Cancer ResearchFamily MembersMelanoma
Diagnosed with melanoma a few weeks after her wedding, Meredith died of the disease 4 months later, at age 35. Her family created Meredith’s Mission for Melanoma, a non-profit organization, to support melanoma research and increase awareness of this deadly cancer.
Cancer ResearchImmunotherapyLung Cancer
By Dana Taylor
Significant developments in the treatment of lung cancer were reported at the 2017 annual meeting of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) in Madrid, Spain.
Cancer FundraisingCancer Research
For the fourth year, Bristol-Myers Squibb employees took part in a cross-country bike ride as part of the Coast 2 Coast 4 Cancer Ride to raise money for cancer research.
Cancer ResearchClinical TrialsImmunotherapy
According to the Cancer Research Institute, only 3% to 6% of eligible patients with cancer participate in clinical trials in the United States. Read the reasons why clinical trials are a great option to consider.
Cancer ResearchMultiple Myeloma
By Laura Morgan
It’s quite common for patients with cancer to form strong bonds with their oncologists. But it’s not often that patients form connections with researchers, the very scientists who develop cancer therapies that help patients, especially patients facing cancer.
Cancer ResearchLung Cancer
Triathlete, Nonsmoker, and a Lung Cancer Diagnosis: Kirk Smith's Quest to Empower Cancer Research & Patient Self-Education
By Laura Morgan
It’s hard to believe that Kirk Smith, the 54-year-old owner of an advertising company, a triathlete, and a runner for the past 15 years or so, has lung cancer.
Cancer ResearchClinical TrialsPatient Advocacy
The role of patients in clinical trials is slowly changing, but enlightening more pharmaceutical companies about the value of the patient’s perspective in designing clinical trials is still a challenge.
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