Combining Novel Drugs and Using Surgery at Key Moments Defines Modern Melanoma Treatment
Dr. Omid Hamid discusses combining targeted drugs and immunotherapy, the role of surgery and ongoing research efforts in melanoma.
Study Examines Factors Contributing to "Chemobrain" in Patients With Breast Cancer
A large study at the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Wilmot Cancer Institute sought out to get to the root of the causes of cancer-related cognitive impairment and who may be at risk.
Patient Anxiety Influences Prostate Cancer Treatment Decisions
A team of researchers at the University of Buffalo investigated the role that patients' stress and anxiety plays in deciding on treatment.
Expert Looks Ahead in the Treatment of MPNs
Michael J. Mauro, M.D., discusses advances in treating myeloproliferative disorders.
Cancer Clinical Trials May Benefit Patients Who Typically Don't Qualify
Many patients with cancer do not qualify for clinical trials because of comorbidities or other health problems. However, a recent study found that many of these patients can actually benefit from trials.
Blood Test Detects Oropharyngeal Cancer Recurrence
A simple blood test may be able to notify patients and their health care providers if their oropharyngeal cancer is recurring.
No Increase in Skeletal-Related Events With Less Frequent Use of Zoledronic Acid
When zoledronic acid use happens less frequently, patients with breast cancer, prostate cancer or multiple myeloma with bone metastases did not see an increase in skeletal-related events.
What's In Store for Hematologic Malignancies?
Andrew D. Zelenetz, M.D., Ph.D. weighs in on recent research and the future of treating hematologic malignancies.
Comparing Melanoma Rates Across the US
Overall, melanoma incidences increased over the past year in the United States, but deaths did not, according to a recent study which stratified the data by state.
Training Could Make the Caregiving Experience More Manageable
Serving as a caregiver to a loved one with cancer is particularly challenging, and training could make the experience more manageable.
4 Questions With an Expert: Cabometyx and the Future of Kidney Cancer Care
Jorge Garcia offers insight about the benefits of Cabometyx and the drug's impact on RCC.
Study Explores Link Between Genetic Mutations and Cisplatin-Induced Hearing Loss in Cancer Survivors
A recent study found that certain genetic mutations could play a role in cisplatin-induced hearing loss.
8 Questions With an Expert: Urinary Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction After Prostate Cancer
CURE spoke with Celestia S. Higano on common problems that survivors of prostate cancer face.
New Agents Are Providing Relief for CINV, But Patients Need to Speak Up
Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting can be reduced with certain FDA-approved drugs.
Patients Who Are Uninsured or on Medicaid Face Poorer Prognoses and Treatment Disparities
Two recent studies showed that insurance disparities could end up being treatment and survival disparities for patients with cancer.
Advocacy Group Provides Information, Resources for Patients Over 65
CURE spoke with the founder of CORAL 65 on the unique issues older patients with cancer face.
C3Prize Tweet Chat Calls for Ideas to Improve Cancer Care
Tweet chats are no longer just a social way to share ideas. Now, cancer innovators have the opportunity to win grants that will help them develop their ideas on how to improve care.
Long-Term Jakafi Data Provide New Hope for Patients With Myelofibrosis: 7 Questions With an Expert
Ruben Mesa discusses Jakafi's potential in treating myelofibrosis.
9 Questions With a Surgeon: Life After Risk-Reducing Surgery
Olga Ivanov talks with CURE about the multiple side effects, including changes in sex drive, that happen after women have risk-reducing surgery.
New Tool Helps Patients With Prostate Cancer Decide if Watchful Waiting is Right
A new online tool can help patients with prostate cancer determine if active surveillance is the right decision.
Study Shows Nurses Are Poised to Take on Responsibilities of Survivorship Care
Because of a nation-wide shortage of oncologists, nurses and nurse practitioners are becoming the key leaders in survivorship care.
Improving Care for Patients With Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer
CURE spoke with Stanley Yap about how physicians can improve care for patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer.
Blue Flowers Org Takes Aim at Supporting Women Who Care for a Loved One With Prostate Cancer
When Gilbert Eugene Crawford, Sr. was diagnosed with prostate cancer, his daughter and primary caregiver Valerie Crawford-Schiele was shocked to discover just how few resources existed for patients with prostate cancer and their caregivers.
Acupressure Helps Breast Cancer Survivors Reduce Fatigue
The traditional Chinese act of acupressure can reduce fatigue for survivors of breast cancer.
More Than Two Can Tango: Study Finds Many Benefits When Survivors Dance
A tango program for cancer survivors is showing to have benefits far beyond developing graceful dance moves.
BTSM Provides a Sense of Community for Patients With Brain Tumors
CURE spoke with Liz Salmi on connecting people with brain tumors via social media.
Health Care System Must Prepare to Treat Growing Population of Older Cancer Survivors, Study Says
The number of older citizens within the United States is quickly growing, and the effect of that phenomenon on the health care system is referred to by many as a “silver tsunami.”
Examining the Relationship Between BRCA and Pancreatic Cancer
Genetic mutations that were traditionally known for breast and ovarian cancer are now being examined for their role in pancreatic cancer.
HPV Vaccine Important Preventive Tool for Survivors of Childhood Cancer
The HPV vaccine can prevent cancer, and is especially important for survivors of childhood cancer, who are more prone to developing second cancers.
Early Trial Data Provide Reason for Hope in Bladder Cancer
A recent phase 1 study shows promise for the treatment of bladder cancer.
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