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From Secrecy to Support: How the Breast Cancer Patient Advocacy Movement Pulled the Disease Out of the Shadows

October 21st 2020, 6:00pm

By STACY WILLINGHAM

Article

The breast cancer patient advocacy movement that started in the 1950s pulled the disease out of the shadows, bringing patients’ options to light.

The Big Dates After Cancer Takes A Loved One Away

October 21st 2020, 4:00pm

By Erica Finamore

Article

After cancer took her husband away, one caregiver discusses the importance of celebrating the important dates and milestones. Even after they're gone.

Beyond the Breast: How Some Patients Combat Brain Metastases

October 21st 2020, 3:00pm

By Meeri Kim, Ph.D.

Article

Two women living with metastatic breast cancer that has spread to the brain describe the tools that are helping to keep them alive.

‘Don’t Sugarcoat Things’ When Someone You Know is Diagnosed with Metastatic Breast Cancer

October 21st 2020, 1:00pm

By Beth Fand Incollingo

Article

“Most kinds of breast cancer are potentially curable, but metastatic breast cancer is not,” says Kathleen Friel, lab director at the Burke Neurological Institute of Weill Cornell Medicine. “People assume, ‘Oh, you must be fine because you look fine.’ It puts a lot of expectations on us that, if somehow we’re strong enough, then we’ll beat this disease.”

FDA’s Approval of Opdivo-Yervoy for Unresectable Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma was ‘Desperately Needed’, But Questions Remain

October 20th 2020, 9:00pm

By Ryan McDonald

Article

The FDA’s approval or Opdivo (nivolumab) and Yervoy (ipilimumab) for the frontline treatment of patients with unresectable malignant pleural mesothelioma was desperately needed, says a thoracic oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer center. However, some questions remain.

Extraordinary Healer® Award for Oncology Nursing

October 20th 2020, 8:00pm

By CURE Media Group

Video

View the entire Extraordinary Healer® Award for Oncology Nursing virtual presentation here!

Breast Friends: How One Organization is Connecting Those Affected By Reproductive or Breast Cancers

October 20th 2020, 6:00pm

By Beth Fand Incollingo

Article

A group extends a hand to those affected by breast or reproductive cancers, especially younger previvors, patients and caregivers.

A Letter to Myself: You Were Made for This Breast Cancer Journey

October 20th 2020, 4:00pm

By Paula Schneider

Article

Paula Schneider, president and CEO of Susan G. Komen®, writes to her younger self on the lessons and challenges she faced as a patient with breast cancer.

When Patients with the Earliest Form of Breast Cancer May Be Able to Skip Surgery

October 20th 2020, 3:00pm

By DEBORAH ABRAMS KAPLAN

Article

Can mastectomy or lumpectomy be avoided in women with ductal carcinoma in situ?

CAR-T Cell Therapy Side Effects: Know What to Look Out For

October 20th 2020, 1:00pm

By Brielle Benyon

Article

CAR-T cell therapy is drastically improving outcomes for patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. However, the treatment can come with some severe side effects that patients need to know about.

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