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.
New studies find that electronic cigarettes trail other methods in helping people quit smoking, but they are growing in popularity among teens.
by Teresa BergenA Look at Disparities Across Cancer Care
A new AACR report tracks progress in addressing cancer health disparities and identifies work that still needs to be done.
by Eric FitzsimmonsCredit Agencies to Remove Some Medical Debt From Reports
Changes to what medical debt is included in credit reports could give patients more time to resolve outstanding bills.
by Karon WarrenThe Mental Toll of a Cancer Diagnosis
New studies shine a light on the effects of a cancer diagnosis on mental health and suicide risk.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman