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    Advocacy Spotlight: A Mission to Bring Awareness

    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

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    Do Patients Want Online Access to Test Results?

    A survey finds many patients prefer talking through imaging findings related to cancer with their physician rather than viewing reports online—but only if the wait for results is short.

    by Cindy Kuzma

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    Immunotherapy in the Elderly

    Immune checkpoint inhibitors can be effective treatments for elderly people with some types of advanced cancer, but more information is needed on their risks and benefits in this group.

    by Emma Yasinski

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    Why Is the Rate of Uterine Cancer Rising?

    Uterine cancer incidence is increasing in the U.S., particularly in Hispanic, Asian and black women, but obesity may play a smaller role in this change than was previously assumed.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

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    Starting a Conversation

    Palliative care physician Dawn Gross helps people talk about death by focusing on what they want during life.

    by Amy Paturel

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    Helping Cancer Survivors Sleep

    A clinical trial comparing acupuncture and cognitive behavioral therapy found that they are both helpful for people who are experiencing sleep problems after cancer treatment.

    by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

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    Cancer Care on a Native American Reservation

    For the first time, people living in the Navajo Nation who are diagnosed with cancer can get treated for the disease without leaving tribal lands.

    by Kate Yandell

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    Walking Back From Cancer

    An American expat in Norway describes how a favorite walking trail aided him during treatment and recovery.

    by Steven Ford

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    Proton Therapy Is Associated With Reduced Side Effects

    When combined with chemotherapy, the newer form of radiation comes with fewer severe side effects than standard radiation therapy, a study suggests.

    by Sue Rochman

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    So You Want to Serve on a Scientific Review Panel?

    Cancer patient advocates who review research proposals can provide valuable perspective.

    by Bob Riter, Monica Vakiner and Carole Baas

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