From the Editor-in-Chief
Patients should have access to this vital and emerging medical specialty.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Inside Inflammation | Weighing Tumor Testing | Making Treatment Decisions | Advances in Treating Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer | Inside the 21st Century Cures Act | Cancer Cells Can Change as They Grow and Spread | Map Stories
Your Cancer Guide
Determining what to tell people about your cancer requires careful thought.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
When cancer becomes a chronic condition, caregiving requires adjusting to a new normal.
by Aimee Swartz
An acute myeloid leukemia survivor and former TV news reporter finds a new reason to help others improve their health.
by Jennifer Walker
Scientists are working to understand the molecular processes that transform normal cells into cancer cells in the hope they can prevent the disease before it starts.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Another perspective on your disease may help you find the best cancer care.
by Stephen Ornes
Yesterday & Today
Michael Landon, best known for his roles on Little House on the Prairie and Bonanza, created and starred in programs that portrayed family values with authenticity and humor.
Tanning Trouble | Movement for Health
Princess Dina Mired of Jordan will be the first Arab president of the Union for International Cancer Control.
by Sue Rochman
The sugar-feeds-cancer myth, talking to a friend with cancer, and facing down "scanxiety."
An outdoor adventure camp benefits cancer survivors of all ages.
by Lindsey Konkel
Morgan Bolt, Esther Brandon, Randy Lopez.
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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