• Omitting Obesity

    Many cancer clinical trials do not track what proportion of enrolled patients are obese, a study finds. These patients may be underrepresented in research.

    by Cici Zhang

  • Men Less Likely to Get Genetic Testing

    A study suggests women are more likely than men to undergo genetic testing for mutations linked to hereditary cancer.

    by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

  • A Response to Roadblocks

    The Biden Cancer Initiative Colloquium gathered experts to discuss obstacles preventing access to care at the AACR Annual Meeting.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • Forward Look

    Improving Cancer Care in Sub-Saharan Africa

    New guidelines account for limited medical resources.

    by Cameron Walker

  • Gaps in End-of-Life Care

    Racial and ethnic backgrounds can be factors in whether cancer patients take advantage of hospice care. Researchers and clinicians are trying to understand the gaps and design strategies to bridge them.

    by Charlotte Huff

  • Study Shows Minority Participation in Clinical Trials May Be Declining

    Researcher speculates that costly genetic testing may be limiting outreach to underserved communities.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Forward Look

    More Options for Adolescents in Clinical Trials

    New recommendations support inclusion of teens in adult studies.

    by Susan Kreimer

  • A New Look for Clinical Trials

    More focused efforts aim to increase the number and type of participants in research studies. One goal is for study participants to be more like the patients who will take the drug if it is approved.

    by Sue Rochman

  • Forward Look

    Map Stories

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  • Screening Gets Personal

    Conflicting and changing cancer screening guidelines have led to uncertainty and controversy. Can screening recommendations tailored for groups or individuals enhance benefits and reduce harms?

    by Kate Yandell


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