From The Editor-In-Chief
Emerging insights into epigenetic abnormalities in cancer cells may lead to better cancer outcomes.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
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YOUR CANCER GUIDE
Patients with metastatic disease need to carefully consider risks and benefits of therapies within the context of their goals.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
CAREGIVING WITH CONFIDENCE
When families work together to provide care for a loved one, communicating can become a challenge.
by Ashley Jones
Cancer outcomes are changing for the better, but advances are not affecting all patients equally.
by Brian Rivers, PhD
A gene-editing tool called CRISPR holds promise for treating cancer. What does the new technology mean for patients?
by Stephen Ornes
Mark Good uses every avenue to spread the news about prostate cancer.
by Lindsey Konkel
Pancreatic cancer remains a difficult disease to treat and is expected to be the second leading cause of U.S. cancer-related deaths by 2030. Researchers hope clinical trials and insights into the genetics of the disease will reverse the trend.
by Kendall K. Morgan
Advocacy in Action
Two mothers, each with a son who died of brain cancer, worked together to increase awareness and acceptance of tumor tissue donation.
by Esther Landhuis
Go With Your Gut | The ABCs of CBD
Science writer Charles Graeber describes how a shift in researchers’ understanding of immune function and cancer is leading to effective treatments.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Experts offer advice on getting involved with patient advocacy, expressing feelings to loved ones, and hospice care.
A mother whose son was diagnosed with Burkitt leukemia works to improve access to mental health services for teenagers.
by Elizabeth Rosto Sitko
Readers share snapshots of their lives today.
Amid continued research showing the impact of COVID-19 on people with cancer, patients are asking when they should get a COVID-19 vaccine.
Stool-based tests could increase access to colorectal cancer screening.
by Jen Tota McGivney
For adolescents and young adults who have been diagnosed with cancer, caregivers can play an influential—but often overlooked—role in providing help and support.
by Carly Flumer
The Cancer Today editorial staff selects some of the most impactful reporting and essays of 2020.
by Cancer Today Staff
The incidence of cervical cancer has been decreasing in the U.S. in recent decades, aided by the implementation of human papillomavirus vaccines.
As Joe Biden begins his presidency, the cancer research community is watching to see what steps he takes to promote the search for cancer cures.
As AACR Project GENIE marked its fifth anniversary, more than 7,900 individuals are registered to use the public data, and 296 papers have cited the registry.
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