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Team Efforts Propel Cancer Victories

February 28th 2021, 12:30am

By Mike Hennessy, Sr.

Article

It’s always best to have a team of people, whether friends or family, rooting us on as we face whatever challenges come our way.

FDA Authorizes Johnson & Johnson’s Single-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine, Marking Third Vaccine in US

February 28th 2021, 12:00am

By Ryan McDonald

Article

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is delivered in a single dose, which is a departure from the two doses required for the already available Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines.

How Life Lessons from My Parents, a Former Employer and a Holocaust Survivor Have Helped Me During My Cancer Journey

February 27th 2021, 7:00pm

By Marissa Holzer

Article

A patient with metastatic breast cancer recalls how she’s been told countless times that she’s so brave, so strong and so resilient. Here, she thanks those who have influenced her and helped her be so courageous.

Treatment Advances Transform CML Into Chronic Disease

February 27th 2021, 4:00pm

By Debu Tripathy, M.D.

Article

Over the past decade, advances in both diagnostics and therapeutics in a variety of blood cancers have turned certain diseases into chronic conditions.

FDA Approves Pepaxto Combination for Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma

February 27th 2021, 12:30am

By Kristie L. Kahl

Article

The agency granted accelerated approval to Pepaxto in combination with dexamethasone in adult patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma, who received at least four prior lines of therapy.

5 Recent Updates in the Ovarian Cancer Space

February 26th 2021, 10:00pm

By Ryan McDonald

Article

A roundup of some of the latest news and updates for patients with ovarian cancer from CURE®.

5 Recent Cancer Drug Approvals Patients May Have Missed

February 26th 2021, 7:00pm

By Ryan McDonald

Article

Throughout the winter, the FDA has continued to approve several new agents to treat a variety of cancers. Here are five recent approvals that patients with cancer may have missed.

Surviving a Deadly Infection Influenced My Decision on the COVID-19 Vaccine

February 26th 2021, 5:00pm

By William Ramshaw

Article

A cancer survivor recalls his experience with a life-threatening infection following surgery to remove his tumor and notes how it influenced his decision to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

Friday Frontline: Childhood Cancer Survivor Becomes Crew Member on First All-Civilian Mission to Space, CRC Survivors Play Alongside PGA Tour Champions in Golf Tournament, and More

February 26th 2021, 4:00pm

By Jessica Skarzynski

Article

From a childhood cancer survivor being named a member of the first all-civilian SpaceX mission to colorectal cancer survivors golfing alongside PGA Tour champions in the Cologuard Classic, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.

Novel CAR-T Cell Therapy Produces Sustainable Response in Patients with Relapsed Multiple Myeloma

February 26th 2021, 2:00pm

By Kristie L. Kahl

Article

Results from the phase 2 KarMMa trial showed that 73% of patients had a response to the CAR-T cell therapy, including 33% who experienced a complete response or better.

Adjuvant Radiotherapy Shows Survival Benefit for Patients Who Had Resection for Distal Cholangiocarcinoma

February 25th 2021, 10:00pm

By Colleen Moretti

Article

Following resection with radiotherapy increased survival rates for patients compared with those who did not receive the additional treatment.

Many Women Are Satisfied After 'Going Flat' Post-Mastectomy, Study Finds

February 25th 2021, 7:00pm

By Darlene Dobkowski, MA

Article

Although most patients reported satisfaction after undergoing a mastectomy without breast reconstruction surgery, 20.7% of women felt that their surgeon was not supportive of their decision to do so.

The MRI Problem: Worsening Symptoms in Survivors Can Lead to an Unnerving Feeling

February 25th 2021, 5:00pm

By Samira Rajabi

Article

A brain tumor survivor’s recent onslaught of symptoms caused her to reach out to her neurosurgeon for reassurance that nothing was wrong. An immediate response to bring her in for an MRI caused her heart to sink.

Oncologist Turned Caregiver Offers Guidance About Women's Cancers

February 25th 2021, 4:00pm

By Darlene Dobkowski, MA

Podcast

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with a gynecologic cancer expert about how her sister’s journey with ovarian cancer provided her with a different perspective that would lead to raising awareness for others.

CURE’s Clinical Trial Corner: February 2021

February 25th 2021, 2:00pm

By Ryan McDonald

Article

Here is a list of some recent trials that launched within the cancer space in February.