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  • Cancer Diagnoses and Research Continue

    Amid the ongoing pandemic, Cancer Today continues to cover cancer research and treatment while also reporting on the many ways COVID-19 has impacted people with cancer.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • Planning to Survive

    Survivorship care plans can prepare cancer patients to get the best medical care and maintain their quality of life following treatment.

    by Carly Flumer

  • Targeted Therapy for Early-Stage Lung Cancer?

    A trial of the targeted therapy Tagrisso (osimertinib) for early-stage lung cancer finds that patients who take it go longer without having a cancer recurrence. Whether that should change clinical practice is under discussion.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • Cervical Cancer Screening Guideline Updated

    A new version of the American Cancer Society’s cervical cancer screening guideline says screening can start at a later age and highlights human papillomavirus testing as the preferred method.

    by Anna Azvolinsky

  • Support Grows for Making Transfusions a Part of Hospice

    Blood cancer patients have low rates of enrollment in hospice. One barrier to enrollment is that many hospices do not provide blood transfusions.

    by Jon Kelvey

  • A Missed Conversation

    Despite national guidelines urging oncologists to bring up risks of infertility posed by cancer treatment, many young cancer patients are never told about these risks or counseled on their fertility preservation options.

    by Marcus A. Banks

  • Anal Cancer Diagnoses and Deaths Are Rising in the U.S.

    Study underscores importance of early detection and prevention.

    by Jane Langille

  • In It for the Long Haul

    Doctors and researchers met online to discuss how the coronavirus pandemic changed cancer care in its early months, as well as how they can improve care and advocate for patients going forward.

    by Kate Yandell

  • The Pandemic’s Impact on Cancer Screening and Detection

    Delays in cancer screening and diagnosis due to the COVID-19 pandemic put people at risk.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • The Return to Work

    What happens if your workplace reopens before you’re ready to return or you’re an essential worker? For some people who have been diagnosed with cancer, accommodations may be possible.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

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From the AACR

  • A CAR-T Cell Therapy Pioneer

    In an interview, Carl June discusses CAR-T cell therapy, as well as his own experience with COVID-19.

  • Advances in Lymphoma

    A meeting on lymphoma covered diverse topics, ranging from immunotherapeutic strategies to advances in single-cell analyses to health disparities.

  • Cancer Disparities Progress Report

    The inaugural Cancer Disparities Progress Report highlights the urgent need to reduce cancer health disparities and achieve health equity for all people.

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