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
Minister and thyroid cancer survivor Thurselle C. Williams speaks at conferences and events about cancer awareness and, ultimately, healing following her 2016 diagnosis.
by Erin L. Boyle
A survey finds many patients prefer talking through imaging findings related to cancer with their physician rather than viewing reports online—but only if the wait for results is short.
by Cindy Kuzma
Immune checkpoint inhibitors can be effective treatments for elderly people with some types of advanced cancer, but more information is needed on their risks and benefits in this group.
by Emma Yasinski
Uterine cancer incidence is increasing in the U.S., particularly in Hispanic, Asian and black women, but obesity may play a smaller role in this change than was previously assumed.
by Ashley P. Taylor
Hillary Stires writes about a conversation with a patient advocate that changed how she thought about her work.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a second targeted therapeutic based on tumor biomarker, not tumor origin.
A congressional briefing provided information on vaccination, screening and treatment for cancers caused by the human papillomavirus.
A Lesson in Service
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