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Oct. 12: As I Approach My ‘Cancerversary,’ I Don’t Feel Like Celebrating

September 22nd 2022, 5:00pm

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I used to love October, but after being diagnosed with cancer on Oct. 12 — twice — I dread the month.

I’m a Third-Generation, Three-Time Cancer Survivor

September 22nd 2022, 3:00pm

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While I’m usually a private person, it’s important to me to share my three bouts with cancer so that others will learn their bodies and their family history.

FDA Grants Retevmo Full Approval for RET Fusion-Positive Lung Cancer Treatment

September 22nd 2022, 1:22pm

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The Food and Drug Administration approved Retevmo for the treatment of patients with advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer with a rearranged RET gene fusion.

HPV-Related Cancer Changed My Outlook on Life and Made Me an Advocate for Vaccination

September 21st 2022, 9:00pm

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Cancer made me more empathetic, as well as an advocate for the HPV vaccine.

Diminished Sexual Health Should Not Be a Price Paid to Survive Lung Cancer

September 21st 2022, 7:00pm

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Three out of four women with lung cancer reported experiencing moderate to severe sexual dysfunction, a survey shows.

Celebrity Cancer Stories Highlight an Unlevel Playing Field

September 21st 2022, 5:00pm

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It’s good that celebrities with cancer raise awareness about the disease, but I think that they can do more.

Uveal and Skin Melanoma Share a Common Name, But That’s The Only Similarity, Says Expert

September 21st 2022, 3:00pm

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Melanoma of the skin has been shown to be greatly associated with exposure to sunlight, whereas uveal melanoma — commonly known as cancer of the eye — is not.

FDA Approves Pedmark to Prevent Chemotherapy-Induced Hearing Loss in Children

September 21st 2022, 12:58pm

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The Food and Drug Administration approved Pedmark for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced hearing loss in pediatric patients with localized, nonmetastatic solid cancers.

Telaglenastat-Cabometyx Combination May Not Improve Survival in Pretreated Kidney Cancer Compared With Cabometyx Alone

September 20th 2022, 9:00pm

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Although patients treated with the combination did not have significant improvements in survival, telaglenastat and Cabometyx did not increase the rate of side effects in patients.

How One Nonprofit Aims to Lend a Helpful Paw to Help Patients With Cancer Care for Their Pets

September 20th 2022, 7:00pm

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Pets may be like family to some individuals but caring for them during illnesses such as cancer may force some to make a difficult decision.