE INVITED An Overview of Multiple Myeloma Presented by Luis Villacrresis Vargas Zuniga, RN OCN BSM How well do you understand multiple myeloma? This presentation describes what it is, how it’s diagnosed, and the importance of setting goals with your health care team. We’ll also review the types of treatment options available and the impact these… read more

BLOOD CANCER CONFERENCE NORTHERN CA 2019

This Blood Cancer Conference (BCC) is one of many programs developed by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to meet the needs of patients, survivors, families and oncology professionals, the people who deal with blood cancer every day and the people who care for them. BCC attendees receive the most current information and access to… read more

Annual Hematology Conference Outlines New Standard of Care for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

By Robert Robles, MD The American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting was held in San Diego at the beginning of December, 2018. An international crowd of 28,000 Hematologists and Oncologists were in attendance. The most important development reported concerned treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, the most common leukemia in North America and Western Europe. A… read more

Many Faces of Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Lafayette Library – Contra Costa County Library 3491 Mount Diablo Boulevard, Lafayette, California 94549 Patients and caregivers are invited to attend this free education program focusing on the unique issues of blood cancer patients. A panel of medical experts will discuss current treatments and emerging,… read more

The Many Faces of Breast Cancer – Full seminar recorded