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  • Palliative Care Explained

    Palliative care can be offered to cancer patients at any point in their illness, beginning with the initial diagnosis. New research points to its effectiveness.

    by Melissa Weber

  • Yesterday & Today

    Everybody’s Little Buddy

    Bob Denver's portrayal of a bumbling first mate on Gilligan's Island helped make the TV sitcom a pop culture icon. Decades after the show aired, Denver was diagnosed with an uncommon variety of throat cancer.

    by Jocelyn Selim

  • Matters of the Heart

    Specialized cardio-oncology clinics are helping cancer patients avoid or manage heart problems.

    by Charlotte Huff

  • Yesterday & Today

    Comic Vision

    Charles Schulz, the creator of Peanuts, was a major figure in the history of the American comic strip. Since his death from colorectal cancer more than a decade ago, screening and new treatments have improved detection and survival.

    by Debra Gordon

  • In the Moment- Winter 2013/2014

    Owen Dodd, Mike Rose, Lauren May

  • Survivor Profile

    The Jazz Evangelist

    Even through cancer treatment, jazz pianist and radio show host Billy Foster is ensuring that jazz is passed on to future generations.

    by Jenny Song

  • India’s Rural Divide

    In the Indian state of Gujarat, an American cancer survivor finds that ongoing efforts are aiming to improve cancer awareness and services for rural women, who often do not have the same access to health care as many urban women in India.

    by Cynthia Ryan

  • A Clear Vision

    Asking the right questions can help patients living with metastatic cancer understand the risks and benefits of recommended treatments and formulate their goals more effectively.

    by Charlotte Huff

  • Beyond Survival

    As cancer survivor numbers grow and longevity increases, researchers study how to ease symptoms and side effects.

    by Melissa Weber

  • Survivor Profile

    Betting on Science

    Diagnosed with a rare and incurable blood cancer, Jack Whelan is a passionate booster for research, clinical trials and affordable treatments.

    by Betty Russell