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The importance of personalized patient education in cancer care

The importance of personalized patient education in cancer care

We have seen the pharma-provider relationship and healthcare landscape continue to evolve in recent years. As the rate of oncology drug approvals increases, both through additional indications and new treatment innovations, ensuring oncology physicians and patients...

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 other members of...

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 and stress that comes with...

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 Cancer Was Easy, They’d...

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 hard and...

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 other...

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 takes part in a Q&A as part...

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 will feature celebrity guests...

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...