Category Archives: Treatment

What to do when there’s a drug shortage

In recent years the number of drugs that are in short supply has been increasing, including drugs used to treat cancer. Most of these shortages are for drugs that are injected, or given intravenously. Some of these shortages are short-term … Continue reading

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The lung cancer community speaks out

During a public meeting at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last month, a lung cancer survivor shared her experience. When she was diagnosed years ago, the first thing her doctor said to her was, “How should we begin your … Continue reading

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CSC trains new Open to Options specialists to help people facing a cancer treatment decision

On November 7, I spent the day with 20 of my CSC colleagues who gathered in Los Angeles to be trained to offer CSC’s novel Open to Options™ treatment decision counseling program. These 20 licensed mental health professionals are now … Continue reading

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Flights for cancer patients at no cost

Before our cancer “experience”, I had absolutely no idea there existed organizations that fly cancer patients to and from long distance treatments FREE of charge.  Fortunately, we learned about the Corporate Angel Network when we needed this service most…. they flew us from Houston, TX to … Continue reading

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Cancer innovation at REV: Interaction to action forum

On Oct 18, Mitch Golant and I had the opportunity to participate in the inaugural REV: Interaction to Action meeting in Austin, TX, co-hosted by LIVESTRONG and Genentech.  The goal of this meeting was to provide a platform for unconventional … Continue reading

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