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.
In a study of women with breast cancer in North Carolina, those who lived in rural areas or were black were more likely than urban white women to report negative changes in their employment.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman
The financial burden of a cancer diagnosis can lower a patient’s credit score.
by Shelly Rosenfeld
Cognitive behavioral therapy may help cancer survivors cope with fear of recurrence, some studies say.
by Jon Kelvey
Cancer patients often do not understand words their doctors use while talking about chemotherapy, but a new video series helps explain these terms.
by Jen Tota McGivney
After decades of failed efforts to target the elusive KRAS, encouraging data suggest KRAS could finally be dethroned from the “undruggable” category.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an ovarian cancer treatment based on new biomarker.
Lung cancer—one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States—is an area of intense research and clinical development.
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