How supportive care teams help dying cancer patients

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Download from itunes: http://bit.ly/VjNLcp . The time has come to say, “Your cancer is terminal and you need to get your life in order.” Who has this difficult job and how can they help ease the pain? David Hui, M.D., medical director of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, and Chaplain Steven Thorney, are part of MD Anderson’s Supportive Care Center. Here they help patients get their physical and emotional symptoms under control and work with them to establish end-of-life...

Facts about myelodysplastic syndrome

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Around 15,000 people in the United States are diagnosed each year with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). MDS occurs when the bone marrow does not properly produce one or more of the following: red blood cells, white blood cells and/or platelets. In the past it was thought MDS was only deadly when it developed into acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), but current research shows MDS can be fatal without reaching the stage of AML. Guillermo Garcia-Manero, M.D., professor in Leukemia, explains the...

Quertle

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Introduction to the Quertle biomedical literature search engine

20121023 - Protein Prediction 2 - Burkhard Rost - Individualized health

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Date: 20121023

Course: Protein Prediction 2

Title: Individualized health

Lecturer: Burkhard Rost

Melanoma in Immunosuppressed Patients

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Dr. Jerry Brewer, a Dermatologic Surgeon from the Department of Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the October 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, where he unmasks a previously unknown higher risk for melanoma in immunosuppressed and transplant patients. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00730-6/fulltext Visit the Mayo Clinic Proceedings website: www.MayoClinicProceedings.org Find more videos:...

The High Cost of Cancer Drugs and What We Can do About it.

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Dr. S. Vincent Rajkumar, a Hematologist from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the October 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, where he explains the reasons behind the high cost of cancer treatments in the US and provides several considerations for reducing these expenses. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00738-0/fulltext Visit the Mayo Clinic Proceedings website: www.MayoClinicProceedings.org Find more videos:...