January 14, 2016

Who Isn’t Taking Their Cancer Medication?

Just a few years ago, a physician knew immediately if a patient didn’t follow the prescribed cancer treatment, because the treatment was likely given intravenously at […]
January 14, 2016

Understanding Immuno-Oncology

The field of immuno-oncology combines an understanding of how the body’s own defenses (e.g., the immune system) can be harnessed in the fight against cancer. Cancer […]
January 14, 2016

Coping with ‘Financial Toxicity’

Multiple myeloma, a type of cancer affecting the bone marrow, will be diagnosed in an estimated 27,000 Americans this year. Advances in research are expanding treatment […]
January 14, 2016

When Price Stands in the Way

Medication non-adherence can be traced back to numerous causes. For some patients, the side effects of a given medication become too burdensome. Sometimes it is simple […]
November 17, 2015

Preventable Colon Cancer Deaths Cost The Economy $6.4 Billion

Access to early diagnosis for colon cancer saves lives, while delayed diagnosis makes this disease more fatal.   Almost 20 percent of the people in low-income […]
October 21, 2015

Is Sicker Better?

With a cure for hepatitis C finally in reach, it’s disheartening to learn that one in four hepatitis C patients hear a “no” the first time […]
October 21, 2015

You can live a longer, fuller life with cancer – here’s how

Being diagnosed with lung cancer (or any cancer) is a life-altering experience – one that can leave you feeling helpless and powerless. Yes, your doctor met with you and […]