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Patient Advocacy

The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation (CCF) is celebrating the 1000th mentor–mentee match and 6 years of their mentoring program, CholangioConnect. CCF has developed unique resources to help patients and caregivers navigate their healthcare journeys. Read More ›

Navigating today’s healthcare system can be challenging for anyone, but for older adults, it can be especially difficult. From scheduling appointments to engaging with clinicians to interpreting health insurance coverage, trying to secure the best medical care can be overwhelming, resulting in poor clinical outcomes, emotional distress, and reduced quality of life. Read More ›

According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 288,300 men in the United States will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2023 and 34,700 deaths will be attributed to the disease. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, a time designated to help people learn more about the disease and to support those who are affected. Read More ›

Generic medicines are the backbone of the US prescription drug market, supplying more than 9 out of every 10 prescriptions. And the production of generic medicines overall has been remarkably stable—even during challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More ›

The results of a recent survey commissioned by AccessOne, which focused on healthcare affordability and the impact of rising costs of living, revealed that the majority (71%) of consumers feel that inflation is having a significant effect on their healthcare purchasing decisions or their ability to pay medical bills. Read More ›

Numerous changes need to be made to raise public awareness of the fact that drinking alcohol raises the risk for several types of cancer. That is a key conclusion from a new study conducted by a National Cancer Institute research team. Read More ›

How many times over the course of your career have you thought about joining a professional organization? With only so much time, energy, and resources to go around, it is important to be selective and choose associations that will meet your professional needs, work within your schedule, and add value to your professional life.

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