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.
Doctors at cancer centers in states with record COVID-19 hospitalization rates reflect on how lessons from early in the pandemic are helping them care for patients during the current surge.
by Ashley P. Taylor
Socioeconomic factors and racism can lead to poorer health outcomes for Black Americans. Genetics may also be a factor behind increased mortality rates.
by Marci A. Landsmann
A study shows that a blood test for gastrointestinal tumor mutations gave results in a third of the time needed for solid tissue testing. Patients who received the blood test were more likely to enroll in clinical trials.
by Emma Yasinski
The Food and Drug Administration approved an immunotherapy drug for tumors with high tumor mutational burden regardless of tumor type. But some medical oncologists say it’s not clear the biomarker is valid across all cancer types.
by Anna Azvolinsky
This genome editing system allows researchers to accurately delete, add or modify specific regions of the genome.
The leading cause of liver cancer is infection with the hepatitis B virus or the hepatitis C virus.
The passing of Alex Trebek has brought pancreatic cancer into the public consciousness.
Learning Medicare’s ABCDs
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