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.
Analyzing online patient conversations could shed light on adverse drug reactions.
by Brad Jones
A study enrolling patients compares a newer form of digital mammography to conventional 2-D digital mammography.
Patients diagnosed with a second cancer may be unnecessarily excluded from clinical trials.
by Kate Yandell
Stock your bag with these useful items before your next infusion session.
by Jamie L. Schwachter
Researchers work to increase the efficacy of a new immunotherapy.
The FDA expands use of durvalumab to non–small cell lung cancer.
A collaborative initiative seeks to improve understanding of cancer outcomes in African-American patients through genomic sequencing.
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