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Change Together reports on prostate cancer

Change Together reports on prostate cancer

In the US, prostate cancer is among the most common cancers in men, coming ...
Research rundown: blood mutations may be able to predict AML

Research rundown: blood mutations may be able to predict AML

The claim Genetic changes in the blood could make it possible to identify p ...
Astellas’ flagship cancer care award – the C3 Prize – back for third year

Astellas’ flagship cancer care award – the C3 Prize – back for third year

Non-treatment innovations aimed at improving cancer outcomes in the develop ...
Financial planning for cancer: staying afloat from hospital to home

Financial planning for cancer: staying afloat from hospital to home

Family Reach, Foundation for Financial Planning, and Financial Planning Ass ...
Why collaboration is key to making medical progress

Why collaboration is key to making medical progress

When research suddenly leaps forward, patient and healthcare professional e ...
ON DEMAND WEBINAR: Working together to drive research, education and awareness

ON DEMAND WEBINAR: Working together to drive research, education and awareness

With four new therapies making their way to the previously arid treatment l ...
ASCO – bringing the patient voice to the medical community

ASCO – bringing the patient voice to the medical community

The patient voice has become ever more ingrained into all aspects of oncolo ...
How advocacy is placing the patient voice at the center of medical conferences

How advocacy is placing the patient voice at the center of medical conferences

Medical conferences have traditionally been the preserve of researchers, sc ...
Social media focus: AML World Awareness Day

Social media focus: AML World Awareness Day

The acute myeloid leukemia (AML) community came together in a flurry of soc ...
Research rundown: investigating the biological reason for prostate cancer disparity in African American men

Research rundown: investigating the biological reason for prostate cancer disparity in African American men

The claim African-American men are at a higher risk of being diagnosed with ...
Combining knowledge to ease the patient journey

Combining knowledge to ease the patient journey

From advocacy groups to physicians, caregivers to nurses, everyone is worki ...
Research rundown: measuring fatigue in cancer survivors to improve quality of life

Research rundown: measuring fatigue in cancer survivors to improve quality of life

The claim Cancer survivors experience higher levels of fatigue even years a ...
Do you

Do you “Know AML” – the world’s first global AML awareness initiative?

They may speak in different languages, have different professions and diffe ...
New hope for people with AML – an interview with Kathleen Weis, CEO of the Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation

New hope for people with AML – an interview with Kathleen Weis, CEO of the Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation

Don’t give up hope, because the chances of finding a cure for acute myelo ...
Bringing pharma together for the good of all patients – an interview with Dr. Gwen Nichols from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Bringing pharma together for the good of all patients – an interview with Dr. Gwen Nichols from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Now is a very promising time for people with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) a ...
LIVE WEBINAR: Knowledge is power – using education and awareness to drive positive change for patients

LIVE WEBINAR: Knowledge is power – using education and awareness to drive positive change for patients

April 21 was acute myeloid leukemia (AML) World Awareness Day and to mark t ...
Change Together marking AML World Awareness Day by helping people to “Know AML”

Change Together marking AML World Awareness Day by helping people to “Know AML”

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is the most common form of acute leukemia in a ...
Daddy’s Boys – a new play tackling prostate cancer disparity in African-American men

Daddy’s Boys – a new play tackling prostate cancer disparity in African-American men

Thought provoking and emotive – a new play is offering up an entertaining ...
Research rundown: using nanorobots to seek and destroy cancer

Research rundown: using nanorobots to seek and destroy cancer

The claim Scientists have developed nanorobots that can shrink tumors by cu ...
Research rundown: using supercomputers to personalize cancer treatment

Research rundown: using supercomputers to personalize cancer treatment

The claim  A mathematical model that predicts how cancers grow and how the ...
Tackling cancer-related financial toxicity to give patients a fair shot at beating cancer

Tackling cancer-related financial toxicity to give patients a fair shot at beating cancer

Meet Haley “My mom quit her job to care for me when I was diagnosed w ...
World Cancer Day: going beyond awareness to tackle inequity in cancer care

World Cancer Day: going beyond awareness to tackle inequity in cancer care

Cancer is a global problem, yet around 70% of deaths from the disease occur ...
How prostate cancer education benefits the whole community – an interview with Ana Fadich of Men’s Health Network

How prostate cancer education benefits the whole community – an interview with Ana Fadich of Men’s Health Network

Hundreds of men have attended educational talks as part of a program of pro ...
Helping pediatric cancer patients stay active and informed – an interview with C3 Grand Prize Winner Hernâni Oliveira

Helping pediatric cancer patients stay active and informed – an interview with C3 Grand Prize Winner Hernâni Oliveira

Developing the HOPE PROJECT to help children with cancer stay active and in ...
Managing the practical side of prostate cancer

Managing the practical side of prostate cancer

A diagnosis of cancer is hard to deal with for anyone. Questions arise abou ...
Every man counts in the fight against prostate cancer

Every man counts in the fight against prostate cancer

Since 1996, ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer, has been hard at work tryi ...
Celebrating success to educate – Us TOO's plans for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2017

Celebrating success to educate – Us TOO’s plans for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2017

Established in 1990, Us TOO International is a nonprofit focused on providi ...
Education key to improving prostate health among African-American men

Education key to improving prostate health among African-American men

Founded in 2003, the Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) has long advo ...
The power of connection in the lung cancer community

The power of connection in the lung cancer community

Making connections and finding support is crucial for anyone diagnosed with ...
Research rundown: electronic patient recorded outcomes can improve cancer survival

Research rundown: electronic patient recorded outcomes can improve cancer survival

The claim Integrating patient recorded outcomes (PROs) into routine oncolog ...
Shared decision making: identifying patient values and improving doctor dialogue

Shared decision making: identifying patient values and improving doctor dialogue

Putting patients at the heart of healthcare is increasingly critical as the ...
A clinical trial journey from cancer patient to survivor

A clinical trial journey from cancer patient to survivor

Please note that this article describes the personal story of Roberta Aberl ...
Cancer care is improving – but new therapies still need funding

Cancer care is improving – but new therapies still need funding

Between 1975 and 2013, the percentage of U.S. citizens surviving their canc ...
Reflections from an advocate: ASCO 2017

Reflections from an advocate: ASCO 2017

Every year the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) brings together ...
Research rundown: new test could help determine a cancer’s origin quicker than traditional techniques

Research rundown: new test could help determine a cancer’s origin quicker than traditional techniques

A newly discovered clue in blood could help detect both tumor cells and the ...
Patient story: from cancer survivor to advocate

Patient story: from cancer survivor to advocate

I didn’t wake up one day and say to myself: “Today I will be an advocat ...
The Transplant Recipients International Organization (TRIO) post-cancer transplant website

The Transplant Recipients International Organization (TRIO) post-cancer transplant website

Background TRIO is a nonprofit international support organization for the e ...
Improving clinical trial accrual: Malecare’s journey from local support group to advocacy leader

Improving clinical trial accrual: Malecare’s journey from local support group to advocacy leader

Less than 5% of eligible cancer patients take advantage of the treatment op ...
Addressing psychosocial care in childhood cancer

Addressing psychosocial care in childhood cancer

Guidance around childhood cancer must address both the biomedical and psych ...
Be active – in every sense – and support World Cancer Day 2017

Be active – in every sense – and support World Cancer Day 2017

Despite major advances made in cancer care over the past decade, the number ...
‘Flip Out’ for lung cancer awareness month

‘Flip Out’ for lung cancer awareness month

Lung cancer claims more lives in the U.S. every year than breast, prostate ...
Changing the face of cancer care – an interview with Diane Jooris, co-founder of Oncomfort, the C3 Grand Prize Winner

Changing the face of cancer care – an interview with Diane Jooris, co-founder of Oncomfort, the C3 Grand Prize Winner

On Oct. 7, 2016, Astellas announced the winners of its inaugural C³ Prize ...
Tackling the growing burden of breast cancer in young women

Tackling the growing burden of breast cancer in young women

Breast cancer is an increasing concern for young American women, affecting ...
Astellas Oncology uses C3 Prize to look beyond treatments in fostering innovation in cancer care

Astellas Oncology uses C3 Prize to look beyond treatments in fostering innovation in cancer care

Three ideas from around the world address anxiety management, online patien ...
Understanding the cancer patient journey

Understanding the cancer patient journey

Despite a record 15.5 million cancer survivors in the U.S.1 – a number ex ...
ZERO unveils Faces of Hope campaign to end prostate cancer

ZERO unveils Faces of Hope campaign to end prostate cancer

“Most people don’t know that a watershed moment for prostate cancer was ...
Horizon scanning in prostate cancer care

Horizon scanning in prostate cancer care

The field of oncology is experiencing a time of excitement and innovation w ...
Social media focus: Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2016

Social media focus: Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2016

September was Prostate Cancer Awareness Month (PCAM), an initiative launche ...
Research rundown: new techniques improving the screening and diagnosis of prostate cancer

Research rundown: new techniques improving the screening and diagnosis of prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men in the U.S.1 As a ...
Eliminating disparity in prostate cancer – an interview with Thomas A. Farrington of the Prostate Health Education Network

Eliminating disparity in prostate cancer – an interview with Thomas A. Farrington of the Prostate Health Education Network

The Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) was founded in 2003 by Thomas ...
Transforming cancer care

Transforming cancer care

What if you could transform the lives of those living with cancer with one ...
Astellas and patient advocates discuss best practices for patient involvement in clinical trials

Astellas and patient advocates discuss best practices for patient involvement in clinical trials

Research shows that patient involvement in biomedical research results in e ...
ASCO flies the flag for patient advocacy at its annual meeting

ASCO flies the flag for patient advocacy at its annual meeting

The echoes from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual mee ...
ASCO: A leap forward for patient advocacy

ASCO: A leap forward for patient advocacy

Wendy Selig, founder and CEO of WS Collaborative, says this year’s Americ ...
Patient story: advocacy support in the prostate cancer patient journey

Patient story: advocacy support in the prostate cancer patient journey

The following testimonies are based on conversations and online diaries fro ...