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.
People with HIV who develop certain cancers are more likely to die from them than patients without HIV—even if they receive similar treatment.
by Jon Kelvey
After her diagnosis with ovarian cancer, Patricia Anne Ward noticed that some friends and family pulled away. She found connection outside her usual circles.
by Patricia Anne Ward
My most meaningful moments at my first cancer research conference came from embracing my experience as a patient—not as a researcher.
by Jamie Aten
Minister and thyroid cancer survivor Thurselle C. Williams speaks at conferences and events about cancer awareness and, ultimately, healing following her 2016 diagnosis.
by Erin L. Boyle
Ovarian cancer is a fairly rare cancer. It is also a deadly cancer, with only 47.6% of patients surviving for five years or longer.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a second targeted therapeutic based on tumor biomarker, not tumor origin.
Project GENIE links clinical-grade cancer genomic data with clinical outcomes from tens of thousands of cancer patients.
A Lesson in Service
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