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 drug that delivers radioactive particles to prostate cancer cells increases overall survival for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman
A study on aging shows that cancer survivors are at higher risk of losing strength and walking more slowly compared to those with no cancer history. Exercise is one way to combat this decline.
by Marcus A. Banks
Insurance coverage for fertility treatments is not mandated by federal law, although some states require it. People seeking cancer treatment need to understand their coverage and the law in their state.
by Shelly Rosenfeld
People who have inherited BRCA mutations and are at high risk for cancer recurrence may benefit from a PARP inhibitor.
Sooner rather than later may be the best strategy for using an experimental treatment for advanced melanoma.
Olufunmilayo Olopade seeks widespread use of testing to encourage prevention and early detection of deadly cancers.
Federal funding could help cancer centers rebuild from the devastating effects of the pandemic.
Learning Medicare’s ABCDs
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