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Rare Patient Voice Ad Test

In Uncategorized by Barbara Jacoby

Each year as this month rolls around, I have a conversation with my sister-in-law on the anniversary of my brother’s passing from a heart attack while on the operating table during his 12th surgery related to his metastatic liver cancer. I can’t help but acknowledge her on this day for all of the help and love and support that she …

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Supplement Use Before, During Chemo Could Up Risk for Recurrence

In Uncategorized by Barbara Jacoby

From: clinicaloncology.com Breast cancer patients who use certain supplements before and during chemotherapy are more likely to experience disease recurrence and related death than those who do not use supplements, according to data from more than 1,100 patients. Lead researcher Christine Ambrosone, PhD, the chair of the Department of Cancer Prevention and Control at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, in …

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Rare Patient Voice: NUT Carcinoma patients 12 yrs old and up

In Paid Opportunities For The Cancer Community, Uncategorized by Barbara Jacoby

Study Details: 60 minute phone interview $100 compensation Please sign up at the link below for more information or to see if you qualify. https://rarepatientvoice.com/signupfb How will I be paid? You will earn $100 per hour for participating in studies. We pay by check to ensure patients can use their compensation in any way they wish. Why Sign up with Rare …

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User-testers needed to review onboarding and user-experience with electronic health record app

In Paid Opportunities For The Cancer Community, Uncategorized by Barbara Jacoby

Savvy Cooperative, a patient co-op that connects patients to health innovators, is conducting paid user-testing ($50) with patients who would like to use technology to keep track of and access health records. Let’s make sure that their onboarding process and EHR retrieval process make sense and are easy to use. You can read more about that opportunity by clicking here. Barbara JacobyBarbara Jacoby …

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Valuable Information for Cancer Patients and Their Loved Ones in A Live Online Event

In Uncategorized by Barbara Jacoby

Calling All Cancer Patients, Cargivers and Loved Ones! Don’t miss out on this Facebook Live interview on Thursday May 9, 2019 at 2 pm ET. Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Professor of Breast Cancer Lillie D. Shockney, RN will share information regarding reporting the side effects of cancer treatments and how to support a loved one that should be extremely …

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Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

In In The News, Uncategorized by Barbara Jacoby

From: Minas Chrysopoulo, MD FACS Founder & Co-Creator of the Breast Advocate® App PRMA Plastic Surgery Peri-operative pain management has changed tremendously over recent years. Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols have been a game-changer for recovery after all methods of breast reconstruction Patient comfort is one of our top priorities at PRMA Plastic Surgery! Thanks to PRMA’s new Enhanced Recovery …

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Existing drug may treat triple-negative breast cancer

In In The News, Uncategorized by Barbara Jacoby

By: Ana Sandoiu From: medicalnewstoday.com The existing drug estradiol can inhibit tumor growth in a subtype of triple-negative breast cancer. The researchers may soon test the repurposed drug in a phase II clinical trial. Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive form of breast cancer wherein tumors lack expression of three proteins. The three are estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor, and human …

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Chico’s FAS, Inc. Announces 14th Annual Partnership with Living Beyond Breast Cancer

In In The News, Uncategorized by Barbara Jacoby

Specialty Retailer Raises Funds to Support Women and Families Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE: CHS) and its family of brands, Chico’s, White House Black Market and Soma, announce its 14th annual partnership with Living Beyond Breast Cancer, a national nonprofit organization that connects people with trusted breast cancer information and a community of support. “Chico’s FAS is committed to women’s health …

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Register for Cancer Research Institute FREE Immunotherapy Patient Summits

In In The News, Uncategorized by Barbara Jacoby

Cancer Research Institute Immunotherapy Patient Summits are free half-day Saturday events that provide a forum for patients, caregivers, and advocates to meet together along with scientific and healthcare experts to learn more about how new breakthroughs in immunotherapy are changing standards of care for all cancers. In 2018, the Immunotherapy Patient Summit are upcoming to New York City, San Diego, …