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FDA Panel Votes Against Continued Approval of Pepaxto for Myeloma Subtype

September 28th 2022

The FDA’s Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee voted against the continued approval of Pepaxto for pretreated relapsed/refractory myeloma, based on survival data from a clinical trial.

Acupuncture Is a ‘Worthwhile’ Approach to Decrease Cancer-Related Pain, Expert Says

September 28th 2022

Acupuncture has been shown to decrease cancer-related pain, and it most recently was recommended by several organizations for certain patients with breast cancer.

From Cancer Progression to COVID-19, I Searched for Light During My Darkest Days

September 28th 2022

On the same day that I learned of my cancer progression, I also found out I had COVID-19. Here’s how I handled that dark period of life.

Katie Couric Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis

September 28th 2022

Seasoned journalist Katie Couric revealed that she received a breast cancer diagnosis in June and underwent treatment for the disease this summer.

FDA Approves Avastin Biosimilar to Treat Six Diseases Including Certain Colon, Lung, Kidney Cancers

September 28th 2022

The FDA’s approval of Vegzelma was based on data that demonstrated the biosimilar elicited comparable safety and efficacy to Avastin in several studies.

After a Cancer Diagnosis, I Became a 'Patient From Hell'

September 27th 2022

After being diagnosed with breast cancer, I became a fierce advocate for myself.

Prostate Cancer Survival May Be Affected By How the Body Processes Coffee, But More Research is Needed

September 27th 2022

Men with prostate cancer who were “fast metabolizers” of caffeine from coffee tended to have better prostate cancer-specific survival, according to recent research.

Hereditary Cancer Demands a New Medical Discipline

September 27th 2022

I'm suggesting a new medical discipline called "previvology" that is dedicated to the detection of genetic mutations and the prevention or early detection of cancers that are associated with them.

Early-Phase Trial to Study Novel Drug, With or Without Keytruda, in Solid Cancers

September 27th 2022

The novel drug PY159 will be studied as a single agent and in combination with Keytruda for patients with certain solid tumors — including ovarian, pancreatic, lung, head and neck, colorectal and breast cancers.

Looking Back on My Cancer Experience, I Would Have Done Things Differently

September 27th 2022

I underwent cancer treatments during my lunch breaks at work. Looking back, I wish I took some time off.

Phase 3 Trial to Study an Immunochemotherapy Regimen in Platinum-Resistant/Refractory Ovarian Cancer

September 26th 2022

The OnPrime trial will investigate if adding Olvi-Vec, a modified virus, to chemotherapy and Avastin will improve outcomes for pretreated platinum-resistant or refractory ovarian cancer.

Catching the Importance of Skin Cancer Awareness and Prevention

September 26th 2022

Former Cincinnati Reds catcher, and MLB Hall of Famer, Johnny Bench is using his stature as a public figure to advocate for skin cancer prevention and detection.

Cancer Taught Me to Be OK With Things I Can No Longer Do

September 26th 2022

I’m surviving cancer while getting older, too — that means I can no longer do some of the things I did when I was younger.

Adding a Certain Immunotherapy Drug to Chemotherapy May Benefit Patients With Thymoma, a Type of Rare Cancer

September 26th 2022

The addition of Bavencio to an Inlyta regimen may help stabilize disease in some patients with thymic carcinoma, but one expert stressed that checkpoint inhibitors are “problematic” for patients diagnosed with thymoma, a type of rare cancer.

Cancer Might Be Done With Me, But I'm Not Done With Cancer

September 26th 2022

While I've been deemed no evidence of disease, I'll continue to support others in my cancer wolfpack.

Who Will Hold My Hand Through My Cancer Experience?

September 25th 2022

After I held my hand as my mom died, I wondered who would hold mine as I went through cancer.

CURE® Lung Cancer Heroes® Award Program Showcases 3 Individuals Who Significantly Transformed the Space

September 24th 2022

CURE®’s Lung Cancer Heroes® Award Program honors and gives thanks to those heroes who have positively affected the lives of patients with lung cancer.

Shining a Spotlight on What Lies in the Shadows of Cancer

September 23rd 2022

From a rare malignancy to sexual dysfunction, this special issue explores some of the less talked about aspects of cancer.

When Cancer Treatment Leads to a Secondary Cancer: Survivor Shares Her Story of Angiosarcoma

September 23rd 2022

Seven years after completing breast cancer treatment, Angelia Carpenter was shocked to discover she had angiosarcoma, a rare cancer that may have been associated with her breast cancer treatment.

Why We Should Curse Cancer

September 23rd 2022

When talking about cancer, it’s OK to use profanities sometimes.

NFL Star Shannon Sharpe Shares Prostate Cancer Diagnosis, ‘Good Morning America’ Raises Awareness for Bone Marrow Transplants and More

September 23rd 2022

From NFL Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe and Monty Python member sharing their cancer diagnoses to “Good Morning America” promoting Be The Match, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.

How the Name Change to Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Affected People With the Disease

September 23rd 2022

A decision to rename myeloproliferative neoplasms led to a plethora of developments in a space where there was once little interest.

Moving the Needle for Maintenance Cancer Treatment

September 22nd 2022

Maintenance therapy helps deter undetectable cancer that may exist after initial treatment.

Blood Test Results May Offer Clues to Neurotoxicity Risk After CAR-T Cell Therapy in Cancer

September 22nd 2022

Patients with blood cancer who have higher levels of neurofilament light chains — which indicate brain injury — were found to be more likely to develop neurotoxicity after CAR-T cell therapy, according to recent research.

Oct. 12: As I Approach My ‘Cancerversary,’ I Don’t Feel Like Celebrating

September 22nd 2022

I used to love October, but after being diagnosed with cancer on Oct. 12 — twice — I dread the month.

I’m a Third-Generation, Three-Time Cancer Survivor

September 22nd 2022

While I’m usually a private person, it’s important to me to share my three bouts with cancer so that others will learn their bodies and their family history.

FDA Grants Retevmo Full Approval for RET Fusion-Positive Lung Cancer Treatment

September 22nd 2022

The Food and Drug Administration approved Retevmo for the treatment of patients with advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer with a rearranged RET gene fusion.

HPV-Related Cancer Changed My Outlook on Life and Made Me an Advocate for Vaccination

September 21st 2022

Cancer made me more empathetic, as well as an advocate for the HPV vaccine.

Diminished Sexual Health Should Not Be a Price Paid to Survive Lung Cancer

September 21st 2022

Three out of four women with lung cancer reported experiencing moderate to severe sexual dysfunction, a survey shows.

Celebrity Cancer Stories Highlight an Unlevel Playing Field

September 21st 2022

It’s good that celebrities with cancer raise awareness about the disease, but I think that they can do more.