Author Archives: Sarah Vammen

Elevating the Patient Voice: 3 things we learned from Cancer Experience Registry data

Since its launch in March 2013, the Cancer Support Community has asked people impacted by any type or stage of cancer to share the issues and concerns that defined their cancer journey with the Cancer Experience Registry. As of today, … Continue reading

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Shining the Light on MPNs

This month marks the recognition of ovarian cancer, prostate cancer, childhood cancer, leukemia, lymphoma and thyroid cancer. But, did you also know that tomorrow is day of awareness and recognition for a rarer group of cancers? Each year, about 14,500 … Continue reading

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3 tips for traveling with cancer

If you’re living with cancer or are a caregiver to a loved one with cancer, a weekend getaway this Labor Day may not only seem frivolous, but also completely impossible! However, taking a small time out from this scary and … Continue reading

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4 ways to be a friend to someone with cancer

You talk to your best friend about everything—big things, little things and anything in between. But when they receive a cancer diagnosis, you may be at a loss for words. Cancer isn’t just impacting your friend’s life, but it affects … Continue reading

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Doctor Priorities vs. Patient Priorities

For a doctor, the number one priority is treating the patient’s illness. But for patients, their number one priority isn’t always their disease. A disease is just one part of someone’s life. So, what happens when your priorities and your … Continue reading

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