From the Editor-in-Chief
Patients in this age group have particular needs, and cancer centers are beginning to tailor programs for them.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Making Cancer Clinical Trials More Inclusive | New Therapies for Metastatic Lung Cancer | Immunotherapy Shows Promise for Treating Brain Metastases | A Strategy to Watch | Older Adults at Risk for Cancer Overscreening | What’s Next?
Your Cancer Guide
Cancer treatments may make having sex difficult, but there are more ways to demonstrate love.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Caregivers can help ensure loved ones feel valued and respected.
by Karen J. Bannan
Continued federal funding to support biomedical research, including cancer research, is vitally important during the pandemic.
by Brandon Leonard, MA, and Marc Johnson, MPP
The pandemic has made telehealth a necessity for many cancer patients. When the crisis clears, these technological tools may improve cancer care in the long term.
by Stephen Ornes
New drugs and drug combinations are helping more patients live longer with advanced kidney cancer. But questions remain about how best to choose among them.
by Kendall K. Morgan
People with cancer that has spread to only a few locations—called oligometastatic cancer—may benefit from aggressive local treatment.
by Kate Yandell
With a renewed sense of purpose, stage IV lung cancer survivor Oswald Peterson returns to his parents’ native Trinidad to celebrate the Caribbean festival.
by Lindsey Konkel
Daily Dose | Exercising at Home
Hematologist-oncologist Vinayak K. Prasad describes his positions on cancer research and policy in a recently published book.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Maintaining relationships through cancer, feeling unappreciated as a caregiver, and finding information that's relevant to young people with cancer.
Inspired by a family friend, Chase Sloan has published a recipe book with proceeds going toward cancer research.
by Erin O'Donnell
Facts and Stats
New treatments in the U.S. are scrutinized in various ways before and after they are approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
Cancer survivor Laurie Adami reflects on her experience participating in a clinical trial that ultimately contributed to the March 2021 approval of a CAR-T cell therapy for follicular lymphoma.
by Laurie Adami
Studies indicate that many people with cancer have an antibody response to the vaccines, but this response may be reduced or absent in certain patients.
by Anna Goshua
In her new book, Cancer Support Community executive chair Kim Thiboldeaux offers advice to patients on how to steer their way through a cancer diagnosis, treatment and beyond.
by Kevin McLaughlin
Gastrointestinal oncologist and health services researcher Ryan Nipp discusses new research about how muscle quality correlates with cancer outcomes.
by Ashley P. Taylor
While melanoma is less common than skin cancers like basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma, it is much more deadly.
President Joseph R. Biden reaffirmed his administration’s support for the cancer research community.
Several factors contribute to the high mortality rates of brain cancer, including the aggressive nature of the disease and impediments to treatment.
Learning Medicare’s ABCDs
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