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6 Ways You Can Support SURVIVEiT® | End of Year Giving

‘Tis the give! We’re all busy giving gifts to friends, family and colleagues. It’s fun to do - especially if your love language is gift giving! There’s another way...

A Tribute To Our Founder, Matt Ellefson

One year has passed since we lost our Founder, Matt Ellefson. The gravity of that has a tendency to pull one into a sad, empty place. I’ve been here before....

Pledge $10 This Giving Tuesday To Change The Way People Face Cancer

At SURVIVEiT®, we believe that everyone deserves access to the very best in cancer care, and that everyone can be their best advocate with a little help from the people...

Pancreatic Cancer Warning Signs & Symptoms

According to the National Cancer Institute (NIH), approximately 1.6% of people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at some time in their life. "The earlier pancreatic cancer is caught, the...

Your Holiday Wine Shopping Can Support SURVIVEiT® This Year!

This holiday season you can support the SURVIVEiT® mission as you stock up on wine for holiday entertaining and gift-giving. We have partnered with Napa-based ONEHOPE Wines, which donates a...

Signs of Medical Burnout for Physicians & What It Means For Your Health Care

SURVIVEiT is a patient advocate and we believe it's our job to find solutions to the many roadblocks patients and caregivers face along the way. While we can't fix everything...

10 Tips For Cancer Caregivers | National Family Caregiver Month

November is National Family Caregiver Month, recognizing those who offer care and support to their loved ones. Caregivers play such an important role in a cancer patient’s experience. Often a...

5-Year Study Finds Treatment To Improve Overall Survival In Advanced NSCLC

Exciting news for some patients with NSCLC: a new study has found that treatment with the PD-1 inhibitor pembrolizumab improved overall survival in patients with advanced PD-L1-positive non-small cell lung...

Fearless Friday: Cancer Research – What it does for ALL patients

Though it hasn't lead to a targeted therapy option for her, Peggy shares how cancer research has impacted her therapy options & her outlook on the cancer journey.

FDA approves niraparib for HRD-positive advanced ovarian cancer

FDA approves niraparib for HRD-positive advanced ovarian cancer On October 23, 2019,the Food and Drug Administration approved niraparib (ZEJULA, Tesaro, Inc.) for patients with advanced ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary...

New Type of Immunotherapy Can Reach & Treat Brain Cancer

Brain tumor awareness week is in its thirteenth year, drawing more attention to the brain tumor community and challenges unique to brain tumors. Awareness days, weeks and months also call...

Regular Exercise Can Improve Quality of Life For Breast Cancer Patients

Researchers at the University of Alberta found that regular exercise, both during and after chemotherapy, can improve the quality of life as well as cancer-related symptoms in breast cancer patients....