Antonia DePace

Routine Pain Screenings Important for Childhood Cancer Survivors

April 05, 2021

Childhood cancer survivors are at a higher risk of pain and associated functional impairments later in life, study results show. These results, according to experts, highlight the need for routine pain screening in survivors.

Treatments for Multiple Myeloma Are Transforming Lives

April 01, 2021

The biggest fear for many patients, according to an expert from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, is when they hear that myeloma, for most patients, is not curable. However, she notes that every few years patient survival is increasing.

‘Significant Unmet Needs’ Not Addressed With FDA Approval of Lorbrena

March 31, 2021

The FDA recently approved an expanded indication for Lorbrena as a first-line treatment option for a subset of lung cancer that has spread to the brain. Although the drug is effective for some patients, experts debate its widespread use.