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Hepatitis C Virus Infection and Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer: A Retrospective Chart Analysis

Saptaparni Ghosh, et al., The Oncologist

Currently, there are no guidelines for chemotherapy administration in hepatitis C virus-positive patients with breast cancer. This article addresses the knowledge gap, comparing breast cancer patients with and without concurrent hepatitis C virus to determine level of tolerance to treatment.



Dr. Don DizonDiscussions with Don S. Dizon

Don S. Dizon is the Director of Women's Cancers at Lifespan Cancer Institute, Founder of The Oncology Sexual Health First Responders Clinic at Lifespan Cancer Institute, and Director of Medical Oncology at Rhode Island Hospital. Dr. Dizon is a Professor of Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.


In this month's blog post, Don Dizon and his colleague Mary Anne Fenton discuss her career in oncology and how the profession has changed over the past 20 years.
In this month's blog, Don Dizon and patient advocate Stacey Tinianov reflect on the power words can have when communicating about cancer with patients. They also discuss how the meaning of words can be fluid and dependent on individual context.
In this month's blog post, Don Dizon discusses advocacy with Young Survival Coalition CEO, Jennifer Merschdorf.


As we monitor and respond to the COVID-19 outbreak, we at AlphaMed Press know how important every update and new piece of information is to reaching the goal of ending this pandemic. Below you can find helpful links to the latest research and findings.