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Breast Cancer Care for the Incarcerated

June 11th 2021, 4:00pm

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“All women with breast cancer deserve quality health care,” writes one survivor. “But for an incarcerated woman, that care may not come in a timely manner, if at all.”

Friday Frontline: Singer With Cancer Receives Golden Buzzer on ‘America’s Got Talent,’ Breast Cancer Survivor Launches Medical Wig Company for Curly and Coily Hair and More

June 11th 2021, 3:00pm

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From an emotional "America’s Got Talent” audition from a singer with cancer to a wig company that creates wigs for women of color, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Trodelvy Associated with Better Benefits Than Chemo in Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer, Regardless of Agent

June 9th 2021, 3:00pm

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The data, according to the study’s lead author, confirm that Trodelvy should be considered a new standard of care in patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer.

Patients with Early Triple-Negative Breast Cancer May Benefit from Imfinzi-Neoadjuvant Chemo Combo

June 8th 2021, 5:00pm

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Patients with early triple-negative breast cancer receiving Imfinzi in addition to neoadjuvant chemotherapy saw increased survival rates and complete responses to treatment.

Lynparza Following Standard of Care Treatments Effective in Some Patients with High-Risk Breast Cancer

June 5th 2021, 2:00pm

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Some patients with early HER2-negative breast cancer at high risk for disease recurrence achieved meaningful benefit with Lynparza after receiving standard of care therapies, such as surgery or chemotherapy.

Words Matter to Patients with Cancer. We’re Here. We’re Listening.

June 3rd 2021, 4:00pm

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A patient with metastatic breast cancer describes how the right words can offer hope to patients and the wrong ones can haunt them forever.

How a Survivor’s Therapeutic Blogging During Cancer Treatments Turned into Inspiration and Advocacy for Others

June 3rd 2021, 3:00pm

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In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, breast cancer survivor Tomika Bryant discusses her cancer journey, advocacy work and how blogging helped her get through treatment.

Breast Cancer Made Me A Better Ally

May 27th 2021, 4:00pm

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“Understanding and taking action against racial differences in cancer care and clinical trial participation are made more powerful when we listen to patient voices,” writes one patient with breast cancer.

Pfizer-BioNTech Booster Vaccine Significantly Improves Immune Responses in Patients With Cancer

May 26th 2021, 6:00pm

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The effectiveness of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine increased significantly among patients with cancer who received a vaccine booster 21 days after receiving the first dose.

Sugar-Filled Drinks Could Be Cause for Alarm After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

May 18th 2021, 1:00pm

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Consuming even one sugar-sweetened drink per day such as soda, fruit-flavored drinks, energy drinks, punches and sports drinks after a breast cancer diagnosis could increase the risk of mortality.