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When an Unexpected Cancer Association Leads to a Lifelong Connection

December 3rd 2021

A lung cancer survivor explains how a serendipitous friendship with her stepson’s girlfriend’s aunt changed her life.

Novel Therapy Being Assessed for the Treatment of RAF-Altered Solid Tumors

December 3rd 2021

Investigators plan to analyze the safety and efficacy of a novel cancer therapy for the treatment of patients with RAF-altered solid tumors.

LeVar Burton Discusses the Power of Storytelling in Health Care

December 2nd 2021

LeVar Burton, most noted for his roles in “Reading Rainbow” and “Star Trek”, stresses how important storytelling is — both in everyday life and in health care settings.

Active Surveillance Once Again the Preferred Option for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

December 2nd 2021

With recently revised treatment guidelines, doctors may be more likely to recommend active surveillance to men with low-risk prostate cancer.

I Regret Not Recognizing My Sister's Ovarian Cancer Symptoms Sooner

December 2nd 2021

A prostate cancer survivor explains his regret over not pushing his sister to visit the doctor as soon as she showed concerning symptoms, which were eventually revealed to be the stage 4 ovarian cancer that took her life.

From Mourning to Spreading Awareness: Former Caregiver Educates Men on Breast Cancer

December 2nd 2021

On this episode of the “Cancer Horizons” podcast, a man explains how his late wife’s breast cancer diagnosis changed his life and his understanding of the disease.

Some Patients With Breast Cancer Can Forego Chemo, Research Suggests

December 1st 2021

Certain post-menopausal women with HR-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer may be able to only undergo endocrine therapy after surgery – sparing themselves from the chemotherapy side effects.

Staying Mentally Strong After Cancer: ‘It’s a Balancing Act’

December 1st 2021

From finding tasks to feel in control of his well-being to spending time with loved ones, one man describes how he takes care of his mental health after cancer.

FDA Denies Approval for Plinabulin Plus G-CSF in Current Form for Chemotherapy Induced Neutropenia

December 1st 2021

The FDA issued a complete response letter stating there was not enough sufficient evidence that the combination demonstrated a benefit.

The Importance of Neuroendocrine Tumor Imaging

December 1st 2021

Catching tumors through imaging at an early stage can help guide treatment decisions and may improve a patient’s quality of life — which is why it’s important for patients to stay educated on their options.

First Patient Randomized in Phase 2 Trial for NSCLC Treatment Combination

December 1st 2021

The first patient was randomized in the phase 2 trial examining Tedopi and Opdivo for non-small cell lung cancer.

Frequent Use of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy May Further Benefit Patients With Advanced Ovarian Cancer

November 30th 2021

Treatment programs that often use neoadjuvant chemotherapy as a strategy may help prolong survival in patients with advanced ovarian cancer compared with those that infrequently used the tactic, which may reassure patients and providers.

Drug Has ‘Potential to Redefine the Standard of Care’ for Ovarian Cancer Subset

November 30th 2021

Mirvetuximab soravtansine had promising response rates and tolerability in patients with pretreated folate receptor alpha-high platinum-resistant ovarian cancer.

The Ins and Outs of Privacy in Clinical Trials for Patients With Cancer

November 30th 2021

A woman with metastatic breast cancer simplifies common terms used in guidelines for privacy of patients in clinical trials. “If we want to take down cancer, we have to find confidence in a system that wasn’t designed to protect us,” she writes.

Avoid These 3 Supplements Before Breast Cancer Surgery

November 30th 2021

Certain over-the-counter supplements can make chemotherapy less effective or even be the reason a breast cancer surgery is delayed.

A Lung Cancer Survivor, Hero and Inspiration to Many

November 30th 2021

A patient with lung cancer explains how Dusty Donaldson's work for patients and survivors has inspired and touched the lives of many people.

How Artwork Helped These CURE® Calendar Contest Winners Cope With Cancer

November 29th 2021

Several CURE® Calendar Contest winners describe their winning creations and discuss how they used art as a medium of coping with the struggles of cancer.

COVID-19 May Increase Mortality Risk in Older Patients With B-Cell Malignancies, Among Others

November 29th 2021

Patients aged 60 years and older with B-cell malignancies and those who were current or former smokers may have an increased risk for death after a COVID-19 infection, also outcomes may be better for those diagnosed after June 2020.

My Wife’s Attitude Toward Cancer: ‘Why Not Me?’

November 29th 2021

A man who lost his wife to cancer explains the positive attitude she had during treatment and how she came to reach acceptance of her prognosis.

Melanoma Treatment Results Were So Good, Researchers Ended the Trial

November 29th 2021

Upfront immunotherapy was far superior to upfront BRAF/MEK inhibition in patients with metastatic BRAFV600-mutant melanoma, causing the phase 3 DREAMseq early to stop early.

Louis Vuitton Designer Virgil Abloh Died of a Rare Cancer

November 29th 2021

Virgil Abloh, founder of Off-White and Louis Vuitton’s first Black creative director, died of cardiac angiosarcoma this Sunday.

'All Roads Lead to Roman': A Hero Among Lung Cancer Doctors

November 29th 2021

Dr. Roman Perez-Soler received his original training in Spain but has been a constant beloved presence in the U.S. lung cancer arena for more than 30 years.

A Lung Cancer Survivor, Fighter and Advocate

November 28th 2021

Simply put, Jan Poulsen is an inspiration to those diagnosed with lung cancer, a friend writes.

An Against-the-Odds Cancer Story Can Be Yours

November 28th 2021

A cancer survivor explains the miracle of finding out the brother she hadn't seen in 30 years was a genetic match to donate stem cells for her treatment.

An Angel Among Nurses for Patients With Lung Cancer

November 27th 2021

Lilian is a gentle soul who was placed on Earth for this purpose: to guide those with the most common cancer there is.

Cancer’s Hidden Threat: Post-Diagnosis Anxiety

November 27th 2021

A male breast cancer survivor describes his anxiety and one tool for curtailing it.

Expansion of IOA-244 Trial Fully Enrolled for Uveal Melanoma

November 26th 2021

Part B of the DIONE-01 study will look at whether IOA-244 increases anti-tumor responses in expansion groups of patients.

Phenomenal Awareness and Community Perspective for Lung Cancer Screenings

November 26th 2021

A colleague explains how Jody Ruth Steinhardt helps guide patients through lung cancer screenings and offers them support.

Dick Vitale Makes Tearful Return to Basketball After Leaving for Cancer Treatment

November 26th 2021

From Dick Vitale’s return to sportscasting after a brief pause for cancer treatment to a cancer survivor walking 3,000 miles cross-country, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Cancer Survivors and Caregivers Share What They Were Most Thankful for During Their Journey

November 25th 2021

CURE® recently asked its readers on social media to share who or what they were most thankful for having during their cancer experience. Here’s what they had to say.