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October 2018 Vol 4 No 5

Finding Hope Through Scarves
Survivorship
Cancer Survivor Lara MacGregor talks about how a box-full of scarves from a stranger led her to establish the Hope Scarves Program to help other people diagnosed with cancer.
Genetic Testing Can Help to Guide the Treatment of Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Genetics & CancerLeukemia
Knowing if the patient’s chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) has genetic abnormalities through genetic testing can help doctors select the best treatment.
HPV: The Leading Cause of Oral Cancer
Dental Care & CancerOral Cancer
These days, more oral cancers are caused by HPV infection than cervical cancers. Having regular dental exams helps to discover oral cancer early.
FDA Approvals, News & UpdatesLiver CancerNewsworthy
Previously approved for thyroid cancer and kidney cancer, the FDA has recently approved Lenvima as the first treatment for patients with liver cancer.
Online Community Offers Hope to Patients with Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Let’s Win! provides treatment information for patients with pancreatic cancer, and provides a platform for patients to share their stories and look for options beyond conventional treatments.
FDA Approvals, News & UpdatesKidney CancerNewsworthy
The use of Opdivo with Yervoy is the first immunotherapy combination therapy approved by the FDA for patients with kidney cancer.
Reimagining My Future After Beating Breast Cancer at 27: Does Survivor Anxiety Ever Go Away?
Breast CancerPatient Stories
“Cancer never truly goes away. There are follow-ups, scans, and this and that. Once you have cancer, you essentially have cancer the rest of your life, even though you may be in remission,” says Tziporah Newman, breast cancer survivor.
Sparking a Cure for Multiple Myeloma
Multiple Myeloma
After being a caregiver to his mother in her battle with multiple myeloma, Brian McMahon launched SparkCures to help patients with this cancer find the right clinical trials.
The Body I Need
Art TherapyPoetry
Sharon Chappell expresses her experience with breast cancer through typography, art, and poetry.
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