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When Time Is Precious for Cancer Survivors, the Little Things Count

November 25th 2021

A cancer survivor talks about how she has learned to appreciate the little things in her daily life.

A Lung Cancer Hero Without a Cape

November 25th 2021

A colleague describes how Suzanne Walker has touched the lives of many patients with lung cancer over the years.

A Lung Cancer Healer Like No Other

November 24th 2021

An oncologist explains why Tami Tittlefitz, a lung cancer nurse practitioner, is "one of a kind: a saint and a healer."

Expert Talks the Who, What and When of Breast Cancer Genetic Testing

November 24th 2021

By understanding family history, an individual can better reveal their genetic breast cancer risk and whether or not they are a candidate for genetic testing.

The Pre-Thanksgiving Paradoxical Mammogram: Grateful for It All

November 24th 2021

A breast cancer survivor describes the mixed bag of emotions she has about getting a routine mammogram the day before Thanksgiving, and how she remains joyous and thankful yet cautious and fearful.

Expert Answers Common Questions on Exercising During and After Cancer Treatment

November 24th 2021

On this episode of the “Cancer Horizons” podcast, an expert from the Huntsman Cancer Institute explains how physical exercise can help patients with cancer and potentially reduce side effects.

An Amazing Human, Accomplished Surgeon and Humble Lung Cancer Hero

November 24th 2021

A lung cancer survivor explains how Dr. Brendon Stiles is an asset to the lung cancer community. "He is such an accomplished thoracic surgeon, but he is so humble and generous with his time."

Three-Drug Combo Meets ‘Gold Standard’ Overall Survival for Older Patients with Multiple Myeloma

November 23rd 2021

Darzalex plus Revlimid and dexamethasone may be the preferred option to treat older patients with multiple myeloma who are ineligible for stem-cell transplant.

Understanding Radiation Therapy as a Patient with Breast Cancer

November 23rd 2021

Being informed and educated may help patients with breast cancer make a treatment decision and feel less afraid.

Confronting the Person in the Mirror: Cancer Survivor Shares How She Changed Her Perception of Self

November 23rd 2021

It’s easy to internalize the way other people treat you, but oftentimes it’s merely a result of their own inner struggles, a cancer survivor explains.

Immunotherapy Side Effects: ‘No Organ System Potentially Unaffected’

November 23rd 2021

Immunotherapy side effects are a different than those of chemotherapy and other cancer treatments. Patients should know when to seek emergency care and what to communicate to clinicians.

Targeting Lung Cancer From a New Direction

November 23rd 2021

It is my hope that the cancer field continues to grow the novel therapy for not only patients with lung cancer, but well beyond. It is critical that the public be aware of how research and clinical trials are catalysts to better the outcomes of patients with cancer.

Radiation Therapy May Give Patients With Kidney Cancer Subtype a ‘Level of Comfort’

November 22nd 2021

Radiation therapy in place of systemic therapy may improve quality of life and treatment costs for patients with renal cell carcinoma.

Expert Discusses Balancing the Surgical Risk for Small Kidney Tumors

November 22nd 2021

Some patients with kidney cancer do not need to rush into the operating room, explained Dr. Alexander Kutikov.

I Pretended to Be Tough After Learning of my Cancer Diagnosis

November 22nd 2021

Men are often discouraged by society from openly sharing their emotions. A cancer survivor explains why lessons from childhood around how men should behave prevented him from finding support for his mental health.

Staying on Path: Targeted Therapies Are an 'Incredible Win' for HER2-Mutated NSCLC

November 22nd 2021

Targeted therapies offer new hope for patients with HER2-mutated non-small cell lung cancers.

A Ray of Sunshine and Hope for Patients With Cancer

November 22nd 2021

A patient with stage 4 lung cancer explains why Dr. Shirish Gadgeel is a ray of sunshine and hope who makes patients with cancer feel that living a long life is a possibility.

Striving for a Cancer-Free World

November 21st 2021

Christine Eastep demonstrates the highest commitment to every one of the patients and her staff to improve the outcomes in lung cancer treatment, with a commitment to sending her staff nurses to tobacco cessation classes.

Celebrity Cancer Deaths Remind Us That Everyone Deserves Privacy

November 21st 2021

A cancer caregiver explains why the news of a celebrity death due to cancer reminds her that everyone deserves privacy, regardless of their celebrity status.

What Can Happen if You Let Your Guard Down to Cancer

November 21st 2021

A woman describes the day she was diagnosed with breast cancer, which flipped her life upside down.

The Triple Threat Against Lung Cancer: Gifted Clinician, Teacher and Clinical Trialist

November 20th 2021

Dr. Roy H. Decker is a lung cancer hero — a “triple threat” in lung radiation oncology as a clinical innovator, teacher and ground-breaking clinical trialist, explains a colleague.

Cancer Isn’t Over After You Ring the Bell

November 20th 2021

A caregiver and mother of a breast cancer survivor explains the common misunderstanding people have when asking how her daughter’s health post-treatment.

Incorporating Empathy and Compassion During Cancer Treatment

November 20th 2021

A knowledgeable and compassionate oncology nurse can make a huge different in a patient’s cancer treatment.

Side Effects, Costs Can Be ‘Game Changers’ in Deciding MCL Treatment

November 19th 2021

With three BTK inhibitors approved for treatment of mantle cell lymphoma, patients and providers should consider side effects and insurance coverage before deciding on a drug.

CURE® Calendar Contest Winners Channel Cancer-Related Emotions Into Artwork

November 19th 2021

Several CURE® Calendar Contest winners explain the stories behind their winning artwork and how their artmaking helped them through the difficulties of cancer.

Breast Cancer Treatment Commercials Fail to Show the Reality of Metastatic Cancer

November 19th 2021

A woman living with metastatic breast cancer explains why TV commercials depicting carefree, happy people do not reflect the reality of her experience. “My life and the lives of those affected by metastatic breast cancer is anything but normal. Too many of us are dying every day,” she writes.

Taylor Swift’s Song ‘Ronan’ Tells Story of 4-Year-Old Boy Who Died From Cancer and More

November 19th 2021

From Taylor Swift’s heartfelt tribute to a 4-year-old boy who died from cancer to Senator Amy Klobuchar’s announcement that she is cancer-free, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

CAR-T Cells, Bi-Specific Antibodies Find and Destroy Myeloma

November 19th 2021

An expert explains how two common myeloma treatments – CAR-T cell therapy and bi-specific antibodies – work, and which patients may want to steer clear from these treatment modalities.

Immunotherapy Combo May ‘Potentially Cure’ Melanoma With Brain Metastases

November 18th 2021

The combination of Opdivo and Yervoy may provide a survival benefit for asymptomatic patients with melanoma who have brain metastases, although more efforts are needed to include this patient population in trials.

Assessing Both Sides of the Argument for In-Home Cancer Infusions

November 18th 2021

Although the interest of at-home care including the administration of cancer infusions has grown since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, hesitation looms over its convenience, cost and safety.