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‘What Is a Hassle Anymore?’ Survivor Highlights Cancer’s Platinum Lining

November 2nd 2021

After missing his flight, voice actor Rob Paulsen recorded a vlog in the airport where he discusses the “platinum lining” behind his cancer diagnosis when it comes to everyday hassles like travel.

Writing ‘Just in Case’ Letters as a Cancer Survivor

November 2nd 2021

One cancer survivor explains why a friend writes letters to his loved ones before each surgery “just in case.”

FDA Approval of Tecentriq Marks ‘Major Advance’ for Pretreated NSCLC

November 2nd 2021

The FDA approval is based on ‘substantial’ disease-free survival results and may ‘drastically’ improve lung cancer survival.

Weighing the Risks and Benefits of Adjuvant Therapy for Kidney Cancer

November 2nd 2021

Some patients with kidney cancer who are at a high risk of disease recurrence may benefit from adjuvant therapy; however, it is important recognize the potential side effects.

Patients Dosed in Trial of Topical Gel for Dose-Limiting Acneiform Lesions in Patients With Colorectal Cancer

November 1st 2021

The first patients were dosed in a phase 2 trial for a topical gel to treat lesions in patients with colorectal cancer receiving EGFR inhibitor therapy.

FDA Will Review New Drug to Treat Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

November 1st 2021

The Food and Drug Administration will review parsaclisib for the treatment of patients with follicular lymphoma, marginal zone lymphoma and mantle cell lymphoma.

Prior Authorizations for Oral Cancer Drugs May Delay Time Patients Receive Therapy

November 1st 2021

When patients with cancer are faced with receiving a prior authorization from their insurance provider for oral anticancer drugs, it is important that they advocate for themselves, according to an expert.

The Right Foundation: Figuring Out the ‘Crazy Game of Life’ After Cancer

November 1st 2021

A young cancer survivor explains the importance of creating connections with others who have been through the same experiences.

Nighttime Compression Demonstrates ‘Amazing Results’ for Patients With Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema

November 1st 2021

Lymphedema can cause swelling, discomfort and body image issues for patients with breast cancer, but nighttime compression may help reduce the effects of the complication.

Know Your Treatment Options for Kidney Cancer: ‘Every Patient Is Different’

November 1st 2021

An expert explains the various treatment options available for a patient who is diagnosed with a small renal mass.

Companionship Helps Patients Feel Less Alone Through Cancer Treatment

October 31st 2021

An oncology nurse touched the life of one patient with cancer with her attention to detail and compassion.

Should I Get Genetic Testing for Cancer?

October 31st 2021

A pancreatic cancer survivor explains why he chose to undergo genetic testing and what he learned from the experience.

Heroically Committed to Patients With Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma

October 31st 2021

"Dr. Rosenzweig’s commitment to helping patients with lung cancer and mesothelioma is truly heroic," several colleagues write.

Effective Teamwork Shapes a New Oncology Practice

October 30th 2021

One patient credits two oncology nurses for being knowledgeable and compassionate towards all patients they cared for especially during the establishment of a new oncology practice.

Quantity Versus Quality of Life: Why the Difficult Cancer Conversations Matter

October 30th 2021

It’s important to discuss treatment options and whether quality or quantity of life is more important for some patients with cancer, says a caregiver.

Perseverance and Endurance in the Face of Lung Cancer

October 30th 2021

These are the powerful stories of real-life heroes in the lung cancer space who persevere with great compassion and teach us to embrace, not avoid, life’s setbacks and challenges.

American Success Story and Lung Cancer Hero

October 29th 2021

"Dr. Hossein came to the United States by himself in his teens as a political refugee from the turmoil in Iran," writes a colleague who nominated him for the Lung Cancer Heroes® Award. "Completely on his own and through his hard work, scholarship, initiative and refusal to let things get him down, he went to college and then to medical school."

FDA Approves Scemblix for Pretreated CML in the Chronic Phase

October 29th 2021

The Food and Drug Administration approved Scemblix for patients with Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia in the chronic phase whose disease progressed on prior TKI treatment.

New Drug Disappoints for Pancreatic Cancer and AML Treatment

October 29th 2021

Study results showed that CPI-613 did not improve survival in patients with metastatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreas.

I Have Male Breast Cancer, Not Chest Cancer

October 29th 2021

Attention to detail is important for cancer survivors, explains a male breast cancer survivor. “Asking guys to examine their ‘chests’ is not only ineffective, but also disingenuous.”

‘Friends’ Actor James Michael Tyler Dies From Cancer, Sally Yates Announces Breast Cancer Diagnosis and More

October 29th 2021

From the death of “Friends” actor James Michael Tyler to Sally Yates’ breast cancer announcement, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

CURE® Honors Oncologists, Patient Advocate in Lung Cancer Heroes® Award Program for Impact on Community

October 29th 2021

CURE®’s Lung Cancer Heroes® Award Program celebrates and thanks the heroes who make a difference in the lives of patients with lung cancer.

Clinical Trial Launched for Preventive Breast Cancer Vaccine

October 28th 2021

Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute has initiated a new study to examine a vaccine to prevent triple-negative breast cancer.

Love Lost: The Effects of Cancer on Marriage and Relationships

October 28th 2021

Although being in a close relationship during the cancer journey can dramatically improve outcomes, the stress of treatment and the diagnosis itself can take a toll on couples, sometimes in a negative way.

FDA Speeds Up Review of CAR-T Cell Therapy to Treat Follicular Lymphoma

October 28th 2021

Kymriah was granted a priority review for the treatment of pretreated patients with relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma.

Cancer’s Hefty Price Tag

October 28th 2021

“The financial burden is another gift that cancer keeps on giving,” writes the mother and caregiver of a young woman with breast cancer.

‘Mommy Doesn’t Have Hair Right Now’: Receiving a Cancer Diagnosis as a Young Mother

October 28th 2021

On this episode of the “Cancer Horizons” podcast, CURE® contributor Amanda Ferraro describes what it was like to receive a cancer diagnosis at 28 years old with a 3-year-old child and discusses the importance of mental health for cancer survivors.

Surveillance Is a ‘Balance of Risk’ and Should Be Considered for Kidney Tumors

October 28th 2021

Some patients with small kidney tumors may be able to forego treatment and have regular medical checkups instead.

Goal-Focused Therapy May Improve Distress in Testicular Cancer Survivors

October 27th 2021

An intervention strategy focused on goal pursuit and skill building may be the ticket to helping reduce high emotional distress levels experienced by young adult survivors of testicular cancer.

Patients With Lymphoma May Be At Risk for Chemo Brain

October 27th 2021

Memory, attention and the ability to multitask may be affected in patients with lymphoma during and after chemotherapy treatment, which can impact one’s capability to complete daily tasks.