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Sharing a Cancer Diagnosis with Family, in Verse

June 21st 2022

Looking back, perhaps a poem could have helped me tell my family about my cancer diagnosis.

Desperate Measures Have Led Patients With Cancer to Turn to Crowdfunding to Raise Money for Necessary Care

June 21st 2022

Many patients with cancer who have limited financial resources or high insurance co-pays have started to use crowdfunding campaigns to pay for the daunting bills associated with their treatment and subsequent care.

Team Sunshine: How Sharing My Cancer Story Filled My Cup

June 21st 2022

After being diagnosed with breast cancer, I struggled to discuss what was going on, but once I started a blog, the sunshine began to pour in.

Uncovering New Ways to Make Cancer Surgery Safer

June 21st 2022

The use of newer tools and techniques may be reducing the risk of surgical site infections and other complications in patients receiving treatment for gynecologic cancers.

Sierra Oncology Submits Application Seeking FDA Approval of Momelotinib to Treat Myelofibrosis

June 21st 2022

Sierra Oncology noted in a company-issued press release that if momelotinib is approved by the FDA that they anticipate making the drug available to patients with myelofibrosis next year.

Patients With MPNs Must Be Honest About Their Symptoms, Says Expert

June 20th 2022

It is incredibly important that patients with MPNs inform their health care team of any symptoms they are experiencing, according to an expert from The Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center.

We Need To Talk About Cancer and Breast Health Before Age 40

June 20th 2022

People are always shocked when I tell them I am a breast cancer survivor, highlighting the need to discuss the fact that people under the age of 40 can be diagnosed, too.

I’ve Finally Allowed Myself ‘Bitter Resentment’ Over My Brother’s Death from Cancer

June 20th 2022

It has been 46 years since my brother died of cancer, and I have finally reached the “bitter resentment” stage of grief.

Some Older Women With Breast Cancer May Be Able To Avoid Chemotherapy, Study Finds

June 20th 2022

Recent study findings demonstrate that certain older women with breast cancer may be able to skip chemotherapy after treatment with endocrine therapy.

Teaching Others Through Cancer Advocacy

June 20th 2022

One patient turned her diagnosis of multiple myeloma into a way to educate others as an advocate.

Never Alone in the Cancer Battle

June 19th 2022

Day after day, patients come in to receive chemotherapy treatment, passing rooms with warning signs and hospital staff in protective isolation gear. They want to know they are safe.

Doing What Comes Naturally in Oncology Nursing

June 19th 2022

Some people are drawn to nursing by an experience or because they have a family filled with medical workers. For others, it just seems to come naturally, a calling that is deep within, as natural as the air they breathe.

Two Angels of Oncology

June 18th 2022

I hope every patient and their family can feel the caring that two angels standing by a shoulder can bring.

My Cancer Nurse Took Me From My 'Crisis Year' to My 'Cure Year'

June 18th 2022

Jonlyn McGettigan, RN, FNP, is, once again, an extraordinary healer.

How the Treatment of Cancer Side Effects Has Evolved Over the Past 2 Decades

June 17th 2022

Two cancer survivors shed light on how they adjusted their daily routines to deal with the debilitating pain from neuropathy.

This Father’s Day, I’m Celebrating Cancer Previvorship, Too

June 17th 2022

My daughter is a cancer “previvor” because she inherited a cancer gene from her mother, so this Father’s Day, I’m celebrating her, too.

Novel Drug-Tecentriq Combo to Be Studied in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

June 17th 2022

A phase 2a trial is kicking off to study frontline GB1211 with the immunotherapy agent Tecentriq in patients with advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer.

Educated Patient® Prostate Cancer Summit Looking Ahead Panel: May 21, 2022

June 17th 2022

Watch Dr. Jeremie Calais, Dr. Tian Zhang, Dr. Landon C. Brown and Jim Rosenfield answer questions about novel agents and strategies during the CURE Educated Patient Prostate Cancer Summit.

Adolescents and Young Adults With Sarcoma ‘Urgently Need’ Better Education on Risks of Opioid Misuse

June 16th 2022

Adolescents and young adults with sarcoma, a group of cancers that begin in the bone and soft tissue, need more education regarding chronic pain management and opioid addiction, according to a group of researchers.

A Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Early-Stage Lung Cancer May Be Leading to More Cures

June 16th 2022

Instead of waiting until the disease has progressed, researchers have begun analyzing the effects of using immunotherapy before or after surgery in patients with early-stage lung cancer. The results, according to experts, may be transformative for patients.

My Experience With Medical Upselling

June 16th 2022

After surviving cancer, I knew what medical upselling looked like, and experienced it firsthand when a clinician tried to send me for more tests than I felt necessary.

Cancer Survivors May Be the Best Advocates

June 16th 2022

The best advocate for a patient with cancer is someone who knows exactly what they're going through, noted a multiple myeloma survivor.

Educated Patient® Prostate Cancer Summit Approaches to Hormone Therapy Presentation: May 21, 2022

June 16th 2022

Watch Dr. Landon C. Brown, from Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute, discuss approaches to hormone therapy, during the CURE Educated Patient Prostate Cancer Summit.

Spreading the News About My Daughter’s Cancer Was Harder Than I Thought

June 15th 2022

Telling friends and family about a cancer diagnosis can be gut wrenching. Here’s how I did it.

How Mindfulness Meditation May Help Ease Stress and Anxiety in Cancer Survivors, and Where to Start

June 15th 2022

As part of its Heal at Home series, CURE® collaborated with a clinical health psychologist at the University of Hawaii Cancer Center to provide cancer survivors an easy-to-understand guide to start meditating.

I Must Trust the Process in Life After Cancer

June 15th 2022

Seeing a friend meet up for a business meeting made me miss my fast-paced life before cancer, but reminded me to trust the process of where I am now.

I'm a Cancer Survivor... What Now?

June 15th 2022

Although much has changed in the past two decades, more needs to be done to prepare cancer survivors for what happens after their treatments end.

Educated Patient® Prostate Cancer Summit Novel Agents Presentation: May 21, 2022

June 15th 2022

Watch Dr. Tian Zhang, from UT Southwestern Medical Center, discuss novel agents, during the CURE Educated Patient Prostate Cancer Summit.

Cancer Exacerbated My COVID-19 Fatigue

June 14th 2022

I’ve experienced fatigue from cancer before but contracting COVID-19 took it to a whole other level.

Cancer Survivors Need a Ride

June 14th 2022

Unreliable public transportation or limited access to a working vehicle may lead to delays in important follow-up care for cancer survivors.