FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
T cells are being rebuilt to kill cancer cells.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Targeted Chemotherapy | Drug Combo Targets Polyp Growth | FDA Acts to Curb Nicotine Use | Cloning Cancer | Putting Age in the Cancer Picture | Back to School | What’s Next?
The number of cancer survivors is growing. We must step up efforts to meet their needs.
by Elizabeth M. Jaffee, MD
YOUR CANCER GUIDE
A second opinion can provide additional information to determine the best treatment course.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
CAREGIVING WITH CONFIDENCE
Recognize the signs of a serious mental illness and get help if you need it.
by Lisa O’Leary
Janet Freeman-Daily helps put patients at the center of lung cancer research.
by Robin Meadows
People with metastatic breast cancer are demanding to be seen, counted and included in breast cancer research.
by Sue Rochman
Cancer rehabilitation can help patients before and after treatment, but it’s still not widely used.
by Cameron Walker
After decades without treatment advances, options for patients with bladder cancer are now more numerous.
by Kendall K. Morgan
Go Fish | Against the Clock
Palliative care specialist Jessica Nutik Zitter offers tips to help ensure that patients’ values guide end-of-life decisions.
by Marci A. Landsmann
A patient support expert offers guidance on how to respond to news of a friend’s cancer diagnosis.
Help with Hope delivers care packages to young people whose mother or father has received a cancer diagnosis.
by Lindsey Konkel
Tanya Waring-Hearn, Amy Rowley, Elsie Young.
Cancer survivor Laurie Adami reflects on her experience participating in a clinical trial that ultimately contributed to the March 2021 approval of a CAR-T cell therapy for follicular lymphoma.
by Laurie Adami
Studies indicate that many people with cancer have an antibody response to the vaccines, but this response may be reduced or absent in certain patients.
by Anna Goshua
In her new book, Cancer Support Community executive chair Kim Thiboldeaux offers advice to patients on how to steer their way through a cancer diagnosis, treatment and beyond.
by Kevin McLaughlin
Gastrointestinal oncologist and health services researcher Ryan Nipp discusses new research about how muscle quality correlates with cancer outcomes.
by Ashley P. Taylor
While melanoma is less common than skin cancers like basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma, it is much more deadly.
President Joseph R. Biden reaffirmed his administration’s support for the cancer research community.
Several factors contribute to the high mortality rates of brain cancer, including the aggressive nature of the disease and impediments to treatment.
Learning Medicare’s ABCDs
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