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
A survey finds many patients prefer talking through imaging findings related to cancer with their physician rather than viewing reports online—but only if the wait for results is short.
by Cindy Kuzma
Immune checkpoint inhibitors can be effective treatments for elderly people with some types of advanced cancer, but more information is needed on their risks and benefits in this group.
by Emma Yasinski
Uterine cancer incidence is increasing in the U.S., particularly in Hispanic, Asian and black women, but obesity may play a smaller role in this change than was previously assumed.
by Ashley P. Taylor
Palliative care physician Dawn Gross helps people talk about death by focusing on what they want during life.
by Amy Paturel
Hillary Stires writes about a conversation with a patient advocate that changed how she thought about her work.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a second targeted therapeutic based on tumor biomarker, not tumor origin.
A congressional briefing provided information on vaccination, screening and treatment for cancers caused by the human papillomavirus.
A Lesson in Service
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