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I Never Expected to Be the Caregiver with Cancer

April 18th 2021, 6:00pm

By Marissa Holzer

Article

The month of March has not been kind to this person living with metastatic breast cancer. Here, she recalls what it has been like to become the caregiver with cancer.

Spring Into the Season With New Recipes

April 18th 2021, 3:00pm

By Julie Lanford, M.P.H., RD, CSO, LDN

Article

Enjoy a refreshing kale salad on a sunny afternoon and a savory chickpea curry during an April shower. And don’t forget to treat yourself with kindness — and pudding!

How I Wish You Were Still Here to See it All

April 17th 2021, 6:00pm

By Erica Finamore

Article

A caregiver pens a letter to her husband on the first anniversary of his death from cancer and recalls all the things he’s missed and how she wishes he could have seen it all.

Kathy Ireland Joins the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation’s ‘Team 43’ to Raise Funds and Awareness

April 17th 2021, 3:00pm

By Jessica Skarzynski

Video

In an interview with CURE®, Ireland shared details on how to get involved in the "43 challenge" and offered some advice to families who may find themselves impacted by pediatric cancer.

Ayvakit Shows Promise for Patients with Gastrointestinal Stomach Tumors With Specific Mutation

April 16th 2021, 9:00pm

By Colleen Moretti

Article

Ayvakit demonstrated more durable survival outcomes in patients with unresectable/metastatic platelet-derived growth factor receptor A D842V-mutant gastrointestinal stromal tumors than tyrosine kinase inhibitors.

Survivorship Champions

April 16th 2021, 6:00pm

By Shelley Fuld Nasso

Article

How one survivor’s journey led to her realization of what survivorship care is lacking and the importance of advocating for yourself during survivorship.

FDA Approves Opdivo for the Frontline Treatment of Gastric Cancer

April 16th 2021, 4:57pm

By Jessica Skarzynski

Article

The FDA has approved the combination of Opdivo (nivolumab) plus certain types of chemotherapy for the treatment of patients with advanced or metastatic gastric cancer, gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer, and esophageal adenocarcinoma, making it the first frontline immunotherapy agent approved in this space.

Learning to be a Kinder Person After Cancer

April 16th 2021, 4:00pm

By William Ramshaw

Article

A cancer survivor and former military service member writes how he used to be short with people, demanded things be done his way and often made others feel little — that is until his cancer diagnosis. Here, he shares how his experience with cancer taught him to be kinder to others.

Friday Frontline: A 5-Year-Old Celebrates His Final Round of Radiation at A Boston Bruins Game, Exodus Drummer Tom Hunting Announces Cancer Diagnosis, and More

April 16th 2021, 3:00pm

By Jamie Cesanek

Article

From a 5-year-old with brain cancer celebrating his final round of radiation at a hockey game to a cancer diagnosis for Exodus drummer Tom Hunting, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

FDA Recommends Early Conclusion Following Positive Results of Phase 2 Trial Assessing Novel Therapy in GBM

April 16th 2021, 1:00pm

By Ryan McDonald

Article

The FDA has recommended the manufacturer of a cell-based immunotherapy terminate a phase 2 clinical trial assessing its effectiveness in recurrent or progressive glioblastoma early and pursue a phase 3 trial which may lead to an approval.

How TikTok Helped One Survivor Discover Connection and Community

April 15th 2021, 9:00pm

By Jessica Skarzynski

Article

Lymphoma survivor Nina Luker talks about receiving a diagnosis at age 24 and how sharing her story with nearly 200,000 supporters on social media helped her find purpose.

Certain Dietary Patterns May Be Associated with Lower Risk of Colorectal Cancer

April 15th 2021, 6:00pm

By Jamie Cesanek

Article

A recent data review found that dietary patterns such as higher intakes of dietary fiber, calcium and yogurt and lower intakes of red meat and alcohol may lower the risk of colorectal cancer.

Managing the Stress of Medical Leave and Insurance Forms

April 15th 2021, 4:00pm

By Steve Rubin

Article

Navigating medical leave and insurance forms can be nerve-wracking and feel high stakes for some, writes a cancer survivor. Here, he offers advice on how to manage that stress.

‘I’m Not Always Happy, But I’m Happy Right Now’ with Endometrial Cancer

April 15th 2021, 3:00pm

By Jamie Cesanek

Podcast

In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, Pamela Hegg details her journey with a rare form of endometrial cancer and explains how she’s able to stay positive through multiple recurrences.

Antibiotics With Keytruda May Affect Survival in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

April 15th 2021, 1:00pm

By Colleen Moretti

Article

Antibiotics, corticosteroids and proton pump inhibitors could cause negative impacts on survival in patients with non-small cell lung cancer who are receiving treatment with Keytruda.