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Out of the Darkness of Cancer and Into the Light

November 12th 2021

Out of the darkness there is sometimes light, and in South Florida, Dr. Mark Block is a beacon of hope and light for many patients who’ve recently received a diagnosis of cancer.

Enrollment Begins in Devimistat Trial for Patients With Relapsed Clear Cell Sarcoma

November 12th 2021

The first patient has been enrolled in the APOLLO 613 Phase 1/2 clinical trial for CPI-613.

New Study ‘Shines Light’ on Increased Risk for Pancreatic Cancer in Younger Women

November 11th 2021

This study is the first to evaluate this rising trend of pancreatic cancer incidence in women under the age of 55.

Researchers Find an ‘Alarming’ Increase of Chronic Conditions in Cancer Survivors

November 11th 2021

As cancer survivorship rates increase, so does a survivor’s risk for chronic conditions that may impact their quality of life.

What Cancer Has Taught Me About Fear

November 11th 2021

A cancer survivor describes how she faces her fears throughout health emergencies.

Cancer Survivor Meets Neighbor With Same Diagnosis: ‘That Changed My World’

November 11th 2021

On this episode of the “Cancer Horizons” podcast, a young mother living with lung cancer shares the story of her cancer diagnosis and describes the once-in-a-lifetime coincidence of learning her neighbor has the same cancer type and mutation.

The Art of Engagement: From Cancer Survivor to Researcher

November 11th 2021

In an era of trauma, people whose buoyancy elevates both purpose and agency shine like a flashlight in the darkness. During the past year of uncertainty, Dave Bjork was that light for many.

Cancer Survivor Nurtures Her Garden of Life After Losing Her Spouse and Facing Cancer

November 10th 2021

One cancer survivor's garden helped her to cope and stay active during diagnosis, through treatment and into remission.

Programs May Help Patients Go Smoke-Free After a Lung Cancer Diagnosis

November 10th 2021

Studies show that quitting smoking after a lung cancer diagnosis has a huge payoff for patients. Many smoking cessation programs in cancer centers have tools to help patients quit.

Moving On From Painful Cancer Memories

November 10th 2021

A mother explains how difficult it is to forget about the painful memories of her daughter's cancer experience and how she is moving forward, one step at a time.

The Importance of Asking Permission When Recording Doctor’s Appointments

November 10th 2021

Even though recording conversations during a doctor’s appointment may make it easier for patients with cancer to retain information, some oncologists are uncomfortable with being recorded.

Emerging Treatments and Future Directions in Metastatic Kidney Cancer

November 10th 2021

From microbiome-based therapies to reinventing an old drug and more, an expert from City of Hope explains the interest around emerging treatment options and approaches in metastatic kidney cancer.

Study Initiated for Bispecific Antibody in Patients With T-cell Lymphoma

November 10th 2021

A phase 1 trial of ONO-4685 was initiated for the evaluation of the antibody in patients with relapsed or refractory t-cell lymphoma.

Many Patients With Cancer Consider Telemedicine Appointments Just as Effective as In-Office Visits

November 9th 2021

Due to less travel and other treatment-related expenses, some patients with cancer prefer a telemedicine doctor’s visit over going into an office or clinic.

Patients With Cancer Should ‘Keep Moving Through Treatment’ to Potentially Mitigate Side Effects

November 9th 2021

Exercising during and after cancer treatment remains important for patients and building up endurance over time can help make goals less daunting, an expert said.

The Unknown Path of Cancer: Where to Now?

November 9th 2021

When the road ahead is unclear due to cancer, the best thing you can do is look for a new road to offer hope, a cancer survivor explains.

Patients Can Help Change Discriminatory Experiences in Cancer Care

November 9th 2021

When LGBTQ+ patients speak up about discriminatory experiences in cancer care, it can help take back the power and pave the way for better care in the future.

The Chef Who Lost His Stomach to Cancer

November 9th 2021

“The Next Food Network Star” runner-up shares his struggles with nutrition after a stomach cancer diagnosis and gastrectomy.

To Transplant or Not? Myelofibrosis Scoring Systems Help Decide

November 8th 2021

Patients should understand the different prognostic scoring systems used in myelofibrosis, and how the results can impact treatment decisions.

How to Brighten a Cancer Survivor’s Day

November 8th 2021

A cancer survivor offers tips to family, friends and strangers on how to support those with cancer.

Should Children Be Tested for Hereditary Cancer Syndromes?

November 8th 2021

A woman with Lynch syndrome discusses testing young people for hereditary cancer syndromes and emphasizes the importance of speaking with a genetic counselor.

Behind America’s Number One Cancer Killer: Most People Lack Awareness of Lung Cancer and Screenings

November 8th 2021

The majority of Americans lack understanding of lung cancer’s deadly threat and how it can be screened for, according to new survey data from the American Lung Association. One survivor and one patient stress the importance of learning more about the deadliness of the disease.

Noninvasive Bridging Therapy Underutilized Versus More Invasive Options in Transplant-Eligible Hepatocellular Carcinoma

November 8th 2021

External-beam radiation, a noninvasive option for bridging therapy, may be underused compared with other liver-directed therapies and may highlight a treatment gap in this area.

More Than a Career: Lung Cancer Advocate Turns Passion Into Action

November 7th 2021

Upal Basu Roy has a true gift of being able to think from his heart. He educates the patient community, helps patients navigate the fragmented system, fights for drug access issues in other countries, addresses disparities and supports patient-driven initiatives in research and advocacy.

My Responsibility to Society for Cancer Survival

November 7th 2021

Society helps move progress forward in cancer research, causing one survivor to ask, “How can I pay back that debt?”

An Entire Team's Effort to Care for Patients With Cancer

November 7th 2021

One person credits an entire oncology nurse team for going above and beyond during cancer treatment.

Meet the Visionary Defender of Early Detection and Prompt Treatment

November 6th 2021

Lung cancer is a dangerous and often silent killer for the residents of northeast Georgia. For Dr. Arfoosh, lung cancer screening, quick referrals and prompt treatment for people with newly diagnosed lung cancer are at the forefront of his daily work.

The Rollercoaster Ride Never Seems to End for Cancer Survivors

November 6th 2021

A blood cancer survivor compares her journey to a rollercoaster and describes how she never knows what lies ahead.

Genuine Care and Advice for Patients With Cancer

November 6th 2021

One person describes an oncology nurse practitioner as one to give practical advice and guidance for everyone she encounters.

Oncology Nurses Combine Expertise With Compassion

November 5th 2021

One oncology nurse shows the power of compassion and knowledge with every patient she cares for.