• Survivor Profile

    Changing Course

    During her treatment for breast cancer, biomedical engineer Jessica Winter challenged her laboratory to bring its discoveries to patients more quickly.

    by Chris Palmer

  • Yesterday & Today

    A Storied Life

    Literary realist John Updike used the scaffold of his own life, including his lung cancer diagnosis, to explore the shared experiences of our time.

    by Sue Rochman

  • Honor Your Body

    Coming to terms with feelings and emotions about weight gain and weight loss is often part of a cancer patient's experience.

    by Sue Rochman

  • Breaking the Blood-Brain Barrier

    Advances in treating brain metastases and reducing their side effects are bringing new hope to cancer patients.

    by Sue Rochman

  • Survivor Profile

    Stop the Silence

    Cancer survivor Cherry Sloan-Medrano works to encourage a conversation about cancer among Asians in the U.S.

    by Jenny Song

  • In the Moment- Fall 2015

    Chris Hixon, Lesley K. Glenn, Kristina Giard-Bradford.

  • Colorectal Cancer: A Troubling Trend

    More people are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer before 50, the recommended age to start screening.

    by Charlotte Huff

  • The Work-Cancer Balance

    Some patients want to work through illness and others need to, but juggling work responsibilities and treatment regimens can be a challenge.

    by Leigh Labrie

  • Yesterday & Today

    Taking Her Place

    Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman nominated for vice president on a major-party ticket, used her political prowess to advocate for women's equality. In 1998, she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma.

    by Sharlene George

  • First Person

    To Test or Not to Test

    Twenty-two years after the first of two breast cancer diagnoses, a survivor decides to undergo genetic testing.

    by Cynthia Ryan