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One Outstanding Oncology Nurse

July 3rd 2022

This past year amid the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted just how extraordinary and wonderful Anne Draxl, B.S.N., RN, is for our practice.

Educated Patient® Metastatic Breast Cancer Summit Addressing Psychosocial Issues Presentation: June 11, 2022

July 3rd 2022

Watch Dr. Wendy Baer, from Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University, discuss psychosocial issues, during the CURE Educated Patient Metastatic Breast Cancer Summit.

Living the Full Cancer Experience With Compassion, Grace and Skill

July 2nd 2022

Backed by her personal cancer experience, an oncology nurse became a volunteer with the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network.

Educated Patient® Metastatic Breast Cancer Summit Diet & Exercise Presentation: June 11, 2022

July 2nd 2022

Watch Emily Huskey, from the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, discuss diet and exercise, during the CURE Educated Patient Metastatic Breast Cancer Summit.

Gene Therapy, Gen-1, Shows Promise in Treating Advanced Ovarian Cancer

July 1st 2022

Treatment with Gen-1, a novel gene therapy, resulted in a 33% improvement in progression-free survival for patients with advanced ovarian cancer, according to recent study findings.

The Power of Being Grateful Through Cancer’s Hardships

July 1st 2022

As I reflect on the month of June, I see it as my “rebirth,” as four years ago, I was diagnosed with cancer, and my life has not been the same ever since.

Popular Minecraft Creator and YouTuber, Technoblade, Dies of Rare Cancer, ‘General Hospital’ Star Discusses Life After Cancer and More

July 1st 2022

From “General Hospital” star Cameron Mathison discussing his cancer experience to Dame Deborah James and Hells Angels founder Sonny Barger dying of the disease, here’s what happened in the cancer space this week.

Educated Patient® Metastatic Breast Cancer Summit Additional Care Panel: June 11, 2022

July 1st 2022

Watch Dr. Kimberly Curseen, Dr. Anna Bausum, Dr. Kevin Kalinsky and Alyncia Mason answer questions about additional care, during the CURE Educated Patient Metastatic Breast Cancer Summit.

FDA Permits the Study of a Novel Cancer Drug for Multiple Solid Tumors to Continue

June 30th 2022

The study the FDA allowed to continue is investigating the safety and efficacy of the novel cancer drug ACR-368 in patients with endometrial, urothelial and ovarian cancer.

Asian American Women Need More Resources to Feel Empowered in Their Cancer Journeys, Experts Say

June 30th 2022

Culturally specific resources are needed to help fight against the stigmas Asian American cancer survivors and patients face, according to a group of experts.

Could Supply Chain Issues Negatively Impact Cancer Care?

June 30th 2022

When I noticed the bare shelves in a recent trip to the grocery store, I started to think about how supply chain issues might impact cancer care.

‘Jeopardy!’ Champion Christine Whelchel Recalls Why She Removed Her Wig on National TV

June 30th 2022

In less than a year, Christine Whelchel went from receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer to becoming a trailblazing “Jeopardy!” champion.

Educated Patient® Metastatic Breast Cancer Summit Clinical Trials Presentation: June 11, 2022

June 30th 2022

Watch Dr. Kevin Kalinsky, from Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, discuss joining clinical trials, during the CURE Educated Patient Metastatic Breast Cancer Summit.

An Introduction to the 2021 MPN Heroes®

June 29th 2022

5 FDA Cancer Drug Approvals for Solid Tumors That Patients May Have Missed

June 29th 2022

Here is a roundup of cancer treatments that were approved by the FDA in the spring of 2022 that patients may have missed.

Thanks for the Mammaries: An Ode to My Prosthetic Breast

June 29th 2022

After seven years, my prosthetic breast, “Rightie,” sprung a leak and needed to be replaced.

Adherence to Follow-up Care in Childhood Cancer Survivors Continues to be Subpar, Highlighting Need for More Resources to Increase Engagement

June 29th 2022

Findings from several studies have shown that childhood cancer survivors often stop attending much needed follow-up visits in the years following treatment.

Educated Patient® Metastatic Breast Cancer Summit Integrating Alternative Medicine Presentation: June 11, 2022

June 29th 2022

Watch Dr. Anna Bausum, Winship Cancer Institute at Emroy University, discuss alternative medicine, during the CURE Educated Patient Metastatic Breast Cancer Summit.

4 Recent FDA-Approved Blood Cancer Drugs That Patients May Have Missed

June 28th 2022

Spring 2022 brought in some landmark blood cancer approvals from the FDA. Here is a roundup of the therapies recently approved by the FDA that patients may have missed.

Standing on My Hereditary Cancer Awareness and Prevention Soapbox

June 28th 2022

When participating in FORCE’s Virtual Advocacy Day, it was difficult for me not to go off-script, as anger welled up inside me.

FDA to Speed Up Review of Novel Drug for Mesothelioma Not Treatable by Surgery

June 28th 2022

The FDA plans to accelerate its review of IK-930, an investigational drug, for the treatment of patients with unresectable NF2-deficient malignant pleural mesothelioma, a rare cancer.

Educated Patient® Metastatic Breast Cancer Summit Supportive Care Presentation: June 11, 2022

June 28th 2022

Watch Dr. Kimberly Curseen, from Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, discuss supportive care, during the CURE Educated Patient Metastatic Breast Cancer Summit.

FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation to Novel CAR-T Cell Therapy to Treat Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia, a Rare Type of Cancer

June 27th 2022

Treatment with the novel CAR-T cell therapy was associated with favorable efficacy and safety results in a group of patients with follicular lymphoma, including a few with Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia, according to findings from a study presented at a recent medical conference.

New Resource ‘Empowers’ Patients With Breast Cancer That Has Spread to the Brain With Much Needed Information

June 27th 2022

Receiving a diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer that has spread to the brain can be a frightening time for patients, however a new resource may help guide them through the stressful journey.

Cancer Boosted My Empathy, But Anger Is Starting to Rear Its Head

June 27th 2022

After cancer, I now have more empathy for people going through health crises, though when I see others posting inspirational stories on social media, I can’t help but to wonder how much strife they have actually been through.

FDA Approves Breyanzi for Previously Treated Large B-Cell Lymphoma

June 27th 2022

The FDA approval of Breyanzi, a CAR-T cell therapy, offers patients with relapsed/refractory lymphoma the opportunity for long-term remission, and hope for a cure, one expert said.

Educated Patient® Metastatic Breast Cancer Summit Updates in Disease Management Panel: June 11, 2022

June 27th 2022

Watch Dr. Suchita Pakkala, Dr. Jane Meisel, Dr. Keerthi Gogineni and Kelly Shanahan discuss updates in disease management during the CURE Educated Patient Metastatic Breast Cancer Summit.

Using Effective Cancer Therapies Earlier — Does It Always Work?

June 26th 2022

The stories in this issue of CURE illustrate how patients with cancer have become partners in therapeutic advances.

Patients With Cancer Turn to an Unconventional Way to Fund Cancer Care

June 25th 2022

I Wasn’t ‘Just a Patient’ to My Oncology Nurse

June 24th 2022

My oncology nurse has been making connections with her patients for more than 20 years. I’m forever grateful I was lucky to be her patient.