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The Multi-Billion-Dollar Business Behind Cancer: Why Is it a Commodity?

December 5th 2021, 4:00pm

By Khevin Barnes

Article

A male breast cancer survivor takes a critical look at the confusing marketing campaigns that surround his disease.

My Dear Friend and Cancer ‘Warrior’ Refuses to Fold

December 5th 2021, 3:00pm

By Myli Vanegas

Article

A cancer survivor describes an inspiring close friend who has been dealing with cancer for 13 years and refuses to give up.

Why a Piece of Paper Is a Cancer Survivor’s Most Prized Possession

December 4th 2021, 4:00pm

By Laura Yeager

Article

A cancer survivor explains how her most prized possession went from being a faux fur coat to the slip of paper that reads, “No cancer detected.”

The Superhero Oncologist Who Saved My Friend From Cancer

December 4th 2021, 3:00pm

By Carla Melander

Article

A woman explains how her close friend achieved remission from stage 4 lung cancer after being treated by Dr. Bret Friday – a superhero in her book.

FDA Approves Adjuvant Keytruda for Pediatric and Adult Melanoma

December 4th 2021, 12:13am

By Brielle Benyon

Article

The FDA approved adjuvant Keytruda for patients ages 12 and older with stage IIB, IIC or III melanoma that has been completely resected.

Bayer Announces Combination Therapy With Nubeqa May Improve Survival in Metastatic Prostate Cancer Subset

December 3rd 2021, 10:00pm

By Darlene Dobkowski, MA

Article

The pharmaceutical company announced preliminary results on a phase 3 trial, which demonstrated that Nubeqa with docetaxel and androgen deprivation therapy may improve overall survival in men with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer.

Surviving My 'Cancerversaries' Reminds Me of Those I Have Lost

December 3rd 2021, 6:00pm

By William Ramshaw

Article

Cancerversaries can stir up difficult emotions for many cancer survivors. One pancreatic cancer survivor offers advice on how to cope with these feelings.

FDA Approves Rituxan-Chemotherapy Combo for Children with a Variety of Blood Cancers

December 3rd 2021, 4:14pm

By Colleen Moretti

Article

The FDA approval of Rituxan plus chemotherapy is indicated for the treatment of children aged six months to 18 years who have various forms of lymphoma or a form of leukemia.

Kathy Griffin Is Cancer-Free, Michael Bublé Opens Up About Son’s Cancer and More

December 3rd 2021, 4:00pm

By Jamie Cesanek

Article

From Kathy Griffin sharing that she is now cancer free to Michael Bublé discussing his son’s cancer journey, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

When an Unexpected Cancer Association Leads to a Lifelong Connection

December 3rd 2021, 2:00pm

By June Burke

Article

A lung cancer survivor explains how a serendipitous friendship with her stepson’s girlfriend’s aunt changed her life.

Getting Ready for Chemotherapy and Bladder Cancer Surgery: Prehab and Nutrition with Dr. Sarah Psutka

December 3rd 2021, 12:45pm

Article

Dr. Psutka is a urologic oncologist who will discuss what the diagnosis of bladder cancer feels like and offer a step-by-step guide on how patients can take control of some of their treatments.

Novel Therapy Being Assessed for the Treatment of RAF-Altered Solid Tumors

December 3rd 2021, 12:00am

By Jamie Cesanek

Article

Investigators plan to analyze the safety and efficacy of a novel cancer therapy for the treatment of patients with RAF-altered solid tumors.

LeVar Burton Discusses the Power of Storytelling in Health Care

December 2nd 2021, 10:00pm

By Brielle Benyon

Video

LeVar Burton, most noted for his roles in “Reading Rainbow” and “Star Trek”, stresses how important storytelling is — both in everyday life and in health care settings.

Active Surveillance Once Again the Preferred Option for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

December 2nd 2021, 8:00pm

By Brielle Benyon

Article

With recently revised treatment guidelines, doctors may be more likely to recommend active surveillance to men with low-risk prostate cancer.

I Regret Not Recognizing my Sister's Ovarian Cancer Symptoms Sooner

December 2nd 2021, 6:00pm

By Gogs Gagnon

Article

A prostate cancer survivor explains his regret over not pushing his sister to visit the doctor as soon as she showed concerning symptoms, which were eventually revealed to be the stage 4 ovarian cancer that took her life.