Kalen makes "life and death" decision to fight lymphoma and thyroid cancer

Kalen makes "life and death" decision to fight lymphoma and thyroid cancer

“You don’t really start researching cancer until you have cancer. You don’t know anything about it. So when it does happen to you— you, all of a sudden, are in a rush. You are, all of a sudden, faced with a life and death decision,” said Kalen. 

While conducting research, Kalen did not find concrete answers. 

How Chiara decided on a clinical trial for stage 4 triple-negative breast cancer

How Chiara decided on a clinical trial for stage 4 triple-negative breast cancer

I jumped at the opportunity to receive an expert second opinion. Dr. Jeremy Force from Duke University called me that afternoon to introduce himself and learn my questions – I felt heard. Dr. Force offered to provide me a list of his top five choices of clinical trials best suited for me after reviewing my medical records and attending that week’s American Society of Clinical Oncology conference – a sigh of relief! — Chiara D'Agostino

Breast cancer warrior talks with a top oncologist about biopsy

Breast cancer warrior talks with a top oncologist about biopsy

Dr. Force and I talked about biopsies. We discussed treatments for a second cancer in a radiated breast. We discussed mastectomy options over continuing to have biopsies over and over again.  We discussed the type of cancer I had 24 years ago.  I got help from Dr. Force and SmartBridge Health. I received answers. I know my path now. — Carole Sanek

Cancer patient gets an expert second opinion

Cancer patient gets an expert second opinion

“We cannot thank SmartBridge Health enough! We contacted SmartBridge to request a second opinion about my father’s cancer and treatment as he battles stage IV esophageal cancer. We were able to do this from the comfort of our home, online, and in a safe and confidential way. The whole process was extremely fast. It only took a few days for us to receive their insightful and comprehensive report...

SmartBridge Health gives an immediate answer

SmartBridge Health gives an immediate answer

“It was taking me weeks to reach my oncologist, and I needed an immediate answer to a pressing issue. Thanks to SmartBridge Health, I was able to speak to a top hematologist-oncologist at the Duke Cancer Institute...