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NEW MEDCLIPST ON CANCEREDUCATION.COM
MedClipsT allow you to watch national conferences and presentations on a variety
of cancer topics.  Below is a sampling of some MedClipsT that cover a range of
cancer topics. It's all free!

A Medical Update on Leukemia and Lymphoma from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Welcome and Introduction of Mary Ellen McFadde, R.N.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Robin Kornhaber, M.S.W., and Carson W. Jacobi,
MPH, offer a welcome to the organization's medical update. They introduce the
event's featured speaker, Mary Ellen McFadden, R.N., M.S.N., of Amgen, an oncology
clinical support specialist.
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aakx

Overview of Acute Leukemias and Mqlignant Lymphomas
Amgen's Mary Ellen McFadden, R.N., provides a cogent presentation of the key
differences in the complex group of diseases known as hematologic cancers. She
talks about evaluations, diagnoses, and treatments for Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's,
acute lymphoid leukemia (ALL), and acute myeloid leukemia (AML). What are the
differences between Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma? McFadden discusses
them.
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aaky




Skin Basics, Skin Cancer, and Melanoma, a Six-Part  MEDCLIPST Series from the
American Cancer Society's Dr. Ted Gansler

Skin Cancer and Basic Skin Anatomy
Dr. Ted Gansler of the American Cancer Society discusses skin basics, offering
an introduction to melanoma and an assessment of the impact of skin cancer. He
provides definitions and statistics and offers a primer on getting to know your
skin. He discusses various kinds of skin cancer, from the more common varieties
to the potentially lethal malignant melanoma. He reviews basic skin anatomy and
physiology.
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aakr

Skin Cancer Prevention
The American Cancer Society's Dr. Ted Gansler discusses skin basics, explaining
risk factors for melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancers and ways to prevent these
malignancies. He talks about how clothing, sunscreen, and other protective measures
can keep skin cancer at bay. 
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aaks

Recognizing Your Skin Cancer When You See It
Dr. Ted Gansler of the American Cancer Society discusses skin basics, talking
in this segment about how you can recognize your own cancer. He demonstrates
how to perform head-to-toe skin self-examination and how to recognize suspicious
skin areas that may be melanoma or basal-cell or squamous-cell carcinoma.
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aakt

Diagnosing Skin Cancer and Deciding How to Treat It
Dr. Ted Gansler of the American Cancer Society discusses skin basics, explaining
how diagnoses are made and decisions on treatment are reached. He explains the
role of medical history, physical examination, and biopsy in the diagnosis and
evaluation of skin cancers.
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aaku

Treating Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
Dr. Ted Gansler of the American Cancer Society discusses skin basics, explaining
the ways that nonmelanoma skin cancers are treated. He talks about what doctors
mean when they use such terms as lymph-node dissection, radiation therapy, photodynamic
therapy, chemoprevention with retinoids, and chemotherapy.  Dr. Gansler also
suggests important questions to ask your physician.
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aakv

Treating Melanoma
Dr. Ted Gansler of the American Cancer Society discusses skin basics, explaining
the way malignant melanoma may be treated. He explains what doctors mean when
they use such terms as  sentinel lymph node biopsy and excision, surgery, radiation
therapy, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy-including IL-2, interferon-alfa, and
vaccines.  Dr. Gansler also discusses clinical trials and emerging therapies.
He suggests questions to ask your physician and how to take an active role in
your treatment. 
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aakw

______________________________________________

NEW NEWSCLIPS ON CANCEREDUCATION.COM
NewsClips are quick audio updates on cancer put together by our very own CancerEducation.com
staff.  They aim to provide perspective for patients-and their doctors-on clinical
developments in cancer that may be hyped or oversimplified on the front pages
and on the nightly news. 

To listen to the cancer NewsClips, click on http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspagesnb/a/statyb2.cfm?pg=news

Melanoma Monday
A virus that gets around
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspagesnb/a/statyb2.cfm?pg=news

TABLE OF CONTENTS

NEW MEDCLIPST ON CANCEREDUCATION.COM
Overview of Acute Leukemias and Malignant Lymphomas

Skin basics and melanoma and their impact on society
Risk factors and prevention strategies for melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer
How you can recognize your own cancer
Diagnosing skin cancer and making treatment decisions
Treating nonmelanoma skin cancer
Treating malignant melanoma

NEW NEWSCLIPS ON CANCEREDUCATION.COM
Melanoma Monday
A discredited remedy
HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS WEEK'S CANCER NEWS
Lung cancer detected earlier with CT scan than with X-ray
Cisplatin-paclitaxel: new gold standard for advanced ovarian cancer
BRCA mutations associated with longer survival in ovarian cancer patients
Second malignancy a frequent finding in survivors of childhood Hodgkin's disease
Inhaled interleukin-2 reduces lung metastases from malignant melanoma
Genentech warns physicians of Herceptin deaths

SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION

TROUBLESHOOTING
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NEW MEDCLIPST ON CANCEREDUCATION.COM
MedClipsT allow you to watch national conferences and presentations on a variety
of cancer topics.  Below is a sampling of some MedClipsT that cover a range of
cancer topics. It's all free!

A Medical Update on Leukemia and Lymphoma from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Welcome and Introduction of Mary Ellen McFadde, R.N.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Robin Kornhaber, M.S.W., and Carson W. Jacobi,
MPH, offer a welcome to the organization's medical update. They introduce the
event's featured speaker, Mary Ellen McFadden, R.N., M.S.N., of Amgen, an oncology
clinical support specialist.
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aakx

Overview of Acute Leukemias and Mqlignant Lymphomas
Amgen's Mary Ellen McFadden, R.N., provides a cogent presentation of the key
differences in the complex group of diseases known as hematologic cancers. She
talks about evaluations, diagnoses, and treatments for Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's,
acute lymphoid leukemia (ALL), and acute myeloid leukemia (AML). What are the
differences between Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma? McFadden discusses
them.
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aaky




Skin Basics, Skin Cancer, and Melanoma, a Six-Part  MEDCLIPST Series from the
American Cancer Society's Dr. Ted Gansler

Skin Cancer and Basic Skin Anatomy
Dr. Ted Gansler of the American Cancer Society discusses skin basics, offering
an introduction to melanoma and an assessment of the impact of skin cancer. He
provides definitions and statistics and offers a primer on getting to know your
skin. He discusses various kinds of skin cancer, from the more common varieties
to the potentially lethal malignant melanoma. He reviews basic skin anatomy and
physiology.
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aakr

Skin Cancer Prevention
The American Cancer Society's Dr. Ted Gansler discusses skin basics, explaining
risk factors for melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancers and ways to prevent these
malignancies. He talks about how clothing, sunscreen, and other protective measures
can keep skin cancer at bay. 
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aaks

Recognizing Your Skin Cancer When You See It
Dr. Ted Gansler of the American Cancer Society discusses skin basics, talking
in this segment about how you can recognize your own cancer. He demonstrates
how to perform head-to-toe skin self-examination and how to recognize suspicious
skin areas that may be melanoma or basal-cell or squamous-cell carcinoma.
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aakt

Diagnosing Skin Cancer and Deciding How to Treat It
Dr. Ted Gansler of the American Cancer Society discusses skin basics, explaining
how diagnoses are made and decisions on treatment are reached. He explains the
role of medical history, physical examination, and biopsy in the diagnosis and
evaluation of skin cancers.
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aaku

Treating Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
Dr. Ted Gansler of the American Cancer Society discusses skin basics, explaining
the ways that nonmelanoma skin cancers are treated. He talks about what doctors
mean when they use such terms as lymph-node dissection, radiation therapy, photodynamic
therapy, chemoprevention with retinoids, and chemotherapy.  Dr. Gansler also
suggests important questions to ask your physician.
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aakv

Treating Melanoma
Dr. Ted Gansler of the American Cancer Society discusses skin basics, explaining
the way malignant melanoma may be treated. He explains what doctors mean when
they use such terms as  sentinel lymph node biopsy and excision, surgery, radiation
therapy, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy-including IL-2, interferon-alfa, and
vaccines.  Dr. Gansler also discusses clinical trials and emerging therapies.
He suggests questions to ask your physician and how to take an active role in
your treatment. 
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspages/medprofile.cfm?MC=aakw

______________________________________________

NEW NEWSCLIPS ON CANCEREDUCATION.COM
NewsClips are quick audio updates on cancer put together by our very own CancerEducation.com
staff.  They aim to provide perspective for patients-and their doctors-on clinical
developments in cancer that may be hyped or oversimplified on the front pages
and on the nightly news. 

To listen to the cancer NewsClips, click on http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspagesnb/a/statyb2.cfm?pg=news

Melanoma Monday
A virus that gets around
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspagesnb/a/statyb2.cfm?pg=news

______________________________________________

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS WEEK'S CANCER NEWS


** Lung cancer detected earlier with CT scan than with X-ray
Screening computed tomography (CT) detects non-small-cell lung cancer at a significantly
earlier stage than with the use of routine chest X-ray, according to study results
reported here at the 80th annual meeting of the American Association for Thoracic
Surgery.
http://www.cancereducation.com/cancersyspagesnb/a/statyb2.cfm?pg=news
 

 
 
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