• HIV Can Worsen Cancer Treatment Outcomes

    People with HIV who develop certain cancers are more likely to die from them than patients without HIV—even if they receive similar treatment.

    by Jon Kelvey

  • Immunotherapy in the Elderly

    Immune checkpoint inhibitors can be effective treatments for elderly people with some types of advanced cancer, but more information is needed on their risks and benefits in this group.

    by Emma Yasinski

  • Why Is the Rate of Uterine Cancer Rising?

    Uterine cancer incidence is increasing in the U.S., particularly in Hispanic, Asian and black women, but obesity may play a smaller role in this change than was previously assumed.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • Cancer Care on a Native American Reservation

    For the first time, people living in the Navajo Nation who are diagnosed with cancer can get treated for the disease without leaving tribal lands.

    by Kate Yandell


    Clonal Hematopoiesis: You Are Not the Same Person You Used to Be

    DNA sequencing of blood cells may provide clues for how cancer and other illnesses develop.

    by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD

  • The Right Dose

    Researchers want to find out when cancer patients can benefit from receiving lower doses of drugs or radiation, shortening treatment or skipping certain treatments altogether.

    by Kate Yandell


    Learning How to Prevent Multiple Myeloma

    Irene Ghobrial on studying cancer precursors.

    by Sue Rochman


    Let the Buyer Be Aware

    At-home genetic tests offer limited information on cancer risk.

    by Sharon Tregaskis

  • Focusing on Proton Therapy

    Proton therapy, an alternative to standard radiation therapy, is safe and effective. But evidence is lacking that it’s always a better option than standard radiation, and some insurers balk at the higher price tag.

    by Sue Rochman


    Teen Use of Tobacco Products Spirals Upward

    E-cigarettes are upending decades of smoke-free successes.

    by Nancy Averett


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