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.
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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