CURE's Top 5 Stories: September 2018


Here are the top 5 CURE stories for September 2018.

Here are the top 5 CURE stories for September 2018.

5. Knowledge About Inherited Gene Mutations is Changing Prostate Cancer Treatment

Until fairly recently, prostate cancer wasn’t thought of as an inherited disease. Learn more in this story by CURE’s Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Debu Tripathy.

4. Till Death Doesn’t Do Us Part

In a recent blog, CURE contributor Sarah DeBord goes into how she may eventually survive her metastatic colon cancer, but her marriage did not.

3. Turning ‘Cancer Fear Into Cancer Fierce’

With speeches from a tap-dancing cancer survivor, current patients, caregivers and survivors — along with Joe and Jill Biden - we cover what was discussed at the Biden Cancer Summit in Washington, DC in this recap.

2. Whimsical Wigs Bring Smiles to Children Undergoing Treatment

Learn more about the ‘magic makers’ of the Magic Yarn Project, who turn yarn, crocheted flowers, and other accessories into wigs for pediatric cancer patients, in this story from our summer issue.

1. Time Management and Cancer

In this piece, a two-time cancer survivor shares how she manages to make the most of her precious time by making lists and putting herself back in charge of her life.

In related news, we’ve kicked off a new social media campaign and we invite you to be a part of it. At CURE, we know that you are so much more than your diagnosis. You’re a mother. A neighbor. A mentor. A brother. You’re #MoreThanAPatient. That’s why we want you to share your statements, photos, videos, art, and more on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #MoreThanAPatient, to empower others to think of themselves in a new light and spread the message that cancer will not be the only thing that defines a person.

Search the hashtag on your social media feeds and join the conversation! And as always, for links to all of our top stories and more, visit

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