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.
A drug that delivers radioactive particles to prostate cancer cells increases overall survival for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman
A study on aging shows that cancer survivors are at higher risk of losing strength and walking more slowly compared to those with no cancer history. Exercise is one way to combat this decline.
by Marcus A. Banks
Insurance coverage for fertility treatments is not mandated by federal law, although some states require it. People seeking cancer treatment need to understand their coverage and the law in their state.
by Shelly Rosenfeld
People who have inherited BRCA mutations and are at high risk for cancer recurrence may benefit from a PARP inhibitor.
Sooner rather than later may be the best strategy for using an experimental treatment for advanced melanoma.
Olufunmilayo Olopade seeks widespread use of testing to encourage prevention and early detection of deadly cancers.
Federal funding could help cancer centers rebuild from the devastating effects of the pandemic.
Learning Medicare’s ABCDs
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