Navigating breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, I learned that my active involvement in the decision-making process was essential.
Prominent issues in cancer research this year included finding ways to make immune system therapies safer and effective for more patients, and the need to make new cancer medicines more affordable.
Possible health policy changes in the coming months could be critical for anyone affected by or potentially affected by cancer.
Cancer research stories worth following this fall include new developments in targeted treatment for ovarian cancer and for metastatic breast cancer.
The Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation is known for involving the public in research on breast cancer causes and prevention.
A look back on three years of blogging about cancer research from the patient perspective, and a few thoughts looking ahead.
Prominent breast cancer researchers spoke about innovative approaches in metastatic breast cancer research at NBCC’s 2016 Advocate Summit.
Cancer research stories worth following this summer include reports from ASCO on a web app that improves survival for lung cancer patients and a “biosimilar” treatment for the breast cancer drug Herceptin.
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation provides seed grants for studies that have the potential for rapid clinical application in breast cancer.
When consumers have a better understanding of how clinical trials work they are most likely to say they would enroll in one, a recent study found.
Stand Up To Cancer funds cancer research “Dream Teams” with a common goal of moving new cancer therapies quickly from the lab to patients.