Health care professionals are working to make care more patient-centered.
by Jessica Gorman
Bridging the Distance | Treading Carefully With Medical Scans | Diagnosis: Debt | Keeping Counterfeit Cancer Drugs Off Pharmacy Shelves | A Trojan Horse to Fight Cancer | Common-Sense Screening | Task Force Says “No” to PSA for Prostate Cancer Screening | A Nickel for Prevention
Your Cancer Guide
Not in the mood? Take steps to regain intimacy.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Cognitive changes are common in patients, so it’s best to know your options.
by Amy Cunningham
Jonny Imerman is the heart and hub of a network of cancer survivors.
by Pamela Ferdinand
Cancer puts everyone in foreign territory, but those diagnosed with a rare form of the disease may feel the most lost without clear guidance toward the best care or support from other survivors. Four steps can help ease the way.
by Rabiya S. Tuma
Yesterday & Today
Betty Ford’s candor about her breast cancer diagnosis helped bring a private issue out of the shadows.
by Corinna Wu
Doctors now know more than ever about the inherited cancer-related mutations that can link generations of family members. But with the new knowledge from scientific advances and DNA testing come new questions for patients.
by Sue Rochman
Identifying cancer patients in distress moves from rare to routine.
by Melissa Weber
Across the country, survivors’ opinions and actions are influencing cancer care.
by Stephen Ornes
A Healthy Start | Get On Your Feet
Geriatric oncologist Harvey Jay Cohen shines a spotlight on older people with cancer.
by Jocelyn Selim
On culturally appropriate care, access to investigational treatments and quitting smoking.
A cancer caregiver volunteers by driving patients to treatment.
by Yvonne Lee
Pamela Clark, Emily-Kate Niskey, Loretta Cox, Tim Buckland
Nutritional epidemiologist Carrie Daniel-MacDougall discusses research suggesting that what patients eat affects their gut microbes—and could influence cancer immunotherapy response.
by Anna Azvolinsky
In a study of women with breast cancer in North Carolina, those who lived in rural areas or were black were more likely than urban white women to report negative changes in their employment.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman
The financial burden of a cancer diagnosis can lower a patient’s credit score.
by Shelly Rosenfeld
Cognitive behavioral therapy may help cancer survivors cope with fear of recurrence, some studies say.
by Jon Kelvey
After decades of failed efforts to target the elusive KRAS, encouraging data suggest KRAS could finally be dethroned from the “undruggable” category.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an ovarian cancer treatment based on new biomarker.
Lung cancer—one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States—is an area of intense research and clinical development.
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