Cancer survivor

Advancements in reproductive medicine available at Shady Grove Fertility (SGF) can reduce the inheritance of genetic diseases like breast cancer

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:45pm

Individuals and couples with known genetic diseases can turn to Shady Grove Fertility (SGF) to undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) with preimplantation genetic testing for monogenic/single gene defects(PGT-M) to reduce the risk of passing genetic mutations to future offspring.

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  • Individuals and couples with known genetic diseases can turn to Shady Grove Fertility (SGF) to undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) with preimplantation genetic testing for monogenic/single gene defects(PGT-M) to reduce the risk of passing genetic mutations to future offspring.
  • Additionally, patients at risk for dominant gene mutations, such as breast cancer or inherited forms of colon cancer, can have individualized testing for these diseases.
  • While Rose is not a carrier for the breast cancer gene, she is a carrier of a rare X-linked genetic mutation called Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome.
  • We are so fortunate to live in a world where we can now reduce the inheritance of deadly genetic diseases via IVF.

Policygenius Releases October 2021 Life Insurance Price Index

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 2:57pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Policygenius, the one-stop platform for comparing and buying insurance, announced today the October data release of the Policygenius Life Insurance Price Index , which displays average monthly life insurance rates using current data from leading life insurance carriers.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Policygenius, the one-stop platform for comparing and buying insurance, announced today the October data release of the Policygenius Life Insurance Price Index , which displays average monthly life insurance rates using current data from leading life insurance carriers.
  • The October index special analysis shows that breast cancer survivors can pay nearly double for life insurance compared to applicants with no history of breast cancer.
  • Quotes are based on the Policygenius Life Insurance Price Index, which are based on internal actuarial rate tables for 10 of the life insurance carriers that offer policies through the Policygenius marketplace.
  • For the usual Policygenius Life Insurance Price index tables, no major changes were reported from September to October for applicants across all core demographics, continuing a trend of pricing stability.

Eyemart Express Champions Cancer Research with Stand Up To Cancer Fundraiser in Stores

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 12:17pm

In its ongoing effort to help in the fight against cancer, Eyemart Express will host a fundraiser to support Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), an organization that works to accelerate cancer research so that all cancer patients can become long-term cancer survivors.

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  • In its ongoing effort to help in the fight against cancer, Eyemart Express will host a fundraiser to support Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), an organization that works to accelerate cancer research so that all cancer patients can become long-term cancer survivors.
  • "At Eyemart Express, we are focused on improving people's lives whether it be by helping them see better in our stores or supporting important causes like Stand Up To Cancer.
  • We are immensely grateful to Eyemart Express and its customers for their ongoing support which allows us to continue to fund cancer research to make sure every cancer patient becomes a long-term survivor."
  • With 231 stores in 42 states, Eyemart Express ranks among the top 10 optical retailers in the country with its family of brands: Vision 4 Less, Visionmart Express, and Eyewear Express.

Who Says Men Can Only Talk Sports? Listen to Dads Share Their Stories of Finding Hope With Answers From Their Kids in This Funny, Inspiring Father’s Day Podcast

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 10:03am

This group of dedicated patient advocates, professionals, husbands, and dads open up about their diagnosis and share how learning to live with lung cancer helped them grow closer with their kids .

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  • This group of dedicated patient advocates, professionals, husbands, and dads open up about their diagnosis and share how learning to live with lung cancer helped them grow closer with their kids .
  • The Hope With Answers: Living With Lung Cancer podcast features in-depth conversations and lung cancer survivor stories.
  • Lung Cancer Foundation of America is focused on funding cutting-edge lung cancer research by young investigators, drawing the best and most innovative researchers into the field early in their careers.
  • LCFAs mission is the improvement in survivorship of lung cancer patients through the funding of transformative science.

HSI Donates Dozens of Luxury Resort Vacations to Breast Cancer Survivor Foundation

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 3:00pm

"When we heard Cathy describe the work her organization does to support breast cancer survivors, we saw the importance of her mission and knew we had to get involved," said Bryan Rand, President of HSI and parent company Vacation Innovations.

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  • "When we heard Cathy describe the work her organization does to support breast cancer survivors, we saw the importance of her mission and knew we had to get involved," said Bryan Rand, President of HSI and parent company Vacation Innovations.
  • Send Me On Vacation provides emotional healing experiences for breast cancer survivors in a group vacation setting, using guided meditation alongside a focus on reviving the inner spirit of each participant.
  • The program is designed to provide recipients with adventure, exploration, and friendship in exciting destinations around the world.
  • "We believe vacations are truly transformative and are proud to help share that experience with these individuals when they need it most."

Digital Assistant powered by Lifelink Systems deployed, providing on-demand breast cancer education for patients

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 3:00pm

The medical information technology solution provides doctor-approved information about breast cancer for patients, caregivers, and health care professionals.

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  • The medical information technology solution provides doctor-approved information about breast cancer for patients, caregivers, and health care professionals.
  • Cancer.Net ( http://www.cancer.net ) provides timely and comprehensive information to help patients and families make informed health care decisions.
  • Patients, caregivers, and health care professionals can interact with the digital assistant to quickly find answers related to breast cancer symptoms, screening, diagnosis, treatment, risk and prevention.
  • The Cancer.Net digital assistant is available here: https://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/breast-cancer
    ASCO is a registered trademark of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

National Cancer Survivors Day® 2021 Brings Together Cancer Survivors, Local Communities to Raise Awareness of Survivorship Issues

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 5:05pm

On National Cancer Survivors Day, we want to raise awareness of these challenges of cancer survivorship.

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  • On National Cancer Survivors Day, we want to raise awareness of these challenges of cancer survivorship.
  • The nonprofit National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation offers free guidance, education, networking resources, and assistance to hundreds of hospitals, support groups, and other cancer-related organizations that host official National Cancer Survivors Day celebrations.
  • Join us as we #CelebrateLife and raise awareness of the challenges of cancer survivorship on National Cancer Survivors Day, June 6.
  • #NCSD2021
    The nonprofit National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation offers free guidance, education, networking resources, and assistance to hundreds of hospitals, support groups, and other cancer-related organizations that host National Cancer Survivors Day events in their communities.

Doug Disraeli D.D.S. Offers Tips for Tooth Decay and Gum Disease After Cancer Treatment Bringing Awareness to National Cancer Survivors Day

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 11:00am

SAN DIEGO, June 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In observance of National Cancer Survivors Day on June 6, 2021, Doug Disraeli D.D.S.

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  • SAN DIEGO, June 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In observance of National Cancer Survivors Day on June 6, 2021, Doug Disraeli D.D.S.
  • offers tips for those who have recently completed cancer treatment and are returning to their regular healthy routines.
  • Along with other common dental issues, cancer survivors may also experience a greater chance of tooth decay, gum disease, and changes in taste after cancer treatment.
  • Although there is no guaranteed way to prevent the occurrence of a dental issue after cancer treatment, Doug Disraeli D.D.S.

Cancer Survivor Wants Others To Be Informed And To Trust In the Great Healer

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 6:00pm

b'HOUSTON, April 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Author Ann Carter shares knowledge and encouragement gained through experience in Cancer Survivor: Healed in Ninety Days!

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  • b'HOUSTON, April 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Author Ann Carter shares knowledge and encouragement gained through experience in Cancer Survivor: Healed in Ninety Days!
  • ($9.99, paperback, 9781662815379; $4.99, e-book, 9781662815386).\nFollowing her diagnosis with Stage 3 breast cancer, Carter began researching.
  • She discovered sobering statistics that she wishes to share with others so that they will take this illness and their risk seriously.
  • Cancer Survivor is available online through xulonpress.com/bookstore, amazon.com, and barnesandnoble.com.\n'

Clinical Outcomes Solutions and Carevive Systems Partner to Improve the Patient Experience in Cancer Care

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

The expert team provides clients with the most effective clinical outcome solution to help make the right patient care value decisions.

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  • The expert team provides clients with the most effective clinical outcome solution to help make the right patient care value decisions.
  • For more information, please visit www.clinoutsolutions.com .\nCarevive Systems, founded in 2013, is an oncology-focused health technology company focused on understanding and improving the cancer patient experience.
  • Our platform enables providers to monitor and manage their patients remotely, which improves survival outcomes and patient quality of life.
  • Use of Carevive in the clinic unlocks critical data on the real-world cancer patient experience to continuously improve patient care today and advance cancer drug development.