For Patients Under Consideration for CAR-T Therapy The Cancer Support Community/Gilda’s Club Has A Free Program

No One Should Face Cancer Alone. That is the mission of the non-profit Cancer Support Community (CSC). It offers emotional support and hope via programs designed for cancer patients, cancer…

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New Guidance from the FDA Intends to Improve Cancer Clinical Trials for Accelerated Approval
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New Guidance from the FDA Intends to Improve Cancer Clinical Trials for Accelerated Approval

According to a press release from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), on March 24, 2023, the agency issued a new draft guidance titled Clinical Trial Considerations to Support Accelerated…

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Researchers have Discovered a Method for Targeting a Previously “Undruggable” Protein in Cancer
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Researchers have Discovered a Method for Targeting a Previously “Undruggable” Protein in Cancer

  Researchers have been grappling for years with the STAT5 protein as a tool to fight cancer. STAT5 is critical because it is partly responsible for the development and progression…

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Study of the Week: BPTA Syndrome Research Uncovers Hereditary Disease Mechanism that Could help Prevent Cancer
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Study of the Week: BPTA Syndrome Research Uncovers Hereditary Disease Mechanism that Could help Prevent Cancer

Welcome to Study of the Week from Patient Worthy. In this segment, we select a study we posted about from the previous week that we think is of particular interest…

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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: Terminal Cancer Patients Offer Their View of Compassion and Empathy Versus Sympathy
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Compassion Corner: Terminal Cancer Patients Offer Their View of Compassion and Empathy Versus Sympathy

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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