From the Editor-in-Chief
Why do some people develop cancer while others do not?
by By William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Executive Editor Kevin McLaughlin highlights stories from the Summer 2015 issue of 'Cancer Today.'
by By Kevin McLaughlin
There Goes the Neighborhood | Cost of Breast Cancer Treatment Affects Adherence | Cancer Treatment Can Reactivate Hepatitis B | First Biosimilar Drug Approved in U.S. | A Clearer Picture of Prostate Cancer | Summing Up Sunscreen
Your Cancer Guide
Create a list of guiding principles that allow you to shake off the small stuff.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
You can't fix cancer, but you can make a difference.
by Marc Silver
Ductal carcinoma in situ is the fourth most common cancer diagnosis in women. Some say it's not "really" cancer. But you wouldn't know that based on how it is treated.
by Sue Rochman
Since P.J. Lukac's glioblastoma diagnosis, the young pediatrician has worked hard to spread awareness and understanding of the disease.
by Stephen Ornes
Yesterday & Today
Ventriloquist Shari Lewis and her sidekick, a white wool puppet named Lamb Chop, won the hearts of generations of children who tuned in to her television shows.
by Jocelyn Selim
Expensive treatments can leave patients with a mountain of debt. Resources are available to help.
by Bara Vaida
Young adults undergoing cancer treatment who may want to have children should talk with their doctors about ways to preserve their fertility.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Reaping the Benefits | Sleep Solution?
Researcher David J. Hauser discusses how war metaphors may make people less likely to engage in preventive behaviors.
by Sharlene George
Moving beyond active cancer treatment, dealing with cancer-related anger, and managing the effects of neuropathy
Cancer survivor starts organization that hosts free group fitness events for survivors, patients and caregivers.
by Rebecca Hanlon
Beverly McKee, Charlie Haygood, Patricia Fernandes.
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.
A Lesson in Service
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