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 survey finds many patients prefer talking through imaging findings related to cancer with their physician rather than viewing reports online—but only if the wait for results is short.
by Cindy Kuzma
Immune checkpoint inhibitors can be effective treatments for elderly people with some types of advanced cancer, but more information is needed on their risks and benefits in this group.
by Emma Yasinski
Uterine cancer incidence is increasing in the U.S., particularly in Hispanic, Asian and black women, but obesity may play a smaller role in this change than was previously assumed.
by Ashley P. Taylor
Palliative care physician Dawn Gross helps people talk about death by focusing on what they want during life.
by Amy Paturel
Hillary Stires writes about a conversation with a patient advocate that changed how she thought about her work.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a second targeted therapeutic based on tumor biomarker, not tumor origin.
A congressional briefing provided information on vaccination, screening and treatment for cancers caused by the human papillomavirus.
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