An Oncology Nurse Who Is One of a Kind, Kind to Everyone
Among the extraordinary collection of givers are singular nurses who stand above the rest like a beacon guiding the profession toward its highest order. Anthony “Tony” Reynolds, RN, of ARH Cancer Center is one such nurse.
Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit Advancements in SCLC Presentation: April 29, 2023
Watch Dr. Ravi Salgia, from City of Hope, discuss advancements in small cell lung cancer during the CURE® Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit.
Make a List and Check It Twice Before an Oncology Appointment
After being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer — and seeing a clinician who did not know how to treat me — I learned the importance of asking questions to my providers and advocating for myself
Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit Targeted Treatment Panel: April 29, 2023
Watch Dr. Ed Kim, Dr. Jyoti Malhotra and Terri Conneran answer questions about targeted therapy during the CURE® Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit.
A Cancer Nurse Heals the Body, Mind and Soul
For a young girl dying of cancer, whose mother had other children at home to take care of, Sobha Akkar, B.S.N., RN, OCN, became a motherly figure.
Open Mic Showcase Debut Puts Cancer Survivors, Patients in the Spotlight
From music to poetry and dynamic storytelling, the first installment of CURE®’s Open Mic Showcase highlights the talents of patients and survivors of cancer.
FDA Approves Epkinly for Relapsed/Refractory DLBCL
The FDA approval of Epkinly also includes a subset of patients with indolent lymphoma-related DLBCL and those with high-grade B-cell lymphoma after two or more systemic therapies.
My Difficult Decision to Stop Hormone Therapy After Breast Cancer
I hated the way that hormone drugs made me feel, so I spoke with my loved ones and oncology team and made the difficult decision to stop.
Cancer Survivor With ‘Bad Blood’ Gifted Taylor Swift Tickets, Golfer Backs Out of the US Open and More
From a teen cancer survivor being gifted tickets to Taylor Swift’s ‘Eras’ tour to Michael Hendry backing out of the US Open due to a leukemia diagnosis, here’s what’s happening in the oncology space this week.
Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit Targeted Therapies Presentation: April 29, 2023
Watch Dr. Jyoti Malhotra, from City of Hope Orange County, discuss targeted therapy, during the CURE® Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit.
Tagrisso-Chemo Combo Improves Progression-Free Survival in NSCLC Subset
Tagrisso plus chemotherapy improved progression-free survival in patients with EGFR-mutated, locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, according to high-level results from a phase 3 trial.
Frozen Stem Cell Grafts Linked to Higher Relapse Rates in Blood Cancer
Cryopreserved stem cells led to a higher rate of relapse in patients with blood cancer, though there was no difference in survival, research showed.
Maybe Not Fearless, But Less Fearful After Cancer
After being no evidence of disease for about a year and a half, I am now fearing that I’m not fearing enough.
Doctor, Cancer Survivor and Marathoner Goes the Distance for Her Patients: ‘Now I Can Just Give’
Dr. Dawn Mussallem of the Mayo Clinic tells CURE®’s “Cancer Horizons” podcast about how surviving stage 4 non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and being a heart transplant recipient helps her connect with her patients.
Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit Biomarker Testing Presentation: April 29, 2023
Watch an expert discuss biomarker testing during the CURE® Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit.
Encouraging Trial Results Announced for Breyanzi in Lymphoma Treatment
Breyanzi has reportedly shown promising effects for patients with relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma and B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Palliative Care at Point of Cancer Surgery May Not Be Beneficial
Palliative care — which focuses on quality of life — did not significantly improve outcomes in patients when delivered at the point of oncology surgery, highlighting the need to better understand when the best time to provide the service would be.
Picturing Germline Mutations
I don't remember the first time I heard the word "germline," but I do remember when it became a major part of my life.
Progress Continues in Pancreatic Cancer Treatment, But More Is Needed
Patients with pancreatic cancer are treated with chemotherapy and surgery, depending on the stage, but more options are needed to treat a disease does not often respond to treatment.
Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit Basics of Lung Cancer Panel: April 29, 2023
Watch Dr. Thomas Waddington and Dr. Percy Lee answer questions about diagnostic and radiation advances during the CURE® Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit.
My Cancer Guardian Angel Helps Me Focus
I knew that I was only one of Myra Escudero's, M.S.N., RN, many patients, but she made me feel as though I had her full attention and care.
Cancers Diagnosed During Pregnancy, Postpartum May Have Higher Death Rates
Research found that patients diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy or postpartum tended to have slightly lower five-year survival rates than those diagnosed outside of that period.
Quick as a Wink: The Long (or Short) Road to Recovery After Cancer
After going through grueling cancer treatments, I thought I’d never be back to my old self again. But thankfully, that wasn’t the case.
A Look at the Nutritional Impacts of an AML or MDS Diagnosis
Acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome may affect nutritional status, and more work is needed to ensure that patients are getting the food intake that they need, researchers found.
Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit Radiation Advances Presentation: April 29, 2023
Watch Dr. Percy Lee, from City of Hope, discuss radiation advances during the CURE® Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit.
Vacationing With a New Cancer Companion
Before leaving on vacation, I had to make sure I had enough of my cancer medication to last me through the trip.
Ginger Is a Promising Remedy for Chemo-Induced Nausea, Vomiting
A recent review of research found that ginger is an effective non-drug way to manage chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.
Applying the 12 Steps of AA to My Cancer Journey
Looking back on my experiences with leukemia and with alcoholism, I realized that the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous can be applied to life with cancer.
Limited Symptoms, Screening Impacts Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment
One expert discussed the importance of understanding the different stages of pancreatic cancer and why the disease may be often diagnosed in later stages.
Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit Advancements in Diagnosis: April 29, 2023
Watch Dr. Thomas Waddington, from City of Hope National Medical Center, discuss the past and future of bronchoscopy during the CURE® Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit.
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