FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
CAR-T cells are being rebuilt to kill cancer cells.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Targeted Chemotherapy | Drug Combo Targets Polyp Growth | FDA Acts to Curb Nicotine Use | Cloning Cancer | Putting Age in the Cancer Picture | Back to School | What’s Next?
The number of cancer survivors is growing. We must step up efforts to meet their needs.
by Elizabeth M. Jaffee, MD
YOUR CANCER GUIDE
A second opinion can provide additional information to determine the best treatment course.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
CAREGIVING WITH CONFIDENCE
Recognize the signs of a serious mental illness and get help if you need it.
by Lisa O’Leary
Janet Freeman-Daily helps put patients at the center of lung cancer research.
by Robin Meadows
People with metastatic breast cancer are demanding to be seen, counted and included in breast cancer research.
by Sue Rochman
Cancer rehabilitation can help patients before and after treatment, but it’s still not widely used.
by Cameron Walker
After decades without treatment advances, options for patients with bladder cancer are now more numerous.
by Kendall K. Morgan
Go Fish | Against the Clock
Palliative care specialist Jessica Nutik Zitter offers tips to help ensure that patients’ values guide end-of-life decisions.
by Marci A. Landsmann
A patient support expert offers guidance on how to respond to news of a friend’s cancer diagnosis.
Help with Hope delivers care packages to young people whose mother or father has received a cancer diagnosis.
by Lindsey Konkel
Tanya Waring-Hearn, Amy Rowley, Elsie Young.
A study investigates cancer care for rural children, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves a new breast cancer therapy.
by Kate Yandell
A study sheds light on the difficulty patients have in accessing their medical records, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expands approval of the human papillomavirus vaccine.
Cancer immunology researchers are awarded a Nobel Prize, and a seventh immune checkpoint inhibitor is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
A professional photographer shares advice on living in the moment after caring for his father, who had stage IV lung cancer.
by Jay Perry
A study investigates whether artificial intelligence can reduce false-positive mammograms.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new PARP inhibitor for BRCA-mutant breast cancer.
James P. Allison, PhD, a Fellow of the AACR Academy, won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his pioneering work in cancer immunotherapy.
Janet Freeman-Daily: On Lung Cancer and Blame
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