Fall 2014 Vol. 04 Issue 03
Eat to Live
Managing your weight can help reduce your risk for cancer or cancer recurrence.
by Kevin McLaughlin
Your Cancer Guide
Making Tough Choices
Use these pointers to ease some of the burden associated with difficult treatment decisions.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
A Community Effort
Local programs within Native American communities are at the forefront of an effort to increase cancer screening and reduce cancer deaths.
by Sue Rochman
Life and Health After Childhood Cancer
Survival for children with cancer has improved dramatically, but longer life has revealed long-term health concerns.
by Sharon Reynolds
Speak from the Heart
Connect with your partner by being honest about your emotions.
by Roanne Weisman
Striking a Balance
Setting clear goals can help you give back to others while taking care of yourself.
by Cynthia Ryan
The Weight of Obesity on Cancer Patients
Overweight and obese patients face worse side effects and survival odds than others with the same cancer. New efforts aim to help them get better care, become healthier and live longer.
by Melissa Weber
Closing the Cancer Care Gap
Health economist and breast cancer survivor Felicia Knaul's mission, which first started as a grassroots effort to increase breast cancer screening in Mexico, has expanded to address cancer care inequities around the world.
by Alexandra Goho
Yesterday & Today
More Than a Girl Singer
Rosemary Clooney rebounded from a troubled marriage, addictions and mental illness to enjoy a long singing career. Since her death from lung cancer in 2002, treatment advances have offered some hope to other patients.
by Marilyn Fenichel
John P. Pierce highlights the role of public health campaigns in cutting cancer risk.
by Susan FitzGerald
Your Questions, Our Answers
Dealing with chemo brain, keeping fit during treatment, and addressing caregiver depression.
A Canvas for Cancer
Elizabeth's Canvas offers free art classes to those affected by cancer.
by Leigh Zaleski
In the Moment
Jonah Eller-Isaacs, Mary Ganley, Erica Campbell.
AACR patient advocate forum explores how new clinical trial designs are accelerating drug testing.
by Thomas CelonaFinding Your Niche
Support groups offer community for people with cancer in a world that doesn’t understand their experience.
by Carly FlumerMaking Informed Consent Accessible
Confusing informed consent forms are a common barrier to clinical trial participation. Researchers ask how they can be better designed for patients.
by Sandra GordonKeep That Colonoscopy Appointment
Experts weigh in on a recent study appearing to show that colonoscopy had lower-than-expected efficacy for preventing colorectal cancer.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman