Rose became acquainted with Patient Worthy after her husband was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) six years ago. During this period of partial remission, Rose researched investigational drugs to be prepared in the event of a relapse. Her husband died February 12, 2021 with a rare and unexplained occurrence of liver cancer possibly unrelated to AML.

    Cancer Commons Presents a Webinar Recording: You’re Not Alone—Validating the Caregiver Experience
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    Cancer Commons Presents a Webinar Recording: You’re Not Alone—Validating the Caregiver Experience

    The medical term for an “informal caregiver” describes a person who willingly takes the responsibility to help a spouse, family member, friend, or partner. The level of care and responsibility…

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    Compassion Corner: Your Illness is Real: How to be Seen, Heard, and Treated with Compassion
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    Compassion Corner: Your Illness is Real: How to be Seen, Heard, and Treated with Compassion

    Compassion [kuhm-pash-uhn] noun A feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering. Compassion Corner is a…

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    Compassion Corner: Patient Survives Stage 4 Ovarian Cancer and Credits Her Compassionate Oncologist
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    Compassion Corner: Patient Survives Stage 4 Ovarian Cancer and Credits Her Compassionate Oncologist

    Compassion [kuhm-pash-uhn] noun A feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering. Compassion Corner is a…

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    A Teacher in the UK With Myalgic Encephalomyelitis was Advised to Exercise for Rapid Recovery
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    A Teacher in the UK With Myalgic Encephalomyelitis was Advised to Exercise for Rapid Recovery

      Many in the medical profession believed that the road to rapid recovery in myalgic encephalomyelitis was through exercise. Eighty-two-year-old Veronica Jones of Gloucestershire, UK believes that the advice given…

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    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Patients Have an Alternative to Radicava ORS via IV
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    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Patients Have an Alternative to Radicava ORS via IV

    The new FDA-approved oral formulation of  Radicava ORS (edaravone) is more convenient than the intravenous formulation, yet the efficacy and composition remain the same. The oral formulation may also be…

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