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  • Forward Look

    It Takes a Village

    Improving pediatric cancer care in developing countries

    by Leah Lawrence

  • Yesterday & Today

    Who Loves Ya, Baby?

    Telly Savalas met his match in bladder cancer. Earlier diagnosis and more aggressive treatment might have made a difference.

    by Jocelyn Selim

  • Forward Look

    Paying a Steep Price

    New laws are pushing health insurers to make oral cancer drugs affordable.

    by Betty Russell

  • Forward Look

    The Proof of the Proton Is in the Result

    Proton beam radiation therapy is expensive and controversial.

    by Stephen Ornes

  • Survivor Profile

    Macho Man

    Carlos De La Cuesta is redefining manhood after prostate cancer.

    by Jocelyn Selim

  • Q&A

    The Legacy of Henrietta Lacks

    Author Rebecca Skloot reflects on the contributions of one woman to science and the importance of informed consent in human research.

    by Alexandra Goho

  • Forward Look

    Orphan Drugs Still Find a Home

    Thirty years on, landmark federal legislation continues to benefit patients with rare cancers.

    by Emily Gertz

  • Forward Look

    Kids in Action

    Young cancer survivors can benefit from tailored fitness programs.

    by Rabiya Tuma

  • Yesterday & Today

    The Amazing Ride

    Sally Ride's life was cut short by pancreatic cancer. But as the first American woman in space, she still inspires girls to pursue careers in science–and reach for the stars.

    by Alexandra Goho

  • Survivor Profile

    Let’s Talk: Lee Miller

    Drawing on her own struggle with the emotional pain of a cancer diagnosis and treatment, Lee Miller empowers other patients to effectively communicate with their doctors.

    by Jenny Song