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  • Encouraging Beneficial Gut Microbes

    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

  • Cancer Takes an Unequal Toll on Employment

    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

  • Cancer and Credit

    The financial burden of a cancer diagnosis can lower a patient’s credit score.

    by Shelly Rosenfeld

  • Treating Fear of Recurrence

    Cognitive behavioral therapy may help cancer survivors cope with fear of recurrence, some studies say.

    by Jon Kelvey

  • Learning the Language of Chemotherapy

    Cancer patients often do not understand words their doctors use while talking about chemotherapy, but a new video series helps explain these terms.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • Navigating Hospital Discharge Decisions

    Patients with advanced cancer often go to rehabilitation facilities after a hospital stay in hopes of gaining the strength for further treatment, but the majority do not go on to receive additional cancer therapy, a study reports.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • Misunderstandings About Cancer DNA Tests

    Many cancer patients who received genomic testing of their cancers in a clinical trial did not fully understand the purpose of the testing.

    by Emma Yasinski

  • Cancer Patients Should Receive Flu Shots

    People with cancer are at increased risk of serious complications if they get the flu. Flu shots are safe for this group, and a recent study bolsters evidence of their effectiveness.

    by Carly Weeks

  • First Ladies of Africa Issue Call to Address Cancer Crisis

    A coalition of wives of African leaders, originally dedicated to addressing HIV/AIDS, is now also taking on the growing problem of cancer.

    by Bradley D. Miller, PhD

  • Patients and Caregivers Raise Their Voices

    The fall 2019 Cancer Today tells the stories of advocates who are using the internet to amplify their voices, patients who are navigating the world of complementary medicine and researchers who are devising new immunotherapies.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

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From the AACR

  • Targeting KRAS

    After decades of failed efforts to target the elusive KRAS, encouraging data suggest KRAS could finally be dethroned from the “undruggable” category.

  • New FDA Approval

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an ovarian cancer treatment based on new biomarker.

  • Advances in Lung Cancer Research and Treatment

    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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