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Coronavirus: Ohio State study to see if pandemic affected cancer treatment

The coronavirus is affecting us all in many different ways, including our lifestyles and health care routines. A group of Ohio State University researchers will be conducting a survey to see how much COVID-19 has impacted the ability of Ohioans to seek testing and treatment for cancer, how much it…...

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To Do the Therapy & MRI Follow-up or Not in the Midst of COVID-19 Pandemic: “New Normal” Treatment Guidelines for Brain Tumor Patients

Note: This is part two of Dr. Michael Wang’s series that specifically addresses Brain Cancer Treatment during the Coronavirus Pandemic. You can read part one here. Michael Wang, MD., Ph.D., member of AFCR Scientific Advisory Board In addition to surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy are the other two major medical procedures…...

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To Do the Surgery or Not in the Midst of COVID-19 Pandemic: “New Normal” Treatment Guidelines for Brain Tumor Patients

Michael Wang, MD., Ph.D., member of AFCR Scientific Advisory Board With today being the first day of May, Brain Tumor Awareness Month, I wish to highlight for you a recently produced set of best practices and guidelines pertaining to brain cancer and COVID-19. Glioblastoma, also known as glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), is the…...

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Antibody Testing May Not Give You the Back-to-Work Safety Pass as Expected

Michael Wang, MD., Ph.D., member of AFCR Scientific Advisory Board With a phased reopening starting.....

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Multi-functional Antibodies: New Immunotherapy for Advanced Cancer

Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide, with 18 million new cases in 2018 and 9.6 million deaths.....

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Healthy Garden Teriyaki Stir-Fry

This stir-fry of green vegetables is a healthy meal for a holiday that also helps mark the middle of spring—the season of renewal....

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Colorectal Cancer: A Serious, But Preventable Disease

Colorectal cancer is a killer worldwide, claiming at least 500,000 lives every year. In Hong Kong, it is the most common of all cancers with over 5,000 new cases diagnosed annually. Although colorectal cancer can be a devastating disease, it is also very preventable thanks to the development of advanced…...

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“Healthy People” Near You May Quietly Spread Coronavirus

Michael Wang, MD., Ph.D., member of AFCR Scientific Advisory Board The total number of confirmed COVID-19 infection cases has reached 570,000 in the U.S., which is the highest figure in the world. “Tens of millions of Americans have been staying at homes for weeks; why are so many new cases…...

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‘Should I Continue my Scheduled Cancer Treatment During the Coronavirus Pandemic?’ And Other Questions Answered

Michael Wang, MD., Ph.D., member of AFCR Scientific Advisory Board The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has surpassed 1.4 million. With varying public health responses across countries, there is still no clear prediction for when the number of cases will peak. This severe situation creates challenges for cancer patients…...

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What Should Cancer Patients Do to Prevent COVID-19 Infection?

Michael Wang, MD., Ph.D., member of AFCR Scientific Advisory Board The pandemic associated with coronavirus disease COVID-19 is particularly dangerous for someone with cancer, whose body’s primary defense mechanism, the human immune system, is weaker than that of a healthy person. Simply put, so-called immunosuppressed individuals are at higher risk of…...

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