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Cancer Health Summer 2020

Cancer Health Summer 2020

In every issue, you’ll find cutting-edge health information and the hottest topics of interest to people with cancer and their loved ones.

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Curtis Salgado Cancer Health

Still Singing

Veteran bluesman Curtis Salgado was told his liver cancer would kill him in six months. That was 14 years ago.

The Cancer Health 23 Change Makers

The Cancer Health 25: Change Makers

These remarkable individuals make a difference every day.

Editor’s Letter

Bob Barnett

Change Makers

In this issue, we’re celebrating 25 individuals whose experience with cancer has motivated them to find new ways to give back.

Cancer News

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Bringing Wellness Home

Wellspring Global offers a podcast on happiness, a live Zoom event on how to lead an anticancer lifestyle, sound baths and more.

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The Beauty of Broccoli

Eating broccoli may protect against certain cancers.

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Financial Lifelines

Family Reach is providing direct access, lodging and expanded financial navigation services to people with cancer.

The Stat: Fear

A survey of people with kidney cancer reveals that they fear both COVID-19 and cancer progression equally.

Cancer Lessons for the Pandemic

“A surprisingly large number of cancer survivors come out the other end of the experience seeing it as beneficial."

Care & Treatment

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New CARs

Similar to CAR-T cells, CAR-NK cells are reprogrammed with artificial receptors to recognize and attack cancer.

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Now Approved

These are the latest cancer treatments approved by the FDA.

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Prostate Cancer Progress

Men who take the androgen-blocker Zytiga have higher overall quality of life scores than those on chemotherapy.

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Coronavirus Changes Cancer Care

Nearly one in four cancer patients have delayed care, including nonurgent surgery.

SARS-CoV-2

COVID-19 Outcomes

Several studies show how COVID-19 affects people with cancers based on their cancer type, disease stage and mode of treatment.

Voices

Infertility Grief

Cancer Health blogger and breast cancer survivor Megan-Claire Chase lives in Atlanta.

Basics

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COVID-19 and Cancer

Stay in touch with your cancer care team about how the new pandemic will affect you and your treatment.

Diary

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A Leukemia Diary: Jeff Neurman

Six years after his diagnosis with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Jeff Neurman blogs and cohosts a podcast for men with cancer.

Your Team

Julie Silver, MD Cancer Health

Cancer Rehabilitation

Julie Silver, MD, is director of cancer rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston.

Resources

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Coping With Coronavirus

These trustworthy sources can help you stay up to date on how to get care and stay safe.

How To

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Manage Your Meds

Check out these nine medication management tips .

Good Stuff

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A Summer Basket

Head into the hot season with cool, nourishing, soothing products—and a good book.

Life With Cancer

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An Enduring Gift of Gardening

O. David Dye, 77, a multiple myeloma survivor who lives in Troy, Alabama, is training to be a master gardener.

Survey

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Reader Survey

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