Multimedia from September 2014

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Band Together with Allyson Whitney Strong

Ready to take on the world, Ally was excited to experience the next chapter of her life when she was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer, putting her dreams on hold. Determined, courageous and valiant do not even begin to describe her character as she battled with Small Cell Cervical Cancer (SCCC) and raised awareness about rare diseases. Continue reading

What’s so different about SCCC and LCCC?

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Medical students are told that doctors should not search for outlandish explanations when more common ailments might be more appropriate. This makes perfect sense: just by the numbers, more common illnesses are, well, more common. “When you hear hoofbeats, think of horses, not zebras.” — Dr. Theodore Woodward Continue reading