Advocacy Update – September 2015

Advocate Spotlight: Dr. Roy Duhé Dr. Duhé is a professor at the University of Mississippi Cancer Institute and is this month’s Advocate Spotlight! August Recess Challenge: The Results Advocates across the country made their voices heard during the congressional recess. Find out how many times…

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The Basics of Palliative Care

by Stacy Fischer, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado of Medicine Most of us will experience a time living with an advanced serious illness. For persons with cancer, this time can lead to an incredible emotional and financial strain for themselves and their…

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Lack of Insurance Impacts Survival in CRC Patients Under 65.

Not having insurance reduces the chance that someone with colorectal cancer will live a year after their diagnosis.  Even when patients from 18 to 64 have other illnesses, their insurance status makes a difference in survival. Risk of dying during that first year was 50…

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