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Trial Will Investigate Drug Duo in Solid Cancers With MAPK Pathway Aberrations

May 25th 2022

Patients can still talk to their clinicians about enrolling in a sub-study of the FIRELIGHT-1 trial, analyzing tovorafenib plus pimasertib in progressive or refractory solid tumors with MAPK pathway aberrations.

Clinical Trial to Assess Experimental Drug as Single-Agent, and Combined With Keytruda Across Several Solid Tumors Launches

May 25th 2022

The aim of the early-stage trial is to identify the safety of the experimental drug as either a single-agent therapy as well as in combination with Keytruda in adults with multiple solid tumors.

I Was Blindsided by a Cancer I’ve Never Heard Of

May 24th 2022

I was told that I would miscarry my pregnancy, but continued to feel more pregnant, leading to my molar pregnancy diagnosis — a condition I’ve never heard of before. 

The Integration of Complementary Cancer Care May ‘Accelerate’ in Coming Years, Says Patrick Dempsey

May 24th 2022

Actor and cancer advocate Patrick Dempsey predicts that more focus will be put on complementary cancer care, such as nutrition and environmental factors, over the next several years.

Chemotherapy Hair Hacks: From Lint Rollers to Duct Tape

May 24th 2022

Losing my hair due to cancer treatment was mentally and physically painful, but I learned a few tips and tricks along the way.

Myelofibrosis Symptom Management Is ‘Incredibly Important’ to Preserve Quality of Life

May 24th 2022

Myelofibrosis may cause major impairments to a patient’s quality of life, which is why it is pertinent that patients work with their clinicians to address these side effects.

Educated Patient® MPN Summit Disease Approaches Panel: May 7, 2022

May 24th 2022

Watch Dr. Jamile Shammo and Dr. Srdan Vestovsek answer questions about disease approaches during the CURE Educated Patient MPN Summit.

I Wouldn't Have Gotten Through My Cancer Journey Without My Amazing Oncology Nurse, My Sister

May 23rd 2022

"I do not know how I would have gotten through my (cancer) diagnosis, treatment and recovery without … my amazing oncology nurse, my sister."

Do You Ever Question Your Cancer Care?

May 23rd 2022

I’ve always received impeccable care at my cancer center, but a recent experience made me feel like I was no longer a priority.

FDA Approves Vidaza for Rare Pediatric Blood Cancer

May 23rd 2022

The FDA approved Vidaza for the treatment of pediatric patients with juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia.

My Cancer Advocacy Keeps My Mom’s Legacy Alive

May 23rd 2022

After my mom died of colon cancer, I became an advocate with the hopes that fewer people would be lost to the disease.

Educated Patient® MPN Summit Novel Agents & Clinical Trials in Myelofibrosis Presentation: May 7, 2022

May 23rd 2022

Watch Dr. Srdan Vestovsek, from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discuss novel agents and clinical trials in myelofibrosis, during the CURE Educated Patient MPN Summit.

Unmatched Energy and Passion for Cancer Care

May 22nd 2022

Megan McCarthy, RN, is the very essence of a great nurse, one person said.

Educated Patient® MPN Summit Differentiating an Essential Thrombocythemia Diagnosis Presentation: May 7, 2022

May 22nd 2022

Watch Dr. Jamile Shammo, from Rush University Medical Center, discuss differentiating an essential thrombocythemia diagnosis, during the CURE Educated Patient MPN Summit.

An Oncology Nurse With a Heart Like No Other

May 21st 2022

A nurse worked tirelessly throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure that her unit was running like a well-oiled machine.

Educated Patient® MPN Summit Focus on Clinical Trials Panel: May 7, 2022

May 21st 2022

Watch Dr. Jamile Shammo, Dr. Angela Fleishman and Kapila Viges answer questions about clinical trials during the CURE Educated Patient MPN Summit.

Tuesday Persists Until All Patients With Cancer are Taken Care Of

May 20th 2022

The care received by our patients (with cancer) has been described as “exemplary,” an incredible achievement for an infusion center that was a revolving door for short-term travel nurses with little-to-no full-time staff to provide the continuity of care that oncology nurses are well-known and admired for.

Trial Launches to Study a New Drug for B-Cell Malignancies

May 20th 2022

NX-5948 may be able to pass through the blood-brain barrier in patients with B-cell malignancies, potentially making it a promising option for patients with disease in their central nervous system.

Having Cancer Makes Me Live on the Edge, Though I Never Asked To

May 20th 2022

Cancer is a dangerous disease that comes with many difficult decisions, making me constantly feel like I’m living on the edge.

PGA Tour Golfer Justin Thomas Urges People to Check for Melanoma, ‘One Life to Live’ and ‘As the World Turns’ Actress Marnie Schulenburg Dies from Cancer and More

May 20th 2022

From PGA Tour golfer Justin Thomas’ new sun-protection line to soap opera actress Marnie Schulenburg’s breast cancer death and the first child to receive CAR-T cell therapy celebrating 10 years cancer-free, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.

Educated Patient® MPN Summit Clinical Trials Presentation: May 7, 2022

May 20th 2022

Watch Kapila Viges, from the MPN Research Foundation, discuss clinical trials, during the CURE Educated Patient MPN Summit.

Certain Latino and Hispanic Men More Likely to Be Diagnosed With High-Risk Prostate Cancer

May 19th 2022

Despite Latino and Hispanic men being more likely to present with higher-risk prostate cancer, they are less likely to receive treatment for their disease compared to other ethnicities.

My Experiences With My Cancer Support Systems Were Unfortunate

May 19th 2022

When you put your feelings out there in cancer support groups — be it in-person or virtual — you’re opening your ideas up to others’ interpretation, and some might not like what you have to say.

How Naming My Lifesaving Ostomy Helped Me Gain Confidence and Find Body Positivity

May 19th 2022

After being diagnosed with colorectal cancer, my ostomy — which I named Toodles — opened up a world of body positivity for me.

Cancer Centers Need a Room for Rage

May 19th 2022

Anger is a reaction to injustice, which cancer certainly is. Sometimes I wished there was a place in the cancer treatment centers to let that rage out.

Cancer Trial Hopes to Find New Patient Populations That Will Respond to Already-Approved Drugs

May 19th 2022

The Strata PATH trial will use a novel testing strategy to determine if certain patients with solid tumors can benefit from already-approved therapies.

Educated Patient® MPN Summit Novel Agents and Clinical Trials in Polycythemia Vera Presentation: May 7, 2022

May 19th 2022

Watch Dr. Angela Fleishman, from the University of California Irvine, discuss novel agents and clinical trials in polycythemia vera, during the CURE Educated Patient MPN Summit.

If I Can Save One Life By Telling My Cancer Story, It Was All Worth It

May 18th 2022

After being diagnosed with stage 4 colorectal cancer, I made it a mission to share my story and help others.

The Divine Touch of an Oncology Nurse Lends Compassion and Healing to Patients With Cancer

May 18th 2022

I am forever grateful that my life has been blessed and touched by this angel on earth.

'Death Doulas' Help Patients With Cancer Face Their End of Life With Courage and Meaning

May 18th 2022

Dying does not have the be scary, and there are resources available to help patients and their loved ones, explained an expert.