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Savvy Cooperative: Diagnosed with cancer to give feedback on language and support information in an oncology brochure

In Paid Opportunities For The Cancer Community by Barbara Jacoby

SCREENER Eligibility Criteria: Patients or Caregiver of someone who has been diagnosed with cancer Details: Mailed brochure for review Up to two ninety-minute focus groups Receive: Up to $385 USD Link: https://gigs.savvy.coop/cancf/?r=44951 Why Sign Up? Your experiences are so valuable and important to creating better products and services, that companies and researchers will pay you just for sharing your experience …

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Counting metastatic lymph nodes is better for determining prognoses of solid tumors

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: Cedars-Sinai From: news-medical.net Patients newly diagnosed with cancer typically focus on one question, eclipsing all others: “What is my prognosis?” Determining a cancer patient’s prognosis-; the likely course and outcome of their disease-; typically involves staging the lymph nodes, a process that examines factors such as the lymph node’s size, location and how far the cancer has extended beyond …

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If You See This on Your Skin, Get Checked for Cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: By Luisa Colón From: bestlifeonline.com It may signal a problem in an unexpected part of your body The largest organ of the body—our skin—is constantly working, renewing, and sending us warning signals about various aspects of our health. Consisting of around 21 square feet, containing over eleven miles of blood vessels, and shedding about 30,000 of its 300 million …

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High cost of cancer care in the U.S. doesn’t reduce mortality rates

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: Yale University From: sciencedaily.com While the U.S. spends twice as much on cancer care as the average high-income country, its cancer mortality rates are only slightly better than average, according to a new analysis by researchers at Yale University and Vassar College. The results were published May 27 in JAMA Health Forum. “There is a common perception that the …

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Ancora.ai: Patients with multiple myeloma

In Paid Opportunities For The Cancer Community by Barbara Jacoby

Eligibility Criteria Adults in the US who have been diagnosed with multiple myeloma Study Details 1) You are invited to complete a short introductory survey ($20 compensation for your time) on your experiences and journey with multiple myeloma. 2) You may then be offered the opportunity to answer three additional questions via video response ($75 compensation for your time). 3) …

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Why doesn’t cancer metastasize to your muscles?

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: From the Ghajar Lab, Breast & Ovary Cancer Program, Cancer Consortium From: fredhutch.org As tumors grow, individual cancer cells can break off and circulate in the bloodstream. Like tiny seeds, these disseminating tumor cells (DTCs) often lodge in other organs and exploit the fertile, healthy tissue to form new growths. This process, called metastasis, can be catastrophic for patients …

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Ancora.ai: Paid Liver Cancer Patient Interview

In Paid Opportunities For The Cancer Community by Barbara Jacoby

Eligibility Criteria Patients in the US living with liver cancer (Stage 3-4) who are willing to discuss their experiences Study Details You are invited to participate in a paid interview study for 1 hour to discuss your experiences with liver cancer. Compensation $150 for a 1-hour discussion Link to Sign up https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/US_HCC_RCC_Study Why sign up with Ancora.ai?    Participating in research …

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Ultrasound partially destroys tumors, calls in immune cells to finish job

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By Nick Lavars Source: University of Michigan From: newatlas.com The idea of using ultrasound to non-invasively target cancer is an appealing one that is gaining real traction, on the back of studies demonstrating how it can more effectively deliver drugs, selectively take out cancer cells and heat and destroy diseased tissue. University of Michigan (UM) researchers have been exploring how it …

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Ancora.ai: Kidney Cancer / Renal Cell Carcinoma patients

In Paid Opportunities For The Cancer Community by Barbara Jacoby

Eligibility Criteria UK Kidney Cancer Patients Study Details You are invited to participate in a paid interview study for 1 hour to discuss patient support programs Compensation 80 GBP for 1 hour virtual interview Link to Sign up https://bit.ly/RCC_Study Why sign up with Ancora.ai?    Participating in research is an incredible way to share your personal opinions and insights to help …