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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

  • Our Own Words

    People with cancer and their loved ones find ways for their voices to be heard without filters.

    by Bradley Jones

  • Survivor Profile

    Still in the Game

    ESPN reporter Holly Rowe worked through melanoma treatment.

    by Lindsey Konkel

  • Q&A

    Dissecting Mental Illness

    Neuroscientist Barbara Lipska describes her experiences with symptoms of psychiatric illness caused by treatment for metastases in her brain.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Pembrolizumab Shows Further Promise for Melanoma

    In a phase III clinical trial, pembrolizumab yielded a 75.4 percent recurrence-free survival rate after 12 months among patients whose stage III melanoma tumors had been fully resected.

    by Brad Jones

  • Forward Look

    Tackling Drug Resistance

    Researchers are studing new ways to keep treatments working longer.

    by Stephen Ornes

  • Survivor Profile

    Living in the Here and Now

    A metastatic melanoma survivor is hopeful but realistic as new treatments become available.

    by Jenny Song

  • Forward Look

    Cancer Immunotherapies Continue to Make Headway

    Drugs that harness the power of the immune system gain new approvals.

    by Alexandra Goho

  • Survivor Profile

    Knowing Her Options

    When Christina McEvoy was diagnosed with stage IV melanoma, she took the reins of her care, traveling more than 600 miles for treatment and returning home to help other melanoma survivors.

    by Melissa Davlin

  • First Person

    Keeping Sight of Hope

    A survivor keeps an eye on what's ahead after a rare cancer diagnosis.

    by Sue Russell

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From the AACR

  • AACR Annual Meeting

    For the second consecutive year, this year’s AACR Annual Meeting will take place in a virtual format. Read this user's guide to the meeting.

  • Celebrating Women in Science

    Since the founding of the American Association for Cancer Research more than 100 years ago, women have played many pivotal roles.

  • Addressing Racial Disparities

    The AACR collaborated with the Food and Drug Administration to examine under-representation of African Americans in multiple myeloma clinical trials.

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