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Finding Cancer's Fingerprint

Finding Cancer's Fingerprint

In cancer, pathology plays a key role in determining treatment options. Using a microscope to examine cells and tissue collected from a biopsy, pathologists can identify what type of cancer a patient has and its stage. For decades, that was enough information for oncologists to predict the likely course of the disease and to plan treatment. 

The Story of Brain Mapping

The Story of Brain Mapping

How new science is helping surgeons remove tumors without disrupting a patient's livelihood

Celebrating Nurse Scientists

Celebrating Nurse Scientists

Patients prosper when the "bench" is stationed at the "bedside"

Caregiving, holidays and the art of negotiation

Caregiving, holidays and the art of negotiation

Holidays and other big occasions come with traditions to uphold and expectations to meet. Cancer can change all of that — leaving you and your loved ones to negotiate what to do when what you want and what’s realistic aren’t the same. Talking about it is crucial, even though it may be uncomfortable.

How do I quit smoking? Create a plan to kick the habit

How do I quit smoking? Create a plan to kick the habit

So you're ready to give up smoking. Now what? Nurse practitioner Patricia Mallaber with Wilmot's Tobacco Dependence Treatment Program offers some tips.