Yale Cancer Center study shows benefits of a next day access program for patients with cancer
A pilot program developed by researchers at Yale Cancer Center that offers patients next day access for oncologic consultation showed reduced wait times for initial access to cancer care and increased patient satisfaction.
Yale Cancer Center Study Finds New Drug Combination Shows Clinical Activity for Patients with Prostate Cancer
New findings by researchers at Yale Cancer Center show the drug combination of nivolumab and rucaparib shows clinical activity for patients with chemotherapy-naïve, metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).
Yale Cancer Center Study Shows New Drug Combinations Improve Outcomes for Patients With Advanced Lung Cancer
New findings from a large study led by researchers at Yale Cancer Center shows the addition of the drugs oleclumab or monalizumab to durvalumab improved progression-free survival for patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
Bright Spot: Lindsay’s Legacy Raises Money for Lives Affected by Cancer
'Lindsay’s Legacy Foundation' was created two years ago to honor the life of Lindsay Barrett of Somers who passed away in 2017 from Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Her family started the non-profit with the goal of bringing hope to patients, families and researchers who are on their journey to becoming cancer-free.Source: WFSB.com
More Than 2,000 People Participate in This Year's Closer to Free Ride
More than 2,000 people from over 30 states and overseas are participating in this year's Closer to Free Ride on Saturday. The 11th annual Closer to Free Ride is a virtual ride experience due to COVID-19. This marks the second year the ride has been virtual.Source: NBC 30
Cancer and Alcohol: 3 Things You Need to Know
As the pandemic rages on, you may be finding comfort in a glass (or three) of wine at the end of a stressful day. If that’s the case, you’re not alone. About 1 in 4 (23 percent) people said they drank more during the pandemic to deal with stress, according to a new poll from the American Psychological Association. And in a 2020 survey, 1 in 10 adults age 55 and older reported that their drinking increased since the pandemic began.Source: AARP