From the Editor-In-Chief
The U.S. health care system must adapt to the needs of cancer survivors.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
A Matter of Age | Alternatives to Opioids | Treating Head and Neck Skin Cancers | In Women, Lung Cancer Rates Are Rising Worldwide | Breaking Down Breakthrough Cancer Therapies | The Devastating Impact of Muscle Wasting | What’s Next?
Your Cancer Guide
Deciding when and what to worry about can help with gaining control over fear.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving with Confidence
Healthy sleep habits should be an important part of self-care for caregivers.
by Aimee Swartz
Let your voice be heard in support of robust, sustained and predictable federal funding increases.
by George D. Demetri, MD
Breast cancer survivor Bob Riter forges connections among people affected by all types of cancer.
by Marci A. Landsmann
New tools are being integrated into the research process to ease patients’ access to clinical trials and improve their experience.
by Bradley Jones
Cancer patients are increasingly receiving treatments guided by the molecular characteristics of their cancer cells. But patients may have unequal access to testing and targeted therapies.
by Kate Yandell
Cancer and its treatment can hinder sexual intimacy, but help is available. Talking about the problem is the first step.
by Cameron Walker
Carb Connection | Make Your Move
Neuroscientist Barbara Lipska describes her experiences with symptoms of psychiatric illness caused by treatment for metastases in her brain.
Experts offer advice on accompanying a friend to a doctor’s appointment, responding to a no evidence of disease diagnosis, and sharing the results of genetic testing.
The End of Treatment Bells fundraiser helps patients mark milestones.
by Sophy Ziss
Readers share snapshots of their lives today.
A study investigates how people who have been diagnosed with cancer feel about being called survivors.
by Jen Tota McGivney
Broadening clinical trial eligibility criteria to include cancer patients who also have other health conditions could increase trial enrollment.
by Ashley P. Taylor
A study investigates whether a commonly used clinical trial endpoint, progression-free survival, can be used to predict quality of life.
by Jon Kelvey
A new vaccine is safe for cancer patients but hard to find.
by Nancy Averett
In the past few decades, most of the progress that has been made against cervical cancer has been in the areas of prevention and early detection.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration rounded out 2018 with three oncology approvals.
What are the side effects of immune checkpoint inhibitors and how do they arise?
Bob Riter: The Bridge Builder
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