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Overview of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma Management

December 23rd 2019

Overview of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

December 23rd 2019

Holiday Stress When Coping With Cancer

December 23rd 2019

A two-time cancer survivor suggests simplifying the holidays when coping with cancer.

Combinations Are the Future for Metastatic Melanoma Treatment

December 18th 2019

One expert discusses exciting advances in using drug combinations to treat metastatic melanoma.

No, 'They' Don't Understand How A Cancer Diagnosis Feels

December 16th 2019

Two-time cancer survivor gratefully shares her gratitude and discusses how they are getting better at helping cancer patients.

'Tis The Season' For Genetic Testing: New, Exciting, Maybe Sometimes Frightening

December 14th 2019

Two-time cancer survivor reviews some of the questions about genetic testing for other cancer survivors.

The Future of Novel Immunotherapy Combinations in Melanoma

December 9th 2019

The overall survival rate in patients with melanoma has increased exponentially in the past decade. But thanks to the use of combinations in the treatment of melanoma, the future looks even brighter, according to one expert from the Melanoma Institute Australia.

Melanoma Education is Key to Saving Lives

November 26th 2019

A melanoma expert addresses the findings of two studies on the disease in children, adolescents and young adults, and shares ways in which they can protect themselves.

I Think About Death More Since Cancer

November 23rd 2019

I have to admit I think about death a lot more since my two cancers, and I think that is OK.

AIM at Melanoma Opens Third Branch of Fresh Frozen Primary Tissue Bank at the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University

November 19th 2019

Cancer Fears: How Are You Going To Get Through This?

November 16th 2019

A two-time, nine-year cancer survivor offers some suggestions to newly diagnosed cancer survivors.

Nothing Is All Bad, Even Cancer - Maybe Especially Cancer

November 7th 2019

A two-time cancer survivor shares the good that eventually came from her cancer experiences.

New Issue Alert: CURE Fall 2019

October 31st 2019

Here’s a sneak peek at what’s inside our Fall 2019 issue.

Hitting the Spot in Squamous Cell Carcinoma

October 28th 2019

New therapies address difficult- to-treat advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the skin.

Things to Consider in Genetic Testing

October 25th 2019

A two-time cancer survivor learns more about pancreatic cysts and discusses the value and cautions of genetic testing.

Too Few Recognize the Dangers of a Common Skin Cancer: Squamous Cell Carcinoma

October 21st 2019

Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, caused by sun exposure or environmental toxins, is usually curable with surgery. Maybe that’s why many don’t realize that, if this cancer goes unchecked and untreated, it can grow, spread and become life-threatening.

Tick Tock: Your Time Is Your Life

October 5th 2019

A cancer survivor and clutter-clearing author shares autumnal time management tips.

Opdivo-Yervoy Combination Induces Long-Term Survival in Metastatic Melanoma

September 29th 2019

One in two patients with metastatic melanoma is alive five years following treatment with Opdivo plus Yervoy, according to long-term follow-up of the phase 3 CheckMate 067 trial.

IPMNs: A New Cancer Worry For An "Old" Survivor?

September 27th 2019

A two-time cancer survivor discusses her recently-discovered pancreatic cysts.

Fall Cleaning and Cancer 'Clutter'

September 21st 2019

This two-time cancer survivor and clutter-clearing author struggles more thoughtfully with clutter since cancer.

Survey Shows Americans Are Unaware of Common Type of Skin Cancer

September 19th 2019

A recent survey showed that most Americans do not know what cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma is and how severe the disease can be if it advances.

Cancer Survivorship And Age

September 14th 2019

A two-time cancer survivor explores her thoughts on aging.

'Listen to Your Mother' and Protect Your Skin

September 12th 2019

In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with a skin cancer survivor who has dealt with many recurrences over the last 30 years and tells others to “listen to your mother” and protect your skin from the sun.

Secondhand Chances as a Cancer Survivor

August 30th 2019

Cancer can switch you to a different track but does not necessarily derail you, says a two-time cancer survivor.

Firsthand Tips for Dealing With Post-Cancer Fatigue

August 24th 2019

Nine years out from breast cancer and four years out from her melanoma, this cancer survivor still combats her fatigue.

This Melanoma Survivor Almost Got Burned, Again

August 16th 2019

There I was with my freshly darkened skin in the mirror (after a beautiful day out in the sun). What was I thinking? Oh yeah, I wasn’t thinking.

Human Connection After a Cancer Diagnosis

August 15th 2019

In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with a melanoma survivor about the importance of community and human connection to build hope after a cancer diagnosis.

Friday Frontline: Cancer Updates, Research and Education on August 9, 2019

August 9th 2019

From hereditary cancer risk among twins to study findings in squamous cell carcinoma, here’s what is making headlines in the cancer space this week.

Six-Time Cancer Survivor Feels 'Damn Lucky'

August 6th 2019

Targeted Drug Combination Can Have Long-Lasting Results for Some With BRAF-Mutated Melanoma

August 2nd 2019

Figuring out whether to take targeted drugs or immunotherapy can be challenging for patients with metastatic melanoma that expresses a BRAF gene mutation, but there are rules of thumb that can help.