When visiting a friend or family member who is sick, it’s good to leave platitudes at the door.
by Michael Gavaghen
Rabbi Ben David was comfortable in his role of helping those in need, but he had to rely on others after his lymphoma diagnosis. The marathon runner has returned to an active life one step at a time.
by Lindsey Konkel
Readers share snapshots of their lives today.
Breast cancer survivor Bob Riter forges connections among people affected by all types of cancer.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Neuroscientist Barbara Lipska describes her experiences with symptoms of psychiatric illness caused by treatment for metastases in her brain.
Tanya Waring-Hearn, Amy Rowley, Elsie Young.
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
At first, I wanted to hide my cancer diagnosis. My son showed me what a mistake that was.
by Lenn Robbins
Cancer patient advocates who review research proposals can provide valuable perspective.
by Bob Riter, Monica Vakiner and Carole Baas
Research shows prominent cancer hospitals have different surgical outcomes than their affiliates.
A small study shows that keeping ice chips in the mouth during oxaliplatin chemotherapy may prevent cold sensitivity, a common oral side effect.
by Anna Azvolinsky
Nearly six years after being diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, disaster psychologist Jamie Aten is still learning new ways of coping with the trauma stemming from his diagnosis and treatment.
by Jamie Aten
The Philadelphia Science Festival offered kids and their families the opportunity to learn about science.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved new therapies for bladder, lung and kidney cancer.
Therapeutics that target two proteins called cyclin-dependent kinase 4 (CDK4) and CDK6 are used to treat breast cancer.
A Lesson in Service
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