Patients Rising Launches Online Support Community for Healthcare Consumers Facing Access to Care Challenges

With the launch of the CancerConnect online community, Patients Rising now offers a specialized social network for all patients facing access to care challenges where [...]


Meditation versus Pain, Anxiety, and Fatigue during Breast Cancer Biopsy

By Helen Young Elsewhere in breast cancer news, meditation has been found to reduce symptoms of anxiety, tiredness, and pain for women having a breast [...]

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New Breakthrough May Advance Triple Negative Breast Cancer Treatment

By Helen Young Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have developed a new drug candidate that lowers the growth rate of tumor cells in animal models1 [...]


Can't Lose Weight? You May Have Some Carb Intolerance

Can't lose weight? You may have some carb intolerance. By Jackie Buell, RD If you made yet another resolution to lose weight in the New [...]

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Novel Immunotherapy Trial for Lymphoma Offers Hope to Patients at Sylvester

Researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine are testing a novel cellular immunotherapy approach to treating patients [...]


New Treatment May Reduce Precancerous Polyps in Both Large and Small Intestine in Hereditary Cancer Patients

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), has reported a new prevention treatment for individuals at high risk of developing [...]

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More Evidence that PD-1 Inhibitors Improve Survival in Head and Neck Cancer

Results from a recent large trial indicate that treatment with the immunotherapy agent Opdivo® (nivolumab) nearly doubles the survival rate at one year in patients [...]

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Counsyl Announces Major Oncology Expansion to Advance Genetic Screening for Cancer Risk

Counsyl launches oncology business unit, an expanded test to assess risk for inherited forms of cancer, and tools to improve genetic screening rates across the [...]

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Lenvima® Approved for Kidney Cancer

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lenvima® (lenvatinib) for the treatment of kidney cancer. The approval is for patients with advanced [...]


Cancer Survivorship: Managing Hot Flashes

By Barrie Cassileth, MS, PhD Hot flashes are a common side effect of treatment in people with hormone-dependent cancers, such as breast and prostate cancer. [...]

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