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Web Exclusives

Meeting the Needs of LGBTQ Patients with Cancer
Sexuality & Cancer
Web Exclusives – June 14, 2021
June is Pride Month, and the LGBTQ patient population with cancer faces a disproportionate burden because of a lack of data, a misunderstanding of this population by providers, and a lack of resources and education for patients.
Cancer Survivors, You Have Every Reason to Be Upset About COVID-19
COVID-19 & CancerSurvivorship
Web Exclusives – June 1, 2021
We have all been affected by the coronavirus pandemic in some way. For cancer survivors, it can be difficult to process the time lost to COVID-19 after surviving the hardships of cancer treatment.
Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia During the COVID-19 Pandemic
CLL Monthly MinutesLeukemia
Web Exclusives – May 17, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in several changes in how patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) are treated.
From Watchful Waiting to Early Treatment of Asymptomatic Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
CLL Monthly MinutesLeukemia
Web Exclusives – May 17, 2021
Better identification of patients at high risk of disease progression and newer treatments may mean that fewer newly diagnosed patients must “watch and wait.”
Using Telemedicine to Protect Vulnerable Patients and Provide Access to Care During COVID-19
CLL Monthly MinutesLeukemia
Web Exclusives – May 17, 2021
The use of telemedicine has shown rapid growth over the course of the pandemic, with some experts suggesting that it is here to stay.
Studying the Effects of a “Can-Do” Attitude on Cancer Outcomes
CLL Monthly MinutesLeukemia
Web Exclusives – May 17, 2021
Can a digital coach improve health outcomes in patients with blood cancers? An ongoing clinical trial should provide insights.
Lenalidomide Maintenance Therapy Linked to B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
CLL Monthly MinutesLeukemia
Web Exclusives – May 17, 2021
Three patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia were found to have progression to B-ALL after treatment with lenalidomide causing early termination of a clinical study.
Guiding Patients Through the Cosmetic Side Effects of Cancer Treatment
Support Services
Web Exclusives – May 12, 2021
Michele Lawson founded Wig Warriors in honor of her stepmother, who passed away from colon cancer. The Wig Warriors Foundation provides services to patients who have cosmetic side effects from cancer treatments.
Why You Need an Oncology Nurse Navigator on Your Care Team
Navigators
Web Exclusives – May 3, 2021
Oncology nurse navigators guide patients with cancer through their entire journey, helping them to navigate the healthcare system, their treatment, and any barriers to care.
Keys to Virtual Cancer Fundraising Success During and After COVID-19
COVID-19 & CancerCancer Fundraising
Web Exclusives – April 30, 2021
Cancer nonprofit and advocacy groups shifted their fundraising events from live to virtual in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Moving forward, virtual events will likely remain a critical component for cancer fundraising strategies.
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