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Paclitaxel, Carboplatin Regimen Shows Promise in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

September 17, 2020

“This randomized clinical trial found that compared with the conventional anthracycline and docetaxel regimen, the paclitaxel-plus-carboplatin regimen may be an alternative adjuvant chemotherapy strategy for patients with operable TNBC,” the authors wrote.

Mektovi Fails to Improve Progression-Free Survival in Rare Ovarian Cancer Subset, But Shows Effective Results

September 10, 2020

Compared to physician’s choice of chemotherapy, the MEK inhibitor Mektovi failed to improve progression-free survival in patients with low-grade serous ovarian carcinomas. However, the study authors note Mektovi demonstrated promising results that support continued use of the treatment.

Bendamustine-Rituxan Combination Shows Promise in Frontline Treatment of Most Patients with Mantle Cell Lymphoma

September 02, 2020

“Moving forward, (bendamustine and Rituxan) will likely become a common backbone for the incorporation of other cytotoxic or novel agents in an attempt to further improve outcomes while maintaining an effective, safe, and ideally outpatient regimen for MCL,” the authors wrote.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Creates High Economic Burden Through Lost Productivity

August 19, 2020

“This study has highlighted the potential benefit of supportive resources to help women with (metastatic breast cancer) guard against potentially severe cancer-related financial losses for themselves and others within their households,” the authors wrote.

Patients with Cancer Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms at Increased Risk of Death Despite Negative SARS-CoV-2 Tests

July 20, 2020

“These observations strongly suggest an underdiagnosis of COVID-19 in this population of cancer patients and a major underestimation of SARS-CoV-2 contribution as a cause of death in cancer patients,” the authors wrote. “The management of cancer patients with febrile respiratory symptoms in this period of the epidemic should, therefore, be particularly careful even in the absence of SARS-CoV-2 detection.”

Artist Uses Talents to Illustrate Stories of Those with Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

March 10, 2020

Jeffrey Glen Jones – an American illustrator who started doing comic books about 25 years ago – is using his creative talents to illustrate the stories of those impacted by MPNs, as part of a campaign called Rare Reflections: MPNs Unmasked.

How Social Determinants of Health Affect Your Cancer Treatment

November 07, 2019

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Kassandra Alcaraz, PhD, MPH, about a new phenomenon that's gaining traction across the healthcare universe called the social determinants of health.