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Act Fast: Side Effects of Immunotherapy

June 15th 2021, 1:00pm

By Antonia DePace

Article

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.

Initial Diagnosis of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

June 15th 2021, 12:32pm

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Latasha Jordan, a triple-negative breast cancer survivor, discusses challenges she faced with her symptoms and diagnosis, and Aditya Bardia, M.D., MPH, reviews the typical diagnostic work-up used to determine a treatment approach.

CNN Anchor Christiane Amanpour Receiving Treatment for Ovarian Cancer

June 14th 2021, 9:03pm

By Darlene Dobkowski, MA

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Article

“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.”