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How a Blog and Social Media Have Helped Me Fight Cancer

May 27th 2022

I didn’t know that starting a blog and turning to social media at the age of 30 after a cancer diagnosis would be so beneficial. But, I’m glad it turned out that way.

Emergency Moves to Help Respond to Cancer Triggers

May 9th 2022

The cancer experience is far from over when scans turn up clear. Here’s how I deal with triggering reminders of the disease.

Trial Kicks Off to Evaluate CycloSam for Sarcoma and Cancer that Spread to the Bone

May 4th 2022

The first patient was dosed in a clinical trial evaluating the radiopharmaceutical agent, CycloSam, in patients with bone cancer or cancer that has metastasized to the bone.

As the World Moves on, I’m Reminded at How Much Time Was Lost to Cancer

April 29th 2022

Throughout my cancer experience, I’ve relied heavily on friends and family for support. But as they are moving on and starting families of their own, I realized how much time I’ve lost to cancer.

Osteosarcoma Survivor With Leg Amputation Models for Popular Fashion Brands, Oasis Guitarist Receives Cancer Diagnosis and More

April 29th 2022

From an osteosarcoma survivor modeling inclusivity in the fashion world to rock guitarist Paul “Bonehead” Arthurs being diagnosed with cancer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.

The Trauma From My Cancer Journey Has Adequately Prepared Me for Crossroads Life Throws My Way

April 20th 2022

My wife and I took a weekend break from the worries of cancer and everyday life, but things did not go as planned, forcing me to tap into all the self-work I’ve been focusing on this year.

Cancer Survivor to Run Boston Marathon Alongside His Organ Donor, HIV Drug Shows Promise in Treating Metastatic Colon Cancer and More

April 8th 2022

From liver cancer survivor planning to run the upcoming Boston Marathon with his organ donor to a common HIV drug showing promise in treating colorectal cancer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.

Decades' Worth of Reconstruction Advancements Have Transformed the Lives of Many Patients Who Underwent Debilitating Cancer Treatments

March 10th 2022

Aesthetic appearances, according to an expert at the UCSF, are often important for patients following the surgical treatment of cancer. Advancements in this space over the past 20 years have allowed many to patients to look as normal as possible.

Now That I’m Cancer-Free, I Wonder if I Should be Doing More

March 9th 2022

My osteosarcoma has been under control for a few years now, and in my moments of free time, I start to feel guilty for lacking the drive to take on more.

Listen Up: Hearing Loss Among Cancer Survivors Often Overlooked and Understudied

March 3rd 2022

Significant challenges include improving detection and response to inner ear side effects among cancer survivors following the use of certain drugs and therapies.

Fellow Cancer Survivor Helps Me Snap Out of Post-Scanxiety Blues

February 28th 2022

The post-scanxiety crash felt like an avalanche for me, and even though my scans were clear, it took talking to another cancer survivor to snap me out of it.

Body Composition May Be a Better Predictor of Chemotoxicities in Children With Lymphoma or a Type of Sarcoma Than BMI

December 29th 2021

Children with low skeletal muscle density were more likely to have hematologic toxicities from chemotherapy, but more research is needed to determine whether this measure is an accurate predictor of chemotoxicities in lymphoma.

FDA Approves First Treatment Option for Aggressive Sarcoma Subtype

November 23rd 2021

This marks the only available treatment option approved by the FDA for adults with locally advanced unresectable or metastatic malignant perivascular epithelioid cell tumor.

Enrollment Begins in Devimistat Trial for Patients With Relapsed Clear Cell Sarcoma

November 12th 2021

The first patient has been enrolled in the APOLLO 613 Phase 1/2 clinical trial for CPI-613.

Milademetan Introduced for Patients With De-Differentiated Liposarcoma in Clinical Trial

October 5th 2021

A phase 3 clinical trial has begun to evaluate the efficacy and safety of milademetan in patients with de-differentiated liposarcoma.

Cancer Questions and Unwanted Drips

August 25th 2021

A survivor of myxofibrosarcoma expresses his thoughts about cancer recurrence and treatment options in a poem.

How a Cancer Survivor Trained for ‘American Ninja Warrior’ During Treatment

August 16th 2021

Liposarcoma survivor Arianne Missimer discusses the training process for ‘American Ninja Warrior’ and how she felt the day of competition.

Navigating the Unknown of Rare Cancers

August 2nd 2021

Despite the challenges of diagnosing and treating liposarcoma and chondrosarcoma, experts are optimistic about future treatments for these two rare cancers.

Playing With House Money: Defying Cancer Odds

August 2nd 2021

A survivor writes about the experience of being diagnosed with cancer and understanding his odds of survival.

Coping With a Leg Amputation and Segregation During Cancer Treatment at Age 9

August 2nd 2021

A survivor of osteosarcoma who underwent treatment in the 1960s in a segregated hospital ward, shares how he was able to find strength during that time.

Keeping Faith After a Sarcoma Diagnosis

July 29th 2021

After receiving a diagnosis of stage 3 sarcoma, one survivor proves that anything is possible.

Competing in ‘American Ninja Warrior’ and Surviving Cancer in the Same Year

July 15th 2021

In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, a woman explains how she underwent surgery and chemotherapy for cancer just months before competing in American Ninja Warrior.

The Toughest Race of His Life

July 9th 2021

More than nine hours of surgery to remove a rare form of bone cancer in the his hip and leg forced Colin Jackson to relearn how to do simple tasks. Months later, he crossed the finish line of a marathon.

The Man Who Lost His Hip to Cancer and Crossed the Marathon Finish Line Anyway

June 17th 2021

In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, Colin Jackson explains how he was able to complete a marathon even after cancer treatments that called for surgical removal of part of his femur, hip and surrounding muscle.

Cancer Survivor to Embark on 3,000-Mile Trek For Charity, Teammates Help A High School Runner with Cancer Cross the Finish Line, And More

May 28th 2021

From a cancer survivor walking 3,000 miles for charity to a runner with cancer crossing the finish line with the help of her teammates, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Finding Hope After A Cancer Diagnosis at a Young Age

May 27th 2021

In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, Nicole Body discusses her cancer journey and shares how she found the strength to persevere through treatments and accept the difficult truths.

What I Have Learned Helping Friends Through Health Scares

April 22nd 2021

Finding the balance between offering support and guidance while at the same time not overwhelming people going through health scares isn’t easy, writes a cancer survivor. He notes that although it may take some practice to get right, it is an important skill for cancer thrivers to get down.

I Am a Strong Believer of Giving Patients with Cancer Hope

April 19th 2021

For the patient with a rare cancer, such as sarcoma, finding hope can be especially problematic, writes a cancer surgeon. Making patients hopeful, he writes, about their medical journey is as important as the medical components of treatment.

Managing the Stress of Medical Leave and Insurance Forms

April 15th 2021

Navigating medical leave and insurance forms can be nerve-wracking and feel high stakes for some, writes a cancer survivor. Here, he offers advice on how to manage that stress.

How a Young Patient With Cancer Made Me a Better Nurse

April 13th 2021

An oncology nurse recalls how a young patient with Ewing sarcoma she helped care for taught her about bravery and being honest with patients. Here, she writes how he made her a better nurse.