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Two Kinds of Acupuncture Can Relieve Pain in Cancer Survivors

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: mskcc.org After a three-year clinical trial that included 360 cancer survivors — the largest of its kind to date — Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers found that two types of acupuncture significantly reduced survivors’ chronic pain. Jun Mao, Chief of the Integrative Medicine Service at MSK, explains how the results published in JAMA Oncology on March, 18, 2021, could improve …

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Caris Life Sciences Study Provides First Systematic Assessment of RNA Expression of Key Molecules Involved in the Infectious Process Leading to COVID-19 in Advanced Cancer

In Clinical Studies News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: Caris Life Sciences From: PR Newswire New Data Published in Scientific Reports Reveals Possible Biological Underpinnings of Cancer Patients Hyper-Immune Response to COVID-19 Infection Patients with cancer demonstrate particularly poor outcomes from COVID-19. Caris Life Sciences®, a leading innovator in molecular science and artificial intelligence focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, has published results from a study …

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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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Savvy Cooperative: Diagnosed with cancer and have received treatment in the last 12 months

In Paid Opportunities For The Cancer Community by Barbara Jacoby

SCREENER Eligibility Criteria: Adult who has been diagnosed with cancer NOTE: Only patients with verified diagnoses will be considered Received treatment for cancer within the last 12 months US resident Details: Design review and user testing 60-minute virtual interview From home Receive: $100 Link: https://gigs.savvy.coop/cancertreatment/?r=44951 Why Sign Up? Your experiences are so valuable and important to creating better products and …

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The Big Ordeal: Understanding and Managing the Psychological Turmoil of Cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Cancer isn’t just a medical diagnosis. It’s uncertainty. It’s isolation. It consumes your brain. No matter what you’re doing, it’s always a lingering thought. You’ll try to be in the present, but everything you do will have you wondering if that will be the last time. And then there are the moments you have to face reality—appointments with specialists, treatments, …

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Second cancer in survivors a complex, multifaceted concern

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Jennifer Byrne From: healio.com Although many cancer survivors go on to live healthy, cancer-free lives, the prospect of facing cancer again is an ongoing concern. Much of the discussion around this possibility relates to recurrence of the original cancer, but cancer survivors also appear to be at increased risk for developing a second, entirely different type of malignancy. This …

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7 Things to Know About Managing Chemotherapy Hair Loss

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: healthline.com For many people living with cancer, chemotherapy can help stop the spread of the disease. But it can also cause side effects, including hair loss. This can be a source of stress. Getting more information about chemo-related hair loss may help you feel better prepared. Here are seven facts about hair loss from chemotherapy, including strategies to manage …