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Patient Enrollment Begins for Trial Assessing Novel Treatment Combo in Pancreatic Cancer

March 4th 2022

The study authors plan to enroll 32 patients with advanced pancreatic cancer into the trial to assess the efficacy and safety of an experimental treatment combination.

There Must Be a Cause for My Daughter’s Cancer, Right?

March 4th 2022

As humans, we have an inherent need to know why everything happens in our life — including a cancer diagnosis. But unfortunately, that is not always the case.

‘Jeopardy!’ Champ Ditches Wig to Make Statement About Her Cancer, Children in Ukraine Evacuated to Neighboring Countries to Continue Cancer Treatment and More

March 4th 2022

From a “Jeopardy!” winner taking her wig off on the gameshow to childhood patients with cancer in Ukraine being bussed to neighboring countries to safely receive treatment, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.

Staying Aware With Self-Checks After Surviving Testicular Cancer

March 4th 2022

During his college years, Matt Froestad received the diagnosis not once but twice following self-exams.

An Oncologist Steps ‘Further Into the Cancer World’ After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

March 3rd 2022

The most revealing thing that Dr. Bhuvaneswari Ramaswamy, a breast medical oncologist, learned during her own treatment for breast cancer was that despite having extraordinary family and medical support, she still felt very isolated.

Listen Up: Hearing Loss Among Cancer Survivors Often Overlooked and Understudied

March 3rd 2022

Significant challenges include improving detection and response to inner ear side effects among cancer survivors following the use of certain drugs and therapies.

3 Stages of Coping With Cancer: There Are Better Days Ahead

March 3rd 2022

When I was first diagnosed with a stage 4 neuroendocrine tumor in my small intestine, I went through three stages of coping with my cancer: anger, planning and living life.

On Kidney Cancer Advocacy: ‘There’s Only One Way to Go, and That’s Forward’

March 3rd 2022

If an oncologist was apprehensive about Steven Edwards getting a second opinion, that might not be the right doctor for him, the kidney cancer survivor said.

Advocate Emphasizes ‘Investing in Yourself’ to Improve Patient-Physician Communication

March 3rd 2022

As part of its Speaking Out video series, CURE spoke with Throwing Bones founder, Kenny Caps, about improving patient-physician communication throughout myeloma care.

Long-Term Care of Myeloma May Not Be ‘One-Stop-Shop,’ Multidisciplinary Approach Can Help

March 3rd 2022

As part of its Speaking Out video series, CURE spoke with Throwing Bones founder, Kenny Caps, about treating myeloma as a chronic disease and how the multidisciplinary approach to care can assist in challenges, like financial toxicity.

CAR-T Cell Therapies Provide Patients With Mantle Cell and Follicular Lymphoma a ‘One and Done’ Treatment Option, Expert Says

March 2nd 2022

CAR-T cell therapies offer patients with lymphoma a chance for long-term remission, but none have yet to receive a greenlight from the FDA as a first line of treatment.

Leptomeningeal Disease: A Rare Cancer Metastasis

March 2nd 2022

The number of people developing leptomeningeal disease is increasing for the same reason that diagnoses of brain metastases are on the rise: People are living longer, giving cancer more time to spread.

I’m Trying to Balance My Fears of COVID-19 With Returning to Routine Cancer Screenings and Health Care

March 2nd 2022

I’ve recently joined the masses in catching up with routine health care that was put off during the COVID-19 pandemic.

More Effective, Less Toxic Treatment Approach for Brain Metastases May Improve Care and Survival

March 2nd 2022

Guidelines for the treatment of patients with brain metastases is moving from whole brain radiation therapy to less toxic treatment options to potentially improve care and increase survival.

Patient Encourages Others to ‘Continue Living’ After a Myeloma Diagnosis By Advocating

March 2nd 2022

As part of its Speaking Out video series, CURE spoke with Throwing Bones founder, Kenny Caps, about raising awareness for multiple myeloma, and why sharing one’s story is helpful for others.

Addition of Ofatumumab to Aggressive Chemotherapy Regimen Yields High Response Rates in Newly Diagnosed Mantle Cell Lymphoma

March 2nd 2022

Treatment with ofatumumab plus an aggressive regimen of chemotherapies resulted in a response rate of more than 80% in patients with newly diagnosed mantle cell lymphoma.

Drug Duo Sparks Encouraging Outcomes in Treatment of Clear Cell Kidney Cancer

March 1st 2022

In a recent clinical trial, treatment with Bavencio plus Inlyta produced promising outcomes in the presurgical treatment of patients with non-metastatic, clear cell renal cell carcinoma.

‘Tremendous Hope’ Surrounds Emerging Therapies for Cancer That has Spread to the Brain

March 1st 2022

Better therapies are on the horizon for cancer that has spread to the brain, including a clinical trial that matches patients with treatments based on unique genetic changes in brain metastases.

Social Media Led Me to Lasting Bonds and Cancer Camaraderie

March 1st 2022

In spending just a few minutes a day on Twitter, I’ve created a support group with other cancer survivors who know how it feels to face the disease.

FDA Grants Accelerated Approval to Vonjo for Myelofibrosis With Severe Thrombocytopenia

March 1st 2022

The Food and Drug Administration’s greenlight of Vonjo marks the first approved therapy to address the needs of patients with cytopenic myelofibrosis, a type of myeloproliferative neoplasm.

FDA Approves Carvykti, a CAR-T Cell Therapy, for Pretreated Relapsed/Refractory Myeloma

March 1st 2022

Ninety-eight percent of patients with pretreated relapsed/refractory myeloma responded to treatment with Carvykti, a newly approved CAR-T cell therapy for this patient population.

New App Aims to Improve the Lives of ‘Core of Our Health Care System’ — Cancer Caregivers

February 28th 2022

When caregivers — considered by many to be an essential part of a patient’s care team — have the tools they need to care for themselves and their loved ones, cancer outcomes can be better, too.

My Only Gift From Cancer: a New View on Life

February 28th 2022

When I was diagnosed with cancer, I thought of only two things: my loved ones and how much time I had left with them.

Fellow Cancer Survivor Helps Me Snap Out of Post-Scanxiety Blues

February 28th 2022

The post-scanxiety crash felt like an avalanche for me, and even though my scans were clear, it took talking to another cancer survivor to snap me out of it.

Opdivo Gets FDA Priority Review for Presurgical NSCLC Treatment

February 28th 2022

The Food and Drug Administration plans to speed up its review of Opdivo in the pre-surgical setting for patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

New Treatments Lend a Positive Outlook to Patients With GVHD

February 28th 2022

There are now more drugs than ever to treat and prevent graft-versus-host disease in patients with blood cancer who receive a stem cell transplant.

An ‘Equal Playing Field’ Makes up the Available Treatment Options for CLL

February 27th 2022

Regardless of a patient’s age, comorbidity status or disease risk, an expert from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center notes how targeted therapies have become the standard of care in treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Ending Metastatic Breast Cancer for Everyone

February 26th 2022

Dr. Nancy U. Lin actors as a mentor for her patients, helping to guide them through the cancer experience, says her colleague Dr. Ines Vaz-Luis.

Here Are Some Tips to Help You Freeze Out Those Winter Blues and Seasonal Affective Disorder

February 25th 2022

As a cancer survivor, I know all too well the struggles with depression and sadness. Fold in those grey winter days and It makes for a disastrous recipe.

‘America’s Got Talent’ Contestant Jane ‘Nightbirdie’ Marczewski Dies 4 Years After Cancer Diagnosis, ‘Good Morning America’s’ Robin Roberts Announces Partner’s Cancer Diagnosis and More

February 25th 2022

From the death of “America’s Got Talent” contestant Jane “Nightbirdie” Marczewski to “Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts announcing her partners breast cancer diagnosis, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.