Thursday, May 18, 2017

When should I see a dermatologist?

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Also: Signs and symptoms of esophageal cancer
Also: Signs and symptoms of esophageal cancer
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
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Spotlight E-Newsletter
May 18, 2017
Thanh Barbie, MD
Thanh Barbie, MD, a breast surgeon in the Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers, sets the record straight.
skin examination
While many Americans see dermatologists for issues unrelated to cancer, few know when to see one for skin cancer screenings, or how often to go.
T lymphocytes
Uncovering more of the iceberg will take a deeper understanding of how the immune response is controlled and the tools or treatments to manipulate it for clinical benefit.
Also in this issue
slide of esophageal cancer
While relatively uncommon in the United States, esophageal cancer is often challenging to diagnose and treat, as it usually doesn't cause symptoms until the cancer has already advanced. View our slideshow to learn what signs and symptoms to look out for.
Carter Mock and Ollie the Pug
Investigating the similarities in dog and human osteosarcoma and conducting clinical trials in dogs with osteosarcoma will really help us design the best trials for children with this cancer. And, we will help dogs with osteosarcoma at the same time.
Jeffrey Meyerhardt, MD
Call 1-877-442-3324 or connect online. We are committed to providing the most advanced and compassionate care possible. First appointments are often available within 24 hours.
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