• Forward Look

    Young Survivors at Risk for HPV-Related Cancers

    Study finds low vaccination rates among teen survivors.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Going Off-Label

    Physicians are legally permitted to prescribe drugs approved for one purpose to be used for another, a practice called off-label prescribing. The rise of targeted therapies and immunotherapies is creating new challenges for navigating off-label options.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Forward Look

    Radiation Appointments Are Numerous, And Necessary

    New study shows impact of missed treatments.

    by Marilyn Fenichel

  • Yesterday & Today

    Everybody’s Little Buddy

    Bob Denver’s portrayal of a bumbling first mate on Gilligan's Island helped make the TV sitcom a pop culture icon. Decades after the show aired, Denver was diagnosed with an uncommon variety of throat cancer.

    by Jocelyn Selim


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.



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


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