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
Survivorship care plans can prepare cancer patients to get the best medical care and maintain their quality of life following treatment.
by Carly Flumer
A trial of the targeted therapy Tagrisso (osimertinib) for early-stage lung cancer finds that patients who take it go longer without having a cancer recurrence. Whether that should change clinical practice is under discussion.
by Ashley P. Taylor
A new version of the American Cancer Society’s cervical cancer screening guideline says screening can start at a later age and highlights human papillomavirus testing as the preferred method.
by Anna Azvolinsky
Blood cancer patients have low rates of enrollment in hospice. One barrier to enrollment is that many hospices do not provide blood transfusions.
by Jon Kelvey
In an interview, Carl June discusses CAR-T cell therapy, as well as his own experience with COVID-19.
A meeting on lymphoma covered diverse topics, ranging from immunotherapeutic strategies to advances in single-cell analyses to health disparities.
As COVID-19 spread, cancer researchers quickly mobilized to assess the effects the virus would have on cancer patients.
Handle With Care
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