From the Editor-in-Chief
Strategies for prostate cancer screening and surveillance are still being refined.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Cancer Today's Winter 2015/2016 issue describes advances in lung cancer, big data and more.
by Kevin McLaughlin
Should the Age to Buy Cigarettes Be 21? | Reducing Re-excision | Coming Out About Cancer | The Oncology Nurse Will See You Now | Uterine Cancer Rates on the Rise | Cancer Immunotherapies Continue to Make Headway
Your Cancer Guide
Live for today, but plan for tomorrow and beyond.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Make time for yourself so you can be strong for your loved ones.
by Marc Silver
Big data, using high-powered computers to gather and analyze massive amounts of patient information, promises to revolutionize cancer care. But experts say patient concerns about privacy and other issues must be addressed.
by Stephen Ornes
During her treatment for breast cancer, biomedical engineer Jessica Winter challenged her laboratory to bring its discoveries to patients more quickly.
by Chris Palmer
Yesterday & Today
Literary realist John Updike used the scaffold of his own life, including his lung cancer diagnosis, to explore the shared experiences of our time.
by Sue Rochman
While much of the Western world was tightening restrictions on smoking, one European nation, the Netherlands, found itself embroiled in a political struggle between individual freedoms and public health.
by Cynthia Ryan
Coming to terms with feelings and emotions about weight gain and weight loss is often part of a cancer patient's experience.
Fuel Up With a Smoothie | Get Your Move On
Author Judith Kelman describes how cancer patients benefit from writing about their personal stories.
by Betty Russell
Staying healthy with a compromised immune system, dealing with a second cancer diagnosis, and determining if treatment side effects are normal or not.
Cindy's Legacy provides financial support to families who are affected by cancer.
by Eileen Glanton Loftus
Jared Levinthall, Carol Dellinger, Anne Ha.
A study illuminates the alcohol consumption habits of cancer survivors.
by Jen Tota McGivney
A father with metastatic kidney cancer embraces moments with his 3-year-old son while pondering how he’ll be remembered.
by Adam P. Stern
The number of cancer patients and survivors visiting emergency departments for opioid overdoses more than doubled between 2006 and 2015, but overdoses are still uncommon in this group.
by Emma Yasinski
A study shows that some cancer patients wish they had known more about possible adverse effects of treatment.
by Jon Kelvey
Cervical cancer now accounts for less than 1% of cancer-related deaths among women in the United States.
The first new anti-cancer therapeutics approved in 2020 are for the treatment of two different types of soft tissue sarcoma.
Imaging a patient’s cancer—and the responses generated by the immune system—can provide information that may guide treatment decisions.
Handle With Care
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