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 study illuminates the alcohol consumption habits of cancer survivors.
by Jen Tota McGivney
A father with metastatic kidney cancer embraces moments with his 3-year-old son while pondering how he’ll be remembered.
by Adam P. Stern
The number of cancer patients and survivors visiting emergency departments for opioid overdoses more than doubled between 2006 and 2015, but overdoses are still uncommon in this group.
by Emma Yasinski
A study shows that some cancer patients wish they had known more about possible adverse effects of treatment.
by Jon Kelvey
Cervical cancer now accounts for less than 1% of cancer-related deaths among women in the United States.
The first new anti-cancer therapeutics approved in 2020 are for the treatment of two different types of soft tissue sarcoma.
Imaging a patient’s cancer—and the responses generated by the immune system—can provide information that may guide treatment decisions.
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