Fall 2022 Vol. 12 Issue 03
From the Editor-in-ChiefCancer and Aging
Cancer cells exploit an aging "infrastructure" to threaten life in those 60 and older.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Your Cancer GuideThriving as a Survivor
Learn to live well in the years after cancer treatment.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With ConfidenceNurture a Circle of Support
Leaning on others can help to make you a better caregiver.
by K.J. Bannan
Policy MattersA Call to Eliminate Inequities
The AACR Cancer Disparities Progress Report highlights the progress being made toward cancer health equity and stresses the need to address this complex public health issue.
by Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH
Caught in the Middle
Adolescents and young adults diagnosed with cancer often lag behind children and older adults in benefiting from treatment advances and social support.
by Cameron Walker
Chemo or Not?
Tumor profiling tests that predict the likelihood of distant recurrence can help some women with early-stage, hormone receptor-positive breast cancer decide on treatments after surgery.
by Kris Conner
Taking Stock of CAR T-Cell Therapy
Five years after the FDA approved the first CAR T-cell therapy, use of the treatment has expanded to many patients with blood cancer.
by Kendall K. Morgan
Survivor ProfileA Recovery Mindset
Researcher and esophageal cancer survivor Laurie Betts leans into past lessons learned, including the value of service to others, to get through cancer.
by Lindsey Konkel Neabore
Q&AStay Engaged in Life
Journalist Helen Epstein’s memoir provides a candid account of nurturing her passions during treatment, even as the world shuttered its doors during the pandemic.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Get InvolvedThe Power of Play
Pediatric cancer survivor Eric Newman launched the Roc Solid Foundation, which builds playsets for children who have cancer.
by Thomas Celona
Facts and StatsRules for Healthy Living
Updated guideline reinforces the role of plant-based foods and heart-pumping activities for cancer survivors.
by Thomas Celona
The FDA requires a warning with CAR T-cell therapies about an increased risk of cancer from the treatment. Should you be concerned?
by Sandra GordonOvercoming Lung Cancer Stigma With Understanding
Shirley Muñoz wants to use her experience as a younger lung cancer patient to break down barriers to care for her community through translation and advocacy.
by Cameron WalkerThe More You Know About Cancer Prevention
Studies found awareness gaps about cancer prevention strategies such as screening and vaccination may reduce benefits from these tactics.
by Cancer Research CatalystUsing Acupuncture and Massage to Manage Side Effects
New research finds acupuncture and massage are associated with pain reduction for patients with advanced cancer.
by Laura Gesualdi-Gilmore