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  • Worth the Wait

    Neoadjuvant therapy—using treatments such as chemotherapy, hormone therapy or radiation to shrink a tumor or treat unseen metastases before surgery—can improve outcomes for some patients.

    by Sharon Tregaskis

  • A Modern Family

    My diagnosis with colorectal cancer at age 32 affected my fertility. As a result of my experiences, I help others who have been diagnosed with cancer understand their choices related to fertility preservation and their options for becoming a parent.

    by Allison Rosen

  • Why Are Early-Onset Cancers Rising?

    Some cancers that are most commonly diagnosed in older adults are becoming increasingly prevalent in young adults.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Facing Cancer and a Pandemic at the Same Time

    Cancer patients and their families share stories of fear, love and uncertainty as they find new ways to support each other.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • Survivor Profile

    A Sister’s Circle

    School counselor Diane Nathaniel creates communities for herself and those around her in Brooklyn and beyond. Her cancer diagnosis led her into patient advocacy.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • A Researcher Attends a Conference, This Time as a Patient Advocate

    My most meaningful moments at my first cancer research conference came from embracing my experience as a patient—not as a researcher.

    by Jamie Aten

  • The Right Dose

    Researchers want to find out when cancer patients can benefit from receiving lower doses of drugs or radiation, shortening treatment or skipping certain treatments altogether.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Coping With Trauma

    Nearly six years after being diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, disaster psychologist Jamie Aten is still learning new ways of coping with the trauma stemming from his diagnosis and treatment.

    by Jamie Aten

  • Healthy Habits

    Fiber’s Benefits

    Eating more roughage may yield benefits following a colorectal cancer diagnosis.

    by Lindsey Konkel

  • Young Colorectal Cancer Patients Are Often Misdiagnosed

    A new survey suggests that young adults with colorectal cancer struggle to receive an accurate, prompt diagnosis.

    by Bradley Jones

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From the AACR

  • Genetics of Prostate Cancer

    Although there are many factors that can increase the risk for prostate cancer, for a significant number of men it can be inherited.

  • Liver Cancer Prevention

    The leading cause of liver cancer is infection with the hepatitis B virus or the hepatitis C virus.

  • Immunotherapy Resistance

    The majority of patients’ cancers don't respond to immune checkpoint inhibition. The reasons for this resistance remain unclear.

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