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.
New studies shine a light on the effects of a cancer diagnosis on mental health and suicide risk.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman
As outcomes improved for cancer patients in states that expanded Medicaid, disparities in survival disappeared.
by Jon Kelvey
Experts discuss shortcomings of current COVID-19 vaccines in people with cancer while highlighting possibilities of T-cell activation.
by Thomas Celona
Researchers are investigating how to match specific dietary changes with therapy to impede cancer progression.
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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