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.
People with cancer are at increased risk of serious complications if they get the flu. Flu shots are safe for this group, and a recent study bolsters evidence of their effectiveness.
by Carly Weeks
A coalition of wives of African leaders, originally dedicated to addressing HIV/AIDS, is now also taking on the growing problem of cancer.
by Bradley D. Miller, PhD
The fall 2019 Cancer Today tells the stories of advocates who are using the internet to amplify their voices, patients who are navigating the world of complementary medicine and researchers who are devising new immunotherapies.
by Kevin McLaughlin
In a randomized study, weight loss and home-based exercise did not improve lymphedema symptoms in breast cancer survivors.
by Anna Azvolinsky
Many factors contribute to cancer health disparities affecting members of the LGBTQ community.
The immune checkpoint inhibitor Keytruda (pembrolizumab) has been approved for use by some patients with endometrial cancer.
In the effort to include more diverse patient populations in clinical trials, good intentions can easily go awry.
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