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.
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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