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Cancer blog round up: November 12

We continue to feature some bloggers from the lung cancer community as part of Lung Cancer Awareness month, and branch out to high light posts from some other cancer types as well. We’re still looking for bloggers from the pancreatic cancer community,

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Cancer blog roundup week of Nov. 5

November Awareness: Lung & Pancreatic Cancer, Family Caregivers With a new month comes a new group of cancer types that are running awareness campaigns and fundraisers. It can be tough generating attention after all the focus breast cancer receives in October (and

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Lung Cancer Awareness Events

As we mentioned last week, November is lung cancer awareness month (as well as pancreatic cancer), and while you couldn’t swing a meat dress in October without hitting a breast cancer campaign, it can be challenging for other cancer types to get

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Cancer blog round up: week of October 29

We finish up October and Breast Cancer Awareness month with a final look at some more breast cancer bloggers talking about pink garbage cans, Halloween and the need for more research rather than awareness. If you’d like to be considered for a

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Branded Patient Portal for Cancer Clinics

Branded Patient Portal Saves Time and Money Orlando’s Hematology & Oncology Consultants P.A. first partner to integrate, shifting intake process online We’re excited to introduce a white label version of our online care management tools for oncology clinics, and are thrilled to

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Tips for breast cancer patients and survivors

Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Cancer Care Alliance have been posting top 10 tips throughout the month of October for Breast Cancer awareness month. Each week a new list has focused on tips for prevention, screening, patients and survivors. Below

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Cancer blogger roundup: more breast cancer stories

Breast cancer bloggers share the struggles and side effects of their cancer journey This week’s posts keep with our breast cancer theme for the month of October, but also all share the different ways the bloggers have come to terms with the

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Breast cancer blog round up: October 15

Breast Cancer Survivors Share Their Experiences As Breast Cancer Awareness month continues, we feature a variety of posts from bloggers sharing their thoughts and perspectives on the issues surrounding this type of cancer. Check them out and please take a moment to

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Has breast cancer awareness marketing gone too far?

Pinkwashing and edgy marketing campaigns raise concerns October is breast cancer awareness month, and already we’re hearing about some cause marketing campaigns that are raising questions based on the product partnerships, a practice that is being labeled as “pinkwashing”. Earlier this year

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Weekly cancer blog round up: October 8

As October rolls on, we continue to focus on bloggers sharing their thoughts about Breast Cancer Awareness month. We also feature a post from an ovarian cancer blogger. Please share your thoughts and any other blogs you’d like us to include in

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Cancer blog round up: Breast Cancer Focus

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Today is the start of breast cancer awareness month, are you ready for an explosion of pink?! We’ll be sharing posts from breast cancer bloggers throughout October, as well as some of the interesting posts from

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Cancer caregiver survey

Survey for cancer caregivers – support the supporters Last week we wrote about a new page on our site that outlines the tools and resources that are available to cancer caregivers, and how those tools can help alleviate some of the anxiety

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Cancer blog round up: week of 9-24-10

We continue to share posts from bloggers whose cancers are in the September “Awareness” month, with a focus this week on ovarian cancer. As always, please feel free to share your own blog’s link with us in comments. The hilariously named If

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NCCN releases new cancer patient treatment guidelines

Patient Guidelines Published for Breast and Lung Cancer The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) today released updated guidelines for breast and lung cancer patients. The guidelines were created to help cancer patients and their caregivers navigate the maze of treatment options that

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Tools and resources to support cancer caregivers

750,000 Cancer Caregivers More than 1.4 million cases of cancer are diagnosed each year, and studies suggest that at least 50 percent of those diagnosed with cancer will have someone in their immediate family act as their caregiver. Being a caregiver is

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Cancer blog weekly round up: September 17

September is a big month for cancer awareness, as it’s awareness month for seven(!) cancer types including ovarian, leukemia/lymphoma and prostate cancer. In this week’s roundup, we have a couple of posts from bloggers battling those types of cancer, as well as

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Cancer blog round-up for the week of Sep. 10

Before you check out the Stand Up 2 Cancer telethon tonight, here are some of our favorite posts from the week in cancer blogging to get you through Friday. Enjoy. In Bringing Sexy Out of the Thyloset: A Dear Thyroid Blog Tour, Charlcie

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Stand Up 2 Cancer telethon

Tomorrow night @ 8pm Stand Up 2 Cancer is hosting a telethon that will take over all the major networks, as well as many cable channels. Hosted by the three network news anchors, Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer and Brian Williams, the telethon

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Patient advocacy trend continues to grow

It’s encouraging to see the growing trend in patient advocacy and personal involvement as reported recently in USA Today and the Wall Street Journal, the later focusing on patient’s that are actively tracking their health. There are several studies being run at

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Home page improvements for Supporters

We made some improvements today to the home page design. Below is a screen shot and overview of those changes as they relate to supporters. The green box on the right tells you that you are a supporter and provides a link

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Home page improvements for clinic staff

Today we added a new feature to the clinic home page. Clinic staff admins can now enter a message and add a list of directives that will be added to their patients’ home pages. This allows clinics to have a presence on

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Member home page design improvements

Today we released a new design for the member home page. This is the page you see once you log in. The changes are unique based on the role you selected when you registered (survivor, supporter, caregiver, professional). Note that if you

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Gena Cook interview on King 5 TV Seattle

Our fearless leader, Gena Cook, was interviewed on KING5 TV’s morning news program today. It was a great opportunity to show off some of the site features that benefit cancer patients and their health care team, specifically the Daily Health Journal and

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Nurse Navigators help cancer patients navigate their care

Nurse Navigators: Dedicated professionals that help cancer patients navigate their care We at Navigating Cancer are proud of the work we do each day to provide cancer patients and their loved ones tools to organize and better communicate with the people that

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Prepare for Doctor Visit form improvements

What is the Prepare for Doctor Visit form and why cancer patients should use it Time spent with a physician is one of the most important parts of a cancer patient’s journey, and it’s critical that they can provide their physicians with

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Pan-Mass Challenge bike ride draws over 5000

The Pan-Mass Challenge is an annual fundraiser for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, and is credited as the first bike-athon in the nation to use cycling as a way to raise money for a cause. Started in 1980 by 36

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