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Better Prostate Cancer Screening for Younger African American Men May Improve Outcomes

June 16th 2021, 1:00pm

By Jamie Cesanek


Reaching a younger age group of African American men for prostate cancer detection may improve their survival outcomes, says an expert from the University of California San Diego.

Two-Drug Combo Shows Modest Benefit in Biliary Tract Cancer

June 15th 2021, 9:00pm

By Sara Karlovitch


Treatment with the combination of Stivarga and Bavencio was associated with minor anti-tumor activity in patients with advanced, heavily pretreated biliary tract solid tumors.

Novel 4-Drug Combo Significantly Improves Treatment Responses in Group of Patients with Breast Cancer

June 15th 2021, 6:00pm

By Shari Mycek


Treatment with pyrotinib and the chemotherapies trastuzumab, docetaxel and carboplatin significantly improved response rates over the triplet chemotherapy regimen alone in the neoadjuvant treatment of patients with HER2-positive breast cancer.

How Does a Patient with Cancer Nominate One Nurse?

June 15th 2021, 4:00pm

By Jane Biehl Ph.D.


A cancer survivor describes how oncology nurses have had a deep impact on her during treatment.

Intralesional Therapies Help Bridge the Gap Between Improved Results and Less Toxicity

June 15th 2021, 3:00pm

By Amy Patural, M.S., M.P.H.


First immunotherapy, intralesional therapy, is making a comeback and producing durable remissions for a subgroup of patients with cancer.

Act Fast: Side Effects of Immunotherapy

June 15th 2021, 1:00pm

By Antonia DePace


Experts urge patients to stop playing the wait-and-see game: There’s no ‘playbook’ for immunotherapy-related toxicities, and side effects can be managed if caught early.

CNN Anchor Christiane Amanpour Receiving Treatment for Ovarian Cancer

June 14th 2021, 9:03pm

By Darlene Dobkowski, MA


CNN’s chief international anchor announced her ovarian cancer diagnosis live on-air today, which she wants everyone to use as a call to arms for all people to undergo cancer screening.

Standing Firm Against the Financial Burden of Cancer

June 14th 2021, 9:00pm

By Antonia DePace


To avoid the financial burden of costly therapies, patients with cancer receiving immunotherapy treatments should talk with their health care team and not settle for no as an answer from their health insurance provider, according to an expert.

Yescarta Associated With Better Outcomes Than Other Available Treatments for Relapsed/Refractory Follicular Lymphoma

June 14th 2021, 6:00pm

By Colleen Moretti


These findings, according to one of the study’s authors, demonstrate that Yescarta addresses an important unmet medical need for patients with relapsed/refractory follicular lymphoma.

When Cancer Hits Close to Home

June 14th 2021, 4:00pm

By Doris Cardwell


A cancer survivor describes how hearing about a friend’s cancer diagnosis brings emotions to the surface.

Vaccine May Improve Survival Outcome in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Brain Cancer

June 14th 2021, 3:00pm

By Ryan McDonald


The vaccine significantly improved a survival outcome over standard-of-care treatment in patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma.

‘A Force of Nature’ as an Oncology Nurse

June 14th 2021, 1:00pm

By Audrey Ricker


From physical therapy for pain to an emergency room visit ending up in a cancer diagnosis, a patient describes her experience with an oncology nurse with whom she attributes a positive recovery experience.

A To-Do List for Caregivers of Patients With Cancer

June 13th 2021, 6:00pm

By Ron Cooper


A cancer survivor shares five ways that caregivers can provide support.

Compassion During Cancer Treatment

June 13th 2021, 3:00pm

By Benny Gordon


A patient wrote about the smile and hug he received every time he went for a doctor’s visit, in addition to the wealth of information she provided whenever he had questions related to his cancer.

A Very Special Social Network of Oncology Nurses

June 12th 2021, 6:00pm

By Debbie Legault


A caregiver describes the imprint her daughter’s oncology nurses left on her heart.