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 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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