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Rare Patient Voice: Study Opportunity for Esophagus (Esophageal) Cancer Patients and Caregivers

In Paid Opportunities For The Cancer Community by Barbara Jacoby

Study Details: 60 min Zoom Interview Compensation $200 Now accepting Residents from ALL Countries!! * Companies have finally realized the REAL EXPERTS are the Patients and Caregivers! * Better products, services, and treatments, Start with Better Research. They need YOUR input and are willing to pay $100 an hour for it! Signup Today and let YOUR Voice be heard! Why …

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Family Caregiver Satisfaction With End-of-Life Care Following Advanced Cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: KAREN O. MOSS, PHD, RN, CNL AND SARA L. DOUGLAS, PHD, RN From: oncnursingnews.com Family caregiver satisfaction with end-of-life (EOL) care is key to better understanding patient EOL expe­riences.1 In measuring family caregiver satisfaction, it is important to conceptualize what is considered a “good death” or “good dying process.”2 Understanding the bereaved family caregiver’s satisfaction can help lead to …

Online chronicles boost spirits of cancer victims

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

An increasing number of individuals with cancer or other serious illnesses are chronicling their experience on the Internet. A new UCLA study comprised of women with breast cancer has found that these online postings reduce depression, increase a positive mood, and enhance appreciation for life. Researchers at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center published the study online ahead of print on …

Introducing “The BREASTation”

In Breast Cancer, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

Start with the statistic of 7 out of 10 women who have breast cancer surgery are never apprised of their options regarding reconstruction.  Give that information to a 2x breast cancer survivor who has had a double mastectomy with reconstruction.  Have that survivor discuss the information with her plastic surgeon, Dr. Saul Berger, who made her journey so easy and …

You Have Cancer? What Next?

In Breast Cancer, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

You’ve just heard those three words from your doctor, “You have cancer”, and you know that your life will be changed forever.  Now what?  If you are like me, you will do what your doctor tells you to do as you speed through all of the testing and preparation for round one of either treatment or surgery.  And before you …