A cancer diagnosis can quickly change your “other plans.”
by Kevin McLaughlin
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Some cherished bonds break in the face of a cancer diagnosis, while other relationships can become wellsprings of comfort and support.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Navigating difficult anniversaries is part of the grieving process.
by Michelle Johnston-Fleece
A cancer survivor reflects on the stranger who gave him a second
chance at life.
by Robert Henslin
Help is available for cancer patients worried about how they look during and after treatment.
by Melissa Weber
Drawing on strength from her ancestors and lessons from the 1960s, cancer survivor Vernal Branch works to make a difference for the next generation.
by Regina Nuzzo
Studies are finding that aggressive treatment, such as extensive surgery, radiation or chemotherapy, is not always necessary for cancer patients to get good results.
by Alexandra Goho
Yesterday & Today
Telly Savalas met his match in bladder cancer. Earlier diagnosis and more aggressive treatment might have made a difference.
by Jocelyn Selim
Cancer cells are able to find new pathways around targeted therapies. Scientists are racing to get there first.
by Sue Rochman
It Takes All Kinds | Just Add Water
In a new book and on her New York Times blog, author Susan Gubar chronicles her experiences living with metastatic cancer.
by Marci A. Landsmann
On asking for a second opinion, job seeking with a cancer history, and whether stress can cause a cancer recurrence.
After her son finished cancer treatment, Angela Farley started an organization to deliver meals to people facing serious illness.
Matt Hiznay, Diane Fowler, Roxann Merino.
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.
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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