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Innovative Technology Improves Detection of Bladder Cancer
MedStar Washington Hospital Center now offers Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview®, a new, FDA-approved technology used to pinpoint bladder tumors in patients with known or suspected bladder cancer.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Recognizes Nurse Joy Moore as 2015 Hematology/Oncology Nurse of the Year
The National Capital Area Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has named Joy Moore, RN, the 2015 Hematology/Oncology Nurse of the Year. Moore is a veteran nurse in the oncology unit at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. The award honors nurses who make a difference in the treatment of patients with blood cancers and are at the forefront of patient care.

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What Every Woman Needs to Know About Breast Cancer
Cancer specialists at the Washington Cancer Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center will host an informational symposium and panel discussion concerning breast cancer for patients, survivors and family members.

Drug/Chemotherapy Combination Lengthens Survival for Patients with Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer
Treatment combining chemotherapy with two drugs lengthens survival of patients with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer by an average of nearly 16 months.