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
A study illuminates the alcohol consumption habits of cancer survivors.
by Jen Tota McGivney
A father with metastatic kidney cancer embraces moments with his 3-year-old son while pondering how he’ll be remembered.
by Adam P. Stern
The number of cancer patients and survivors visiting emergency departments for opioid overdoses more than doubled between 2006 and 2015, but overdoses are still uncommon in this group.
by Emma Yasinski
A study shows that some cancer patients wish they had known more about possible adverse effects of treatment.
by Jon Kelvey
Cervical cancer now accounts for less than 1% of cancer-related deaths among women in the United States.
The first new anti-cancer therapeutics approved in 2020 are for the treatment of two different types of soft tissue sarcoma.
Imaging a patient’s cancer—and the responses generated by the immune system—can provide information that may guide treatment decisions.
Handle With Care
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