FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
DNA sequencing of blood cells may provide clues for how cancer and other illnesses develop.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
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
Irene Ghobrial on studying cancer precursors.
by Sue Rochman
At-home genetic tests offer limited information on cancer risk.
by Sharon Tregaskis
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.
E-cigarettes are upending decades of smoke-free successes.
by Nancy Averett
Some patients report unusual side effects after scans.
by Stephen Ornes
Study supports using these regimens for teens and young adults.
by Bradley Jones
Probe may provide easier way to spot melanoma.
When combined with chemotherapy, the newer form of radiation comes with fewer severe side effects than standard radiation therapy, a study suggests.
An American expat in Norway describes how a favorite walking trail aided him during treatment and recovery.
by Steven Ford
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.
by Marci A. Landsmann
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.
Exposure to environmental carcinogens is a modifiable factor linked to cancer.
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