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Savoring Every Ounce of Life While Undergoing Treatment for Skin Cancer

January 14th 2021, 4:00pm

Podcast

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with someone who has undergone 41 surgeries and physically debilitating treatments during his more than 15-year journey with several cases of skin cancer. We discussed his cancer journey, and why, as he starts a new treatment after his most prior therapy failed, he’s focused on quality rather than quantity of life.

The Top 5 Skin Cancer News and Updates That Patients May Have Missed in 2020

January 6th 2021, 2:00pm

Article

A roundup of some skin cancer news and updates that occurred in 2020 that patients may have missed.

AI May Further Expand Prediction of Immunotherapy Response

December 1st 2020, 4:00pm

Article

Machine learning may be used to predict disease progression in patients with advanced melanoma.

Learning About Advanced Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

November 19th 2020, 4:00pm

Podcast

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Dr. Ezra Cohen and two patients with advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma about the disease, its treatments and their recommendations for others.

When Weighing Treatment Options for Cancer, It’s Important to Get More Than One Opinion

November 13th 2020, 7:00pm

Article

“The concept that people have sometimes is that they put doctors on a pedestal, which is fine,” Bud Green said. And they somehow think that all doctors are kind of the same, and they're all as good. And I think that they need to see that different specialties look at things from a different perspective.

Keytruda Continues to Show Sustained Survival Improvement in High-Risk Skin Cancer

November 6th 2020, 10:00pm

Article

Patients with resected, high-risk, stage 3 melanoma who were randomized to receive Keytruda (pembrolizumab) achieved a three-year recurrence-free survival rate of 63.7% compared to 44.1% in patients randomized to placebo.

5 Tips For A First Time Patient With Cancer

November 3rd 2020, 5:00pm

Article

A two-time cancer survivor looks back at her cancer journey and offers 4 tips for a first-time patient with cancer.

Adherence to Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Reduce Deaths From Cancer

November 3rd 2020, 4:00pm

Article

Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs may provide a mortality benefit in women with newly diagnosed colorectal cancer, breast cancer and melanoma, although more research is needed to confirm this potential association.

Sociodemographic Factors Suggest Barriers to Care for Patients with Metastatic Melanoma

September 16th 2020, 3:00pm

Article

Recent immunotherapy approvals for patients with metastatic melanoma has widened the treatment landscape, but new research shows that patients associated with positive sociodemographic factors are more likely to receive immunotherapy.

5 Reports on Skin Cancer Patients May Have Missed

September 15th 2020, 3:00pm

Article

CURE® compiled a roundup of five recent reports patients with skin cancer may have missed.