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9-year-old cancer survivor reunited with the man who saved his life

In January 2017, 9-year-old Sawyer Dyer was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a rare form of leukemia for a child, and one of the most difficult types of cancer to treat. Sawyer’s parents were told that he only had a 20 percent chance of surviving his cancer, but Sawyer’s story doesn’t end there. Today,…
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Aretha Franklin dies of rare pancreatic cancer. What we know about it.

The news was released Thursday that Aretha Franklin, known as the “Queen of Soul,” died of a rare form of pancreatic cancer. Eric Liu, MD, a neuroendocrine tumor surgeon with Sarah Cannon at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center addressed key questions about this diagnosis below. What type of pancreatic cancer did Aretha Franklin have? When discussing…
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As you battle cancer: Letter of hope, letter to you

We at HCA Healthcare believe that everyone has a story to tell, and those stories can help inspire, give hope, and empower people facing cancer. That’s why, last fall, Sarah Cannon, our Cancer Institute, introduced its Letter to Me campaign from Band Against Cancer. The concept was simple – write a letter to reach patients…
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A look ahead to 2018 advancements in cancer research with Dr. Spigel

There were many exciting developments in cancer research and care in 2017, including advances in immunotherapy, precision medicine, and prevention. David Spigel, MD, Chief Scientific Officer; Director of Lung Cancer Research Program at Sarah Cannon, HCA’s global cancer institute, recently discussed on Fox & Friends innovations made in the past year, and what is on…
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