Showtime's The Big C
'C' is for Cookie...
When the “new normal” doesn’t feel normal at all
The reality of tanorexia
Cancer survivors needed for online support study
Dial it in: Cancer patients find relief from pain, depression through phone calls
Sentinel nodes: A convergence of knowledge from different trials
Ingrid Michaelson stands up to cancer
Two thumbs up
Yogapalooza: A day of yoga for cancer patients and survivors
Tobacco Act celebrates its first birthday with new regulations
Be the change
New Breast Surgery Comes With Choices
Nipple- and skin-sparing mastectomy is now an option for women, but it comes with choices and may not be for everyone.
Yoga: A do-it-yourself treatment program for cancer survivors
Erbitux Fails to Improve Survival in Non-Metastatic Colon Cancer
For patients with stage 3 colorectal cancer and normal KRAS gene activity, Erbitux (cetuximab) did not extend survival when added to chemotherapy.
Having the "talk"
Adopting after cancer
Sentinel Lymph Node Studies Considered Practice-Changing
In two separate early-stage breast cancer studies, researchers examined the benefit of testing for traveling cancer cells that may have broken off the tumor site and additional surgery if those roaming cells were found.
Innovative Therapies Show Promise Against Hard-to-Treat Cancers
Three drugs, which use different mechanisms to target cancer, highlighted at annual oncology meeting.
New Ovarian Cancer Screening Method Shows Promise
Researchers have developed a new screening approach that produces very few false positives in postmenopausal women with an average risk of ovarian cancer.
Exploring survivorship challenges
Taking charge of surviving
One of Cancer's Special "Gifts"
Finalist essay written by Greg Frazee nominating nurse Annette Graham, NP, AOCNP, from the Virginia Cancer Institute, for CURE's 2010 Extraordinary Healer Award contest.
Maintenance Therapy Gains Ground in Blood Cancers
Separate studies show that maintenance therapy, treatment given after initial therapy to prolong remission, can benefit patients with certain blood cancers.
New Breast Cancer Drug Extends Lives of Metastatic Patients
A new chemotherapy drug, called eribulin, extended survival by two and a half months in patients with locally recurrent or metastatic breast cancer whose cancers continued to progress despite treatment with numerous other drugs.
Studies show how hypnosis can help patients deal with pain, fatigue, and anxiety.
My Partner in Recovery
Finalist essay written by Catherine Gilmore nominating nurse Jackie Broadway-Duren, MSN, FNP-BC, from M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, for CURE's 2010 Extraordinary Healer Award contest.
Do you know what health complications can increase your risk of DVT?
Longer Use of Avastin Slows Ovarian Cancer
Continued use of the targeted drug Avastin (bevacizumab), after initial treatment with the drug and chemotherapy, helped slow progression of advanced ovarian cancer, according to a phase 3 study.
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