Patient Advocacy and Pharma, a Win-Win Relationship

As a company, we see that every conversation and connection can have an impact. In the health space, often the most important connections are between patient advocacy groups and research organizations – one can’t succeed without the other. Research gives patients options and access to alternative care (through clinical trials or newly approved treatments), and… Continue reading Patient Advocacy and Pharma, a Win-Win Relationship

From begrudged necessity to the whole point of what we do – A Patient Success Story

While it wasn’t my best opinion in hindsight, I was originally apprehensive about hiring additional Leapcure staff to follow up with referrals for the purpose of connecting them with research sites. The truth was, and I thought it could be a temporary thing for the stage of our business, was that we needed better information… Continue reading From begrudged necessity to the whole point of what we do – A Patient Success Story

How my cancer diagnosis guided my outlet for alleviating stress

In June 2012, I was diagnosed with stage IIIc colorectal cancer, a rather uncommon diagnosis for a 19 year old female. Nearly a decade later, I can still recall the tensity in the room when the doctor delivered my results. Per my request, my mom joined me and my dad dialed in, as I had… Continue reading How my cancer diagnosis guided my outlet for alleviating stress

The Importance of Advocacy for Caregivers

Caring for a patient is a true commitment and one that often goes without recognition.  We talk a lot about amplifying the voices of patients in research, but an extension of the patient is the friend or family member that provides support.  Shouldn’t caregivers be given support as well? A lot of times caregivers may… Continue reading The Importance of Advocacy for Caregivers

Leapcure’s Advocacy Coffee Project

Patient Advocacy Group leaders are real heroes.  Some create a space for patients to process their journey, others create more awareness or fundraising.  Advocacy leaders are event planners, cheerleaders, meeting facilitators and sometimes even survivors themselves.  They sacrifice their time and energy for causes that they are fiercely passionate about. At Leapcure we’ve always worked… Continue reading Leapcure’s Advocacy Coffee Project

The Future of Patient Centered Clinical Trials

We seem to be entering a new phase of our world as we start the process of returning to normalcy from COVID-19 and enter an uncertain geopolitical future with the current conflict in Ukraine. One thing that is for certain is that healthcare (the way we know it) is rapidly evolving and advancing. Who could… Continue reading The Future of Patient Centered Clinical Trials

The Journey Toward Inclusive Clinical Trials

In honor of Black History Month, we feel it’s important to acknowledge the adversity that Black patients have historically faced within the field of medical research and how this has contributed to this population being underrepresented in clinical trials today. For many Black Americans, mention of clinical trials may provoke thoughts of the infamous Tuskegee… Continue reading The Journey Toward Inclusive Clinical Trials

Patient Success Centered by Gravity 

From a physics perspective, gravity is a universal force of attraction that speaks to how bodies of mass interact. But from a Leapcure perspective, it’s the reason we wake up every morning.  Behind every team brainstorm, coffee meeting, and Slack message, there’s an understanding that our collective efforts go far beyond day-to-day business successes. Each… Continue reading Patient Success Centered by Gravity