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In Sickness and in Health: When Both Partners Have Cancer

November 18th 2021, 4:00pm


On this episode of the “Cancer Horizons” podcast, actress and comedian Jessica St. Clair and writer Dan O’Brien share their cancer stories and how they channeled their emotions through creativity.

Younger Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer May Not Be Living Significantly Longer Than Older Patients

November 16th 2021, 8:00pm


The incidence of young-onset colorectal cancer has been increasing in the past years, and despite being more physically active and receiving more intense treatments, younger patients are not living longer with the disease than older patients.

Former South African President Frederik Willem de Klerk Dies From Cancer, Acid in Palm Oil Linked to Cancer Spread and More

November 12th 2021, 4:00pm


From the death of Frederik Willem de Klerk to study results showing palm oil contains an acid that may cause cancer spread, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Should Children Be Tested for Hereditary Cancer Syndromes?

November 8th 2021, 6:00pm


A woman with Lynch syndrome discusses testing young people for hereditary cancer syndromes and emphasizes the importance of speaking with a genetic counselor.

Patients Dosed in Trial of Topical Gel for Dose-Limiting Acneiform Lesions in Patients With Colorectal Cancer

November 1st 2021, 11:00pm


The first patients were dosed in a phase 2 trial for a topical gel to treat lesions in patients with colorectal cancer receiving EGFR inhibitor therapy.

Here’s How Men With Bladder, Colorectal and Prostate Cancer Can Treat Sexual Dysfunction

October 5th 2021, 9:00pm


Treatments for bladder, colorectal and prostate cancer may cause sexual dysfunction in men. Here, an expert provides insight into how patients and survivors may improve their sexual health.

FDA Approves Erbitux Plus Braftovi for Pretreated Colorectal Cancer Subtype

September 29th 2021, 12:56pm


The FDA has approved Braftovi plus Erbitux for pretreated patients with BRAF V600E-mutant metastatic colorectal cancer.

How to Live With Lynch Syndrome: There Is Hope

September 27th 2021, 5:00pm


A woman explains how her Lynch syndrome diagnosis altered the way she lives her life, and shares advice for others on how to shift their priorities while maintaining positivity and hope.

Age, Other Health Factors Can Play a Role in Cancer Treatment Decisions

September 23rd 2021, 9:00pm


The prescription of systemic cancer therapies varies based on a patient’s age, comorbidities, cancer stage and other variables, according to recent research.

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.