From the Editor-in-Chief
More basic research is needed to understand how various alterations in genes lead to cancers.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
How can Vice President Joe Biden's "Moonshot" initiative make true progress against cancer?
by Kevin McLaughlin
Putting the Immune System in Overdrive | Weighty Matters | A Blood Test for Cancer | Melanoma Risk Increased in Some Lymphoma Survivors | Aspirin Recommended to Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk | Fine-Tuning Treatments for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer | Don't Get Burned
Your Cancer Guide
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) can supplement, but not replace, established cancer treatments.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Follow these tips for keeping your sense of self despite a shift in responsibilities.
by Carly O'Brien
Make the most of email, text messages, Twitter and patient portals.
by Ide Mills
Pain is no gain for patients during or after cancer treatment.
by Sue Rochman
A metastatic melanoma survivor is hopeful but realistic as new treatments become available.
by Jenny Song
Studies focused on individuals rather than large numbers of people can help some patients while advancing knowledge.
by Stephen Ornes
High-deductible health insurance plans can leave cancer patients scrambling to pay the bills for tests and treatments.
by Charlotte Huff
What's The Beef? | Less Stress
Cancer exercise specialist and survivor Julie Goodale offers tips for staying active during and after treatment.
by Ronni Gordon
When a family member wants to stop treatment, addressing post-treatment anxiety and sadness, and considering a clinical trial.
Give patients and their families a break from cancer.
by Maria Wolf
Colleen Bokor, Dana Stewart, Brittany Avin.
In a study of women with breast cancer in North Carolina, those who lived in rural areas or were black were more likely than urban white women to report negative changes in their employment.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman
The financial burden of a cancer diagnosis can lower a patient’s credit score.
by Shelly Rosenfeld
Cognitive behavioral therapy may help cancer survivors cope with fear of recurrence, some studies say.
by Jon Kelvey
Cancer patients often do not understand words their doctors use while talking about chemotherapy, but a new video series helps explain these terms.
by Jen Tota McGivney
After decades of failed efforts to target the elusive KRAS, encouraging data suggest KRAS could finally be dethroned from the “undruggable” category.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an ovarian cancer treatment based on new biomarker.
Lung cancer—one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States—is an area of intense research and clinical development.
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