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Older and immunocompromised people and those with underlying health conditions could benefit most from additional shots.
Cancer patients with lower health literacy reported worse quality of life.
Post-exposure and pre-exposure prophylaxis could be a game-changer for immunocompromised people.
Pairing low-income and minority cancer patients with community health workers improved quality of life.
Powell had received treatment for multiple myeloma, which can lead to poorer response to COVID-19 vaccines.
Many older people have biomarkers indicative of a strong response to checkpoint inhibitors.
The booster is recommended for organ transplant recipients, people receiving cancer treatment and people with advanced or untreated HIV.
Some people with blood cancers, however, may not be as well protected.
Lumakras led to tumor shrinkage in 36% of NSCLC patients with KRAS G12C mutations.
Vaccines that stimulate immune responses against cancer using the mRNA technology may be fast-acting and cheap to make.
The report found U.S. cancer patients spent $5.6 billion in out-of-pocket costs for cancer treatment in 2018.
Jamil Rivers, 42, is the board president of METAvivor, a nonprofit breast cancer organization. She is living with metastatic breast cancer.
The report highlights how cancer research is extending and improving lives and includes a special feature on COVID-19 and cancer challenges.
The honeybee’s sting contains a compound that kills hard-to-treat breast cancer cells quickly.
In a long-term study, 71% of women who chose to get pregnant gave birth successfully.
The free facilities serve tens of thousands of people with cancer and caregivers each year.
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