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Rare Patient Voice: Colorectal Cancer Patients and Caregivers

In Paid Opportunities For The Cancer Community by Barbara Jacoby

Study Details: 90 min Web-Assisted Phone Interview plus Homework Compensation $220 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 …

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Savvy Cooperative: African-American Patients Diagnosed with Stage 4 Colorectal or Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Their Caregivers

In Paid Opportunities For The Cancer Community by Barbara Jacoby

SCOPE We’re looking for patients (and their caregivers) who have been diagnosed with stage 4 colorectal or non-small cell lung cancer. Eligibility Criteria: Diagnosed with stage 4 colorectal or non-small cell lung cancer Proof of diagnosis may be required to participate We are only looking for African-American patients at this time We are looking for patients without clinical trial experience …

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The shape of nanoparticles in body fluids may help identify the type of cancer

In Clinical Studies News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: Nagoya University From: sciencedaily.com A recent study by scientists from Japanese universities has shown that the shape of cell-derived nanoparticles, known as “extracellular vesicles” (EVs), in body fluids could be a biomarker for identifying types of cancer. In the study, the scientists successfully measured the shape distributions of EVs derived from liver, breast, and colorectal cancer cells, showing that …

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New Research in JNCCN Highlights Dangerous Disparities for Life-Saving Cancer Screening

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Study finds more work is needed to enhance adherence to recommended cancer screening in Canada. New research in the January 2021 issue of JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network finds more than a third of eligible people miss timely screening tests for colorectal cancer and at least a quarter appear to miss timely screening tests for breast and cervical …

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Alarming Increase in Cancer Fatalities Looms Unless Cancer Screenings Resume

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: prnewswire.com For fear of contracting COVID-19, a large majority of people are foregoing getting cancer screenings and/or delaying needed testing and care. Doing so could lead to an alarming increase in cancer fatalities, warns Dr. Jill Helmke, Director of Clinical Trials and Chief Pharmacy Officer of NuView Life Sciences, a clinical stage oncology company. There could be as many …

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Breast Cancer and Atrial Fibrillation

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By: Kayla Matthews From: news-medical.net Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is a common heart rhythm problem whereby the heart’s two upper chambers, the atria, squeeze out of sync and often rapidly. This causes the heart’s walls to quiver. Numerous factors, such as age, high blood pressure, overactive thyroid, and viral infections can put people at a higher risk for developing atrial fibrillation. …

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New Colorectal Cancer Vaccine May Help Pancreatic Patients Too

In Clinical Studies News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Ivanhoe Newswire From: nbcdfw.com Surgery and chemotherapy have long been the primary treatment options for colorectal cancer. Even then, survival rates can be low, if the cancer is not detected early. Now, researchers are fighting back with a simple vaccine meant to activate the body’s immune cells and destroy cancer cells. There is hope it might also target other …

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Savvy Cooperative: Multiple Paid Opportunities for Current Cancer Patients and Survivors

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Savvy Cooperative is the first and only patient-owned co-op that empowers people to use their health experiences to inform new products and services through surveys, interviews, product testing and more! It was founded by two patients who wanted to make sure people who shared their health experiences were fairly compensated. That’s why we are patient-owned and the majority of our …

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Amgen Plans Pivotal Lung Cancer Trial For Its Pipeline Star

In Clinical Studies News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: Andrew Dunn, BiotechDive From: pharmavoice.com Amgen stole the show at this year’s annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology with promising early data from a cancer drug designed to target KRAS mutations, an elusive target that’s frustrated decades of research efforts. Now, the biotech plans to soon advance the drug into a Phase 2 study in lung …

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Are dogs better at detecting cancer ‘than advanced technology?’

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By: Maria Cohut From: medicalnewstoday.com Because dogs have an extremely sensitive sense of smell, researchers are increasingly interested in finding out whether they can detect disease. One new study working with beagles has found that they can successfully “sniff out” lung cancer with extremely high accuracy. Recent data indicate that non-small cell lung cancer “is the second most common cancer” …