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.
Clinical health psychologist Jamie Ostroff discusses how feelings of blame surrounding a lung cancer diagnosis affect physical and mental health.
by Jen Tota McGivney
A proposed federal rule says that patients must be informed after mammograms if they have dense breasts.
by Carly Weeks
Drugs that target DNA repair enzymes may provide alternatives to long-term chemotherapy for some patients with pancreatic cancer.
by Kate Yandell
Survivors and advocates display their posters alongside the work of thousands of cancer researchers.
by Kevin McLaughlin
A pair of studies demonstrated encouraging clinical outcomes with two different CAR T-cell therapies for patients with advanced solid tumors.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has for the first time approved an immunotherapeutic for breast cancer.
Researchers are studying how to treat EGFR-positive non-small cell lung cancer that has become resistant to tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
A Lesson in Service
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