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Leap Year is Also Rare Disease Day!

To celebrate this year’s Rare Disease Day, The Tarascon Team is offering a One Day App Sale on all new downloads of our Tarascon Pharmacopoeia mobile app for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. Enjoy 25% off on Monday, February 29th! For this … Continue reading




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October 4-10 is Mental Illness Awareness Week! #IAmStigmaFree

The first week of October brings awareness to mental illness and highlights issues, provides support, and works to fight stigma associated with mental health. Did you know, 1 in 17 (14 million) Americans live with a major mental illness like depression, … Continue reading




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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month!

Prostate cancer is common. In 2012, there were an estimated 2,795, 592 (over 2.5 million) men living with prostate cancer in the United States.  It is estimated that there will be 220,800 new cases of prostate cancer in 2015, accounting … Continue reading




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Recently Published: 100 Questions & Answers About Ovarian Cancer

I am excited and honored to have been given the opportunity to update 100 Questions and Answers About Ovarian Cancer. This edition reflects some important advances in the screening, diagnosis, and treatment of ovarian cancer, as well as a more … Continue reading




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Coming Soon: Tarascon 2015 Pharmacopoeia LARGE PRINT Edition

Enjoy the mobility of the pocket-sized Tarascon Classic Pharmacopoeia now with larger print size! The newest pocketbook has the same abbreviated content and trim size as the popular Pharmacopoeia series with the convenience of larger, easier to read font. The new Tarascon … Continue reading




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Asking Questions, Getting Answers from Kidney Cancer (Renal Cell Carcinoma) Experts—Helping patients be informed and empowered partners in their care.

The National Cancer Institute places kidney cancer among the most common cancers in the United States. The American Cancer Society’s estimates that there will be over 61,000 new cases of kidney cancer each year. Kidney cancer strikes both men and … Continue reading




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The Unhealthiest Meals in American Restaurants

Chain restaurants aren’t known for being the healthiest places to eat, but the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) recently compiled their annual Xtreme Eating list of the unhealthiest meals in restaurants–meals around 2,000 calories (a day’s worth … Continue reading




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June 7th is National Cancer Survivors Day!

National Cancer Survivors Day is the annual celebration on the first Sunday in June. This day celebrates healthcare professionals and anyone living with a history of cancer–survivors, inspiration for those diagnosed, support for families, and awareness for the community. The … Continue reading




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UCLA Medical School’s ‘Guest Artist’ Helps Teach Med Students

The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is bringing artists and future physicians together with the work of Ted Meyer. Meyer has been a guest artist at UCLA for five years; his position includes recruiting a network of artists … Continue reading




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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!

Spread the word: September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month! For the month of September wear gold in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The goal of this month is to spotlight the types of cancer that affect approximately 15,780 children … Continue reading




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