Fall 2017 Vol. 07 Issue 03
From the Editor-in-Chief
Metabolism and Cancer
Can cancer's dependence on sugar help researchers find new targets to treat the disease?
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Your Cancer Guide
Clinical Trial Considerations
Learn what questions to ask before participating in a study.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
The Dangers of Caring Too Much
Shifting some responsibilities may empower your loved one and strengthen your relationship.
by Aimee Swartz
Breaking Down a Cancer Diagnosis
During her husband's treatment for metastatic prostate cancer, Jan Manarite learned what questions to ask. Now she shares what she learned with others.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Cancer Control in the Community
Successful public health initiatives to prevent, detect and treat cancer require widespread community participation.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Challenges Remain for Kids With Cancer
More children are being treated successfully for cancer. Yet researchers continue searching for new therapies that will help kids who don't respond to standard treatments.
by Cameron Walker
Scholarships for Survivors
Cancer survivor creates scholarship fund for young adult cancer survivors.
by Lindsey Konkel
Vaccines: Looking Within for Cancer Treatment
Researchers are testing treatment vaccines that spur the immune system to attack cancer.
by Stephen Ornes
Advocacy in Action
Lori Marx-Rubiner and AnneMarie Ciccarella met on social media and grew close through their cancer research advocacy.
by Sue Rochman
Your Question, Our Answer
Learn how to help a depressed parent with cancer.
In The Moment
Wanda Huskins, Renee Soriano, Holly Hamer.
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 GrossmanWhat We Know About Ultraprocessed Foods and Cancer Risk
Research has linked highly processed foods like deli meat to a higher risk of colorectal cancer in men.
by Jon Kelvey