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Understanding Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma; rare neuroendocrine tumors that can dramatically impact survival in people of all ages. Every year in the US, fewer than 8 out of one million people are diagnosed with pheo or para tumors.  But as many as 130,000 people are living with the disease in the US, although that number may be higher due to underdiagnosis.  If pheo and para tumors are not diagnosed and appropriately treated, the disease will likely be fatal Dr. Joseph Dillon, Co-Director of the Neuroendocrine Tumor Clinic at the University of Iowa educates us on these rare tumors, symptoms to be aware of, and how patients should proceed if they are diagnosed.

Clinical trials are an opportunity for patients to receive promising new therapies, but they can be difficult to navigate. Learn how The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Clinical Trial Support Center is helping guide patients.

There are approximately 7,000 known rare diseases, but only 5% of them have an approved treatment. Learn how early intervention, proper management strategies, and clinical trials are key for rare disease patients. 

Friedreich’s Ataxia is a progressive and debilitating neurological disorder. It's important to recognize symptoms and obtain an early diagnosis to properly manage the condition.

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