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The Future of Cancer in America

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Cancer, a difficult and sometimes deadly disease, has affected people for centuries. Each year, there will be an estimated 1.6 Million new cancer cases in the United States. What is the future of cancer and cancer treatment? Will we one day find a cure? This is a burdensome question to answer, but there is reason […]

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Rosemary’s Ally in the Fight of Her Life

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Rosemary was diagnosed with cancer in 2009. After two unsuccessful treatment attempts, she was referred to Dr. Fadi Braiteh at Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, an award-winning oncology practice that specializes in progressive cancer treatment and clinical research. Dr. Braiteh, a Comprehensive Cancer Centers physician, explained that his colleague referred Rosemary to him after he […]

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Staying Healthy and Preventing Cancer in the New Year

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The beginning of a new year is a time to reflect on our lives, our health and our happiness. Many use this time to create New Year’s resolutions in an effort to lead healthier lives. For your New Year’s resolution, make the choice to live active and healthy to help prevent cancer. Some cancer related […]

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Teamwork in Cancer Treatment Saves Lives

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Comprehensive means bringing the best of the best together. Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada is focused on bringing the best together to heal you. Our award-winning cancer treatment center specializes in medical oncology, hematology, radiation oncology, breast surgery, pulmonary medicine and clinical research. Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada includes physicians, nurses and healthcare professionals all […]

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Cancer: A Quick History

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Cancer is a term given to a group of more than 100 different diseases. While each cancer has a different genetic makeup, they all start from the uncontrollable growth of abnormal cells in the body. Some of the earliest evidence of cancer is found in fossilized bone tumors and ancient Egyptian manuscripts. The oldest description […]

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Blood Cancer Basics

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The physicians at Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, an affiliate of The US Oncology Network and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, treat many cancer types including hematologic cancers, or blood cancers. Blood cancer usually starts in the bone marrow where blood is produced and affects the production of normal blood cells. With most blood cancer […]

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Coping with Cancer During the Holidays

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The holidays are traditionally a time of celebration. For those coping with cancer, the holidays become more challenging. Listed below are a few tips for coping with and enjoying the holiday season despite a cancer diagnosis or going through cancer treatment: –          Make plans to get together with friends, family or coworkers. Take this time […]

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The Voice of a Cancer Patient

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William is a cancer patient with Comprehensive Care Centers of Nevada. This is his story on how Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang and Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada helped him successfully treat cancer through clinical research.   William’s story started in 2011 when he discovered he had blood in his urine, which he originally thought might be […]

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Dr. Schwartz Visits UNLV

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Dr. Matthew Schwartz graduated with a major in cell and molecular biology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and went on to receive his medical degree and specialize in radiation oncology for cancer treatment. He is currently a radiation oncologist with Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada and is serving as a member of […]

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