CURE’s Top Stories: January 2021 –

Each month, we take a look back at the most popular CURE® stories. Here are the top five stories for January 2021.

5. Living One Day Longer Than My Father

As a cancer survivor, CURE® contributor Khevin Barnes has found many reasons to celebrate. In this blog post, he shares one of them: Living one day longer than his father, who he lost in 1989.

4. Managing Cancer Scares During a Pandemic

Here, CURE® contributor Shira Zwebner shares her experience of navigating the scary path of being a cancer caregiver while also possibly becoming the patient with cancer, all during the COVID-19 pandemic.

3. Sizing Up the COVID-19 Vaccines: What Patients with Cancer Should Know

With two different COVID-19 vaccines out there, it’s important for patients with cancer to understand the different side effects for both. In this article and infographic, we help break down what patients and survivors can possibly expect.

2. Flatties Unite: The Choice to Forego Breast Reconstruction

Choosing to forego reconstruction after breast cancer surgery can cause one to feel like the lone ranger, but that feeling doesn’t last long, especially upon the discovery of an entire ‘flattie tribe’, as CURE® contributor Bonnie Annis discovered.

1. Communication With the Treatment Team, Self-Advocacy Play Important Roles in Small Cell Lung Cancer

In this interview, Dr. Wade T. Iams discussed the basics of small cell lung cancer, including how different stages are treated and the potential benefits of having a treatment team to communicate with every step of the way.

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