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
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
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
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
If you have symptoms after recovering from COVID-19, you may be eligible for Post COVID-19 clinical trials. These clinical trials are working to understand post COVID-19 symptoms as well as produce potential treatments to these symptoms. This article will provide an overview of post COVID-19 symptoms and learn more about clinical trials related to post… Continue reading What is a Post COVID-19 Clinical trial?
In the United States alone we have seen over 50 million cases of COVID-19 and over 800,000 deaths in total. There is a clear prevalence across the U.S. and worldwide that has and is impacting many. One side of the story that has picked up more awareness is “long COVID”. The media has called those… Continue reading Why Long Covid Clinical Trials?
Generally speaking, Clinical Trials are the primary way for researchers to determine if certain treatments are safe and effective. They help facilitate breakthroughs in medicine and blaze the trail for new therapies. With that said, progress would be impossible without the participation of hundreds of thousands volunteers. When to Join a Clinical Trial Whether you… Continue reading Should I Join a Clinical Trial?
Yes, I believe we did. 🤩🤩🤩 With much of the clinical trial research world in catch up mode this past year, Leapcure was asked to help turn around a lot of research programs. Many clinical trial timelines needed rescuing to get on track and it was a tough year for maintaining stability with study staff… Continue reading Damn… Did we really just save 35 years of research in 2021?
A fascinating part of my job is guiding Leapcure’s Core Values. It’s a gift to be able to express internally and externally what decision-making ethos we put out into the world. When we first developed our Core Values it felt like something of an abstract exercise, but it’s since evolved into this beautiful and intentional… Continue reading Stepping up our Curiosity – Leapcure Core Values next step
Often when someone becomes a caregiver for a loved one, it is a role that they find themselves thrust into unexpectedly. It also can be a gradual thing, stopping by to make your parents dinner or help them with their laundry, and you suddenly realize one night that you have become their caregiver. It is… Continue reading 4 Ways to be a Supportive Caregiver