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.
A study illuminates the alcohol consumption habits of cancer survivors.
by Jen Tota McGivney
A father with metastatic kidney cancer embraces moments with his 3-year-old son while pondering how he’ll be remembered.
by Adam P. Stern
The number of cancer patients and survivors visiting emergency departments for opioid overdoses more than doubled between 2006 and 2015, but overdoses are still uncommon in this group.
by Emma Yasinski
A study shows that some cancer patients wish they had known more about possible adverse effects of treatment.
by Jon Kelvey
Cervical cancer now accounts for less than 1% of cancer-related deaths among women in the United States.
The first new anti-cancer therapeutics approved in 2020 are for the treatment of two different types of soft tissue sarcoma.
Imaging a patient’s cancer—and the responses generated by the immune system—can provide information that may guide treatment decisions.
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