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People Who Have Cancer Can Leave Behind a Couple Kinds of Legacies

October 21st 2020, 9:00pm

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“The future is not yours,” says Pam Haldeman, who has metastatic breast cancer. “A way to get back a little bit of control is to be your own advocate and get aggressive in researching and going to every conference or retreat available.”

From Secrecy to Support: How the Breast Cancer Patient Advocacy Movement Pulled the Disease Out of the Shadows

October 21st 2020, 6:00pm

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The breast cancer patient advocacy movement that started in the 1950s pulled the disease out of the shadows, bringing patients’ options to light.

Beyond the Breast: How Some Patients Combat Brain Metastases

October 21st 2020, 3:00pm

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Two women living with metastatic breast cancer that has spread to the brain describe the tools that are helping to keep them alive.

‘Don’t Sugarcoat Things’ When Someone You Know is Diagnosed with Metastatic Breast Cancer

October 21st 2020, 1:00pm

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“Most kinds of breast cancer are potentially curable, but metastatic breast cancer is not,” says Kathleen Friel, lab director at the Burke Neurological Institute of Weill Cornell Medicine. “People assume, ‘Oh, you must be fine because you look fine.’ It puts a lot of expectations on us that, if somehow we’re strong enough, then we’ll beat this disease.”

FDA’s Approval of Opdivo-Yervoy for Unresectable Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma was ‘Desperately Needed’, But Questions Remain

October 20th 2020, 9:00pm

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The FDA’s approval or Opdivo (nivolumab) and Yervoy (ipilimumab) for the frontline treatment of patients with unresectable malignant pleural mesothelioma was desperately needed, says a thoracic oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer center. However, some questions remain.

Breast Friends: How One Organization is Connecting Those Affected By Reproductive or Breast Cancers

October 20th 2020, 6:00pm

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A group extends a hand to those affected by breast or reproductive cancers, especially younger previvors, patients and caregivers.

When Patients with the Earliest Form of Breast Cancer May Be Able to Skip Surgery

October 20th 2020, 3:00pm

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Can mastectomy or lumpectomy be avoided in women with ductal carcinoma in situ?

CAR-T Cell Therapy Side Effects: Know What to Look Out For

October 20th 2020, 1:00pm

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CAR-T cell therapy is drastically improving outcomes for patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. However, the treatment can come with some severe side effects that patients need to know about.

Helping Underserved Women at the Community Level Can Be a Crucial Step Toward Reducing Deaths From Late-Stage Breast Cancer

October 19th 2020, 9:00pm

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Helping underserved women at the community level can be a crucial step toward reducing deaths from late-stage breast cancer. A grassroots initiative in Florida aims to contribute to that change and inspire the formation of similar groups.

How Has Cancer Affected Your Career?

October 19th 2020, 6:00pm

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On social media, CURE® recently asked its readers to share how cancer has affected their careers.

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