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Savvy Cooperative: People who have been diagnosed with Breast, Colon, or Ovarian Cancer

In Paid Opportunities For The Cancer Community by Barbara Jacoby

SCREENER Eligibility Criteria: Adult who has been diagnosed with Breast, Colon, or Ovarian Cancer NOTE: Only patients with verified diagnoses will be considered US resident   Details: At home opportunity Receive: $110 USD per interview $55 USD per survey   Link: https://gigs.savvy.coop/bc-cc-oc/?r=44951 Why Sign Up? Your experiences are so valuable and important to creating better products and services, that companies …

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Rare Patient Voice: Colorectal Cancer (Colon Cancer)patients

In Paid Opportunities For The Cancer Community by Barbara Jacoby

Details: 90 min web-assisted phone interview Please sign up at the link below to receive an email invite to the survey.  Compensation $300 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 …

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Resources for Young Patients With Cancer

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Debi Fischer, MSW, BSN, BA, LCSW, RN From: oncnursingnews.com Besides Facebook, Instagram, and Tik Tok to link them to the outside world, there are also cancer websites specifically geared for younger patients with cancer. Nurses, you may have noticed that some of your patients are younger than you. In many cases, patients are decades younger than the nurses taking …

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Clinical drug trials network for Tennesseans shows promise

In Clinical Studies News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Jason Bolton From: bizjournals.com Tennesseans’ opportunities to access clinical trial drugs are more limited than other parts of the country. But, a year-old initiative out of a local university is getting the state’s residents enrolled in early drug and medical device access. “This network meets a huge need for University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) clinical research,” said …

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New clinical trials at Roswell Park build on virus research for innovative immunotherapy approach

In Clinical Studies News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Katie Alexander From: www.wivb.com The Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is once again on the cutting-edge of research to find new cures, and Western New Yorkers could play a big role as clinical trials open for an innovative new approach to immunotherapy. Over the decades, there has been a lot of progress for certain types of cancers with immunotherapies, …

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Towards a better understanding of how colon cancer develops and progresses

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: University of Luxembourg Researchers from the University of Luxembourg have discovered a molecular mechanism that is responsible for the spread of cancer cells in the body and the development of metastases in patients with colon cancer. Their findings could help to develop treatments that inhibit tumor growth. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is among the most prevalent cancer types worldwide, with an …

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The smallest big cancer breakthrough

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From: wqad.com After years of animal testing, researchers at Penn State have developed a therapy to treat some of the most resistant cancers without damaging any healthy cells, and that treatment is now in the early stages of testing on humans. James and Bernadette Adair are both scientists and researchers at Penn State University.  Married 27 years, they’ve loved doing …

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How purple potatoes could prevent colon cancer

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By: Honor Whiteman From: medicalnewstoday.com Increasing the intake of purple potatoes and other colorful fruits and vegetables could lower the risk of colon cancer and many other diseases, according to the results of a new study. In a study of pigs, researchers found that supplementing a high-calorie diet (HCD) with purple potatoes led to a reduction in levels of interleukin-6 …

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A step closer to treating oral cancer without surgery

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By: R. Prasad From: thehindu.com Using photothermal ablation oral cancer can be treated in 30-40 minutes as an outpatient service Researchers in Mumbai have moved a step closer to treating surface tumours such as oral, breast and cervical cancer and other tumours such melanoma and colon cancer through photothermal ablation using gold-polymer nanoparticles and near infrared light. The researchers from …

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New NCCN Patient Resources for Rectal Cancer Now Available

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Together with the NCCN Guidelines for Patients®: Colon Cancer, these free resources aid in decision-making for patients with colon and rectal cancers. It is estimated that more than 39,900 new cases of Rectal Cancer and more than 95,000 new cases of Colon Cancer will be diagnosed this year in the United States. In fact, Colorectal Cancer—Colon and Rectal Cancers together—is …