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  • Forward Look

    Watch Your Mouth

    Dental screening before treatment could stave off dental emergencies.

    by Nancy Averett

  • Q&A

    The Lost Poetry of Patient Stories

    Medical histories capture a vital snapshot of a patient’s health status. In his new book, hematologist-oncologist Mikkael A. Sekeres provides a richer narrative.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Keeping CLL in Check

    With recent advances in targeted treatments, people diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia have more options to manage the disease.

    by Kendall K. Morgan

  • Get Involved

    Filling a Void

    A mother whose son was diagnosed with Burkitt leukemia works to improve access to mental health services for teenagers.

    by Elizabeth Rosto Sitko

  • Despite Generic Imatinib, Cost of Treating CML Remains High

    The arrival of generic versions of the targeted therapy imatinib only modestly reduced the cost of treating chronic myelogenous leukemia patients, a study finds.

    by Anna Azvolinsky

  • When Cancer Becomes an Unwanted Priority

    Amanda Rose Ferraro’s leukemia diagnosis forced her to spend time at the hospital away from her 3-year-old-son. She calls focusing on her health and leaving her son “the hardest thing I have ever had to do.”

    by Amanda Rose Ferraro

  • Clinical Trials: An African American Survivor’s Experience

    Melvin Mann benefited from joining a pivotal clinical trial for chronic myelogenous leukemia, but participation came with logistical challenges.

    by Melvin Mann

  • Finding More Targets for CAR-T Cells

    CAR-T cell therapy has successfully treated some patients with leukemia and lymphoma. Researchers are looking to expand the range of cancers that will respond to the therapy.

    by Kendall K. Morgan

  • FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

    Clonal Hematopoiesis: You Are Not the Same Person You Used to Be

    DNA sequencing of blood cells may provide clues for how cancer and other illnesses develop.

    by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD

  • FORWARD LOOK

    Pediatric Leukemia Treatments Are Not Just for Kids

    Study supports using these regimens for teens and young adults.

    by Bradley Jones

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From the AACR

  • Prioritizing Vaccination

    The AACR led a contingent of 130 organizations in asking that cancer patients and survivors be granted high priority in receiving COVID-19 vaccinations.

  • Bolstering Diversity

    Eliminating disparities requires consistent effort on numerous fronts, including the development and sustenance of a diverse scientific workforce.

  • Screening During the Pandemic

    In March of last year, screenings for breast, colon and cervical cancer decreased by roughly 90% compared with historical rates.

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