FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services implements incentive programs to reward quality care.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
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YOUR CANCER GUIDE
Come up with a plan to keep work projects moving forward during treatment.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
CAREGIVING WITH CONFIDENCE
A break from routine can help you be a better caregiver.
by Aimee Swartz
Project Facilitate offers assistance to medical professionals who want investigational drugs for their cancer patients.
by Richard Pazdur, MD
CAR-T cell therapy has successfully treated some patients with leukemia and lymphoma. Researchers are looking to expand the range of cancers that will respond to the therapy.
by Kendall K. Morgan
Some patients are benefiting from using nontraditional therapies alongside conventional treatments like surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.
by Stephen Ornes
School counselor Diane Nathaniel creates communities for herself and those around her in Brooklyn and beyond. Her cancer diagnosis led her into patient advocacy.
by Marci A. Landsmann
People with cancer and their loved ones find ways for their voices to be heard without filters.
by Bradley Jones
Nutritional Value | Stressed Out
Biochemist Samuel H. Sternberg describes the limitations, realities and potential of gene-editing technology.
Experts offer advice on feeling confident as a caregiver, adjusting to changes to day-to-day-life, and making the best use of limited energy.
Participants in Airbnb’s Open Homes program help nonprofit organizations to provide temporary lodging for cancer patients.
by Katherine Malmo
Readers share snapshots of their lives today.
Going through cancer treatment and ensuing complications is never easy, but surrounding yourself with the right key players can help, writes pancreatic cancer survivor Rob Weker.
by Rob Weker
Patient advocates with metastatic breast cancer argue that dosing of treatments for their disease should be more personalized and take into account quality of life.
by Marcus A. Banks
Patient advocates learned about COVID-19 and cancer in an AACR virtual forum.
by Kevin McLaughlin
To gain control over fear of my breast cancer recurring, I called on lessons learned as a 5-year-old confronting the neighborhood bully.
by Joan Harris
Although there are many factors that can increase the risk for prostate cancer, for a significant number of men it can be inherited.
The leading cause of liver cancer is infection with the hepatitis B virus or the hepatitis C virus.
The majority of patients’ cancers don't respond to immune checkpoint inhibition. The reasons for this resistance remain unclear.
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