Category Archives: Research

Frankly speaking about the drug shortage (Part 4)

We are at the halfway point in this series!  Yet to come is today’s synopsis from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and in the final 2 entries, an opportunity to understand the thoughts of Pfizer (who manufactures both brand … Continue reading

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Frankly speaking about the drug shortage (Part 3)

Thank you for coming back for part 3 of this discussion.  If you are new today, I would suggest you take a quick look at the previous blogs building up to today. So far, we have covered an overview of … Continue reading

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Frankly speaking about the drug shortage (Part 1)

Thank you in advance for your interest in this topic and for your commitment to reading a series of blogs which are required because of the nature of this important topic. On February 29 and March 1, 2012, I was … Continue reading

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CSC’s Research & Training Institute validates need for cancer support

In 2008, the Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust began working with the Cancer Support Community (CSC) to locate a home in Fairmount Park for a first-of-its kind cancer Research and Training Institute (RTI). First opened in 2009, the RTI is … Continue reading

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Tissue freezing may be key to giving some cancer patients the chance to have children

Recent experimental treatments might be integral to giving young people with cancer the chance to bear their own biological children.Chemotherapy and radiation treatments for certain types of cancer can pose the risk of sterilization, a problem that just lately has … Continue reading

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