From the Editor-in-Chief
New insights into how the immune system can be unleashed are driving new treatments.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Now's the time to show support for medical research funding.
by Kevin McLaughlin
Your Neighborhood, Yourself | An Rx for Exercise | The Right Match | Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk for Hormone Deficiencies | Identifying Ovarian Cancer Risk | Tuning In to the Concerns of Caregivers
Your Cancer Guide
Learn how to evaluate information on websites.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Help your child or teenager with cancer grow and thrive.
by Ide Mills
Twenty-two years after the first of two breast cancer diagnoses, a survivor decides to undergo genetic testing.
by Cynthia Ryan
Advances in treating brain metastases and reducing their side effects are bringing new hope to cancer patients.
by Sue Rochman
Cancer survivor Cherry Sloan-Medrano works to encourage a conversation about cancer among Asians in the U.S.
by Jenny Song
More people are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer before 50, the recommended age to start screening.
by Charlotte Huff
Yesterday & Today
Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman nominated for vice president on a major-party ticket, used her political prowess to advocate for women's equality. In 1998, she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma.
by Sharlene George
Some patients want to work through illness and others need to, but juggling work responsibilities and treatment regimens can be a challenge.
by Leigh Labrie
Pile on the Veggies | Nothing Healthy About a Tan
Cancer survivor Emily McDowell creates greeting cards that give people the words to talk about a difficult disease.
by Stephen Ornes
Coping with weight gain while being treated, telling family and friends how you feel, and supporting parents who are used to taking care of themselves.
Twelve-year-old cancer survivor Peter Zucca starts a foundation to give back to kids with cancer.
Chris Hixon, Lesley K. Glenn, Kristina Giard-Bradford.
People with cancer are at increased risk of serious complications if they get the flu. Flu shots are safe for this group, and a recent study bolsters evidence of their effectiveness.
by Carly Weeks
A coalition of wives of African leaders, originally dedicated to addressing HIV/AIDS, is now also taking on the growing problem of cancer.
by Bradley D. Miller, PhD
The fall 2019 Cancer Today tells the stories of advocates who are using the internet to amplify their voices, patients who are navigating the world of complementary medicine and researchers who are devising new immunotherapies.
In a randomized study, weight loss and home-based exercise did not improve lymphedema symptoms in breast cancer survivors.
by Anna Azvolinsky
Many factors contribute to cancer health disparities affecting members of the LGBTQ community.
The immune checkpoint inhibitor Keytruda (pembrolizumab) has been approved for use by some patients with endometrial cancer.
In the effort to include more diverse patient populations in clinical trials, good intentions can easily go awry.
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