From the Editor-in-Chief
Research is leading to treatments that target cancer’s support system.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Sexual Health in Adolescent and Young Adult Survivors | First CAR-T Cell Therapy Approved for Multiple Myeloma | Going Flat | The Impact of HPV Vaccination | What’s Next?
Your Cancer Guide
Cancer survivors can build routines to address their needs during and after treatment.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
A little bit of planning can help streamline cancer care, even when you are caregiving from afar.
by Karen J. Bannan
Cancer screenings and clinical trials have been seriously disrupted by the pandemic.
by Nicholas Warren, PhD
Tumor testing can help determine whether certain cancers are likely to respond to immunotherapy drugs.
by Kendall K. Morgan
Cancer researcher Vicky Forster draws from her own experience with childhood leukemia to emphasize patient voices in cancer research.
by Bradley Jones
The rapid development of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines could spark advances in similar treatments for cancer.
by Stephen Ornes
Health care providers and communities are making strides toward ensuring equity in cancer treatment.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Low-Budget Eats | Fighting Fit
When Liza Marshall was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer, she and her husband, oncologist John Marshall, had to chart new waters.
Ensuring that doctors respect your cultural background, addressing anxiety caused by the pandemic, and discussing end-of-life plans.
Students Lara Jabbour and Nazanin Nayeri work to cheer up hospital staff and patients.
Facts and Stats
A knowledge of the different types of skin cancer can help you remain vigilant.
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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