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Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit Overcoming Barriers to Receiving Biomarker Testing Panel: June 25, 2022

July 25th 2022

Watch Nikki Martin, Dr. Ying-Chun Lo and Dr. Hossein Borghaei discuss overcoming barriers to receiving biomarker testing during the CURE Educated Patient Lung Cancer Summit.

Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit Targeted Treatment Panel: June 25, 2022

July 24th 2022

Watch Elisabeth King, Dr. Edward S. Kim and Terri Conneran answer questions about targeted therapy during the CURE Educated Patient Lung Cancer Summit.

Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit Targeted Therapies Presentation: June 25, 2022

July 23rd 2022

Watch Dr. Edward S. Kim, from City of Hope, discuss targeted therapy during the CURE Educated Patient Lung Cancer Summit.

‘Listen to Your Patient,’ Says Cancer Caregiver

July 22nd 2022

A cancer caregiver recommends that other caregivers become well-versed in their loved one’s disease.

Patient Advocacy at ASCO 2022

July 22nd 2022

This year, I returned to the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting, where I heard about the latest advancements in cancer care, as well as met with fellow patients and advocates.

Dick Vitale Receives Jimmy V Award, Cancer Survivor Will Use Golf Scholarship to Study Medicine and More

July 22nd 2022

From Dick Vitale receiving the Jimmy V Award at the 2022 ESPYs to a former triathlon champion opening up about his cancer experience, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.

Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit Biomarker Testing Presentation: June 25, 2022

July 22nd 2022

Watch Elisabeth King, from City of Hope, discuss biomarker testing during the CURE Educated Patient Lung Cancer Summit.

Chemotherapy Regimen Given Prior to Surgery Improves Survival in Patients With Pancreatic Cancer

July 21st 2022

Treatment with FOLFIRINOX, a combination of several chemotherapy agents, prior to the surgical resection of pancreatic cancer increased survival outcomes when compared to historical data.

FDA to Expedite Review of Novel Drug in Subset of Metastatic Breast Cancer

July 21st 2022

Investigators are analyzing the novel drug, OP-1250, both as a single-agent treatment option and in combination with Ibrance in patients with recurrent, locally advanced or metastatic ER-positive/HER2-negative breast cancer.

Rejecting Breast Reconstruction, Accepting Myself and Going Fabulously Flat

July 21st 2022

After experiencing complications from breast reconstruction, I’ve decided to go “fabulously flat” and evict my implants.

COVID-19 Booster Sparks Antibody Response in Patients With Blood Cancer Who Didn’t Benefit from Initial Vaccination

July 21st 2022

Findings from previous studies have shown that patients with blood cancers have been less likely to produce antibodies that protect them against COVID-19 after vaccination, but new research indicates that the booster shot may help.

Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit Basics of the Disease Panel: June 25, 2022

July 21st 2022

Watch Dr. Farhad Mazdisnian, Dr. Terence Williams and Dr. Antoinette J. Wozniak answer questions about the basics of the disease during the CURE Educated Patient Lung Cancer Summit.

Rivoceranib-Based Therapy Improves Outcomes in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

July 20th 2022

Adding Rivoceranib to pegylated liposomal doxorubicin — a type of chemotherapy — improved survival outcomes for patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer, according to recent study results.

Keytruda Treatment Regimen Misses Survival Goal in Head and Neck Cancer

July 20th 2022

The addition of Keytruda to chemoradiation, followed by maintenance Keytruda, did not lead to a statistically significant event-free survival benefit in patients with locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

I Feel Empathy for Those Who Are Abandoned During Cancer

July 20th 2022

I would be devastated if my husband left me during my cancer experience. Unfortunately, that is a reality for some people.

Sarcoma Deserves More Attention in the Spotlight

July 20th 2022

Even in the public health shadows of the more common cancers like breast cancer, for the few but strong patients with a sarcoma diagnosis, we are obligated to spread awareness, restore hope and with specialist care, ensure the best possible outcomes.

Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit Radiation Advances Presentation: June 25, 2022

July 20th 2022

Watch Dr. Terrance M. Williams, from City of Hope, discuss radiation advances during the CURE Educated Patient Lung Cancer Summit.

FDA to Speed Up Review of Novel CAR-T Cell Therapy for Rare Forms of Lymphoma and Leukemia

July 19th 2022

A first-in-human trial is investigating the safety and efficacy of the novel CAR-T cell therapy in patients relapsed or refractory T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoblastic lymphoma.

Recovering From Esophageal Cancer Surgery is ‘Grueling’ But Doable, Says Survivor

July 19th 2022

An esophageal cancer survivor noted that recovering from surgery to treat the disease was “grueling,” but he said he was eventually able to return to some normalcy with his ability to eat his favorite foods.

I’ve Found a New Home With Other Cancer Survivors

July 19th 2022

As I reflect on cancer survivorship, I notice how important the camraderie with fellow survivors is.

Trial Will Investigate Drug to Curb Cancer Treatment-Related Anorexia, Weight Loss

July 19th 2022

ART27.13 may help increase appetite in patients undergoing cancer treatment.

Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit Staging Presentation: June 25, 2022

July 19th 2022

Watch Dr. Farhard Mazdisnian, from City of Hope, discuss diagnosing early, locally advanced and metastatic disease, during the CURE Educated Patient Lung Cancer Summit.

My Oncologist Treated Me Like Family

July 18th 2022

At first, I was apprehensive about a male doctor treating my breast cancer, but I soon realized that he was treating me as he would his own family members — and that made me realize that I was in good hands.

Cancer Caregiver Realizes the Impact of His Advocacy Work

July 18th 2022

When Jeff Bushnell was contacted by a patient with an MPN who lived in the Philippines, he realized how his advocacy work was impacting patients around the globe.

I Need to Get Out of the Cancer Wormhole

July 18th 2022

I frequently relive the day I was diagnosed with cancer and realized that I may need to limit my exposure to other people’s cancer battles.

Cosela May Decrease Chemo-Related Blood Complications During Lung Cancer Treatment

July 18th 2022

Cosela tended to decrease myelosuppressive events — when the bone marrow is not working sufficiently to produce blood cells and platelets — in patients receiving chemotherapy for extensive-stage small cell lung cancer.

I am Forever Grateful for All That Cancer Has Taught Me

July 18th 2022

Beyond its lessons, cancer has also brought, along with the fear and anxiety, a conviction to empower myself and to create a life that I deserve: One in which joy can triumph over that fear and that anxiety.

Educated Patient® Skin Cancer Summit Treating Skin Cancer Panel: June 18, 2022

July 17th 2022

Watch Dr. Jedd D. Wolchok, Lorenzo Cohen, Dr. Anna C. Pavlick and Julie Bain answer questions about treating skin cancer, during the CURE Educated Patient Skin Cancer Summit.

Was I a Good Enough Cancer Caregiver?

July 16th 2022

As I enter my second year of grief and the shock and fog of the traumatic loss of my wife to cancer has waned a bit, sometimes I see things a little clearer. And one thing I do know, there was something that I did get right.

Educated Patient® Skin Cancer Summit Demystifying Clinical Trials Presentation: June 18, 2022

July 16th 2022

Watch Dr. Anna C. Pavlick, from Weill Cornell Medicine, discuss clinical trials during the CURE Educated Patient Skin Cancer Summit.