Advances in screening and treatment mean there are more cancer survivors than ever, but survivors who struggle to work can face difficulty getting disability payments.
by Jen Tota McGivney
Testing children with cancer for hereditary mutations could impact their treatment and provide information relevant to other family members.
by Marcus A. Banks
Researchers are investigating who is at greatest risk for radiation-induced cancers.
by Kate Yandell
For people with melanoma who receive immune checkpoint inhibitors after surgery, side effects can remain even after treatment has been completed. These chronic side effects are most often mild.
by Anna Goshua
Scientists discussed the mechanisms of chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment at a session dedicated to symptom science at the AACR Annual Meeting 2021.
by Marci A. Landsmann
The immune systems of people with blood cancer respond differently to infection with the coronavirus than the immune systems of people without cancer or with solid tumors.
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Patients in this age group have particular needs, and cancer centers are beginning to tailor programs for them.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Several targeted drugs were approved in 2020 to treat the most common type of lung cancer.
by Ashley P. Taylor
Some rectal cancer patients may safely avoid life-altering surgery.
by Kristine Conner
Aspirin can be taken daily to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer, but it’s not recommended for everyone.
by Bradley Jones
At a patient advocate event, researchers discussed how to extend the benefits of immunotherapy to more people.
by Kevin McLaughlin
The Opening Plenary session of the virtual AACR Annual Meeting reviewed some of the mechanisms behind diet’s role in cancer.
The Food and Drug Administration announced it would pursue a ban on menthol combustible cigarettes and flavored cigars.
By collecting data from institutions around the world, Project GENIE enables research into rare disease types and patient populations.
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