Asking oncologists to provide survivorship care plans to help patients navigate future medical needs seemed like a slam dunk. More than a decade after an Institute of Medicine report recommended the plans, many cancer patients still don’t have them.
by Sue Rochman
Researchers suggest reclassification of low-risk cancers, and an immunotherapy drug is approved for small cell lung cancer.
Organizations work to broaden eligibility for cancer clinical trials, and an article explores the limitations of personalized mouse models.
As a father with an aggressive brain cancer, I’ve opted against elaborate metaphors and in favor of candid speech when talking about cancer with my children.
A program helps cancer survivors start gardens as a way to increase their vegetable consumption and physical activity.
Liquid biopsy, which is often performed using a simple blood draw, can tell scientists about cancer DNA in the blood.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved new treatments for several rare cancers.
Analysis of cancer death data in New York state revealed high cancer mortality rates among some minority subpopulations.
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