2 results for tag: lung cancer


Precision Medicine for Me Aims to Give All US Lung Cancer Patients Access to Next-Generation Tumor Testing

Unique collaboration announces new program to tackle inequality in cancer care   “Precision medicine with personalized outcomes is the future, and getting this information and access into the hands of patients now could give them years of good living,” said patient advocate Janet Freeman-Daily   A unique consortium of patient organizations, advocates, startups, and leaders in the pharmaceutical industry today announced the launch of Precision Medicine for Me, a program dedicated to providing support to patients who want access to the best possible information and services related to precision medicine. Precision Medicine ...

Spotlight on Patient Power: Celebrating Partnerships in Cancer

I have written many times here about my frustration when groups that are supposed to have a devotion to cancer patients as their top priority get sidetracked by egos, distrust of one another, bureaucratic procedures and turf wars. Over the years, I have seen it happen much too often. But I am happy to report some instances now when groups are working together as true partners, and I want to call them out for credit. Over the next weeks and months, Patient Power has plans to produce a number of “town meetings” for patients and care partners affected by specific cancer types. And great organizations are helping in each case.  On ...