NEWS TIPS & FEATURES

Personalized Medicine: Access Is Power

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... [...]


Duration of Blood Storage Does Not Affect Outcomes for Patients Requiring Blood Transfusions

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... [...]


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Unmasking the Genetics of Early Heart Disease

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... [...]


Opdivo® Improves Survival in Advanced Stomach Cancer

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... [...]


Darzalex® Approved for Additional Indications in Multiple Myeloma

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... [...]


Opdivo Approved for Advanced Head and Neck Cancer

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the immunotherapeutic agent, Opdivo® (nivolumab) for the treatment of advanced head and neck cancer. Specifically,  the indication is... [...]


Gratitude, Community & Giving Thanks

From all of us at CancerConnect, we hope you have a happy and healthy Thanksgiving. We are grateful to all of the members of our online community. We appreciate you sharing your stories and supporting... [...]


It’s GERD Awareness Week–November 20th

It’s that time of year again when there is a tendency to overindulge in a mélange of delicious foods. Although many people may only suffer discomfort from over eating, another group of people suffer... [...]


Proud Purpose: Q&A with Joan Lunden

Joan Lunden shares her personal perspective on how a cancer diagnosis has propelled her to become an advocate for cancer survivors and to recommit to health and wellness in her own life. As an award-winning... [...]


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