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Cancer and Your Career: The Road to Preserving Employment Opportunity

You have heard the word “cancer” from your physician. Treatment may be the number one item on your list of priorities. If you are working full-time, your next thought may be about work. You’re not alone. There are about 14.5 million cancer survivors. Studies show that maintaining your employment is good for your health: it can help you maintain your sense of normalcy, your self-esteem Read more [...]

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Out With the Old, In With the New – The Changing Face of Hepatitis C Treatment in 2015 and Beyond

Everyone's excited about the changes in Hepatitis C treatments in the U.S. At first glance, some of these changes might seem surprising, but they're guiding us closer to the cure.  Following Vertex’s discontinuation of Incivek in 2014, Merck will soon follow suit with the discontinuation of its Victrelis® therapy by the end of this year.  The discontinuation of these therapies is in preparation Read more [...]

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Axium Healthcare Pharmacy Dispensing New Breakthrough Breast Cancer Drug IBRANCE®

Lake Mary, FLA – Axium Healthcare Pharmacy announced today that it is dispensing Pfizer’s long awaited breast cancer drug IBRANCE® (palbociclib). The approval, which came nearly two months ahead of schedule through the FDA’s Breakthrough Therapy Designation and Priority Review Program, has brought hope to thousands in the breast cancer community.  The American Cancer Society estimates Read more [...]

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Heroes in Our Midst: Linda Young

What makes a hero? In a previous story, Donald Washer finds financial assistance for patients. He does not take “no” for an answer. We believe his actions are heroic. Below is another profile of a Hero in Our Midst: Linda Young. “Nurses may not be angels, but they are the next best thing.” ~anonymous patient “Improving outcomes, one relationship at a time” is Axium Healthcare Read more [...]

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Axium Healthcare Pharmacy Joins GSK’s BENLYSTA® Specialty Pharmacy Network

Lake Mary, FLA – Axium Healthcare Pharmacy announced today that it has been selected as a specialty pharmacy network provider for GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK’s) lupus drug BENLYSTA® (belimumab). BENLYSTA® is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with active, autoantibody-positive, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who are receiving other standard therapies. BENLYSTA® is a biologic Read more [...]

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Axium Launches New Oncology Management Program for MSHO Members

Lake Mary, FLA – The specialty pharmacy’s role in helping patients, practices and payers to more easily access, support and manage the latest specialty drug therapies is growing at an exponential pace. Axium Healthcare Pharmacy is an example of this fast-growing role, particularly in the oncology therapy space. Axium, a member of the Kroger Company’s family of pharmacies, as well as a corporate Read more [...]

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Health App Intelligence: The Good, the Bad and the Downright Dangerous

How many apps do you have on your smartphone? Did you know that people with smartphones average between 22 and 28 apps on their phones? 20 percent of smartphone users have one or more health apps to help track or manage health conditions. What is a health app? A health app is defined as an application that offers health-related services for smartphones and tablet PCs. Health apps can be Read more [...]

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NEWS UPDATE For People Living With Psoriasis

There’s exciting news for people living with plaque psoriasis. For those who are not familiar with psoriasis, here’s a short primer.   Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease, meaning that cells in the body that usually attack viruses and bacteria (cells of the immune system) instead assault cells of the body. Psoriasis affects around 7.5 million Americans, making it the most prevalent Read more [...]

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Big Ideas: The Cancer Card Xchange

Each year, you probably have at least one holiday or birthday gift you’re sure to re-gift. It could be that twentieth “empty book”—you know the lined journal that everyone thinks you have the time and energy to fill that sits unused on your bookshelf. It might also be a gift card to a store, cinema or restaurant that you don’t frequent. It’s amazing to learn that that 40 percent Read more [...]

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3 Little Words

Around 45 % of Americans say they usually make a New Year’s Resolution but only 8% of people are successful in achieving their resolution. New Year’s resolutions just may not be for everyone. An idea that is replacing resolutions for many is choosing three words to live by. That’s right. Three simple words. As one blogger, Phillipa Ramsden, writes, the three words, “fill me with optimism Read more [...]