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 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
Palliative care physician Dawn Gross helps people talk about death by focusing on what they want during life.
by Amy Paturel
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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