“Ignorance is bliss” is a common saying that holds true in many aspects of life, including health. However, your health journey is only bliss until you receive an unanticipated diagnosis. I was 15 when my ignorance ran out as two painful words emerged from my father’s doctor saying “it’s cancer”. With those two words, the… Continue reading A Diagnosis that Changed My Life: Reflections from Danny Scott
Ever wonder how you can make your brain work better outside of proper sleep hygiene, eating healthy, and keeping active? Well we have 4 super easy tips you can start this World Brain Day that are sure to make your brain happy! 1) Get a Routine Remember when you were learning to drive and every… Continue reading 4 Best Practices to Help Your Brain Live Its Best Life!
Earlier this month, our team exchanged stories about what careers we imagined we would have when we were younger. A few team members said they wanted to be an athlete, some said an astronaut and several mentioned a veterinarian. But for me? This was something that I considered often, even from a young age. I… Continue reading Reflections from Lucia Mujica, Leapcure Operations Specialist & Working Mom
Our Mission: Impactful medical breakthroughs for everyone, with everyone. Our Vision: Leapcure is a global team of thought leaders who elevate patient interactions to progress research for all. We do this with a purposeful, brave culture that deeply connects to each of our personal values. Through innovative technology and empathetic conversations, our impact is limitless.… Continue reading Announcing Leapcure’s Mission and Vision
“The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” – Maya Angelo The need for community is something baked into all us, literally woven into our most basic needs. When we look at patient and caregiver support, that need becomes even… Continue reading Why I Work to Support Advocacy, by Rebekah Puleo￼
While we love to see a wave of LGBTQ+ support during pride month, we have to recognize and continue to partner with leaders that are committed to protecting queer health and queer advocacy every day. Today, we are highlighting Scout, the Executive Director of the National LGBT Cancer Network. Scout is on the frontlines –… Continue reading Leapcure Honors: Scout, Executive Director of the National LGBT Cancer Network￼
Research is conducted with the collaboration of many individuals of various backgrounds and skills. Today, we at Leapcure, want to highlight site coordinators and the massive impact they have on clinical trials. Within every clinical trial, the Leapcure team aims to foster strong relationships with site coordinators. Our partnership is critical to ensuring patients’ voices… Continue reading Appreciating the Critical Role of Site Coordinators in Clinical Trials
Did you know that women were not required to be included in US clinical research until 1993? The NIH Revitalization Act of 1993 was signed into law on June 10th and established the setup of guidelines for the inclusion of women and minorities in clinical research. This year, we are joining other organizations, such as… Continue reading Celebrating Equal Research Day!
This Pride Month we’re excited to celebrate LGBTQIA+ communities, help raise awareness for the continued need for equality, and take time to reflect on how society can better protect individuals against negative experiences relating to their identity. At Leapcure, we have a will and an obligation to look at LGBTQIA+ experiences through the lens of… Continue reading Happy Pride Month from Leapcure!
Advocacy is all about making sure patient communities are being heard, listened to, and understood for the purpose of making their experience better. Since we launched, Leapcure has had the privilege of partnering with over 4,000 advocacy groups. Our partnerships have been wide ranging – from huge national and international organizations to passionate leaders running… Continue reading A New (Growing) Chapter of Advocacy is Here