Latest Cancer patient Stories

2012-01-06 08:00:00

The Mesothelioma Victims Center was created after a close family member was diagnosed with this incurable form of cancer.

2010-10-14 14:57:46

An article published in the Ffall 2010 issue of CR, the AACR's magazine for cancer survivors and their families and caregivers, details the immense challenges faced by those who suffer with cancer and lack the necessary resources for proper treatment and care — the homeless.

2010-02-11 10:36:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation will expand its services to provide co-payment assistance for medications to underinsured patients through five new funds -- including grants of up to $10,000 per year for prostate cancer patients.

2009-11-03 06:40:00


2009-08-31 07:00:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Virgil H.

2009-04-02 22:55:25

Children who survived cancer had an elevated risk of poor educational achievement and learning difficulties, Canadian researchers said. These are very significant findings, Barbara Kaminsky, chief executive officer of the Canadian Cancer Society of British Columbia and Yukon, said in a statement.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.