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
People with cancer are at increased risk of serious complications if they get the flu. Flu shots are safe for this group, and a recent study bolsters evidence of their effectiveness.
by Carly Weeks
A coalition of wives of African leaders, originally dedicated to addressing HIV/AIDS, is now also taking on the growing problem of cancer.
by Bradley D. Miller, PhD
The fall 2019 Cancer Today tells the stories of advocates who are using the internet to amplify their voices, patients who are navigating the world of complementary medicine and researchers who are devising new immunotherapies.
by Kevin McLaughlin
In a randomized study, weight loss and home-based exercise did not improve lymphedema symptoms in breast cancer survivors.
by Anna Azvolinsky
Many factors contribute to cancer health disparities affecting members of the LGBTQ community.
The immune checkpoint inhibitor Keytruda (pembrolizumab) has been approved for use by some patients with endometrial cancer.
In the effort to include more diverse patient populations in clinical trials, good intentions can easily go awry.
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