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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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I’m not SHOUTING – I just want my voice to be heard

Guest blogger, Kay Johnson, CML survivor You’re used to making decisions. You multi-task while leading others in your job. Suddenly, you’re being told the decisions; you’re excruciatingly tired and weak; you can barely decide what to have for dinner. That … Continue reading

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Drug shortages: An update and a solution

Yesterday’s New York Times published an opinion piece with an update on the drug shortage situation. The Cancer Support Community blogged about this issue several months ago, and the CSC team has been hard at work providing solutions for people … Continue reading

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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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