November 13, 2015
UPMC CancerCenter. Centered on cancer. Focused on you.
There’s no question — a cancer diagnosis can be frightening. And dealing with the psychological aspects of the diagnosis are just as important as treating the cancer itself.
After a cancer diagnosis, you can continue living life to the fullest. UMPC CancerCenter can help you on your journey. It covers all bases: Offering patients the latest advances in cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment. Additionally, UPMC CancerCenter uses integrative oncology to help cancer patients: modalities that include yoga, meditation, therapeutic massage, and more.
Dr. Lanie Francis, Medical Oncologist and Director of the Integrative Oncology Program at UPMC CancerCenter, joins us to explain how (through research and continued innovation in cancer treatments) there is more hope now than ever before.
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.