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  • Life After Pediatric Brain Cancer

    Survivors of pediatric brain or spinal cord tumors can have cognitive and physical impairments. Researchers say that these deficits can be minimized with the right interventions.

    by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

  • The Long-Term Effects of Cancer

    Adolescent and young adult cancer survivors need to be monitored for delayed treatment side effects, including problems affecting the endocrine system, researchers say.

    by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

  • Forward Look

    Some Young Survivors Have Higher Heart Disease Risk

    Risk is especially increased in survivors who are African-American, lack health insurance or have public insurance, or live in neighborhoods with low socioeconomic status.

    by Dara Chadwick

  • Bill Aims to Improve Childhood Cancer Research

    The STAR Act passes in the U.S. House of Representatives.

    by Brad Jones

  • Q&A

    Keeping Options Open

    Research scientist Teresa Woodruff is determined to make fertility preservation accessible to more young adults and children with cancer.

    by Delia O'Hara

  • Forward Look

    Young Survivors at Risk for HPV-Related Cancers

    Study finds low vaccination rates among teen survivors.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Survivor Profile

    A Second Chance

    After the deaths of her sister and mother from cancer and a bout with osteosarcoma as a teenager, Court Simmons vowed to “do something amazing” with her life. Her goal is to be a pediatric oncology nurse.

    by Lindsey Konkel

  • Forward Look

    More Options for Adolescents in Clinical Trials

    New recommendations support inclusion of teens in adult studies.

    by Susan Kreimer

  • Survivor Profile

    Reasons to Dream

    Despite a metastatic lung cancer diagnosis, Emily Bennett Taylor was able to look beyond the illness in 2012 to her dream of raising a family. Today, with no evidence of disease, she is the mother of two baby girls.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Q&A

    A Rare Drive

    Chordoma survivor Josh Sommer brings together researchers and patients to develop better treatments for an uncommon cancer.

    by Kate Yandell

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From the AACR

  • Liquid Biopsy: Promises and Problems

    Liquid biopsy, which is often performed using a simple blood draw, can tell scientists about cancer DNA in the blood.

  • New FDA Approvals

    The past month has seen the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expand the use of four anticancer therapeutics and approve a new one.

  • The Cancer Microenvironment

    The “seed and soil” theory of metastasis holds that metastases develop only when the seeds (tumor cells) and the soil (the organ microenvironment) interact in certain ways.

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​Editor-in-Chief William G. Nelson Discusses Cancer Today​

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