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 study illuminates the alcohol consumption habits of cancer survivors.
by Jen Tota McGivney
A father with metastatic kidney cancer embraces moments with his 3-year-old son while pondering how he’ll be remembered.
by Adam P. Stern
The number of cancer patients and survivors visiting emergency departments for opioid overdoses more than doubled between 2006 and 2015, but overdoses are still uncommon in this group.
by Emma Yasinski
A study shows that some cancer patients wish they had known more about possible adverse effects of treatment.
by Jon Kelvey
Cervical cancer now accounts for less than 1% of cancer-related deaths among women in the United States.
The first new anti-cancer therapeutics approved in 2020 are for the treatment of two different types of soft tissue sarcoma.
Imaging a patient’s cancer—and the responses generated by the immune system—can provide information that may guide treatment decisions.
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