"If patients are having difficulties taking their medications, I want to provide the physicians with strategies to help their patients stay on schedule," says Brewer.
Read how the Blood Cancer program's Christine Frodella and other nurse navigators support patients at the University of Colorado Cancer Center
81-year-old Larry Rosenberg credits an experimental drug with saving his life from chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Now the Break Through Therapy Provision will help other patients get faster access to experimental drugs as well.
KCBO radio interview with our patient Emily about her experience with blood cancer. Her doctors treated her for an aggressive form of leukemia.
Psychological wellness of cancer patients often influences health outcomes. Jennifer Caspari spends much of her time building relationships with patients, especially those involved with stem cell transplants, to help their recovery.
Larry Rosenberg is a leukemia patient. Dan Pollyea, MD, is treating Rosenberg. And Michael Bennet is a U.S. senator from Colorado who helped fast-track a drug that is helping Rosenberg and patients like him.