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Keeping a Close Watch on Cancer

A cancer diagnosis is scary. And when the cancer has spread to other places in the body, it is often considered incurable – even scarier. However, due to progress in cancer research over the last couple of decades, even cancers that have spread can go into remission or be managed more like a chronic disease. In these scenarios, it is incredibly important to use every tool in our cancer toolbox to monitor for disease progression or recurrence. Cancers in these states can be like smoldering embers, and the sooner we know that the cancer has spread or reignited, the better chance to stomp it out again. 

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Cell-free DNA for non-invasive 
cancer management and early detection

Precision treatment for cancer relies on understanding the nature of the tumor cells, including analyzing their DNA to identify alterations that help drive cancer cell growth. Often, the analysis is performed on tumor tissue from a biopsy or surgery. However, sometimes tissue is limited or unavailable. Emerging roles for cell-free DNA analysis can overcome these challenges and much more.   

 
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Advocating with Urgency During Uncertain Times

This is the story of a client who came back from the brink of death in his battle with COVID-19. Forty-one-year-old Joseph* had no history of health problems when he, his wife, Elaine, and their daughter came down with COVID-19 last December. While his wife and daughter recovered quickly, Joseph was not so lucky.

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Tracking the latest COVID-19  developments

COVID-19 is among the most researched diseases in history and has generated public interest and conversation about the underlying science. A high volume of COVID-19 data from clinical trials, scientific journals, and drug research are emerging at a very rapid pace. 

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A Personal Journey Through Cancer

Behind every cancer diagnosis is a person with individual needs, hopes and dreams - like Hannah, a vibrant mother of three who was in the prime of her life when she was diagnosed with cancer. In that moment, she was no longer just a mother, a successful professional, or a woman who loved horseback riding - she was a cancer patient.

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Unlocking the power of complementary and alternative medicine

Our clients with cancer count on Private Health to present them with all treatment options both traditional and non-traditional. We take a comprehensive view of cancer treatments including established anti-cancer drugs and investigational therapies, but also complementary and alternative medicine.

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Charting a New Course

Imagine that one day your whole world is thrown into chaos. You’re given a diagnosis that changes everything you thought you knew about your health and alters everything you were certain of in your life. That’s what happened to Steve.

COVID-19 INSIGHTS

The Latest COVID-19 Developments

Private Health is closely monitoring the development of the COVID-19 virus and vaccines to help our clients understand the latest announcements and make the best choices for the health and safety of their families.

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Tracking the latest COVID-19  developments

COVID-19 is among the most researched diseases in history and has generated public interest and conversation about the underlying science. A high volume of COVID-19 data from clinical trials, scientific journals, and drug research are emerging at a very rapid pace. 

FEATURE ARTICLE

Tracking the latest COVID-19  developments

COVID-19 is among the most researched diseases in history and has generated public interest and conversation about the underlying science. A high volume of COVID-19 data from clinical trials, scientific journals, and drug research are emerging at a very rapid pace. 

CLIENT BRIEF

COVID-19 Vaccines

Over the course of the pandemic, Private Health Management has drawn on our core strengths and relationships to provide clients with reliable, science-based information, de-risking strategies, testing access, advisory services and clinical support for people who contracted the disease. The availability of two safe and highly effective vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna, with others on the way, makes us confident we are finally at the beginning of the end of this pandemic.

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Stopping Prostate Cancer in Its Tracks

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer amongst males, and the second leading cause of death in men. According to the Prostate Cancer Foundation 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with this cancer during their lifetime.

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COVID-19 Vaccines on The Horizon

Private Health is closely monitoring the development of COVID-19 vaccines to help our clients understand the latest announcements and when available make the best choices for the health and safety of their families.  The recent news that the clinical trials for vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna are reporting around a 95% rate of prevention from symptomatic disease is very promising.

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Flu Shots Are Especially Important This Year

Getting a flu shot is recommended every year for individuals 6 months or older. During the COVID-19 pandemic it is even more important. The two viruses are expected to circulate simultaneously and for now protecting ourselves against the flu is important to prevent hospitalization from the flu as well as to reduce the risk of having both infections at the same time.

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Curing Breast Cancer Gets Personal

A breast cancer diagnosis is still much too common. According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 8 women will receive this devastating news in their lifetime. Fortunately, our ability to beat this cancer continues to improve, especially using highly personalized treatments made possible by advancements in molecular profiling.

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No New Normal During the Pandemic

Throughout the pandemic, we hear people talk about our “new normal.” And while it’s important to understand the challenges that COVID-19 presents and to adapt our lives to stay safe, it’s also important to acknowledge that almost nothing about the last 8 months is normal. Nor is it permanent, even if it has started to feel that way.