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Sarclisa Delivered Through Under-the-Skin Injection Shows Promise in Patients With Pretreated Myeloma

September 1st 2022

Delivering Sarclisa via an under-the-skin injection may improve the quality of life of patients with pretreated relapsed, refractory multiple myeloma, according to recent research.

Treatment for a Rare Form of Eye Cancer Has Shifted From Removing the Eye to Preserving Vision and Extending Lives, Says Expert

September 1st 2022

An expert provides insight on how primary uveal melanoma is often treated and sheds some light on an unmet need in treating the eye cancer.

Early Findings of Novel Agent Show Promise in Treating Rare Blood Cancer

August 31st 2022

Patients with blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasms can enroll in the ongoing CADENZA trial, which is investigating the safety and efficacy of the novel agent pivekimab sunirine in patients with the rare blood cancer.

FDA Lifts Partial Hold on Blood Cancer Trial, Patient Enrollment Allowed to Continue

August 31st 2022

The FDA’s decision allows patients with relapsed/refractory acute myeloid leukemia or high-risk myelodysplastic syndrome — types of blood cancer — to continue enrolling on the TakeAim Leukemia trial.

I’m Thankful for Early Cancer Detection

August 31st 2022

Even though I had no symptoms, my prostate cancer was caught thanks to frequent follow-ups with my doctor.

Pre-Surgical Chemotherapy May Spare Certain Patients With Rectal Cancer From Major Surgery

August 31st 2022

Patients with early-stage rectal cancer may be able to forego major surgery — thus preserving their organs and quality of life — with a pre-surgical chemotherapy regimen, according to recent study results.

Novel Drug Will Be Evaluated for EGFR-TKI—Mutant Lung Cancer

August 31st 2022

The first patient has been treated with H002, a novel drug being investigated for non-small cell lung cancer that is resistant to a prior EGFR TKI treatment.

Timing of Post-Mastectomy Reconstruction Unlikely to Influence Breast Cancer Recurrence Rates, Study Results Show

August 30th 2022

Patients with breast cancer who received post-mastectomy breast reconstruction had similar recurrence rates regardless of the timing of their reconstructive surgery, according to recent study findings.

Expert Breaks Down What Patients With Kidney Cancer Need to Know About Surgery as a Treatment Option

August 30th 2022

An expert explains the different types of kidney cancer surgeries, and what patients can expect to experience after the procedure.

I’m Not a ‘Cancer Warrior,’ But I Am a ‘Joy Warrior’

August 30th 2022

I’m giving cancer’s “battle language” an update and focusing my survivorship plan on emotional wellbeing and honesty.

AI May Help Predict Colon Cancer Recurrence

August 30th 2022

Researchers developed an artificial intelligence algorithm to potentially improve the prediction of colon cancer recurrence, which may help patients receive the appropriate treatment.

Study Will Analyze Imetelstat-Jakafi Combination for Myelofibrosis

August 30th 2022

A clinical trial recently kicked off, analyzing the combination of imetelstat plus Jakafi for the treatment of myelofibrosis, a type of rare blood cancer.

Praising My Oncologist and Nurse Publicly

August 29th 2022

I recently was asked to speak at a banquet for my cancer center and saw that as a great opportunity to recognize those who cared for me.

‘Mounting Evidence’ Suggests Exposure to Environmental Toxins Plays a Role in Onset of Myeloma, Says Expert

August 29th 2022

Firefighters and recovery workers exposed to the aftermath of 9/11 in New York City had a higher occurrence of MGUS, a condition which may progress to myeloma, according to recent research.

Setbacks Happen While Rebuilding Life After Cancer, But I Control What’s Next

August 29th 2022

I'm no longer the "helpless patient with cancer," though sometimes I need a reminder to keep myself in check.

An Oncology Nurse Goes Above and Beyond With the Patients in Mind

August 29th 2022

Addition of Empliciti to Combination Regimen Continues to Show Benefit in Previously Treated Multiple Myeloma

August 29th 2022

Long-term follow-up shows that treatment with Empliciti plus pomalidomide and dexamethasone continues to significantly increase survival rates in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma, a persistent cancer affecting white blood cells that may be resistant to treatment.

The Hub of Our Oncology Program

August 28th 2022

Lisa’s excellent fund of knowledge, experience in oncology, outstanding judgment and interest in learning all make her a truly outstanding clinician.

A Tireless Advocate for Patients With Cancer

August 27th 2022

Moreen is a tireless advocate for our patients, ensuring that all receive timely and compassionate care.

Trial for At-Home Colorectal Cancer Test Completes Enrollment of More Than 10,000 Patients

August 26th 2022

Many participants enrolled in the CRC-PREVENT trial are from communities often underrepresented in clinical trials due to gender, race and socioeconomic status, among other factors.

Summer Travel Amid Cancer/COVID-19 Concerns: Are You in or Out?

August 26th 2022

After being homebound for two years from the COVID-19 pandemic, I was eager to get out, though I did have many cancer/COVID-19 concerns.

FDA Approves Pemazyre for Myeloid or Lymphoid Neoplasms With FGFR1-Rearrangements

August 26th 2022

The Food and Drug administration has approved Pemazyre for patients with relapsed or refractory myeloid/lymphoid neoplasms (MLNs) with an FGFR1 rearrangement.

Enrollment Opens for Trial Evaluating Abelacimab for Blood Clots From Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary Cancers

August 26th 2022

The phase 3 MAGNOLIA trial will assess whether abelacimab can prevent venous thromboembolism recurrence in patients with gastrointestinal or genitourinary cancers.

Football Quarterback Len Dawson Dies of Cancer, Actress Jennette McCurdy Discusses Her Mom’s Cancer in Memoir and More

August 26th 2022

From the death of a football Hall of Famer and a golf champion to actress and former Nickelodeon star Jennette McCurdy discussing her mother’s breast cancer in her memoir, “I’m Glad My Mom Died,” here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.

The Spiritual Side of Cancer

August 25th 2022

Receiving a pancreatic cancer diagnosis has caused me to reexamine my spirituality, which led me to believe that my life is a line, rather than a single dot in time.

Novel Drug Bests Tagrisso in Heavily Pretreated Lung Cancer

August 25th 2022

More patients with pretreated non-small cell lung cancer saw their disease disappear with abivertinib compared to Tagrisso.

Create a Cancer-Fighting Superhero

August 25th 2022

Here's a step-by-step guide on how I drew the superhero that I wish existed to fight my wife's cancer.

Cervical Cancer Survivor Donates Embryos to Fellow Survivor to Help Fulfill Dream of Motherhood

August 25th 2022

Cervical cancer survivor Ginny Marable heard about a story of a fellow cervical cancer survivor, Tamika Felder, not being able to preserve her fertility. The story moved Marable so much that she and her husband donated their embryos to Felder.

Expert Breaks Down Immunotherapy Options in Kidney Cancer

August 25th 2022

In recent years, immunotherapy’s usage has expanded for the treatment of patients with kidney cancer.

FDA Approves Imbruvica for Potentially Serious Complication in Children With Cancer

August 24th 2022

The FDA approved Imbruvica for children over the age of 1 who are experiencing chronic GVHD that has already been treated by one or more prior therapy.