Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer
Chemobrain: It’s Not Your Imagination
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
From the Editor-in-Chief
Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults
Patients in this age group have particular needs, and cancer centers are beginning to tailor programs for them.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
vol 11 | issue 01
Maintaining relationships through cancer, feeling unappreciated as a caregiver, and finding information that's relevant to young people with cancer.
Colorectal Cancer Screenings at Home
Stool-based tests could increase access to colorectal cancer screening.
by Jen Tota McGivney
When Young Adults Need Care
For adolescents and young adults who have been diagnosed with cancer, caregivers can play an influential—but often overlooked—role in providing help and support.
by Carly Flumer
Getting Serious About Depression
Cancer survivors have higher rates of depression than the general population, but many don't know help is available.
by Cameron Walker
More Choices to Treat Lung Cancer
Advances in precision medicine and immunotherapy have led to better treatments for many patients with advanced lung cancer. But having a wider selection of therapies to choose from can make treatments more complex.
by Kendall K. Morgan
An Unlikely Pivot
Medha Deoras-Sutliff's experience with breast cancer fueled her interest in advocacy for breast cancer patients and, more recently, her support for research on rare cancers.
by Lindsey Konkel
A Missed Conversation
Despite national guidelines urging oncologists to bring up risks of infertility posed by cancer treatment, many young cancer patients are never told about these risks or counseled on their fertility preservation options.
by Marcus A. Banks
The Return to Work
What happens if your workplace reopens before you're ready to return or you're an essential worker? For some people who have been diagnosed with cancer, accommodations may be possible.
by Jen Tota McGivney