Sailaja Darisipudi

Sailaja Darisipudi(she/her), the senior editor for social media and audience generation for CURE Today, has been with MJH Life Sciences since June 2022. Sailaja has previously led communications for nonprofit organizations fighting against gendered violence and worked as an educator. She believes passionately in fighting for gender equality, destigmatizing mental health, making quality health resources available across socio-economic statuses and decreasing the gap between public education and the complexities of the American health care system. At Rutgers University, Sailaja studied public health, wrote and edited for newspapers such as RU Examiner and EMSOP Chronicles and accumulated an alarming number of parking tickets. When not working, Sailaja can be found getting lost (literally and metaphorically) in new cities, overanalyzing various romance books and streaming shows, and ordering all the vegetarian items at different restaurants. You can also find her on Twitter at @SailajaDee.

A Patient With Breast Cancer Explains How Her Job Saved Her Life

October 13, 2022

A woman with stage 2 invasive ductal carcinoma — a type of breast cancer that begins in the milk ducts of the breast — shares how her experience as an employee at a breast cancer research facility helped her push against doctors who minimized her ultrasound findings and how her Ki-67 score informed her treatment choices.

8 Updates in the Childhood Cancer Space From 2022 You May Have Missed

September 14, 2022

In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September, CURE® compiled a roundup of some of the top stories involving the latest updates in the pediatric cancer space that patients and their families may have missed.

Cervical Cancer Survivor Donates Embryos to Fellow Survivor to Help Fulfill Dream of Motherhood

August 25, 2022

Cervical cancer survivor Ginny Marable heard about a story of a fellow cervical cancer survivor, Tamika Felder, not being able to preserve her fertility. The story moved Marable so much that she and her husband donated their embryos to Felder.

Unraveling the Layers of Metastatic Breast Cancer

August 22, 2022

The death of “Grease” star Olivia Newton-John from metastatic breast cancer has triggered discussions about the specifics of the disease. Here, CURE® details what metastatic breast cancer is.

Patient With Metastatic Breast Cancer Recalls Witness of Data Leading to Enhertu Approval in HER2-Low Disease

August 17, 2022

A patient with metastatic breast cancer recalls the emotional experience of being among the thousands of attendees who gave a standing ovation in an auditorium in Chicago when the results of the phase 3 DESTINY-Breast04 trial — which recently led to the FDA approval of Enhertu in HER2-low disease — were presented at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting.