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Newly Diagnosed? One Cancer Expert Offers Her Advice

August 5th 2019, 9:19pm

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The executive director of the Cancer Policy Institute at the Cancer Support Community offers some candid advice for individuals who may be facing a new cancer diagnosis.

Merger of Two Groups Boosts Psychosocial Support Resources for Patients With Cancer

July 29th 2019, 6:05pm

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The merging of MyLifeLine.org with Cancer Support Community facilitates more comprehensive social and emotional support for patients and caregivers affected by cancer.

Updated Analysis Supports Evaluation of Second-Line Fedratinib to Treat Myelofibrosis

July 24th 2019, 1:00am

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Treatment with fedratinib may lead to clinically meaningful responses among patients with myelofibrosis who were previously treated with Jakafi, according to an updated analysis of the phase 2 JAKARTA2 study.

First-in-Class Drug Preserves Blood Counts During Chemotherapy for Lung Cancer

July 23rd 2019, 7:00pm

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Given with each dose of chemotherapy, trilaciclib temporarily puts bone marrow to sleep, helping to prevent fevers, infections and hospital stays in patients with small cell lung cancer.

Ongoing Study Will Examine Cardiac Toxicity of Breast Cancer Treatment

July 23rd 2019, 12:00am

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Patients with breast cancer can still enroll in a clinical trial that is seeking to find the cause behind cardiac toxicity related to anthracycline-based treatment.

The Patient Voice Matters in Cancer Care

July 19th 2019, 5:00pm

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Researchers examined what goes into treatment decision-making for patients with multiple myeloma.

With Addition of Checkpoint Inhibitors, Chemotherapy 'Not Going Away Anytime Soon'

July 17th 2019, 8:32pm

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With new ways to treat chemotherapy-induced side effects, it seems that chemotherapy, combined with checkpoint inhibitors, is here to stay for the foreseeable future, according to one expert.

Combinations May Be the Future of Liver Cancer Treatment

July 15th 2019, 10:05pm

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With a wealth of drugs available for the treatment of liver cancer, one expert explained how combination therapy may be where the future is headed.

A Trial for Every Patient and a Patient for Every Trial

July 15th 2019, 6:42pm

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One expert weighs the benefits and drawbacks of expanding clinical trials to be more inclusive and reflective of the general patient population with cancer.

What Patients Should Know About Genetic Testing and Hereditary Cancer Risk

July 15th 2019, 5:20pm

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A breast cancer survivor and hereditary cancer expert discussed how patients can find accurate information about genetic mutations.

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