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Savvy Cooperative: Patients of Color and Men Who Have Received Treatment for Solid Tumors in the Last 12 Months

In Paid Opportunities For The Cancer Community by Barbara Jacoby

SCREENER Eligibility Criteria: Adult who has been diagnosed with cancer NOTE: Only patients with verified diagnoses will be considered Received treatment for cancer within the last 12 months US resident More representation from people of color and men Details: Design review and user testing From home Multiple opportunities: 60-minute virtual interview 60-minute asynchronous activity Receive: $100 Link: https://gigs.savvy.coop/cancertreatment/?r=55 Why Sign …

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Recent CDC Report Provides Survival Information on Breast Cancer in Men

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Victoria Forster, PhD From: cancertherapyadvisor.com A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has provided new information about a large cohort of male breast cancer cases collected in the United States between 2007 and 2016.1 “Because breast cancer among men is rare, there are not many comprehensive studies that look at survival differences by race …

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Mortality Among Men With Breast Cancer Decreases With Adjuvant Chemotherapy

In Clinical Studies News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Maggie L. Shaw From: ajmc.com Less than 1% of all breast cancers occur in men, making this a rare disease among that patient population, and most treatment guidelines are based on outcomes and survival rates seen in women with the disease. A recent study published in Cancer investigated the effects of adjuvant chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer solely among …

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HPV is causing an oral cancer epidemic in men by outwitting natural defenses

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Marie McCullough From: chicagotribune.com Five years ago, when actor Michael Douglas candidly revealed that his throat cancer was linked to having oral sex, two things happened. He made headlines that mortified his family. And he helped publicize the fact that a pervasive, sexually transmitted virus called HPV was unleashing an epidemic of oral cancer among men. Since then, scientists …

Most Men With Breast Cancer Undergo Mastectomy, Study Finds

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: HealthDay News By Maureen Salamon Breast cancer in men occurs only rarely. But among men who have breast cancer, mastectomy rather than breast-conserving surgery is by far the more common choice, new research shows. Scientists used a national database to compare treatment and outcomes between women and men with breast cancer. They found that males undergo mastectomy surgery far …