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SWOG Launches National Immunotherapy Clinical Trial for Rare Cancers (March 23, 2017)

People with rare cancers now have the option of joining a national clinical trial testing leading-edge immunotherapies for a wide variety of tumor types. It’s the first federally funded immunotherapy... Continue Reading

Rare Disease Day- Join the Conversation (February 28, 2017)

February 28th is designated as Rare Disease Day. Managing a rare cancer diagnosis presents unique challenges. Join the conversation on CancerConnect, to share your experience and connect with others dealing... Continue Reading

Love, Romance and Cancer Prevention (February 1, 2017)

February – it’s a month of love, romance, chocolate, flowers, and…cancer prevention. Some may believe that February is solely dedicated to the Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day, but it also happens... Continue Reading

World Cancer Day: Share Your Story on CancerConnect (January 30, 2017)

February 4th is #WorldCancerDay. A truly global event taking place every year on 4 February, World Cancer Day unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer. It aims to save millions of preventable... Continue Reading

Drug Payment Assistance Programs for Cancer (January 25, 2017)

Great advances have been made in the drug treatment of cancer leading to improved cure rates and longer survival. Managing a life threatening or chronic disease, cancer is difficult enough to begin with... Continue Reading

Know Your Rights (December 26, 2016)

There are things you can do if your health plan won’t pay for your medical treatment or delays your care. Health insurance companies can take a number of steps to control their costs. This can mean... Continue Reading

Has Your Treatment Been Denied or Delayed by Your Insurance Company? Read This (December 6, 2016)

There are things you can do if your health plan won’t pay for your medical treatment or delays your care. Download the brochure here or learn more at www.CoverageRights.org. You can also join the... Continue Reading

Online Community Provides Support for Cancer Patients and Caregivers (December 6, 2016)

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... Continue Reading

Gratitude, Community & Giving Thanks (November 23, 2016)

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... Continue Reading

Chance of Surviving Childhood Cancer Has Improved–But Survivors’ Overall Health Has Not (November 14, 2016)

By Rachel Tompa Jasmine Jean is more than 30 years out from her original cancer treatments and her cancer is gone, but the experience is not behind her. “I don’t feel like I’ve ever been cured... Continue Reading

Hair Transplant after Cancer Treatment (August 10, 2016)

Amy Gibson and Dr. Craig Ziering discuss hair transplant after cancer treatment in this informative video. Have more questions about hair transplant after treatment? Join the conversation in the Cancer... Continue Reading

Considering a Wig for Treatment-related Hair Loss? Start Here (August 10, 2016)

In this informative video, Amy Gibson discusses the differences between wig bases. Have more questions about which wig is right for you? Join the conversation in the Cancer HairCare online support community... Continue Reading

Amy Gibson Creates FIRST Cancer HairCARE Center for CancerConnect.com (July 19, 2016)

Amy Gibson Author | Emmy Nominated Soap Opera Star | Cancer Hair Loss Expert Leading Hair Loss Consultant Amy Gibson breaks new ground again, creating the Cancer HairCARE Center by Amy Gibson premiering... Continue Reading

Loxo Oncology Receives Breakthrough Therapy Designation from U.S. Food and Drug Administration for LOXO-101 (July 19, 2016)

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (LOXO), a biopharmaceutical company innovating the development of highly selective medicines for patients with genetically defined cancers, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... Continue Reading

Syndros™ Approved for Treating Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting (July 12, 2016)

The orally administered liquid formulation, Syndros (dronabinol), has been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.... Continue Reading

Have Questions about Cancer Nutrition? Read This (June 22, 2016)

CancerConnect and the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Present: Ask the Expert with Oncology Nutrition Specialists CancerConnect in collaboration with the Cancer Center at Beth Israel... Continue Reading

Ask the Cancer Nutrition Expert Q&A Now Available! (June 8, 2016)

CancerConnect and the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Present: Ask the Expert with Oncology Nutrition Specialists   CancerConnect in collaboration with the Cancer Center at Beth... Continue Reading

Alternative Reality: Patients Who Spurn Chemo for Natural Remedies (June 7, 2016)

By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service What oncologists do – and say – when their patients choose holistic treatments over conventional care. The breast cancer was curable. The oncologist suggested... Continue Reading

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