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When Rick Miskovsky was diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma, he and his wife and three children were devastated by the news. Now as a patient at the HICCC, Rick has been able to replace his fears and dire prognosis with options and hope, and he owes this all to his dedicated care team led by Dr. Charles Drake.
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Get to know one of our newest faculty members at the HICCC, Dr. Elham Azizi, and find out more about her work in developing and applying machine learning techniques to better understand the complexities of cancer.
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A pediatric cancer patient recently received a fun surprise during a treatment session when her care team transformed the radiation machine overnight into a cheerful, smiling unicorn. The five-year-old patient was so happy about the adorably decorated “unicorn machine” that she ran into the treatment room with excitement the next day.
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CancerFIT is a free exercise class for cancer patients and survivors. The co-founders, both personally touched by cancer, were motivated to start an evidence-based exercise program with the goal of countering emotional and physical stresses patients undergo while in treatment and beyond.
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Pancreatic cancer is Kerry Alvarado's third cancer diagnosis in a span of two years. An immunotherapy clinical trial has given her a positive option--and hope--as she continues to battle this tough disease.
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A new clinical trial for AL amyloidosis is paving the way for a promising treatment option for patients with the rare organ-debilitating disease.
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New HICCC member Dr. Xuebing Wu is making an impact in novel therapeutics. At the center of Dr. Wu's research interests is understanding the fundamental principles of gene regulation in human cells through integrative genomics approaches.
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Meet one of our new members at the HICCC--Nathalie Moise, MD, MS, an Irving Scholar award recipient who is investigating a personalized approach to improve psychological distress treatment in cancer patients.
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The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation has named Dr. Arnold S. Han s a 2020 recipient of its Rachleff Innovation Award.
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