CureToday.com: Blogs – Debu Tripathy – Whose genome is it anyway?

See on Scoop.it – Advocacy Action & Issues in Cancer Heather Swift‘s insight: [ADVOCACY]  Supreme Court Decides Who Owns Your Genes CURE’s editor-in-chief and breast oncologist, Debu Tripathy, examines what the Supreme Court’s ruling on Myriad’s patent of the BRCA mutation genes will mean for patients. See on http://www.curetoday.com Advertisements

CureToday.com: Blogs – Kathy LaTour – Know where your donations go

See on Scoop.it – Advocacy Action & Issues in Cancer Heather Swift‘s insight: Know Where Your Donations Go The Tampa Bay Times did a story on the country’s worst charities, and it won’t surprise you how many are for cancer. These aren’t charities that are trying their best to help; these are charities that are … Continue reading

CureToday.com: Blogs – Kathy LaTour – Ovarian cancer advocates gather on the hill

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CureToday.com: Blogs – Kathy LaTour – Demand to be heard

See on Scoop.it – Advocacy Action & Issues in Cancer Heather Swift‘s insight: Demand to Be Heard Patients, survivors, caregivers, advocates and healthcare professionals descended on Washington D.C. in mid-July to demand support for legislation that will aid women with ovarian cancer, including the Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act and the Ovarian Cancer Research Project. … Continue reading

Better cancer fertility care urged

See on Scoop.it – Advocacy Action & Issues in Cancer More care needs to be given to young women needing cancer treatment which could damage their chances of having children, researchers warn. See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

Understanding the Publication and Format of Cancer Research Studies

See on Scoop.it – Advocacy Action & Issues in Cancer Heather Swift‘s insight: Understanding Cancer Research Read about how studies are designed and how to evaluate them, in this two-part series. See on http://www.cancer.net

The NHS belongs to the people: a call to action

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BRCA Wars Underway; Senator Wants NIH Action

See on Scoop.it – Advocacy Action & Issues in Cancer “The goal of the letter by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) to Francis Collins, MD, PhD, director of the NIH, was to prod the federal government into taking action to “ensure access to affordable life-saving diagnostic tests for breast and ovarian cancer” according to a press … Continue reading

[ADVOCACY] Take Action For Chemical Reform

Will you take a moment to help stop cancer before it starts? Tomorrow, July 31st, the U.S. Senate is holding a congressional hearing to consider the future of toxic chemical regulation. This hearing is a rare opportunity for us all to tell our Senators what meaningful toxic chemical regulation should look like. Take action today. Demand that your … Continue reading

10,000 candles: Honor & Remembrance

As darkness approaches, the light from 10,000 candles begins to glow. At that moment, the U.S. Capitol reflecting pool becomes more than a national landmark. It’s now a memorial and a celebration, all at the same time. Each flicker of light — a Light of Hope — is honoring someone whose life has been touched … Continue reading