From the Editor-in-Chief
Altering the gut microbiota and microbiome could become a strategy for cancer prevention and treatment.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
What Is CRISPR? | Longer Treatment May Benefit Some Breast Cancer Patients | Addressing Depression in Adult Cancer Survivors | The Impact of Rising Drug Costs | Report Links Excess Weight to Eight More Cancer Types | Little Consensus on Ovarian Cancer Monitoring | No Link Found Between IVF and Breast Cancer Risk | World Cancer Day: Accelerating Progress
Your Cancer Guide
A cancer diagnosis can prompt survivors to question or deepen their faith.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Take these steps to delegate responsibilities and strike a balance.
by Liz Seegert
A breast cancer survivor recounts how she became a resource for others.
by Cynthia Ryan
Conflicting and changing cancer screening guidelines have led to uncertainty and controversy. Can screening recommendations tailored for groups or individuals enhance benefits and reduce harms?
by Kate Yandell
Susan Leighton, a 19-year survivor, is a powerful advocate for ovarian cancer research. Her advocacy, which began locally in northern Alabama, has reached the National Cancer Institute and the Department of Defense.
by Sue Rochman
Oncologists and researchers are looking for new drug combinations that extend patient survival without worsening side effects, but it's a daunting task.
by Stephen Ornes
A cancer survivor embarks on a spiritual journey to Poland and finds inspiration in a local cancer hospital.
Reaping Grains' Benefits | Put a Cork in It
Cancer survivor Ann Ogden Gaffney left her job in fashion to teach other cancer survivors how to cook.
Coping with a difficult parent, sexual activity during treatment, and talking with children about inheritable cancers.
A diverse donor pool benefits patients in need of bone marrow transplants.
by Lindsey Konkel
Darla Moore, Janiela Roachford, Roseanne Venturino.
Cancer patient advocates who review research proposals can provide valuable perspective.
by Bob Riter, Monica Vakiner and Carole Baas
Research shows prominent cancer hospitals have different surgical outcomes than their affiliates.
by Marci A. Landsmann
A small study shows that keeping ice chips in the mouth during oxaliplatin chemotherapy may prevent cold sensitivity, a common oral side effect.
by Anna Azvolinsky
Nearly six years after being diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, disaster psychologist Jamie Aten is still learning new ways of coping with the trauma stemming from his diagnosis and treatment.
by Jamie Aten
The Philadelphia Science Festival offered kids and their families the opportunity to learn about science.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved new therapies for bladder, lung and kidney cancer.
Exposure to environmental carcinogens is a modifiable factor linked to cancer.
A Lesson in Service
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