cancer talk
  • Parking Costs Take a Hidden Toll on Cancer Patients

    People with cancer can pay significant costs for parking at cancer centers while receiving their treatment, a study finds.

    by Marcus A. Banks

  • A Modern Family

    My diagnosis with colorectal cancer at age 32 affected my fertility. As a result of my experiences, I help others who have been diagnosed with cancer understand their choices related to fertility preservation and their options for becoming a parent.

    by Allison Rosen

  • Treating Cancer Patients With COVID-19: A New York City Experience

    An analysis of cancer patients who were infected with the coronavirus and treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City suggests certain risk factors may predict more severe COVID-19.

    by Anna Azvolinsky

  • What is a Super Responder?

    Researchers are investigating why certain patients have an exceptional response to a particular drug.

    by Bradley Jones

  • Why Are Early-Onset Cancers Rising?

    Some cancers that are most commonly diagnosed in older adults are becoming increasingly prevalent in young adults.

    by Kate Yandell

  • COVID-19 Exposes Health Inequities

    At a symposium held during a virtual meeting of cancer researchers, panelists discussed the disproportionate impact COVID-19 has had on Black and Latino Americans, as well as members of other minority groups.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • Pediatric Oncologists Underestimate Needs of Minority Parents

    Research describes how communication gaps can shift extra burden to parents who are members of ethnic and racial minority groups.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Pushing Progress Forward

    NCI Director Norman E. “Ned” Sharpless addresses disparities and maps out plans for the future amid “profound upheaval.”

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • Cancer and Older Adults: Can Oncologists Do Better?

    Geriatric assessment reduces toxicity from treatment and improves quality of life in older adults with cancer.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Why Skip a Dose?

    A survey of over 1,000 breast cancer patients prescribed endocrine therapy sheds light on low adherence.

    by Emma Yasinski