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When Cancer Hits Close to Home

June 14th 2021, 4:00pm

By Doris Cardwell

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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

Article

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

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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

Article

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

Compassion During Cancer Treatment

June 13th 2021, 3:00pm

By Benny Gordon

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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

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

‘One in a Million’ Oncology Nurse Connecting Patients to Care for a Rare Cancer

June 12th 2021, 3:00pm

By Emily Capece

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A mother describes how an administrator was able to help connect her and her son to the care that he needed for fibrolamellar carcinoma.

How an Oncology Nurse Can Make an Infusion Center a ‘Pleasant and Comfortable’ Experience

June 11th 2021, 9:00pm

By Donna Martin-Tap

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A patient describes her experience with a nurse shortly after her breast cancer surgery, which involved relocation to another facility.

When Humor and Conversation Transports You to Another Place

June 11th 2021, 6:00pm

By Chardele Miller

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A patient describes her experience with a nurse who had the ability to make patients feel like they’re not in the cancer center receiving treatment with her humor and cheerfulness.

Breast Cancer Care for the Incarcerated

June 11th 2021, 4:00pm

By Bonnie Annis

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“All women with breast cancer deserve quality health care,” writes one survivor. “But for an incarcerated woman, that care may not come in a timely manner, if at all.”

Friday Frontline: Singer With Cancer Receives Golden Buzzer on ‘America’s Got Talent,’ Breast Cancer Survivor Launches Medical Wig Company for Curly and Coily Hair and More

June 11th 2021, 3:00pm

By Jamie Cesanek

Article

From an emotional "America’s Got Talent” audition from a singer with cancer to a wig company that creates wigs for women of color, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Novel Injectable Drug Shows Promise in Relapsed/Refractory Myeloma

June 11th 2021, 1:00pm

By Brielle Benyon

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Treatment with an investigational drug induced high response rates in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma.

Importance of Clinical Trials for Gastric Cancer

June 11th 2021, 12:01pm

By CURE Media Group

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Dr. Sam Klempner describes limitations in caring for patients with gastric cancer and emphasizes the importance of participation in clinical trials to help advance treatment.

Raising Awareness About Gastric Cancer in Young Adults

June 11th 2021, 12:00pm

By CURE Media Group

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Sam Klempner, M.D., of Massachusetts General Hospital, highlights common symptoms that may prompt an evaluation for gastric cancer in young adults and explains why patients and health care professionals need further education on the management of the disease.

Bladder-Saving Treatment Regimen Shows Promise in Patients with Bladder Cancer

June 10th 2021, 9:00pm

By Jamie Cesanek

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A combination of treatment with bladder-saving surgical resection, Opdivo and chemotherapy yielded positive results in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer.