Category Archives: Living with Cancer

When the cancer journey meets Hollywood

It is not uncommon to turn on your TV to a new show or movie featuring a character facing a cancer diagnosis. Think of the shows The Big C and Chasing Life or the movies 50/50, The Bucket List, and … Continue reading

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New video explains immunotherapy treatment options for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

by Tara Whithington, CAE – SITC Executive Director   What is cancer immunotherapy? How does immunotherapy work to control cancer? Should I consider participating in a cancer immunotherapy clinical trial? In response to patients’ questions like these, Society for Immunotherapy … 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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Exercising for wellness

Staying active when you are living with cancer can be a challenge. Fortunately, healthy physical activity does not have to be intense and strenuous. To help us dive into this topic, this week’s guest blogger is Carol Michaels, a cancer … Continue reading

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What exactly is a registry, anyway?

The Cancer Experience Registry serves a vital role in helping researchers better understand the cancer journey, but what exactly is the Cancer Experience Registry? Generally, a medical registry is a system for collecting, organizing and analyzing the experiences of individuals … Continue reading

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