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    Oncology Influencers Share Insights, Perspectives at 3rd Annual Blogger Summit

    Earlier this week, top oncology bloggers and online influencers gathered in Gaithersburg, Maryland for the 3rd Annual AstraZeneca Oncology Blogger Summit, which offered an opportunity to network, hear from experts about relevant topics, and share best practices for engaging with their online communities.

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    Let’s Talk Men’s Heart Health

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men in the United States, with approximately one in every four male deaths resulting due to a form of the disease. With Men’s Health Week this week and Father’s Day coming up this weekend, it’s a great time to help increase awareness of heart disease and encourage early detection and proper treatment for you and the men in your life.

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    E-Patient Dave: “The Internet Brings Patients Together”

    The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting is upon us, and – more than ever – it promises to be a highly social (as in social media) event for doctors, caregivers, industry and patients.

    Actually, let’s make that e-patients.

    E-patients are at the center of an important and growing movement in which patients are connecting online with fellow patients to become more informed and more involved in their health care.

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    Quick Guide to Top Oncology Terminology

    New approaches to diagnosing and treating cancer are being discovered and implemented every year. The rapid evolution of terminology and new treatment concepts can be daunting for those not working directly in the medical or research fields.

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    Raising Awareness on World Thyroid Day

    By Gary Bloom, Executive Director, ThyCa
    As a 20-year thyroid cancer survivor and Executive Director of ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, I recognize World Thyroid Day as an opportunity to highlight the importance of early detection and to raise awareness of the many types of thyroid cancer.

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    Gout Is Serious, But Do You Know Why?

    As the prevalence of gout continues to rise, with currently more than 8.3 million Americans affected, misconceptions and stigma about this painful disease remain widespread. This Gout Awareness Day, observed nationally on May 22, AstraZeneca is helping to raise awareness of this disease, which can have significant impact on a patient’s quality of life.

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    Women in Leadership: Progress and Obstacles

    How do women successfully advance in their careers, and where is more support needed? These questions and others were raised during a recent thought leader dinner, hosted by AstraZeneca in partnership with the National Journal, and moderated by Emily Lenzner, Vice President of Global Communications, Atlantic Media.

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    Help Manage Type 2 Diabetes with AZ Patient Support Programs

    Managing type 2 diabetes can be challenging, if not sometimes overwhelming. With more than 29 million Americans living with diabetes, AstraZeneca has developed a number of resources that help people living with diabetes navigate their own personal journey with the condition while establishing healthy habits.

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    DiabetesSisters: Empowering Women with Diabetes

    Being diagnosed with diabetes as a young woman in the early 1990s, I was astounded by the lack of services and resources available to women like me. Facing a new and complex diagnosis as a teenager, I experienced firsthand the obstacles associated with diabetes.

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    Personalized Healthcare: Early Diagnostics, More Targeted Treatment

    Families will come together to celebrate Mother’s Day this Sunday, the same day Women’s Health Week begins in the United States. This time of year, in particular, makes me reflect on the opportunity we have in healthcare to profoundly impact the future of women’s health.

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Women in Leadership: Progress and Obstacles

How do women successfully advance in their careers, and where is more support needed? These questions and others were raised during a recent thought leader dinner, hosted by AstraZeneca in partnership with the National Journal, and moderated by Emily Lenzner, Vice President of Global Communications, Atlantic Media.

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Women in Leadership: Progress and Obstacles

How do women successfully advance in their careers, and where is more support needed? These questions and others were raised during a recent thought leader dinner, hosted by AstraZeneca in partnership with the National Journal, and moderated by Emily Lenzner, Vice President of Global Communications, Atlantic Media.