From the Editor-in-Chief
Can cancer's dependence on sugar help researchers find new targets to treat the disease?
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Your Tax Dollars at Work | Treatment Before Surgery | Opportunities for Prevention | Tinkering With T Cells | Palliative Care Can Help a Wide Range of Patients | Improving Patient Care Worldwide
Learn what questions to ask before participating in a study.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Shifting some responsibilities may empower your loved one and strengthen your relationship.
by Aimee Swartz
Researchers are testing treatment vaccines that spur the immune system to attack cancer.
by Stephen Ornes
Successful public health initiatives to prevent, detect and treat cancer require widespread community participation.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Advocacy In Action
Lori Marx-Rubiner and AnneMarie Ciccarella met on social media and grew close through their cancer research advocacy.
by Sue Rochman
More children are being treated successfully for cancer. Yet researchers continue searching for new therapies that will help kids who don't respond to standard treatments.
by Cameron Walker
Vitamin D Doubts | A Virtuous Cycle
During her husband's treatment for metastatic prostate cancer, Jan Manarite learned what questions to ask. Now she shares what she learned with others.
Learn how to help a depressed parent with cancer.
Cancer survivor creates scholarship fund for young adult cancer survivors.
by Lindsey Konkel
Wanda Huskins, Renee Soriano, Holly Hamer.
Cancer patient advocates who review research proposals can provide valuable perspective.
by Bob Riter, Monica Vakiner and Carole Baas
Research shows prominent cancer hospitals have different surgical outcomes than their affiliates.
A small study shows that keeping ice chips in the mouth during oxaliplatin chemotherapy may prevent cold sensitivity, a common oral side effect.
by Anna Azvolinsky
Nearly six years after being diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, disaster psychologist Jamie Aten is still learning new ways of coping with the trauma stemming from his diagnosis and treatment.
by Jamie Aten
The Philadelphia Science Festival offered kids and their families the opportunity to learn about science.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved new therapies for bladder, lung and kidney cancer.
Exposure to environmental carcinogens is a modifiable factor linked to cancer.
A Lesson in Service
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