From the Editor-in-Chief
Analysis of big data in cancer medicine will be key to delivering on the cancer moonshot.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Watching and waiting for cancer to progress can be an alternative to active treatment.
by Kevin McLaughlin
Getting to the Root of Brain Cancer | Determining Value | Cancer Centers Unite to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates | Breast Cancer Survivors and Vaginal Estrogen | PET Scan Overuse | A Report Card on Active Surveillance | Radiation Appointments Are Numerous, And Necessary | Vice President Joe Biden Brings "Moonshot" to AACR Annual Meeting
Your Cancer Guide
Give yourself permission to appreciate your good fortune, despite knowing others who have not fared as well.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Caregiving is difficult, but it can bring rewards.
by Carly O'Brien
Retired Army colonel and prostate cancer survivor Jim Williams asks men to pay better attention to their health.
by Lauren Gravitz
For patients with chronic blood cancers, the early intervention mantra of cancer does not always apply.
by Sue Rochman
Yesterday & Today
Whether playing Franklin D. Roosevelt or Richard Gilmore, the wealthy scion in 'Gilmore Girls,' Edward Herrmann took on gentlemanly roles that mirrored his real-life persona. He died of brain cancer in 2014.
by Marilyn Fenichel
Bacteria can be friend or foe—or both. Researchers are looking at bacteria to boost the effectiveness of cancer treatments, even if they don't fully understand how the tiny organisms work.
by Stephen Ornes
A Matter of Taste | Bolstering the Brain
Psychiatrist Andrew Roth helps prostate cancer patients identify and take control of their emotions.
by Kate Yandell
Give the gift of music to young cancer patients.
Fran Keilt, Virginia White, Barbara Rascati.
Nutritional epidemiologist Carrie Daniel-MacDougall discusses research suggesting that what patients eat affects their gut microbes—and could influence cancer immunotherapy response.
by Anna Azvolinsky
In a study of women with breast cancer in North Carolina, those who lived in rural areas or were black were more likely than urban white women to report negative changes in their employment.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman
The financial burden of a cancer diagnosis can lower a patient’s credit score.
by Shelly Rosenfeld
Cognitive behavioral therapy may help cancer survivors cope with fear of recurrence, some studies say.
by Jon Kelvey
After decades of failed efforts to target the elusive KRAS, encouraging data suggest KRAS could finally be dethroned from the “undruggable” category.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an ovarian cancer treatment based on new biomarker.
Lung cancer—one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States—is an area of intense research and clinical development.
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