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
Socioeconomic factors and racism can lead to poorer health outcomes for Black Americans. Genetics may also be a factor behind increased mortality rates.
by Marci A. Landsmann
A study shows that a blood test for gastrointestinal tumor mutations gave results in a third of the time needed for solid tissue testing. Patients who received the blood test were more likely to enroll in clinical trials.
by Emma Yasinski
The Food and Drug Administration approved an immunotherapy drug for tumors with high tumor mutational burden regardless of tumor type. But some medical oncologists say it’s not clear the biomarker is valid across all cancer types.
by Anna Azvolinsky
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
This genome editing system allows researchers to accurately delete, add or modify specific regions of the genome.
The leading cause of liver cancer is infection with the hepatitis B virus or the hepatitis C virus.
The passing of Alex Trebek has brought pancreatic cancer into the public consciousness.
Handle With Care
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