From the Editor-in-Chief
Research teams have been highly successful in discovering cancer breakthroughs.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
An Overlooked Long-Term Side Effect | Be Alert to Heart Health | FDA Approves First Biosimilar Cancer Therapy | Tobacco’s Global Reach | Tracking Treatment Side Effects Benefits Cancer Patients | Routine Health Care for Cancer Survivors | Young Survivors at Risk for HPV-Related Cancers
Your Cancer Guide
Prepare to be open with children when cancer treatment has stopped working.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Don't let cancer get in the way of scheduling future activities.
by Aimee Swartz
Protections contained in the Affordable Care Act that benefit cancer patients and survivors shoulds be preserved in any effort to replace or repeal the act.
by Gilbert S. Omenn, MD, PhD
Caregivers for cancer patients find themselves playing a complex and vital role as care shifts from the hospital to the home.
by Kate Yandell
Researchers are trying to understand brain cancer at the molecular level. Their goal is to find new, more effective therapies for this hard-to-treat disease.
by Stephen Ornes
As efforts to change or repeal the Affordable Care Act continue, health care bills keep piling up for many cancer patients and caregivers.
by Sue Rochman
After the deaths of her sister and mother from cancer and a bout with osteosarcoma as a teenager, Court Simmons vowed to “do something amazing” with her life. Her goal is to be a pediatric oncology nurse.
by Lindsey Konkel
A Bacterial Link | Another Reason to Floss
Cancer epidemiologist Cornelia Ulrich discusses research that explores how fat cells and cancer cells communicate.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Helping a parent who is reluctant to report her symptoms, responding to those who want to assign blame for cancer, and assessing new treatments with your doctor.
Cancer to 5K offers exercise training and support to cancer survivors at all fitness levels.
by Brenda Conaway
Lauren Chiarello Mika, Sandy Russell, Christopher Rios.
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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