Patient benefits of the Norton Cancer Institute’s multidisciplinary clinics

At Norton Cancer Institute, our goal is to have newly diagnosed cancer patients meet all the potential providers who could be part of their care. With that in mind — and more — we’ve established multidisciplinary […]

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HPV and your lesbian patients

Lesbians may be at higher risk for HPV because of historical health care barriers that may have caused reluctance to get preventive screenings. Making matters worse, much of the discussion around sexually transmitted infections (STIs) […]

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Screening for lung, colon and breast cancers take priority

After many put off their preventive cancer screenings, Norton Cancer Institute is working to screen as many people as possible as early as possible for lung, colon and breast cancers. Adding urgency to the effort, […]

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Optimizing leukemia/lymphoma care with a multidisciplinary team

The most effective way to optimize patient care revolves around a combination of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, social workers and case managers. Members of the team work together to help with decision-making in each […]

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Access to evolving clinical science close to home

Norton Cancer Institute’s clinical research program was developed to ensure that cancer patients in our community and region have access to evolving clinical science. Guided by an experienced cadre of physicians and supported by a […]

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Groundbreaking research and exceptional care come with Norton Children’s Cancer Institute/UofL School of Medicine affiliation

This is an exciting time for Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine. The clinical-academic partnership for all pediatric hematology/oncology inpatient, outpatient and pediatric infusion care provides more integrated care options, […]

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Treating the whole patient at Norton Cancer Institute Women’s Cancer Center

Norton Cancer Institute Women’s Cancer Center has a beautiful new home in Medical Towers South (234 E. Gray St.) that reflects our goal of treating the whole person. Clinicians share the remodeled downtown clinic space […]

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The latest advancements in pediatric cancer research for patients in Louisville and Southern Indiana

At any time, Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, is participating in dozens of clinical trials, representing a wide gamut of diagnoses and moving our understanding of childhood cancers forward. […]

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Pelvis osteosarcoma study: A complex biplane osteotomy maintains pelvic ring continuity

The patient A 31-year-old otherwise healthy man presented with an enlarging and increasingly symptomatic left posterior ilium tumor. Biopsy revealed high grade osteosarcoma. Additional staging studies demonstrated no distant metastases. He was treated with neoadjuvant […]

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Orthopedic oncologist describes multidisciplinary care

Specialists at Norton Orthopedic Institute and Norton Cancer Institute work together in a team approach for treatment of bone and soft tissue tumors. As an orthopedic oncologist, I work closely with medical and radiation oncologists, […]

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New lung cancer screening guidelines draw attention to prevalence in Black men

In its March 2021 revised guidelines for lung cancer screening, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPTF) noted Black men have a higher incidence of lung cancer than white men, and Black women have a […]

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Study finds low pain in breast cancer patients treated with palbociclib

Patients with advanced/unresectable or metastatic breast cancer treated with palbociclib combination therapy experienced low levels of baseline pain and fatigue, a recent study found. The study is apparently one of the first outside a clinical […]

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