• October 22: The Week in Cancer News

    Researchers suggest Black women should be screened for breast cancer at age 40, and a couple reflect on how a cancer diagnosis affected their adoption journey.

    by Bradley Jones

  • Survivor Profile

    A Plan of Action

    Jamil Rivers supported her husband through two serious illnesses before she was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. Her experiences as a Black woman undergoing treatment inspired her to tackle health inequities.

    by Queen Muse

  • Oncology Takes on Cannabis

    People take cannabis to treat an array of cancer-related symptoms and side effects. Legal prohibitions have stymied attempts at research into cannabis in cancer patients, but doctors are finding creative ways to study its effects.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Practical Considerations for Cannabis

    People with cancer who are thinking about using cannabis to manage cancer-related symptoms should seek answers to some practical questions.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Rethinking Clinical Trials

    Could changes spurred by safety concerns during the pandemic make clinical trials more accessible to patients?

    by Charlotte Huff

  • More Options for Treating Melanoma

    With targeted drugs, immunotherapies and treatment combinations now available, people with advanced melanoma have choices to make.

    by Kendall K. Morgan

  • Exercise, Cancer and Aging

    A study on aging shows that cancer survivors are at higher risk of losing strength and walking more slowly compared to those with no cancer history. Exercise is one way to combat this decline.

    by Marcus A. Banks

  • Open Medical Records: Pros and Cons

    Patients now have full access to their online medical records. What are the benefits and downsides?

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • Survivor Profile

    Breaking Down Barriers

    Cancer researcher Vicky Forster draws from her own experience with childhood leukemia to emphasize patient voices in cancer research.

    by Bradley Jones

  • Survivor Profile

    A Return to Carnival

    With a renewed sense of purpose, stage IV lung cancer survivor Oswald Peterson returns to his parents' native Trinidad to celebrate the Caribbean festival.

    by Lindsey Konkel