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
Nutritional epidemiologist Carrie Daniel-MacDougall discusses research suggesting that what patients eat affects their gut microbes—and could influence cancer immunotherapy response.
by Anna Azvolinsky
In a study of women with breast cancer in North Carolina, those who lived in rural areas or were black were more likely than urban white women to report negative changes in their employment.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman
The financial burden of a cancer diagnosis can lower a patient’s credit score.
by Shelly Rosenfeld
Cognitive behavioral therapy may help cancer survivors cope with fear of recurrence, some studies say.
by Jon Kelvey
After decades of failed efforts to target the elusive KRAS, encouraging data suggest KRAS could finally be dethroned from the “undruggable” category.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an ovarian cancer treatment based on new biomarker.
Lung cancer—one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States—is an area of intense research and clinical development.
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