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Medicare Eligibility May Be Associated With More Cancer Diagnoses

September 16th 2021, 9:00pm


The eligible age of 65 years for Medicare may be discouraging patients from getting screenings and tests as they wait for more health coverage.

Gut Microbiome Can Affect Radiation Cancer Treatment

September 14th 2021, 3:00pm


The overgrowth of fungi could cause the immune system to stop fighting cancer, according to a study.

Senator Amy Klobuchar Shares Breast Cancer Experience, Childhood Cancer Survivor Raises Money to Help Others, and More

September 10th 2021, 3:00pm


From Senator Amy Klobuchar’s breast cancer experience to a 14-year-old survivor’s charity work for other children with cancer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

The Ultimate Male Breast Cancer Advocacy

September 8th 2021, 7:00pm


A male breast cancer survivor asks, “How far are we willing to go for our cause?” He describes the advocacy work of two women who lost loved ones to male breast cancer.

Physical Activity May Help With ‘Chemo Brain’ in Breast Cancer

September 7th 2021, 3:00pm


Moderate-to-vigorous exercise before and during chemotherapy for breast cancer may help with cancer-related cognitive decline, highlighting the importance of physical activity throughout treatment.

Cancer Treatment Pulled: Should The FDA Approval Process Be ‘Tweaked’?

August 31st 2021, 9:00pm


One expert suggests that the FDA approval process of cancer drugs should remain but be on a case-by-case basis.

Knowing Genetic Risk for Breast Cancer May Not Lead to Long-Term Distress

August 30th 2021, 9:00pm


Women who receive a score about their genetic risk for breast cancer may not be as anxious or stressed about their results, although women with higher genetic scores may display some of these emotions.

Cholesterol-Lowering Medication May Increase Survival In Breast Cancer

August 30th 2021, 1:00pm


Women with breast cancer may benefit from statin therapy after diagnosis, but more research is needed, one study reported.

Pharma Company Pulls Tecentriq Regimen for Metastatic Breast Cancer

August 27th 2021, 5:20pm


Tecentriq plus chemotherapy did not meet the determined progression-free survival goal, so Genentech – the manufacturer of the immunotherapy agent – decided to pull the indication.

Finding Support After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

August 27th 2021, 1:00pm


CURE spoke with Maimah Karmo, founder and CEO of the Tigerlily Foundation, about support after a breast cancer diagnosis.