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Focus on Lymphoma & Leukemia

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 lymphoma & leukemia. All Focus articles are also available.

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Cancer with a "Double Hit"

People with double-hit lymphoma face a grim prognosis. Cancer researchers from several centers recently collaborated on a study that will help oncologists identify the best way to treat and test for this rare and deadly cancer.

October 20, 2014

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Latest Treatments, Local Care

When a tumor wrapped around her heart didn't respond to treatment, Dr. Philip Manno drew on the technology and the experience of colleagues at Norris Cotton Cancer Center to find new approaches for his patient's Hodgkin lymphoma. Now she's cancer free.

August 18, 2014

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Terry LeMasurier (center) walked the Prouty 3k after his stem-cell transplant at NCCC

From Cold to Cancer to "Ironman" 3K

A lingering Christmas cold turned serious and led to Terry LeMasurier's diagnosis of myeloma, an incurable but treatable cancer. After learning about stem cell transplants at NCCC, he traveled from Virginia for treatment at NCCC.

September 09, 2013

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Do Something to Help Fight Cancer

When someone close has cancer it's hard to know how to help. Fans of this new father will do The Prouty to help fund cancer research.

June 17, 2013

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From German Soccer Field to New Hampshire Wedding: volunteer firefighter thanks bone marrow donor for "gift of life"

Registering to be a bone marrow donor is easy. Your gift could save one life, and change many others forever.

February 25, 2013

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Managing Cancer Related Fatigue

For many patients cancer related fatigue can interfere with normal routines, and limit participation in activities that make life meaningful. Monitoring your fatigue levels, exercise, nutrition counseling, and lifestyle changes can help you cope.

February 19, 2013

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Can a Cancer Drug Combo Be Too Effective?

Even so, a new drug combination offers "real potential" in leukemia therapy, says Alan Eastman, PhD.

March 26, 2012

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The Building Blocks of a Cure

"We want to know everything about the types that resist chemotherapy so that we can raise the cure rate for all types of leukemia," says Patricia Ernst, PhD.

July 25, 2010

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He Gave Me My Life

A remarkable journey and partnership for two men.

July 20, 2010

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Dedicated to Care and Success

Cancers of the blood, marrow, and lymph nodes—the various leukemias, lymphomas, and myelomas that together are called hematological malignancies—can be stealth diseases.

July 15, 2010

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