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.
Nutritional epidemiologist Carrie Daniel-MacDougall discusses research suggesting that what patients eat affects their gut microbes—and could influence cancer immunotherapy response.
by Anna Azvolinsky
In a study of women with breast cancer in North Carolina, those who lived in rural areas or were black were more likely than urban white women to report negative changes in their employment.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman
The financial burden of a cancer diagnosis can lower a patient’s credit score.
by Shelly Rosenfeld
Cognitive behavioral therapy may help cancer survivors cope with fear of recurrence, some studies say.
by Jon Kelvey
After decades of failed efforts to target the elusive KRAS, encouraging data suggest KRAS could finally be dethroned from the “undruggable” category.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an ovarian cancer treatment based on new biomarker.
Lung cancer—one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States—is an area of intense research and clinical development.
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