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Personalized Medicine: Access Is Power (December 1, 2016)

Personalized medicine has the potential to save women’s lives, but not if they can’t access it. By Stacey L. Worthy, Esq. One of the most exciting advances in health­care is the growing field of personal­ized... Continue Reading

Duration of Blood Storage Does Not Affect Outcomes for Patients Requiring Blood Transfusions (December 1, 2016)

The length of time that blood is stored prior to a blood transfusion, within normal ranges, does not appear to affect mortality among patients requiring transfusions. These results were recently published... Continue Reading

Unmasking the Genetics of Early Heart Disease (November 30, 2016)

Catching familial hypercholesterolemia early can save lives  By Heather Stringer Katherine Wilemon was 15 when she discovered that she was living with extremely high cholesterol levels in her blood. At... Continue Reading

Opdivo® Improves Survival in Advanced Stomach Cancer (November 30, 2016)

The immune-stimulating agent Opdivo® (nivolumab) appears to significantly improve overall survival among patients with advanced stomach cancer for which no standard treatment options exist. Opdivo is... Continue Reading

Darzalex® Approved for Additional Indications in Multiple Myeloma (November 29, 2016)

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Darzalex® (daratumumab) for the treatment of multiple myeloma among patients who have received at least one prior therapy. The new FDA... Continue Reading

Opdivo Approved for Advanced Head and Neck Cancer (November 28, 2016)

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the immunotherapeutic agent, Opdivo® (nivolumab) for the treatment of advanced head and neck cancer. Specifically,  the indication is... Continue Reading

Gratitude, Community & Giving Thanks (November 23, 2016)

From all of us at CancerConnect, we hope you have a happy and healthy Thanksgiving. We are grateful to all of the members of our online community. We appreciate you sharing your stories and supporting... Continue Reading

It’s GERD Awareness Week–November 20th (November 20, 2016)

It’s that time of year again when there is a tendency to overindulge in a mélange of delicious foods. Although many people may only suffer discomfort from over eating, another group of people suffer... Continue Reading

Proud Purpose: Q&A with Joan Lunden (November 18, 2016)

Joan Lunden shares her personal perspective on how a cancer diagnosis has propelled her to become an advocate for cancer survivors and to recommit to health and wellness in her own life. As an award-winning... Continue Reading

Voices of Value: Lisa Goldman (November 18, 2016)

An all-too-common symptom of a delayed lung cancer diagnosis has spurred one patient to lend her voice to patient advocacy efforts. By Terry Wilcox In October 2013 Lisa Goldman went to the doctor because... Continue Reading

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