There are things you can do if your health plan won’t pay for your medical treatment or delays your care. Learn more here or at at www.CoverageRights.org.
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The rise of social media in cancer care has coincided with a movement in which patients are becoming more active in healthcare decisions and seeking more-personalized care—educating themselves about... [...]
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has updated its guidelines on the integration of palliative care for patients diagnosed with advanced cancer, as well as their caretakers. In essence, the... [...]
The agent Cabometyx™ (cabozantinib) improves anti-cancer responses and time to cancer progression compared to Sutent® (sunitinib) when used as initial therapy for advanced kidney cancer. These results... [...]
Personalized medicine has the potential to save women’s lives, but not if they can’t access it.
By Stacey L. Worthy, Esq.
One of the most exciting advances in healthcare is the growing field of personalized... [...]
The length of time that blood is stored prior to a blood transfusion, within normal ranges, does not appear to affect mortality among patients requiring transfusions. These results were recently published... [...]
Catching familial hypercholesterolemia early can save lives
By Heather Stringer
Katherine Wilemon was 15 when she discovered that she was living with extremely high cholesterol levels in her blood. At... [...]
The immune-stimulating agent Opdivo® (nivolumab) appears to significantly improve overall survival among patients with advanced stomach cancer for which no standard treatment options exist. Opdivo is... [...]
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Darzalex® (daratumumab) for the treatment of multiple myeloma among patients who have received at least one prior therapy. The new FDA... [...]
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