Cancer Experience Registry: Multiple Myeloma

The Cancer Support Community has launched a Cancer Experience Registry: Multiple Myeloma. This initiative will help identify and raise awareness about the emotional and social needs that accompany a multiple myeloma diagnosis. The cancer experience registry is a critical step in understanding the impact of multiple myeloma and ultimately discovering innovative ways to address the … Continue reading

Breast Cancer Advocacy: Making a Difference

Advances in science and technology have increased the options for treating breast cancer, but it is advocates that have changed the way people deal with this disease. Women in the United States are no longer simply passive patients, but rather they are survivors, informed consumers, advocates and activists who are speaking up for themselves and … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.R. 1416: Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2013

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE]  H.R. 1416: Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2013 To terminate application of sequestration to payment for certain physician-administered drugs under part B of the Medicare program. New Cosponsor: Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL20] New Cosponsor: Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [R-NE1] New Cosponsor: Rep. Tom Graves [R-GA14] New Cosponsor: Rep. Patrick Murphy [D-FL18] New Cosponsor: Rep. … Continue reading

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] Childhood Cancer Survivors’ Quality of Life Act

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE]  H.R. 2058: Childhood Cancer Survivors’ Quality of Life Act of 2013 – To improve and enhance research and programs on childhood cancer survivorship, and for other purposes. New Cosponsor: Rep. Spencer Bachus [R-AL6] New Cosponsor: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee [D-TX18] New Cosponsor: Rep. Carol Shea-Porter [D-NH1] New Cosponsor: Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1] Thank … Continue reading