From the Editor-in-Chief
Paying attention to the social determinants of health will promote greater equity in cancer outcomes for all.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Measuring the Lifelong Impact of Cancer Treatment on Quality of Life | Getting to the Point | Creating More Inclusive Clinical Trials | Cancer Screening for the LGBTQ Community | What’s Next
Your Cancer Guide
Honor your own needs to establish a strong foundation for healing.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Not all patients follow doctors’ orders, which can be frustrating for their caregivers.
by Karen J. Bannan
The FDA is taking several steps to restrict and reduce e-cigarette use among youth.
by Carmine S. Leggett, PhD
Advances in precision medicine and immunotherapy have led to better treatments for many patients with advanced lung cancer. But having a wider selection of therapies to choose from can make treatments more complex.
by Kendall K. Morgan
Medha Deoras-Sutliff’s experience with breast cancer fueled her interest in advocacy for breast cancer patients and, more recently, her support for research on rare cancers.
by Lindsey Konkel
Neoadjuvant therapy—using treatments such as chemotherapy, hormone therapy or radiation to shrink a tumor or treat unseen metastases before surgery—can improve outcomes for some patients.
by Sharon Tregaskis
Medicare was established to help provide affordable health care coverage for older Americans. But Medicare beneficiaries with cancer can still face financial burdens related to their care.
by Kate Yandell
Know Your Exposure | Ripe for the Picking
Medical histories capture a vital snapshot of a patient’s health status. In his new book, hematologist-oncologist Mikkael A. Sekeres provides a richer narrative.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Experts offer advice on making caregiving work, the challenges of telemedicine, and absent friends.
A helping hand for pet owners receiving cancer treatment.
by Jackie Oshiro
Facts and Stats
The advent of checkpoint inhibitors has broadened the range of cancer patients able to take advantage of immunotherapy.
Amid the ongoing pandemic, Cancer Today continues to cover cancer research and treatment while also reporting on the many ways COVID-19 has impacted people with cancer.
by Kevin McLaughlin
Survivorship care plans can prepare cancer patients to get the best medical care and maintain their quality of life following treatment.
by Carly Flumer
A trial of the targeted therapy Tagrisso (osimertinib) for early-stage lung cancer finds that patients who take it go longer without having a cancer recurrence. Whether that should change clinical practice is under discussion.
by Ashley P. Taylor
A new version of the American Cancer Society’s cervical cancer screening guideline says screening can start at a later age and highlights human papillomavirus testing as the preferred method.
by Anna Azvolinsky
In an interview, Carl June discusses CAR-T cell therapy, as well as his own experience with COVID-19.
A meeting on lymphoma covered diverse topics, ranging from immunotherapeutic strategies to advances in single-cell analyses to health disparities.
The inaugural Cancer Disparities Progress Report highlights the urgent need to reduce cancer health disparities and achieve health equity for all people.
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