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.
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.
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