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Taking prostate cancer research forward

Scientists at MSD are committed to research and development for people diagnosed with prostate cancer

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Type 2 diabetes: A patient-centric approach to care

An informative Q&A with Dr. Sam Engel, associate vice president, cardiometabolic and women’s health at MSD Research Laboratories

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Why improving health literacy is important

Many people struggle to understand health information, which can impact health outcomes. What we're doing to help around the world

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Finding joy after facing cervical cancer twice

How one woman embraced life, marriage and motherhood after a grim diagnosis

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How you can help slow the threat of antimicrobial resistance

The growing burden of AMR threatens the return to a world without effective antibiotics

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The impact of family in managing type 2 diabetes

Family members can play an integral role in supporting their loved ones and helping them manage this chronic disease

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6 global trends critical to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic

Expert panel of patient advocacy leaders on COVID-19, its impact on patients and moving forward

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Celebrating Global Patient Week

During our second annual Global Patient Week, we honor the journeys of patients by sharing their stories and giving them a voice

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Supporting Australian patient communities through COVID-19

Three local health consumer organizations have received COVID-19 Regional Grants from MSD to support their pandemic response efforts for cancer patients and their families

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How one senior manages type 2 diabetes

Texan Jerry Kreiner shares how taking his type 2 diabetes diagnosis seriously helped him to still be able to do the things he loves today

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Understanding early-stage cancer

Early cancer detection may lead to better treatment outcomes

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At risk for lung cancer? Know the signs & symptoms

Don't gloss over it, visit a doctor - do it FOR yourself

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When breast cancer hits home

A perspective on courage and perseverance

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Steve’s journey with stage 4 lung cancer

After being diagnosed with advanced lung cancer, Steve Behan was determined to not let this historically poor prognosis become a reality

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How compassion saved a transgender woman’s life

Allison Whitaker shares stories about two people who are “the reason I’m still alive today”

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Progress in ovarian cancer research - it starts with the patients

Scot Ebbinghaus, vice president, clinical research

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‘Thinking like the bad guys – so we can help catch them’

How we’re fighting the war against criminals who counterfeit medicines and jeopardize patient lives

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HPV-related cancers: What you need to know

Learn about human papillomavirus, or HPV, and the World Health Organization's effort to eliminate cervical cancer as a public health problem

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Podcast: How to bridge diversity gaps in cancer clinical trials

Luther Clark talks with Lazarex Cancer Foundation's Dana Dornsife and Marya Shegog about increasing access among historically underrepresented communities

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Routine doctor visits are down. Here’s why we shouldn’t skip them

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The heartaches, hardships and hopes of 2 ALS caregivers

Two women share the challenges of caring for their husbands with ALS

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How we kept clinical trials on track amid COVID-19

MSD’s head of global clinical trial operations talks pivoting during a worldwide pandemic

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I’m a doctor & in a high-risk group for COVID-19: Why I volunteer on the frontline

Paul Robinson, patient engagement lead for MSD in Europe, on how he’s helping vaccinate people in the U.K. against COVID-19

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It’s personal: Dr. Roy Baynes on making progress in esophageal cancer research

Every step forward holds meaning for patients and their loved ones

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Heart failure: A physician’s perspective

Driven to make a difference By Dr. Joerg Koglin, vice president, therapeutic area head, global clinical development, cardiovascular, MSD Research Laboratories

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5 facts about lung cancer

What everyone needs to know about one of the most common types of cancer

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I’m a Black woman and stroke survivor - here’s why I joined a COVID-19 vaccine trial

Kieta D. Mutepfa is a participant in the Phase 3 COVID-19 clinical trials. She also uses her voice to create an impact on the world

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After a second cancer battle, every day is a “great day”

Emmy Award-winning journalist and cancer survivor Loriana Hernandez-Aldama has dedicated her life to helping others “Armorup for LIFE” for the fight against cancer

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Inspiring stories from employees on the COVID-19 front lines

From MRL to Human Health, from Russia to Brazil, colleagues around the world have been helping their communities and applying their medical expertise to the pandemic

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Pneumococcal disease myths and facts

We break down potential misperceptions about pneumococcal disease and its impact on both children and adults

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Teddy bears step up to raise awareness for children's cancer

With no live attendees this year, teddy bears attend soccer match in the Netherlands to raise awareness for children's cancer

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After a tragic accident, healing the invisible wounds

How Geralyn Ritter, MSD SVP and appointed head of external affairs and corporate governance, Organon & Co., learned that good care is about more than medicine

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Celebrating MSD’s first Global Patient Week

During our inaugural Global Patient Week (October 5–9), we will celebrate the journeys of patients by sharing their stories and giving them a voice.

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Taking on lung cancer is worth the fight

Lung cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide, and more than 4,000 people die of the disease every day.

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Five diabetes myths debunked

Get facts on five common falsehoods about diabetes

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The impending “slow tsunami” of antimicrobial resistance

As antibiotic-resistant infections continue to rise, the AMR Action Fund looks to overcome key barriers of late-stage antibiotic development

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I'm a cancer survivor. Now what?

The cancer journey continues well beyond diagnosis and treatment – and survivorship comes with its own a set of challenges

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Addressing antibiotic resistance is more critical than ever. Here’s why.

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Clinical trials bring our medicines and vaccines to life

We appreciate all who have contributed to our clinical research