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Focus on Gynecologic Cancer

Focus is the online newsletter for Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

News is posted as it happens, making Focus the most up-to-date source of information about the developments and people at the Cancer Center.

Below are all the Focus articles related specifically to gynecologic cancers. All Focus articles are also available.

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Breathe Deep, Hold, and Save Your Heart

NCCC recently installed a real-time monitoring system that allows technicians to monitor the patient as she holds a deep breath for 20 seconds, without tubes or masks, so radiation is precisely targeted.

January 27, 2014

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Cervical Cancer: Screening, Education, Hope

NCCC physicians and researchers brought information and hope to the rural village women. The data they brought back to their labs for complex analysis will provide Honduran physicians information they need to create a comprehensive national plan to fight cervical cancer in Honduras.

December 02, 2013

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Cutting-edge Cancer Care Close to Home

Cancer patients in rural regions often travel long distances for cancer care. Because of this some—especially those needing daily radiation treatments—go without treatment. We’re making it easier for patients to get high-tech cancer care close to home.

October 28, 2013

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Preventive Cancer Screenings: Make an Informed Decision

Preventive screening for cervical, colon, and breast cancers can help spot cancer early, but some tests do have drawbacks.

February 11, 2013

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Popular Pain Relievers and Bladder Cancer

Duration of ibuprofen use may be related to a reduced cancer risk, especially in those with certain genetic marker.

November 05, 2012

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Nanoparticle Therapy: Promising New Directions in Ovarian Cancer Treatment

Imagine a cancer treatment made from particles so small, they fit through the pores in capillary walls and can be readily engulfed by cells.

October 10, 2009

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