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April 15, 2024

How to talk to kids about cancer

At PHM, we advocate for a family-centered approach to care. Alongside our highly skilled advanced practice clinicians, PhD-led research scientists, and expert coordinators, we offer the support of Certified Child Life Specialists in-house. These specialists assist our clients in having difficult conversations with their children following a new cancer diagnosis and prepare them for what emotional or behavioral reactions they can expect. Read now

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March 07, 2024

Gene editing-based therapies could revolutionize how genetic diseases are treated

Patients with the debilitating, inherited blood disorders sickle cell anemia and beta-thalassemia recently received news of a life-changing treatment. The FDA approved Casgevy, a groundbreaking therapy that uses a gene editing tool called CRISPR (pronounced ‘crisper’) to treat these disorders. This is the first ever approval for this innovative type of treatment, which can change the DNA code in a patient’s cells to target the underlying cause of a disease. Read now
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