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Quick Questions with a Cancer Researcher: Using Genetics to Address Radiation Treatment Side Effects

Quick Questions with a Cancer Researcher: Using Genetics to Address Radiation Treatment Side Effects

Sarah Kerns, Ph.D., M.P.H., conducts research in a field known as radiogenomics. Through her work with others around the nation, she hopes to find ways to use genetic markers to identify early on which patients will be more likely to develop side effects and which won’t.

Vocal Cord Cancer Survivor Receives Recognition for Supporting Other Survivors

Vocal Cord Cancer Survivor Receives Recognition for Supporting Other Survivors

Diagnosed with vocal cord cancer in 2011, Bob Crum immediately started attending meetings with SPOHNC-Rochester, a support group for patients with oral, head and neck cancers. He instantly fit right in, benefitting from the group but also helping others. 

What It’s Like to be a Cancer Patient in the Holiday Season

What It’s Like to be a Cancer Patient in the Holiday Season

And how can friends and loved ones avoid making things awkward?