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
People with cancer are at increased risk of serious complications if they get the flu. Flu shots are safe for this group, and a recent study bolsters evidence of their effectiveness.
by Carly Weeks
A coalition of wives of African leaders, originally dedicated to addressing HIV/AIDS, is now also taking on the growing problem of cancer.
by Bradley D. Miller, PhD
The fall 2019 Cancer Today tells the stories of advocates who are using the internet to amplify their voices, patients who are navigating the world of complementary medicine and researchers who are devising new immunotherapies.
by Kevin McLaughlin
In a randomized study, weight loss and home-based exercise did not improve lymphedema symptoms in breast cancer survivors.
by Anna Azvolinsky
Many factors contribute to cancer health disparities affecting members of the LGBTQ community.
The immune checkpoint inhibitor Keytruda (pembrolizumab) has been approved for use by some patients with endometrial cancer.
In the effort to include more diverse patient populations in clinical trials, good intentions can easily go awry.
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