CURE's Top 5 Stories: May 2019


Here are the top 5 CURE stories for May 2019.

Here are the top 5 CURE stories for May 2019.

5. Opioid Use in Cancer Survivors

Here, we take a closer look at the prevalence of chronic opioid use among survivors of breast, colorectal and lung cancer.

4. Patient, Heal Thyself

Patients who self-report their symptoms live longer than those who do not, researchers say. In this story, learn why and what it means for the future of cancer treatment.

3. A Clinical Trial is My Only Hope

When it comes to clinical trials, CURE Contributor Sarah DeBord is a patient who needs one and an advocate encouraging patients to enroll in them. But how can she encourage someone to do something that she finds so frustrating? Learn more in this piece.

2. Anti-Vaccine Hype is a Threat to Those With Cancer

Vaccines may not be a topic we talk about often, but in this story, one survivor amplifies this important public health message to protect people who are the most vulnerable to infectious diseases.

1. First Steps After a Cancer Diagnosis

A diagnosis of cancer is completely overwhelming. It may be easy to get discouraged before treatment starts. But instead, contributor Dana Stewart shares five things that helped her push through her own diagnosis.

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