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Understanding Leukemia: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Leukemia is a broad term for blood cancers. There are different types of leukemia that are categorized by how fast the disease progresses. Leukemia can be either “acute” and fast-growing...

Colonoscopy Remains Proven Gold Standard: Do Not Delay Your Screening

"Colonoscopy remains the proven gold standard. There are numerous concerns with the way data was collected and presented in this study,” explains Roger Klein, MD, chair of gastroenterology at Summit...

Nurse Navigation: A Guide Through Oncology Care

When diagnosed with cancer, Summit Health patient Bekki Martin received invaluable cancer care from Summit Health nurse navigator, Karen Loewen, RN. Learn more about Bekki's story and nurse navigation.

Ovarian Cancer: A Grateful Patient Story

Summit Health patient Llyn was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer, which is the second most common gynecologic cancer in the U.S. Learn about how Llyn treated ovarian cancer at...

Considering Biosimilars: A Safe and Effective Treatment Option

Biosimilars are more accessible and less costly treatment options for diseases like diabetes and psoriasis than biologics. Learn more about the benefits of biosimilars and how Summit Health uses biosimilars.

Cancer and Team-based Supportive Care: Fighting for What’s Important

Supportive care is specialized medical care for people with severe illnesses. Learn more about supportive cancer care with Summit Health oncologists and supportive care experts in New Jersey.

Using Nutrition Services to Live a Healthy Life

Everyone knows eating healthy is important. Nutritious foods keep our bodies in tip-top shape, give us energy, and have a positive effect on our mood. We all know there are...

Immunotherapy: Another Weapon in the Fight Against Cancer

Cancer treatment often brings standard therapies like chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery to mind; however, over the past few decades, immunotherapy has emerged as another important treatment option for some cancers...

Kicking the Habit: Facts About Quitting Smoking

Do you have a smoking problem and need the motivation to finally kick the habit? You're not alone. Quitting smoking is a worthwhile goal if you want to start living...

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