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5 Tips for Cancer Patient Caregivers

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Tampa Bay Radiation Oncology When you realize there are some 15 million people living with cancer in the U.S., it’s clear that the caregiver is fundamental in the journey of a cancer patient. If you are a cancer patient caregiver and feel unprepared for it, we’re here to help you out with five handy tips so that you can feel confident …

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End-of-life symptoms of metastatic breast cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Jennifer Berry From: medicalnewstoday.com Metastatic breast cancer occurs when the cancer spreads from the breast to another part of the body. Symptoms and treatment for this stage of breast cancer are different to those of the earlier stages. Doctors may also refer to metastatic breast cancer as advanced breast cancer or stage 4 breast cancer. Many people live for …

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Terminal Cancer: Putting Numbers to Caregiving’s Emotional Toll

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By: Charles Bankhead From: medpagetoday.com Psychological morbidity in 83% of caregivers for patients with terminal cancer More than 80% of caregivers for patients with terminal cancer exhibited clinically significant psychological distress, a British survey showed. Survey responses from 1,500 adult caregivers showed that 83% had clinically significant psychological morbidity, as defined by scores on a validated general health questionnaire. Across …

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Cancer Patients and Caregivers Join Immunotherapy Experts in Five U.S. Cities to Discuss Latest Cancer Treatment Breakthroughs and Immunotherapy Clinical Trials

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Registration now open for free, half-day programs in San Francisco, Chicago, New York City, Houston, and Tampa The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), the world’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to advancing scientific efforts to develop new and effective immunotherapies for all forms of cancer, announced today that its 2017 Immunotherapy Patient Summit Series will travel to five U.S. cities to …

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Seniorlink, Inc. Announces Call for Entries to “Thank You Caregiver Nation” Contest

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Family Caregivers to Receive Free Meals Monthly Throughout 2017 Contest Goal is to Spotlight the Value and Selfless Commitment of Caregivers Seniorlink, Inc., a leading caregiver solutions company, announced a call for entries for “Thank You Caregiver Nation” – a new contest focused on raising awareness of family caregivers – the many silent heroes who provide care and comfort to …

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THRIVEOSITY™ LAUNCHES NEW MODEL FOR SUPPORTING CANCER PATIENTS

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Start-up Thriveosity™ recently launched its innovative subscription-model box, designed as a gift option for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers to help support them along the path toward becoming thrivers. Thrivers are those who flourish with unbending resilience in the face of adversity. “When someone is diagnosed with cancer, the disruption to daily life is clear—both the illness and the treatments …

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Pfizer and the Avon Foundation for Women Award 23 Grants Totaling $1 Million in Funding to Support Patients Living With Metastatic Breast Cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Grants Focus on Enhancing Patient Support and Efforts to Increase Public Understanding of the Disease New York, NY (January 21, 2015) – Today, Pfizer Inc. and the Avon Foundation for Women are proud to announce the first-ever recipients of the Avon-Pfizer Metastatic Breast Cancer Grants Program: Identify-Amplify-Unify. In total, 23 non-profit organizations will receive grants totaling $1 million in funding …

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Pfizer, Avon Foundation for Women reveal Avon-Pfizer Metastatic Breast Cancer Grants Program recipients

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: news-medical.net Published: January 21, 2015 Today, Pfizer Inc. and the Avon Foundation for Women are proud to announce the first-ever recipients of the Avon-Pfizer Metastatic Breast Cancer Grants Program: Identify-Amplify-Unify. In total, 23 non-profit organizations will receive grants totaling $1 million in funding to support and educate more than 5,000 metastatic breast cancer patients, their caregivers, and their communities. …