Treatment Options Multiply for Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma

Treatment Options Multiply for Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma

After decades on the sidelines, research in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) has exploded in recent years, bringing patients with this rare disease new opportunities for
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VA Research Offers Reassurance on Safety of TKIs for Kidney Cancer

VA Research Offers Reassurance on Safety of TKIs for Kidney Cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of several tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) over the last decade has substantially improved outcomes for patients with metastatic
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VA Leads Nation in Addressing Healthcare Disparities

VA Leads Nation in Addressing Healthcare Disparities

Shifting demographics and commitment to creating an integrated network that combines community providers and VA facilities has propelled the agency into a leadership position in
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"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do...

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do…

Pam, our friends Karon and Toni, and I had been looking forward to a week sailing our Gemini 105Mc catamaran, Family Knot, exploring the Chesapeake
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