A cancer diagnosis can quickly change your “other plans.”
by Kevin McLaughlin
When the Cancer Doctor Gets Cancer | Fueling the Pediatric Cancer Pipeline | It Takes a Village | Identifying the Unexpected Risks of Targeted Therapy | Get Smart About Smartphone Cancer Apps | Paying a Steep Price | This Way to the Quit Line | Getting Back on Track | Rally for Medical Research
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.
Cancer patient advocates who review research proposals can provide valuable perspective.
by Bob Riter, Monica Vakiner and Carole Baas
Research shows prominent cancer hospitals have different surgical outcomes than their affiliates.
A small study shows that keeping ice chips in the mouth during oxaliplatin chemotherapy may prevent cold sensitivity, a common oral side effect.
by Anna Azvolinsky
Nearly six years after being diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, disaster psychologist Jamie Aten is still learning new ways of coping with the trauma stemming from his diagnosis and treatment.
by Jamie Aten
The Philadelphia Science Festival offered kids and their families the opportunity to learn about science.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved new therapies for bladder, lung and kidney cancer.
Exposure to environmental carcinogens is a modifiable factor linked to cancer.
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