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.
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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