What is happening with cancer where you live? State by State look at the number of cancer cases and cancer deaths. It’s a fascinating look at where cancer is the worst. Cancer death rates have been falling with the exception of liver, pancreatic and endometrial cancer.
Relationships are hard even without a cancer diagnosis involved. They take a tragic turn, however, when one of the partners decides they can’t handle it and walk away leaving the cancer patient to face the world and their cancer battle alone and afraid!
Offering your support is important. But before you act too fast or not at all, take time to think about how your friend or loved one may be feeling – and what they really need from you.
June is “Cancer Survivors Month” We are celebrating by inviting ALL cancer survivors, man, woman or child to share their story to our large community and have a chance to win any of 3 grand prizes courtesy of www.CancerGifts.com one of our amazing sponsors.
Congratulations to Merck for the success of their Keytruda drug. Sales reflect the hope and success many are having with this immunotherapy medicine. Ever since former President Jimmy Carter announced he was "Cancer Free" at age 91, Keytruda has been referred to as the Presidents cancer drug. GREAT to...
Devastated and scared, I met with my amazing team of doctors who mapped out the best plan for me… “You’re going to be ok.” That helped me get through the 12 weeks of chemo,..
This report of employers dropping their health plans is not good. The new Trump healthcare plan repeals the employer mandate to provide health benefits if they have over 50-employees and they are expected to dismantle what they have.
It is amazing what intermittent and prolonged fasting accomplishes in the brain and body. From the ability of nerve cells to repair DNA to promoting stem cell-based regeneration. Interesting article from a professor of Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University.
MERCK KEYTRUDA, THIS IS BIG NEWS! FDA anonounces for the first time an approval of a CANCER drug that targets genetic biomarkers anywhere in the body, verses a specific body part or area of the body.
A trusted pet is usually a positive influence in the healing process of cancer. This article explores 6 ways having a pet is therapeutic and enhances the healing process regardless of what type of cancer you are battling at the moment. Let’s face it just having a friend that...
The face of cancer drugs has changed dramatically over the years. Nearly all of the top pharmaceutical companies are currently manufacturing oncology specific drugs or have high hopes with cancer-related drugs in their pipeline. Here is a list that is always changing but these are the top-grossing drugs...
Mother of 4 with Stage 4 Breast Cancer - This fighter beat cervical cancer as a young woman, joined the Navy and put herself through nursing school. Miracle birth of a precious daughter now focused completely on making memories with her family.
We are now starting to get news from ASCO conference in Chicago. New and improved drug are showing incredible promise for Lung, Prostate and breast cancer. We applaud these great pharmaceuticals working so hard to find a cure and in the meantime improve life