I poignantly remember an eloquent wife of a patient who died of acute leukemia shared her analogy with me. She stated, “You know when my dog died, I got a card from my vet. When my husband died, I got nothing.”
In this week’s episode of CURE Talks Cancer, we spoke with Matt Lashey, creator and CEO of the chemoWave app, which is designed to manage cancer symptoms and conditions by keeping track of a patient’s overall well-being to understand how their experiences may be related to feeling better or worse during treatment.
Eighty-nine percent of caregivers of young adult colorectal cancer survivors are depressed because they can’t take the pain away, according to findings from the Raymond Foundation, an advocacy organization that aims to eradicate colon cancer.