Cancer patients and survivors are increasingly open and outspoken about cancer.
by Jessica Gorman
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Your Cancer Guide
Look here for advice on finding the right group for you.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Caregiving from afar? Consider these strategies to help support your loved one, and yourself.
by Amy Cunningham
An African-American banking pioneer finds fulfillment in increasing prostate cancer awareness.
by Yvonne Lee
Accurate reporting of family histories could be key to risk reduction.
by Mitzi Baker
A cancer survivor travels to Nepal and discovers a dramatically different way to view the disease.
by Cynthia Ryan
A patient’s treatment regimen and quality of life often depend on effective pain management.
by Melissa Weber
In the Nowhere Land between adult and pediatric cancer treatment, young adults face survival rates that have missed out on the gains seen by other age groups. Can new efforts help them improve their outcomes?
by Charlotte Huff
Yesterday & Today
Elizabeth Montgomery led a bewitching life that was cut short by colorectal cancer in 1995.
by Sue Rochman
Losing It | Get Centered
Roger Ebert finds peace with his appearance following disfiguring cancer surgery.
by Ronni Gordon
Talking about end of life care, learning about the long-term affects of treatment in pediatric cancer, and finding reliable information online.
A teen who survived cancer is raising money to help others.
Evelyn Reyes, Sarah Dees, Greg Cantwell, Patrick Gavin
Doctors at cancer centers in states with record COVID-19 hospitalization rates reflect on how lessons from early in the pandemic are helping them care for patients during the current surge.
by Ashley P. Taylor
Socioeconomic factors and racism can lead to poorer health outcomes for Black Americans. Genetics may also be a factor behind increased mortality rates.
by Marci A. Landsmann
A study shows that a blood test for gastrointestinal tumor mutations gave results in a third of the time needed for solid tissue testing. Patients who received the blood test were more likely to enroll in clinical trials.
by Emma Yasinski
The Food and Drug Administration approved an immunotherapy drug for tumors with high tumor mutational burden regardless of tumor type. But some medical oncologists say it’s not clear the biomarker is valid across all cancer types.
by Anna Azvolinsky
This genome editing system allows researchers to accurately delete, add or modify specific regions of the genome.
The leading cause of liver cancer is infection with the hepatitis B virus or the hepatitis C virus.
The passing of Alex Trebek has brought pancreatic cancer into the public consciousness.
Learning Medicare’s ABCDs
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