Rare Cancers | Tumor

No One Ever Sees a Cancer Diagnosis Coming, Especially When it Involves Their Penis

January 26th 2021, 7:00pm


A cancer survivor writes about how he, like many, was blindsided by his diagnosis and what it was like to receive treatment for a rare disease: penile cancer.

Opdivo-Yervoy Combo Effective in Some Patients with Rare Genitourinary Cancers

December 16th 2020, 2:00pm


After a median follow-up of 9.9 months, 38% of the trial participants experienced some degree of tumor shrinkage after receiving Opdivo in combination with Yervoy.

Trial Studying Penile Cancer May Offer Patients Hope

October 2nd 2020, 1:00pm


New treatments are needed for penile cancer, but it’s difficult to test drugs in clinical trials because the disease is so uncommon.

While Penile Cancer is Rare, Men Should Be Aware

September 29th 2020, 3:00pm


A woman shares her late husband’s journey with advanced penile cancer to help others receive a diagnosis early, when the disease is still highly treatable and even curable.

Pulling Back the Layers of Penile Cancer

September 17th 2020, 3:00pm


In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with an expert about some of the possible causes of penile cancer, as well as why research in the field is severely lacking and why it’s so important to inform the public about what to look for in terms of signs and symptoms of this disease.

The Basics of Retroperitoneal Sarcoma

August 27th 2020, 3:00pm


In this week’s episode of the CURE® Talks Cancer podcast, surgical oncologist Dr. Margo Shoup sits down with CURE® to shed some light on retroperitoneal sarcoma and shares her thoughts on what patients need to know about its diagnosis and treatment.

Salivary Gland Cancer: As Rare As It Is Diverse

August 26th 2020, 3:00pm


Salivary cancer is a rare disease that has some of the greatest variances of all types of cancer.