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.
A drug that delivers radioactive particles to prostate cancer cells increases overall survival for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman
A study on aging shows that cancer survivors are at higher risk of losing strength and walking more slowly compared to those with no cancer history. Exercise is one way to combat this decline.
by Marcus A. Banks
Insurance coverage for fertility treatments is not mandated by federal law, although some states require it. People seeking cancer treatment need to understand their coverage and the law in their state.
by Shelly Rosenfeld
People who have inherited BRCA mutations and are at high risk for cancer recurrence may benefit from a PARP inhibitor.
Sooner rather than later may be the best strategy for using an experimental treatment for advanced melanoma.
Olufunmilayo Olopade seeks widespread use of testing to encourage prevention and early detection of deadly cancers.
Federal funding could help cancer centers rebuild from the devastating effects of the pandemic.
Learning Medicare’s ABCDs
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