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Next-Generation Sequencing Appears Significantly Beneficial for Patients with Advanced Cancer and Cancer of Unknown Primary

May 18th 2021, 9:00pm

By Antonia DePace

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Recently published data support the use of next-generation sequencing as a standard practice in patients with advanced cancer and cancer of an unknown primary location, according to the study’s authors.

Doctor Recommends COVID-19 Vaccine for Adolescent Patients with Cancer

May 18th 2021, 6:00pm

By Jamie Cesanek

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Recent CDC recommendations that children ages 12 to 15 are eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine can include patients with cancer, except under certain extreme circumstances, says an expert from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Cancer Is A Thief

May 18th 2021, 4:00pm

By Marissa Holzer

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A woman with metastatic breast cancer laments the losses she’s faced due to cancer.

USPSTF Recommends Lowering Age for Colorectal Cancer Screening, Mandating Insurance Coverage for Most Preventive Procedures

May 18th 2021, 3:01pm

By Jamie Cesanek

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In an updated recommendation for colorectal cancer screenings, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) changed the starting age for screenings from 50 years to 45 years. The recommendation requires insurance companies to cover preventive procedures such as colonoscopies and stool tests.

Sugar-Filled Drinks Could Be Cause for Alarm After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

May 18th 2021, 1:00pm

By Colleen Moretti

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Consuming even one sugar-sweetened drink per day such as soda, fruit-flavored drinks, energy drinks, punches and sports drinks after a breast cancer diagnosis could increase the risk of mortality.

Developing Diabetes, High Blood Pressure or Heart Disease After Breast Cancer May Increase Risk for Death

May 17th 2021, 9:00pm

By Darlene Dobkowski, MA

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A diagnosis of diabetes, high blood pressure or cardiovascular disease within two years of being diagnosed with breast cancer impacted a woman’s risk for death related to breast cancer or cardiovascular disease.

Here’s How Pets Have Helped Some Cancer Survivors and Patients During Their Journey with the Disease

May 17th 2021, 6:00pm

By Ryan McDonald

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On social media, CURE® recently asked its readers to share how a pet helped them during their experience with cancer. Here’s what they shared.

Does the Trauma of Cancer Ever Relent?

May 17th 2021, 4:00pm

By William Ramshaw

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A pancreatic cancer survivor shares how he copes with the never-ending fear of cancer taking his life.

Seeing a Specialist and Getting Multiple Opinions is Important for Newly-Diagnosed Patients with Myeloma

May 17th 2021, 3:00pm

By Jamie Cesanek

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When a patient is first diagnosed with myeloma, they should seek out various opinions until they find a specialist that is well-versed in their cancer type, says an expert from the HealthTree Foundation & Myeloma Crowd.

Recent News and Updates in the Field of Skin Cancer

May 17th 2021, 1:00pm

By Jamie Cesanek

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In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, CURE® compiled some recent news and updates from this field that patients, survivors and caregivers may have missed.

The Underwater Tug of Cancer

May 16th 2021, 6:00pm

By Karen Cavanaugh

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A retired public health specialist and survivor of both thyroid and breast cancer pens a poem about her experiences with treatment and what it’s like to be “pulled under the water” by cancer.

More Than A Case Manager

May 16th 2021, 3:00pm

By Amy Forsythe

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Having a daughter with cancer can be difficult, but having a nurse by your side guiding your daughter and yourself throughout the journey can make things a little less stressful.

Traveling Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic As A Cancer Survivor

May 15th 2021, 6:00pm

By Felicia Carparelli

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A skin and breast cancer survivor expresses her thoughts on travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has affected her family.

The Definition of ‘Extraordinary’

May 15th 2021, 3:00pm

By Gean Brown, MSN, RN, OCN, CNML

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A colleague describes the RN coordinator at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven Hospital as the rock that patients need during their cancer treatment.

Oncology Nurses Make ‘the Most Difficult Situation … Much Easier’

May 14th 2021, 9:00pm

By Amy Alexander

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A caregiver recognizes the oncology nurse that cared for her father when he received cancer treatment at the place he used to work.