With targeted drugs, immunotherapies and treatment combinations now available, people with advanced melanoma have choices to make.
by Kendall K. Morgan
Jamil Rivers supported her husband through two serious illnesses before she was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. Her experiences as a Black woman undergoing treatment inspired her to tackle health inequities.
by Queen Muse
KRAS mutations were once thought to be resistant to drug therapy.
by Carisa Brewster
Liquid biopsy tests can find tiny amounts of disease that remain after surgery and chemotherapy.
by Kris Conner
Oncolytic viruses to treat pediatric glioma.
by Natalie Slivinski
Researchers create breast cancer prediction models tailored for Asian Americans.
by Bradley Jones
Treatments for small cell lung cancer have remained virtually the same for decades. Now, experts say that hope is on the horizon.
by Isobel Whitcomb
Are new plant-based meat alternatives a better way to satisfy burger cravings?
by Erin O’Donnell
Facts & Stats
While there are many kinds of lung cancer, screening recommendations are standard across the board.
A drug that delivers radioactive particles to prostate cancer cells increases overall survival for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman
Air pollution can increase a person’s risk of developing cancer, a burden that isn’t shared equally in every neighborhood.
by Jon Kelvey
People with cancer who are thinking about using cannabis to manage cancer-related symptoms should seek answers to some practical questions.
by Kate Yandell
A study on aging shows that cancer survivors are at higher risk of losing strength and walking more slowly compared to those with no cancer history. Exercise is one way to combat this decline.
by Marcus A. Banks
Sooner rather than later may be the best strategy for using an experimental treatment for advanced melanoma.
Olufunmilayo Olopade seeks widespread use of testing to encourage prevention and early detection of deadly cancers.
Federal funding could help cancer centers rebuild from the devastating effects of the pandemic.
Learning Medicare’s ABCDs
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