Kevin McLaughlin discusses how one survivor's faith in science underscores the importance of continued funding for cancer research.
by Kevin McLaughlin
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Your Cancer Guide
With planning, most patients and survivors can experience the rejuvenation that comes with getting away.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Help your loved one conquer the mountain of medical and financial information that cancer brings on.
by Michelle Johnston-Fleece
Asking the right questions can help patients living with metastatic cancer understand the risks and benefits of recommended treatments and formulate their goals more effectively.
by Charlotte Huff
As cancer survivor numbers grow and longevity increases, researchers study how to ease symptoms and side effects.
by Melissa Weber
Diagnosed with a rare and incurable blood cancer, Jack Whelan is a passionate booster for research, clinical trials and affordable treatments.
by Betty Russell
The informed consent process is designed to ensure that patients understand risks. But new advances involved in genetic testing and tissue donation may make signing on the dotted line more complex than ever.
by Stephen Ornes
Yesterday & Today
Whether it was a star turn playing Blanche DuBois or Daisy Werthan, Jessica Tandy sparkled in a tough role. That didn't change after her cancer diagnosis.
by Karen Patterson
Keep It Simple | The Right Routine
Patient advocate Ivis Febus-Sampayo promotes support services for cancer patients in minority communities.
by Marci A. Landsmann
On weighing acupuncture for cancer-related symptoms, getting help while caring for a parent, and having pets during treatment.
Joan A. Smith organizes volunteers’ efforts to send cards to cancer patients.
by Maria Wolf
Oscar Llerena, Kimberlee Eshbaugh, Julie Garrabrant.
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.
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