June Resource Roundup

June Resource Roundup

June Resource Roundup

Welcome to our monthly resource roundup! Each month, we’ll be curating study opportunities, new clinical trials, research results, news articles, personal perspectives, and upcoming events of interest to women and families affected by breast, ovarian, or metastatic breast cancer. Below are some links you might find useful.


Breast, Ovarian, and Metastatic Breast Cancer: 

Kevin Campbell, MD discusses the pros and cons of the highly controversial FDA decision to allow dying cancer patients the access to unapproved drugs. To watch a full video featuring Dr. Campbell, and to read the full article, click here.

Army Of Women Risk Factor Analysis of Heredity Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Calling all women with a BRCA1, BRCA2, and/orPALB2 mutation: Army of Women is conducting a study with Steven Narod, MD, of the Women's College Research Institute in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to identify which hormonal, reproductive, and lifestyle factors may increase cancer in this high-risk group. For more information and to RSVP for this study, click here.

Triage Cancer Educational Videos

Triage Cancer has multiple educational videos on topics ranging from health insurance, to clinical trials, and more. These videos are available in both English and Spanish. To learn more about health insurance packages, how to handle cancer symptoms in the workplace, what clinical trials are and more, click here to watch.


Ovarian Cancer

Gynecologic Cancer Clinical Trials Study

Gynecologic cancer survivors and advocates Annie Ellis and Mary (Dicey) Scroggins created The Gynecologic Cancer Clinical Trials Survey, with the goal of bringing community/survivor perspectives to the attention of health care professionals and researchers. Anyone who has received a gynecologic cancer diagnosis is invited to partake in this survey. Click the link here for more information and to sign up for this study. Surveys will be accepted until July 31 at 11:59 pm ET.


Breast Cancer

Mount Sinai Study on Lymphedema Diagnosis After Breast Cancer

Free Webinar on Managing Breast Cancer Symptoms with Palliative Care

On Thursday, July 25, this free webinar from Get Palliative Care will cover how you can manage your breast cancer symptoms from radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery, and how palliative care can help. By combining your palliative team with your cancer specialists, people living with breast cancer experience reduced symptoms, better communication, and other benefits. Breast cancer patients, survivors, and caretakers are all welcome to register for the free event here.


Metastatic Breast Cancer

Moving Through Grief: Tips for Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer
By Amy Schnitzler

Blogger Amy Schnitzler of amyhealthyself.com shares the story of her metastatic breast cancer diagnosis with SHARE, which details her stages of grief, and how she combats the loneliness, sadness, and fear that comes with MBC. Follow her journey on her blog here, and read her entire blog post on our website with the link here.

Free Webinar on Managing Breast Cancer Symptoms with Palliative Care

On Thursday, July 25, this free webinar from Get Palliative Care will cover how you can manage your breast cancer symptoms from radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery, and how palliative care can help. By combining your palliative team with your cancer specialists, people living with breast cancer experience reduced symptoms, better communication, and other benefits. Breast cancer patients, survivors, and caretakers are all welcome to register for the free event here.


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