Connections

Your source for the latest Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center news and information: November 1, 2010.

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Keeping a healthy weight through treatment and beyond
Maintaining a healthy weight is important at all times of life, but it becomes more critical and more difficult during cancer treatment.

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From the Bench...
 Researchers hone in on treatment targets for ovarian cancer
Gynecologic Cancer Research Program Director Michael Birrer, MD, PhD explains how ovarian tumor discoveries in the lab are already impacting patient care. Watch video.
To the Bedside...


Palliative care improves quality of life for lung cancer patients
Once seen as ‘end of life’ care, palliative care is now being used to help patients improve quality of life at all stages of treatment. Watch video
To the Community


Cancer Center patient takes action on stomach cancer awareness
Two years after preventive stomach removal surgery saved her from cancer treatment, Karen Chelcun-Schrieber lobbied congress to designate November as Stomach Cancer Awareness Month.
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Stefanie Ryan, LMHC
Expressive Arts Therapist, HOPES Program Illuminations Program Manager
In the News




Mass General teams up with Patriots to Kick Cancer
Season-long New England Patriots Charitable Foundation initiative seeks to raise cancer awareness

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