Unprecedented quantities of information are now available for cancer patients and their loved ones.
by Jessica Gorman
Cancer Screening: A Dose of Reality | When Is “Cancer” Not Cancer? | Therapy Unexpectedly Leads to Mental Haze | A Metastatic Trigger? | The Value of Bone Marrow | Age-Old Condition | The Avastin Roller Coaster
Your Cancer Guide
Support should include love, normalcy and age-appropriate information.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Like many caregivers, I had little guidance on how to ease my loved one’s suffering and improve our quality of life. Here are five things I know now that I wish I knew then.
by Michelle Johnston-Fleece
Despite the foreign terrain, family, friends and faith help a cancer patient find familiarity and comfort.
by Cynthia Ryan
Parents with cancer face special challenges. New points of connection can help you be there for your kids.
by Jen A. Miller
A new type of clinical trial aims to identify which drug is the best fit for each patient’s tumor. Can this innovative model expedite new drug approvals?
by Sue Rochman
Cancer In America
Research suggests that black patients, as a whole, aren’t receiving the same level of treatment as white patients. Can building better bonds between doctors and patients help?
by Charlotte Huff
New insights about HPV’s role in multiple cancers are rapidly expanding, as are thoughts about who should be vaccinated against the virus, and why.
by Alanna Kennedy-Gorman
Yesterday & Today
Liver cancer took the legendary actor and his wife of 62 years just months apart. Twelve years later, where do efforts to prevent and treat the disease stand?
by Jocelyn Selim
Could a protein produced by some tumors be an effective metastasis blocker?
by Stephen Ornes
Just Another Meatless Monday | Making Quitting Stick
Brenda Elsagher finds that comedy can comfort after a cancer diagnosis.
by Ronni Gordon
On workplace issues, post-treatment feelings of doctor abandonment, and financial and health care paperwork.
A prostate cancer survivor becomes an advocate for cancer patients.
by Yvonne Lee
Todd Spurrier, Barry Haigis, Marianthy Karantzes, Rebecca Casciato
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.
Handle With Care
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