Immunotherapy is a breakthrough in cancer treatment, but more research is needed to broaden its impact.
by Kevin McLaughlin
Unraveling the Genetics of Cancer | An Herbal Surprise | Gut Reaction | Affordable Care Act to Cover Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Drugs | Push Needed to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates | Moving Closer to a Menthol Ban? | Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline in U.S. | Clues to Stomach Cancer Discovered in South America | Gazing on Cancer
Anxiety is a normal response to the challenges of cancer. A number of strategies can help you through it.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregivers are vital to keep the cancer patient well-nourished.
by Michelle Johnston-Fleece
Gymnast Shannon Miller's focus and agility helped her capture seven Olympic medals before she was 20. But the most decorated U.S. gymnast in history struggled to overcome the shock of her ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment.
by Kevin Begos
Palliative care can be offered to cancer patients at any point in their illness, beginning with the initial diagnosis. New research points to its effectiveness.
by Melissa Weber
Yesterday & Today
Bob Denver’s portrayal of a bumbling first mate on Gilligan's Island helped make the TV sitcom a pop culture icon. Decades after the show aired, Denver was diagnosed with an uncommon variety of throat cancer.
by Jocelyn Selim
We already reduce, reuse and recycle. But cancer researchers are exploring a fourth R–repurpose–using drugs approved for treating other diseases to reduce cancer risk and improve outcomes.
by Stephen Ornes
New treatments that harness the power of the immune system are taking aim at many common cancers.
by Alexandra Goho
Too Sweet? | Always a Good Time to Quit
Cate Edwards honors her mother, Elizabeth Edwards, who died in 2010, by campaigning for more metastatic breast cancer resources.
by Susan FitzGerald
On understanding CT scans and cancer risk, juicing fruits and vegetables, and knowing what to expect if your loved one begins hospice care.
Cancer survivor starts organization to make sure cancer patients have thriving gardens.
by Amanda Koehler
Alexa Score, Jim Morrison, Lesley Kendall.
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
Palliative care physician Dawn Gross helps people talk about death by focusing on what they want during life.
by Amy Paturel
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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