From the Editor-in-Chief
Insights about synthetic lethality have been used to develop cancer treatments.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
From Cold Virus to Cancer Fighter | Opening Clinical Trials to HIV-Positive Cancer Patients | Lung Cancer Biology Differs by Race, Study Shows | Cooling Cancer’s Side Effects | Endometrial Cancer Rates Rising in Many Countries | Some Young Survivors Have Higher Heart Disease Risk | New Program Helps Families Navigate Pediatric Cancer | In the Spotlight: Lower Cancer Screening Rates for Adults With Disabilities
Cancer has a disproportionate impact on disadvantaged and minority groups. The AACR 2020 by 2020 initiative is a step toward closing the gap.
by Michael A. Caligiuri, MD
Your Cancer Guide
Learning to accept the physical changes that come after cancer treatment takes time and effort.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving with Confidence
Follow these strategies to take control when a loved one’s cancer requires urgent attention.
Multiple myeloma survivor Gary Lambert deploys inventiveness and fortitude to deal with cancer.
by Lindsey Konkel
Pathologists and radiologists are leading the way in the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to find and track cancer. Machine learning could lay the foundation for using AI more broadly to advance cancer diagnosis and choice of treatment.
by Stephen Ornes
Immunotherapy drugs have led to long-lasting remissions for some cancer patients with advanced disease. They also come with a new and diverse array of side effects.
by Kate Yandell
Asking oncologists to provide survivorship care plans to help patients navigate future medical needs seemed like a slam dunk. More than a decade after an Institute of Medicine report recommended the plans, many cancer patients still don’t have them.
by Sue Rochman
Unhealthy Process | Body Image and Breast Cancer
Physician Lucy Kalanithi, widow of the author of When Breath Becomes Air, talks about aligning patients’ values with their end-of-life decisions.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Strengthening romantic relationships, looking into hospice care, and coping with health concerns after going into remission.
Cleaning for a Reason cleans the homes of women diagnosed with cancer for free.
by Brenda Conaway
Jessica Melore, NJ DeVico, Steve Nolan, Rosemarie Rogers.
Stool-based tests could increase access to colorectal cancer screening.
by Jen Tota McGivney
For adolescents and young adults who have been diagnosed with cancer, caregivers can play an influential—but often overlooked—role in providing help and support.
by Carly Flumer
The Cancer Today editorial staff selects some of the most impactful reporting and essays of 2020.
by Cancer Today Staff
Some cancer patients struggle to find transportation to their appointments. The coronavirus pandemic has further limited options for patients looking for rides.
by Anna Goshua
The incidence of cervical cancer has been decreasing in the U.S. in recent decades, aided by the implementation of human papillomavirus vaccines.
Patients with cancer have a higher risk of mortality from COVID-19, and the pandemic is disproportionately affecting racial and ethnic minorities.
As AACR Project GENIE marked its fifth anniversary, more than 7,900 individuals are registered to use the public data, and 296 papers have cited the registry.
Learning Medicare’s ABCDs
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