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Breast Cancer
The Changing Roles of Surgery and Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

What Are the Roles of Surgery and Chemotherapy in Treating Breast Cancer?The methods of breast cancer treatment are changing and improving rapidly. Where do surgery and chemotherapy fit into the...

Susan M. Love, MD, Julie Gralow, MD, William Gradishar, MD, FACP, Loriana Hernandez-Aldama
Breast Cancer
NCI Delivers News on the ‘State of Cancer Care’ at SABCS

How has COVID-19 Impacted the State of Cancer Care?Nine months after the outbreak of the novel coronavirus resulted in the disruption of routine cancer screenings, treatments and clinical trials, the...

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
ASH 2020 ALL Roundtable: New Developments in Patient Care

Experts Share Research Developments, News from Clinical TrialsWhat emerging therapies and research findings for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) were discussed at ASH 2020? How are doctors...

Hetty Carraway, MD, Kavitha Ramaswamy, MD, Patrick Brown, MD, Lauren Evoy Davis
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
New TKI Therapy Shows Promise for Patients with Recurrent CML

Clinical Trial Sees Promising Results for TKI Therapy in CMLPatients with recurring chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) may need to try several therapies to achieve a good long-term response. A clinical...

Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
MPN Ask Me Anything: New Medications, Clinical Trials and More

MPN Expert Answers Your Questions, Reveals Latest ResearchDr. Ruben Mesa of the Mays Cancer Center joined Patient Power co-founder Esther Schorr for an informative live Q&A for myeloproliferative...

Esther Schorr, Ruben Mesa, MD
Lung Cancer
Researchers Study COVID-19 Antibody Response in Lung Cancer

New Study Monitors COVID-19 Response in Lung Cancer PatientsThis year, 228,820 new cases of lung cancer have been diagnosed in patients in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society...

Navigating Cancer
How to Prepare for Your First Day of Chemotherapy Infusion

Oncology Nurse and Patient Share Tips for Chemotherapy InfusionThe cancer journey is a marathon, not a sprint, as patients going through treatment know all too well. And standing at the starting line...

6 Things to Know About Skin Cancer Screening

What to Expect During a Skin Cancer ScreeningSilas Hassrick’s father was diagnosed with melanoma when Silas was a child, making skin protection and annual dermatology appointments a way of life for...

Navigating Cancer
Important Cancer News from ASTRO 2020 Conference

Highlights from American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Conference The annual conference of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) highlighted some of the newest innovations in...

Navigating Cancer
First Clinical Trial for Blood Cancer Patients with COVID-19

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Launches Groundbreaking Clinical TrialThe Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has launched a clinical trial for blood cancer patients who have tested positive for...

Navigating Cancer
Cancer and COVID-19: New Study Outlines Risks for Patients

Cancer Patients on Immunotherapy & Chemotherapy Need to Be Extra CautiousNew research has added to our understanding of the risk of COVID-19 to cancer patients and underscores the importance of...

Navigating Cancer
Black and Hispanic Cancer Patients Face COVID-19 Disparities

How COVID-19 is Highlighting Healthcare DisparitiesThe ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to affect day-to-day life, cancer care and the overall health and well-being of many. The American...

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
The Importance of a Flu Shot for CLL Patients

Why Should CLL Patients Get a Flu Shot?Now is the time to get your seasonal influenza (flu) shot. Many doctors — and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) — recommend getting...

Patient Power Community
What an Affordable Care Act Repeal Could Mean for Cancer Patients

Coverage for Cancer Patients During an Election Year2020 has been a stressful year for many people worldwide. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) spread rapidly, bringing most of the world to a...

Breast Cancer
How To Tell Young Kids You Have Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Survivor Writes Children’s Book to Help Others One morning in November 2014, just after her 40th birthday, Beckie Gladfelter felt a lump in her breast. She scheduled an appointment with...

Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
Participating in an MPN Clinical Trial During Coronavirus

Coronavirus and MPN Clinical Trials: My MANIFEST StoryNed Weinshenker was diagnosed with primary myelofibrosis in November 2018. He first shared his story with Patient Power in How I Advocated for a...

Patient Power Community
Cancer Patients are the Superheroes Among Us

‘Black Panther’ Star was Living with Colon CancerOne of the most unnerving parts of having cancer is the fact that it comes seemingly out of nowhere and immediately has the ability to drastically...

Living Well
7 Tips to Cope With Loneliness and Cancer During the Pandemic

Coping With Loneliness and Isolation as a Cancer PatientEven before COVID-19 forced people to socially distance, loneliness was considered an epidemic. A 2019 survey by Cigna found that three in five...

Acute Myeloid Leukemia
When Will We Have Safer and More Effective AML Treatments?

PARTNER CONTENT This content provided by our partner: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center $3.4 million grant to find safer, more effective leukemia treatments Acute myeloid leukemia is one of the...

Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia
Highlights from the 2020 IWMF Virtual Educational Forum

Waldenstrom Patients and Experts Connect Online“I can see a world without WM, and it’s a marvelous place,” said IWMF Chairman of the Board Carl Harrington. “If we all work together, we can get...

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Treatment During Coronavirus Outbreak

What Does Treatment for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) Look Like During the COVID-19 Pandemic?For people undergoing treatment for leukemia, what does treatment currently look like? Can people...

Gail J. Roboz, MD, Ruth Fein
Breast Cancer
What’s the Risk of COVID-19 for Breast Cancer Patients?

Understanding Coronavirus and Breast Cancer RisksWhere should breast cancer patients get the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) information to know how to stay safe when they are in public? Patient Power...

Shaveta Vinayak, MD, MS, Catherine Park, MD
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Your CLL Questions Answered!

CLL Expert Answers Patient QuestionsDo I need treatment now, or can I watch and wait? Is it safe to get treated during the coronavirus pandemic? How do I know if my treatment is working? In a Patient...

Megan Trusdell
Breast Cancer
Accessing Breast Cancer Treatment During Coronavirus

Getting Personalized Medicine and Treatment for Breast Cancer During COVID-19Is personalized medicine, including genomic testing, is still available to breast cancer patients during the coronavirus...

Megan-Claire Chase, Freya R. Schnabel, MD, Catherine Park, MD, Shaveta Vinayak, MD, MS, Shonte Drakeford, MSN, CRNP, AGNP-C
Breast Cancer
COVID-19 Positive with Breast Cancer

What Happens to My Breast Cancer Treatment if I Test Positive For Coronavirus?Can breast cancer patients who test positive for coronavirus still access in-person treatment? Patient Power host...

Megan-Claire Chase, Freya R. Schnabel, MD, Catherine Park, MD