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First-Line Treatment with Additional Combination Therapy After Resection May Improve Survival for Pancreatic Cancer

November 25th 2020, 10:00pm

By Darlene Dobkowski, MA


This survival benefit was particularly observed in patients with node-positive disease, or cancer that spread to the lymph nodes according to pathology.

Theranostics 101: Combining Therapeutics and Diagnostics to Treat Prostate Cancer

November 25th 2020, 7:00pm

By Jessica Skarzynski


Theranostics, or the method of using one radioactive drug to diagnose a malignancy and a second radioactive drug to treat that cancer, is gaining in popularity in the treatment of prostate cancer.

Mammograms Feel Very Different to A Cancer Caregiver

November 25th 2020, 5:00pm

By Debbie Legault


In the wake of a cancer journey as a caregiver, mammogram appointments have a new meaning, and new emotions, associated with them than before.

Keytruda With an Androgen Receptor Modulator May Produce a Modest Benefit in Women with Androgen Receptor-Positive, Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

November 25th 2020, 4:00pm

By Darlene Dobkowski, MA


Despite a modest benefit in these patients, principal investigator Dr. Yuan Yuan said she is looking “forward to the future” with regards to therapies that integrate nonsteroidal selective androgen receptor modulators for this patient population.

Navigating Both Cancer and a Viral Pandemic Is a Difficult Balancing Act

November 25th 2020, 2:00pm

By Mike Hennessy Sr., Chairman


Living with cancer is not dissimilar to the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic is presenting all of us, but living with cancer during this pandemic is a challenge all to itself, a tough balancing out to pull off.

CAR T Therapy for Relapsed/Refractory DLBCL: Brian’s Story

November 25th 2020, 5:00am

By Loretta J. Nastoupil, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center


Outdoor Nighttime Light Increasing the Risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

November 24th 2020, 10:00pm

By Colleen Moretti


We have all been told we should stay off our phone before bed, but this study proves that the outdoor light at night is truly harmful long term and could increase the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Rare Genetic Changes Can Make a Big Difference in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Survival

November 24th 2020, 7:00pm

By Sonya Collins


Drugs that target certain gene mutations are improving survival rates for patients with lung cancer.

12 Tips For Celebrating the Holidays Differently This Year

November 24th 2020, 5:00pm

By Bonnie Annis


The holiday season is upon us. For the person with cancer, this can be a daunting time. One cancer survivor shares a few tips and tricks for surviving and thriving this unique holiday season.

New Drug Combinations Are Helping Patients With Mesothelioma Live Longer

November 24th 2020, 2:00pm

By Katie Kosko


Patients with mesothelioma are living longer thanks to new drug combinations – including the first FDA-approved regimen in 15 years.