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
Minister and thyroid cancer survivor Thurselle C. Williams speaks at conferences and events about cancer awareness and, ultimately, healing following her 2016 diagnosis.
by Erin L. Boyle
A survey finds many patients prefer talking through imaging findings related to cancer with their physician rather than viewing reports online—but only if the wait for results is short.
by Cindy Kuzma
Immune checkpoint inhibitors can be effective treatments for elderly people with some types of advanced cancer, but more information is needed on their risks and benefits in this group.
by Emma Yasinski
Uterine cancer incidence is increasing in the U.S., particularly in Hispanic, Asian and black women, but obesity may play a smaller role in this change than was previously assumed.
by Ashley P. Taylor
Hillary Stires writes about a conversation with a patient advocate that changed how she thought about her work.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a second targeted therapeutic based on tumor biomarker, not tumor origin.
A congressional briefing provided information on vaccination, screening and treatment for cancers caused by the human papillomavirus.
A Lesson in Service
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