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    1. Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Advances in Treatment

      Chemotherapy once was the only medicine doctors could prescribe to someone with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Times have changed. There are not only advances in the chemotherapy itself, but there are new kinds of medications to treat this disease. One group of the drugs changes the way certain

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    2. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: When You Need More Than One Treatment

      “We work in a team when it comes to planning care for a lung cancer patient,” says Steven E. Schild, MD, professor and chairman of the department of radiation oncology at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz. This means that you will be working with one or more of the following specialists: Pulmonolo

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    3. Chemotherapy Nausea: Questions to Ask Your Doctor

      If you're about to start chemotherapy, you might be worried about side effects. But nausea and vomiting aren't inevitable. The key is to take an active role in your care. Be open with your doctor about your concerns before and during treatment. Asking the right questions now could prevent problems l

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    4. Lung Cancer: Cutting-Edge Treatments

      Recent advances in diagnostics and therapy are raising survival rates of those diagnosed with lung cancer, with more exciting developments on the horizon. One such recent advance involves giving chemotherapy after the surgical removal of a tumor. "Two years ago, we didn't recommend the therapy becau

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    5. Burgers, Slaw -- and Salmonella

      Summer in Iowa ... ahh, there's nothing like it. High temperatures and high humidities -- neither of which seem to wither the spirits of hearty Iowans. Parks are filled with large family picnics, where good food is always a major attraction. Fried chicken, burgers on the grill, and Grandma's homemad

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