FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
DNA sequencing of blood cells may provide clues for how cancer and other illnesses develop.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
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YOUR CANCER GUIDE
Keeping your cancer diagnosis a secret can sometimes be a better option.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
CAREGIVING WITH CONFIDENCE
Gather information, know your rights and be ready to adjust.
by Diane Cameron
The meeting underscored the importance of NIH funding for cancer research.
by Elizabeth KS Barksdale, PhD
Researchers want to find out when cancer patients can benefit from receiving lower doses of drugs or radiation, shortening treatment or skipping certain treatments altogether.
by Kate Yandell
Proton therapy, an alternative to standard radiation therapy, is safe and effective. But evidence is lacking that it’s always a better option than standard radiation, and some insurers balk at the higher price tag.
by Sue Rochman
ESPN reporter Holly Rowe worked through melanoma treatment.
by Lindsey Konkel
A cancer survivor visits an Amish community and encounters resourcefulness in the face of the disease.
by Cynthia Ryan
Where There’s Smoke | Overlooking Obesity
Social activist and breast cancer survivor Letty Cottin Pogrebin shares tips on supporting friends and family members through cancer diagnosis and treatment.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Experts offer advice on seeking a therapist, sleeping with pain, and caregiving responsibilities.
Patient navigators can help cancer patients tackle the trickier points of accessing health care.
by Carisa D. Brewster
Readers share snapshots of their lives today.
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.
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