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Small tumor, major consequences: an acromegaly patient’s journey

Paula Van Nostrand, a fit, health-conscious 34-year-old woman was training for her first triathlon when her life was placed on a trajectory no one saw coming. She began experiencing unexplainable symptoms but ultimately attribu...
 
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Taking control of your cancer journey

Each year, an estimated 650,000 people in the United States undergo chemotherapy in their battle against cancer. This experience can be a lonely and isolating time for patients and their caregivers, and despite all the educatio...

 
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Rare Disease Impact Report quantifies patient and caregiver challenges on journey to diagnosis and beyond

Receiving a diagnosis is just the initial of numerous challenges sufferers with rare diseases &ndash and their caregivers &ndash face. &ldquoWe went by way of a number of specialists till we discovered a team tha...
 
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Free cancer resource guides help patients navigate cancer journey

(BPT) – When Barbara George’s friend and colleague in the media business was diagnosed with a recurrence of breast cancer 11 years ago, George volunteered to help her figure out her next steps. But what they did not...
 
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A woman’s ‘rare’ journey: life with an uncommon disease

Everyone has a rare quality or a characteristic that sets him or her apart from others – a special talent, a unique interest or, for some, a rare disease. A disease is considered ‘rare’ if it affects fewer tha...