Darzalex™ Effective in Heavily Pre-Treated Multiple Myeloma (July 7, 2016)

The targeted agent Darzalex (daratumumab) produces long-lasting anti-cancer responses among patients with multiple myeloma that has stopped responding to several prior therapies. These results were recently... Continue Reading

Pass It On: July is National Sarcoma Awareness Month (July 1, 2016)

Sarcomas are a group of cancers that develop in bone or soft tissues. Soft tissue sarcoma (STS) can develop in the tissues of fat cells, muscles, nerves, tendons, lining of joints, blood vessels, lymph... Continue Reading

Blincyto® Improves Survival in Type of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (June 23, 2016)

The immunotherapeutic agent, Blincyto (blinatumomab), improves survival compared to standard therapy among patients with B-cell precursor, Philadelphia chromosome-negative (Ph-) acute lymphoblastic leukemia... Continue Reading

CancerConnect Patient Survey Defines Barriers to Access to Care (June 6, 2016)

RIGHT PATIENT, RIGHT TREATMENT, RIGHT NOW On June 4th, 2016 Patients Rising co-founder and policy director, Jonathan Wilcox brought together patients and patient advocates, as well as nationally acclaimed... Continue Reading

Join Patients Rising Now to Improve Patient Access to Care (April 18, 2016)

Patients Rising Now is an advocacy group working to improve patient access to care. The cornerstone of your health is knowing your rights as a patient and the responsibilities of those serving you. As... Continue Reading

Post Traumatic Growth in Cancer Patients (April 4, 2016)

By John Leifer There are few life events that can transform our daily reality more swiftly than a diagnosis of cancer. A once neatly planned future can seemingly evaporate in the wake of an overwhelming... Continue Reading

Diagnosed with MPN (March 14, 2016)

We are looking for individuals with MPN who are interested and willing to participate in market research studies to help better understand current treatments and their impact on quality of life as well... Continue Reading

Quality of Life Helps Determine Type of Hormone Treatment in Early Breast Cancer (January 20, 2016)

Quality of life issues and different side effects caused by treatment may help determine which type of hormone therapy is most appropriate for postmenopausal women with ductal carcinoma in situ, particularly... Continue Reading

Diagnosed with Cancer? (November 2, 2015)

We are looking for individuals with cancer who are interested and willing to participate in market research studies to help better understand current treatments and their impact on quality of life as well... Continue Reading

Results Announced for the First Published “Basket Study” Clinical Trial (August 26, 2015)

Researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) have announced results from the first published basket study, a new form of clinical trial design that explores responses to drugs based... Continue Reading

Zykadia™ (March 16, 2015)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: ceritinib Trade Name: Zykadia™   For which conditions is this drug approved? Zykadia is approved for the treatment of patients with metastatic non-small... Continue Reading

Management of Myelofibrosis that Progresses to Acute Myeloid Leukemia (February 22, 2015)

In some patients with myelofibrosis, the condition progresses to a type of leukemia known as acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Information about the management of AML is available here. http://news.cancerconnect.com/acute-myeloid-leukemia/ Strategies... Continue Reading

National Lung Cancer Awareness Month on CancerConnect (November 7, 2014)

November 7, 2014 Sun Valley, ID & Fort Worth, TX—OMNI Health Media (OMNI) announces the launch of lung cancer programs for national lung cancer awareness month. As the month of November brings lung... Continue Reading

Laxative (October 29, 2014)

Medications that increase the action of the intestines or stimulate the addition of water to the stool to increase its bulk and ease its passage. Laxatives are often prescribed to treat constipation.  Read More →

Ulcerative colitis (October 29, 2014)

A disease that causes inflammation and sores, called ulcers, in the top layers of the lining of the large intestine. The inflammation usually occurs in the rectum and lower part of the colon, but it may... Continue Reading

Ulcers (October 29, 2014)

A break in the lining of the stomach or in the first part of the small intestine (the duodenum), a result of an imbalance between digestive fluids (hydrochloric acid and pepsin) in the stomach and the... Continue Reading

Urea breath test (October 29, 2014)

A test used to detect urease, an enzyme produced by Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), a type of bacteria that usually infects the stomach or duodenum (first part of the small intestine).  Read More →

Varices (October 29, 2014)

Large, swollen veins that develop across the stomach and esophagus that cause internal bleeding.  Read More →

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