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  • FORWARD LOOK

    Cancer Patients Can Now Defer Student Loans

    Payments can be put off during treatment and for six months after.

    by Bradley Jones

  • FORWARD LOOK

    Lynch Syndrome Linked to More Cancers

    Study findings suggest patient screening has been too narrow.

    by Sharon Tregaskis

  • Survivor Profile

    A Lesson in Service

    Rabbi Ben David was comfortable in his role of helping those in need, but he had to rely on others after his lymphoma diagnosis. The marathon runner has returned to an active life one step at a time.

    by Lindsey Konkel

  • 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

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