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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

  • Learning Medicare’s ABCDs

    Medicare was established to help provide affordable health care coverage for older Americans. But Medicare beneficiaries with cancer can still face financial burdens related to their care.

    by Kate Yandell

  • More Choices to Treat Lung Cancer

    Advances in precision medicine and immunotherapy have led to better treatments for many patients with advanced lung cancer. But having a wider selection of therapies to choose from can make treatments more complex.

    by Kendall K. Morgan

  • Survivor Profile

    An Unlikely Pivot

    Medha Deoras-Sutliff's experience with breast cancer fueled her interest in advocacy for breast cancer patients and, more recently, her support for research on rare cancers.

    by Lindsey Konkel

  • Forward Look

    What’s Next? Fall 2020

    A therapeutic vaccine targeting advanced cervical cancer.

    by Anna Azvolinsky

  • Planning to Survive

    Survivorship care plans can prepare cancer patients to get the best medical care and maintain their quality of life following treatment.

    by Carly Flumer

  • Targeted Therapy for Early-Stage Lung Cancer?

    A trial of the targeted therapy Tagrisso (osimertinib) for early-stage lung cancer finds that patients who take it go longer without having a cancer recurrence. Whether that should change clinical practice is under discussion.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • Cervical Cancer Screening Guideline Updated

    A new version of the American Cancer Society's cervical cancer screening guideline says screening can start at a later age and highlights human papillomavirus testing as the preferred method.

    by Anna Azvolinsky

  • A Missed Conversation

    Despite national guidelines urging oncologists to bring up risks of infertility posed by cancer treatment, many young cancer patients are never told about these risks or counseled on their fertility preservation options.

    by Marcus A. Banks

  • Anal Cancer Diagnoses and Deaths Are Rising in the U.S.

    Study underscores importance of early detection and prevention.

    by Jane Langille