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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.

My Family Tree Has Been Hit Hard by Cancer

May 18th 2022

When my brother was diagnosed with cancer, I faced challenges of reliving my own journey while trying to help him know what to expect.

Trial Kicks Off to Study Experimental CAR-T Cell Therapy in Myeloma

May 18th 2022

The hope, according to an expert, is that this trial will expand CAR-T cell therapy access to more patients with multiple myeloma.

Educated Patient® MPN Summit Diagnoses and Treatment Panel: May 7, 2022

May 18th 2022

Watch Dr. Jamile Shammo, Dr. Aaron Gerds and Dr. Bart Scott, answer questions during the diagnoses and treatment panel during the CURE Educated Patient MPN Summit.

I Was Preparing to Be an Oncology Nurse, That is Until My Sister's Cancer Returned

May 17th 2022

Watching my sister undergo cancer treatment made me want to become a nurse, though after she was re-diagnosed, I’ve had to step away from that career path.

'There's a Gift in the Conflict' of Cancer, Says Patrick Dempsey

May 17th 2022

Actor and cancer advocate Patrick Dempsey explains that when a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, it is important that family members make the moments they share together count.

The Alphabet Soup of Medicare Is so Confusing

May 17th 2022

From Plan A and B to “donut coverage,” choosing a Medicare plan is frustrating — especially when considering the costs of a cancer diagnosis.

Sarclisa-Containing Treatment Regimen Shows ‘Remarkable’ Results for Relapsed Myeloma

May 17th 2022

The combination of Sarclisa, Kyprolis and dexamethasone improved progression-free survival in patients with pretreated, relapsed myeloma, and has potential to become a new standard of care, an expert said.

Educated Patient® MPN Summit Current Treatment Options Presentation: May 7, 2022

May 17th 2022

Watch Dr. Bart Scott, from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, discuss current treatment options, during the CURE Educated Patient MPN Summit.

Years After My Diagnosis, I Still Can’t Shake the Cancer Hound That Chases Me

May 16th 2022

As I go in for another cancer follow-up, I need to remind myself that what could happen is different from what would happen.

A ‘Lighthouse Through the Cancer Storm’

May 16th 2022

A nurse navigator explains how people in their profession create bonds with their patients and guide them through the cancer experience.

Cancer Creates Empathy, But Hope Must Prevail

May 16th 2022

After experiencing cancer, I feel a profound sense of empathy for others in tough situations, from the war in Ukraine to COVID-19.

Creating an Extraordinary Environment for Cancer Healing

May 16th 2022

As Vicki puts it, she envisions her role as nurse manager as helping patients have the best possible journey from the minute they walk through the doors.

Compassionate Cancer Care Through Life and Death

May 16th 2022

Educated Patient® MPN Summit Approach to Diagnosing & Assessing Symptoms Presentation: May 7, 2022

May 16th 2022

Watch Dr. Aaron Gerds, from Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute, discuss approaches to diagnosing and assessing symptoms, during the CURE Educated Patient MPN Summit.

An Oncology Nurse Was a 'Treasure' for a Patient and His Family

May 15th 2022

A patient would come home from chemotherapy and tell his family how much he enjoyed "visiting" with his oncology nurse.

A Cancer Nurse Changes the Lives of Patients

May 15th 2022

When someone receives a diagnosis of cancer, it is probably one of the scariest times in their life. A nurse not only needs to provide good care, she also needs to be a good listener.