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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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Student loan borrowers with cancer are supposed to be able to pause their payments. They’re hitting a wall

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Annie Nova From: cnbc.com At issue seems to be this: The Education Department hasn’t provided the companies that administer its federal student loan programs with an official application for borrowers to apply for the deferment, even though the law has been in effect for more than six months. “It sounds like Congress wanted to do a good thing – …

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Structural and clinical barriers keep 3 of 4 cancer patients from participating in trials

In Clinical Trials by Barbara Jacoby

By: Diane Mapes From: fredhutch.org A new meta-analysis led by Dr. Joseph Unger of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has revealed that structural and clinical barriers prevent more than 3 out of 4 cancer patients from participating in clinical trials. The study is part of an ongoing effort to understand why patient participation is so low in cancer clinical trials. …