Qigong could reduce depression in patients with breast cancer undergoing radiation
April 30, 2013 – Elizabeth Whittington
Optimizing the Options When You're Uninsured
March 14, 2013
Let Go & Go On
March 14, 2013 – Jane Hill
Making a Difference
March 14, 2013 – Laura Beil
Can a Human Gene be Patented?
March 13, 2013 – Kathy LaTour
Changes in Other Genes
March 14, 2013 – The American Cancer Society
Lynch Syndrome
March 14, 2013 – Kathy LaTour
Coffee's Hidden Cancer Fighters
March 14, 2013 – Michael Darling
Preparing for Chemoradiotherapy
March 14, 2013 – Roxanne Nelson
Sarcoma in the Young
March 14, 2013 – Heather L. Van Epps, PhD
ACS Proposes New Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines
March 13, 2013 – Susan Jenks
Meet the Team
March 14, 2013 – Maureen Salamon
Weighing the Consequences
March 14, 2013 – Fran DiGiacomo
Managing Cancer-Related Fatigue
March 12, 2013 – Barbara Sadick
Do Two Bads Equal One Good?
March 13, 2013 – Debu Tripathy, MD
Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act Becomes Law
March 14, 2013 – Lena Huang
Dr. Lacouture's Skin Care Guide for People Living with Cancer
March 14, 2013 – Katherine Lagomarsino
National Women's Survivors Convention
March 14, 2013 – Jon Garinn
Tool Helps Users Prepare for End-of-Life Discussion
March 14, 2013 – Jon Garinn
The Ups and Downs of Cancer Deaths
March 13, 2013 – Len Lichtenfeld, MD
Stars Team Up to Help Young Cancer Patient
March 14, 2013 – Lindsay Ray
Research Updates
March 14, 2013 – Elizabeth Whittington
Pipeline
March 14, 2013 – Lindsay Ray
Planning for an Unpredictable Cancer
March 14, 2013 – Katy Human
Letters from Our Readers
March 13, 2013
HPV-Related Cancers Rising
March 14, 2013 – Elizabeth Whittington
How Caregivers Adjust to Post-Cancer Life
March 14, 2013 – Jane Hill
Donating the Gift of Life
March 13, 2013 – Laura Beil
Knowing Your Healthcare Team
March 11, 2013 – Maureen Salamon
When Cancer is Incurable
March 13, 2013 – Katy Human
Risk Management: Living in the Past, Present and Future with Genetic Risk
March 13, 2013 – Kathy LaTour
Combining Radiation and Chemotherapy May Improve Outcomes
March 13, 2013 – Roxanne Nelson
Group Therapy: Treatment Advances in Sarcoma
March 13, 2013 – Heather L. Van Epps, PhD
Qigong could reduce depression in patients with breast cancer undergoing radiation
April 30, 2013 – Elizabeth Whittington
Optimizing the Options When You're Uninsured
March 14, 2013
Let Go & Go On
March 14, 2013 – Jane Hill
Making a Difference
March 14, 2013 – Laura Beil
Can a Human Gene be Patented?
March 13, 2013 – Kathy LaTour
Changes in Other Genes
March 14, 2013 – The American Cancer Society
Lynch Syndrome
March 14, 2013 – Kathy LaTour
Coffee's Hidden Cancer Fighters
March 14, 2013 – Michael Darling
Preparing for Chemoradiotherapy
March 14, 2013 – Roxanne Nelson
Sarcoma in the Young
March 14, 2013 – Heather L. Van Epps, PhD
ACS Proposes New Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines
March 13, 2013 – Susan Jenks
Meet the Team
March 14, 2013 – Maureen Salamon
Weighing the Consequences
March 14, 2013 – Fran DiGiacomo
Managing Cancer-Related Fatigue
March 12, 2013 – Barbara Sadick
Do Two Bads Equal One Good?
March 13, 2013 – Debu Tripathy, MD
Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act Becomes Law
March 14, 2013 – Lena Huang
Dr. Lacouture's Skin Care Guide for People Living with Cancer
March 14, 2013 – Katherine Lagomarsino
National Women's Survivors Convention
March 14, 2013 – Jon Garinn
Tool Helps Users Prepare for End-of-Life Discussion
March 14, 2013 – Jon Garinn
The Ups and Downs of Cancer Deaths
March 13, 2013 – Len Lichtenfeld, MD
Stars Team Up to Help Young Cancer Patient
March 14, 2013 – Lindsay Ray
Research Updates
March 14, 2013 – Elizabeth Whittington
Pipeline
March 14, 2013 – Lindsay Ray
Planning for an Unpredictable Cancer
March 14, 2013 – Katy Human
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March 13, 2013
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March 14, 2013 – Jane Hill
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March 13, 2013 – Laura Beil
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March 11, 2013 – Maureen Salamon
When Cancer is Incurable
March 13, 2013 – Katy Human
Risk Management: Living in the Past, Present and Future with Genetic Risk
March 13, 2013 – Kathy LaTour
Combining Radiation and Chemotherapy May Improve Outcomes
March 13, 2013 – Roxanne Nelson
Group Therapy: Treatment Advances in Sarcoma
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Letters from Our Readers

Letters from CURE magazine readers about Winter 2013. 

PUBLISHED March 13, 2013

I wish someone had taken the time to discuss a survivorship care plan with me [“The Right Direction”]. Instead, I walked out of the office after a year of chemo without information about recurrence, when to have more blood work done and certainly no follow-up appointment. Four months later, a surgeon saw suspicious spots on my liver while doing an emergency gallbladder removal. When I returned to see [my oncologist], he shook his head and said, “I’m sorry; you have stage 4 breast cancer.” Launch the survivorship care plan. Launch it and make it fly for all patients.

M. Cheree Mascarenas
Mayer, Ariz.

I loved this piece [about survivorship care plans]. Parents and caregivers [of pediatric cancer patients] are struggling, along with their survivors, and trying to navigate survival, development, late effects and transition to adult healthcare management. Today’s primary care physicians are not prepared for the upcoming influx of childhood cancer survivors.

Mindi Finch
via Facebook

I appreciate all you do to enhance quality cancer care. Two recent articles in particular—on tumor boards and survivorship care plans—have been shared at our cancer committee and tumor board. Keep up the great work.

Becky O’Shea, RN
Lewisville, Texas

I’m so glad that CURE provides information regarding diet and exercise; it is truly an important piece of the treatment and recovery plan.

Brittany Raup
Vineland, N.J.

I have received CURE magazine for almost a year now and I know that there are many different types of cancers out there; however, I would love to see an article about cervical and other gynecologic cancers. Also, [an article on] how others like me who are without health insurance and have cancer can get the help we need to fight this disease so that we may be able to celebrate more birthdays.

Rachelle A. Hayes
Findlay, Ohio

Managing Editor Jon Garinn responds: In every issue, we include at least one story based on an idea submitted by a reader, so we’ll add the first suggestion to our list. As for the second suggestion, see this issue’s Speaking Out.

Thanks for sharing Ann Pendley’s story [“Treating and Managing Metastatic Cancer”]. I was diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma in my left lung in 2007 at age 31, and it metastasized into my abdominal cavity in 2011. I now have fluid in my right lung. It’s hard to decide on further treatment. Glad she is doing so well!

Janelle Bedel
via Facebook

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