New studies shine a light on the effects of a cancer diagnosis on mental health and suicide risk.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman
From the Editor-in-Chief
Is it the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning?
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Expansions in coverage and eligibility through the Affordable Care Act have made Medicaid a lifeline for many people with cancer, but benefits vary from state to state.
by Sharon Tregaskis
Many cancer patients have problems with memory or thinking that can linger for years after treatment. The cause is a mystery, but new tactics are helping many people cope with its effects.
by Stephen Ornes
Connor Joe’s grit and determination helped him return to major league baseball after surgery and chemotherapy for testicular cancer that had spread to his lung.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Your Cancer Guide
Take time to prepare for and manage your doctor visits.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Caregivers can act as teachers and liaisons for their loved ones. Here's how they can quickly get up to speed on cancer.
by K.J. Bannan
Cancer center expands pilot program to provide transportation for patients to get to appointments.
by Karen Blum
Erin Cronican, who has stage IV breast cancer, plays the lead role of a professor diagnosed with metastatic ovarian cancer in the New York City production of Wit.
Choices about screening and treatment for early-stage prostate cancer are complex and largely personal.
by Kendall K. Morgan
As outcomes improved for cancer patients in states that expanded Medicaid, disparities in survival disappeared.
by Jon Kelvey
Experts discuss shortcomings of current COVID-19 vaccines in people with cancer while highlighting possibilities of T-cell activation.
by Thomas Celona
Researchers are investigating how to match specific dietary changes with therapy to impede cancer progression.
Sooner rather than later may be the best strategy for using an experimental treatment for advanced melanoma.
Olufunmilayo Olopade seeks widespread use of testing to encourage prevention and early detection of deadly cancers.
Federal funding could help cancer centers rebuild from the devastating effects of the pandemic.
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