Preparing the Next Generation of Clinical Pharmacists

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Most undergraduate pharmacy education involves didactic learning, with little patient contact until late in the process, says Joel LaJeunesse, vice president for the Division of Pharmacy. But, at MD Anderson, pharmacy residents get plenty of direct patient contact through the Pharmacy Graduate Year 2 (PGY2) program. PGY2 allows those who've completed a one-year residency in pharmacy to specialize in one of two areas for another year. Six residents specialize in oncology; two focus on...

Patient Discusses Clinical Trial For Advanced Breast Cancer

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Seven years ago, Suzanne Hebert was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer that spread to her liver and bones. After four rounds of chemotherapy and decreasing response rates, she decided it was time for a change. That change came after advice from a friend, who also had advanced breast cancer, and was enrolled on a clinical trial at MD Anderson. The trial combined two drugs, everolimus, and a hormone therapy called arimidex. A different trial named BOLERO-2, or Breast Cancer Trials of...

Combination Drug Therapy Promising For Women With Advanced Breast Cancer

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Gabriel Hortobagyi, M.D., professor and chair of MD Anderson's Department of Breast Medical Oncology, discusses the BOLERO-2 trial and the implications for patients.

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis: A Case Series of 98 Patients.

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Dr. Jason Szostek, internist in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the February 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings describing a phenomena of relief from cyclical vomiting after long term use of marijuana by hot showers. Available at:
http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00026-7/fulltext

Blurred Boundaries: The Therapeutics and Politics of Medical Marijuana.

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Dr. J. Michael Bostwick, Professor of psychiatry at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the February 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the potential benefits and current legal limitations for including marijuana in medical research. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00021-8/fulltext

Eminence Organic VitaSkin Vitamins For Skin Health

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Kind of a newer concept, but lets improve your skin's beauty from the inside out. In this video founder and owner of Eminence skincare Boldijarre Koronczay explains how to make your skin shine by taking internal supplements. http://www.skincarebyalana.com/eminence-organics/