For cancer patients, high-quality communication with their doctors is key.
by Jessica Gorman
Can Genetic Ancestry Help Explain Cancer Risk? | The Cancer Genome Atlas | Carrying a Heavy Burden | Confronting Lung Cancer Stigma | Choosing End-of-Life Care | Guiding Patients From Screening Through Treatment | Vitamin E and Cancer Risk
Your Cancer Guide
This checklist can help you manage job issues during or after cancer treatment.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving with Confidence
To care for your loved one, take steps to care for yourself.
by Michelle Johnston-Fleece
A survivor keeps an eye on what's ahead after a rare cancer diagnosis.
by Sue Russell
Drawing on her own struggle with the emotional pain of a cancer diagnosis and treatment, Lee Miller empowers other patients to effectively communicate with their doctors.
by Jenny Song
Renewed interest in research about metabolism, the process cells use to fuel their growth, could lead to new types of cancer treatments.
by Stephen Ornes
Yesterday & Today
Even cancer couldn't slow down James Brown.
by Jocelyn Selim
Only one-third of new cancer therapies or drug combinations tested in phase III clinical trials prove to be better than the standard of care. Researchers explain why and how they are aiming to improve the odds.
by Sue Rochman
Finding support online is getting easier. Are these groups for you?
by Melissa Weber
Myra Christopher wages a personal battle with a rare cancer while continuing to passionately advocate for patients.
by Charlotte Huff
Going With the Grain | Walk the Walk
As first lady of Moldova, Margareta Timofti aims to increase cancer awareness and survival in one of Europe’s poorest nations.
On supporting teens with cancer, reducing cancer risk and having a child after cancer.
Breast cancer survivor AnneMarie Ciccarella discovered an interest in scientific research.
by Yvonne Lee
Julia Wiley, Tony Handler, Michael B. Lawing, Lori Petitti
Doctors at cancer centers in states with record COVID-19 hospitalization rates reflect on how lessons from early in the pandemic are helping them care for patients during the current surge.
by Ashley P. Taylor
Socioeconomic factors and racism can lead to poorer health outcomes for Black Americans. Genetics may also be a factor behind increased mortality rates.
by Marci A. Landsmann
A study shows that a blood test for gastrointestinal tumor mutations gave results in a third of the time needed for solid tissue testing. Patients who received the blood test were more likely to enroll in clinical trials.
by Emma Yasinski
The Food and Drug Administration approved an immunotherapy drug for tumors with high tumor mutational burden regardless of tumor type. But some medical oncologists say it’s not clear the biomarker is valid across all cancer types.
by Anna Azvolinsky
This genome editing system allows researchers to accurately delete, add or modify specific regions of the genome.
The leading cause of liver cancer is infection with the hepatitis B virus or the hepatitis C virus.
The passing of Alex Trebek has brought pancreatic cancer into the public consciousness.
Learning Medicare’s ABCDs
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