I was confident that this [conference] would accelerate our mission of advancing cancer care across the globe. What I didn’t expect was to gain a personal understanding of just how much those developments can mean to people affected by cancer.
The group is seeking 1,000 people, diagnosed with breast cancer before the age of 40, to complete an online survey about how the journey affected them financially. The survey will support the organization’s efforts to bring more benefits to patients in need.
It takes a lot to call something a revolution in medicine ... The most important, of course, is its impact on people’s lives — particularly, a cure for illness or a major extension of life. A revolution also implies a sweeping cataclysmic change, one that is disruptive and boldly states that things will no longer be the same.