Week of March 18 - 24, 2018
Did you know if you miss Medicare enrollment periods for Part B and Part D you could be subject to life long penalties? This article covers late enrollment penalties and how to avoid them.
Parents coping with their own cancer may struggle with planning for their children's care. This article addresses standby guardianship for children as an option for parents to make plans for their children.
Obtaining life insurance as a cancer survivor can be difficult. This article explains the different types of life insurance as well as factors that can complicate purchasing life insurance for cancer survivors.
This article reviews Medicare eligibility and the process of signing up for Medicare coverage.
Even with health insurance, you may have out of pocket expenses for your cancer care. This article reviews the important things you need to know to navigate your health insurance and plan for the cost of your care.
We take a look at the common questions cancer patients have when faced with balancing work and treatment including FMLA, disability, reasonable accommodations, and returning to work after time off.
This article provides an overview of financial power of attorney, how to choose someone to act as your financial power of attorney and the powers you give to a financial power of attorney.
A radiation treatment used for CTCL that treats the entire skin surface.
This article provides an overview of two methods of using your life insurance for income replacement while you are living: viaticals and life insurance loans.
This article discusses what a last will and testament is and why all individuals need to consider drafting a will as part of their estate plan.
Interventional pulmonology (IP) uses endoscopes and other tools to perform minimally invasive procedures to diagnose and treat problems in the lungs and nearby areas.
Apalutamide (Erleada ™) is an androgen receptor inhibitor indicated for the treatment of non-metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer.
An introduction to wills, standby guardianship, financial power of attorney and advanced care planning.
Some people develop ongoing diarrhea, incontinence, and urgency when the bowel is in the radiation treatment area.
Survivors often wonder what steps they can take to live healthier after cancer - we've got answers!
Tisagenlecleucel (Kymriah ™) is a CD19-directed genetically-modified autologous (self-directed) T cell immunotherapy cancer treatment used in the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Axicabtagene Ciloleucel (Yescarta ™) is a CD19-directed genetically-modified autologous (self-directed) T cell immunotherapy cancer treatment used in the treatment of some types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Free continuing education for nurses.
Important information for patients receiving radiation therapy regarding supplement use.
Trastuzumab-dkst (Ogivri) is a biosimilar monoclonal antibody used in the treatment of some types of breast and gastric cancers.
Morgan shares her experience of surviving Melanoma.
In formation about biosimilars - a biologic medication that is almost an exact copy of another medication.
Osteoradionecrosis (ORN) is a possible side effect of radiation treatment for head and neck cancers.
Provides a brief overview of COBRA and how it can assist with maintaining health insurance coverage after a change in employment status.
This treatment used for NETs combines a medication with a radiation source.