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Keeping Up with Seismic Growth in Genetic Testing

Published on September 23, 2016 By Michele

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There has been a seismic increase in the number of laboratories and genetic tests and studies since 2013, due in part to the Supreme Court ruling that human genes are not patentable.  More and more labs are offering testing and multigene panels, new genes and gene mutations are being identified each and every day.  While […]

New Drug for Mantle Cell Lymphoma

Published on November 6, 2015 By Michele

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A new combination treatment eliminating many of the side effects of traditional chemotherapy for mantle cell lymphoma has shown favorable response in a two-year trial according to Weill Cornell Medicine research.  The pill Lenalidomide, taken in combination with the antibody Rituximab shrunk tumor size by more than more than half in 90% of the patients enrolled […]

Create Your Dream Job

Published on May 9, 2015 By Michele

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Lots of people look for their dream job in Cancer Registry, but few ever define what that dream job really is.  Often a person’s idea of a dream job is based on their desires, or even fantasies, instead of what is realistic. So, first, let’s look at what a dream job is not a job that: […]

Cancer Registry Resource

Published on April 11, 2014 By Michele

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Cancer Registrars need good, up-to-date resources on the diagnosis, treatment and clinical progression of malignancies.  Evidence-based medicine has found its way into the Cancer Registry and case abstracts should also document the diagnostic workup and treatment the patient received in comparison to evidence-based medicine. If you are a cancer registrar who is looking for a […]

Mother Sings a Precious Song to Her Dying Daughter

Published on March 2, 2014 By Michele

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As cancer registrars we should never forget the real purpose behind our work!

Gayla is a cancer registrar!

Published on November 2, 2013 By Michele

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Look at Gayla’s vision of a cancer registrar!

Peggy is a cancer registrar!

Published on November 2, 2013 By Michele

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Look at Peggy’s vision of a cancer registrar!

Jenny is a cancer registrar!

Published on November 2, 2013 By Michele

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Thank you Jenny for your vision!

Cathy is a cancer registrar!

Published on November 2, 2013 By Michele

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Sheri is a cancer registrar!

Published on November 1, 2013 By Michele

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Thank you Sheri for sending us your vision of a Cancer Registrar!