By Bill Drake, TargetCancer Foundation Advocacy Council Member
On September 11, 2013 I was diagnosed with an adenocarcinoma malignant tumor on my esophagus at my GI junction, inside my GI specialist’s office on Cape Cod. I was there for my routine “over 50” colonoscopy. Continue reading
By TargetCancer Foundation Advocacy Council Member DJ Webster
Last Thursday, TargetCancer Foundation traveled to Washington D.C. for the annual in-person meeting of the Deadliest Cancers Coalition, a collaboration of national non-profit organizations that TargetCancer is a member of. The DCC is focused on addressing policy issues related to our nation’s deadliest (or recalcitrant) cancers, defined as those that have five-year survival rates below 50 percent, which includes both esophageal cancer and cholangiocarcinoma. Continue reading
Did you know that in the US, a disease is considered rare if it affects under 200,000 people? “Rare” doesn’t mean much, however, if you or someone you love is diagnosed a rare disease- you just want to know what to do, which doctor to see, and how to find the best treatment.
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