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Cancer Types

Leukemia

  • Comorbidity: Treating the Whole Patient

    Patients with cancer often have at least one other chronic disease. Researchers hope to shine a light on how conditions and treatments interact in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and other cancer types.

    by Eric Fitzsimmons

  • Cracking the Code of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

    Testing for chromosomal abnormalities and gene mutations helps to direct treatment for patients with AML.

    by Kendall K. Morgan

  • Forward Look

    CAR T Cells for Blood Cancer Patients

    Researchers aim to minimize disease relapses by targeting multiple proteins.

    by Erin O'Donnell

  • Survivor Profile

    Breaking Down Barriers

    Cancer researcher Vicky Forster draws from her own experience with childhood leukemia to emphasize patient voices in cancer research.

    by Bradley Jones

  • More Data on COVID-19 Vaccination and Cancer

    Studies indicate that many people with cancer have an antibody response to the vaccines, but this response may be reduced or absent in certain patients.

    by Anna Goshua

  • 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

  • Searching the Blood for Signs of Altered Immunity

    The immune systems of people with blood cancer respond differently to infection with the coronavirus than the immune systems of people without cancer or with solid tumors.

    by Kate Yandell

  • A Drive for Diversity

    African Americans are underrepresented in the Be The Match bone marrow donor registry. Patient advocates are working to change that.

    by Jon Kelvey

  • 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

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