Addressing Social Determinants of Health
Speakers at SABCS discuss measuring and meeting social factors that affect the health and outcomes of breast cancer patients.
by Kevin McLaughlin
Finding Answers in Prostate Cancer
PSMA PET imaging is helping clinicians more accurately stage prostate cancer and provide precision treatment.
by Sandra Gordon
Is Chemo-free Treatment Coming for HER2-positive Breast Cancer?
Evidence grows that some people with HER2-positive breast cancer may do well on HER2-targeted therapy alone.
by Myles Starr
Germline Genetic Testing Lags Behind Guidelines
Low rates of germline genetic testing in cancer patients means information that could affect treatment isn’t available.
by Jon Kelvey
Increasing Diversity in Clinical Trials
Researchers share approaches for improving participation among underrepresented groups at AACR conference.
by Thomas Celona
Fixing Systems, Building Trust
The AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved explores efforts needed to address inequities in care and outcomes.
by Eric Fitzsimmons
From the Editor-in-ChiefImmunotherapy Gets Personal
Therapeutic vaccines can stimulate an immune response to cancer.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Forward LookThe Promise of Liquid Biopsies
Blood tests that detect traces of cancer cells and tumor DNA help find residual disease after treatment is completed.
by Tara Haelle
Forward LookShould Race Inform Screening Recommendations?
Study suggests incorporating race and ethnicity in age-based breast cancer screening guidelines.
by Darcy Lewis
Forward LookDiaphragm Disturbances
Hiccups are a common and underreported side effect of some cancer treatments.
by Carolyn Bernhardt
The FDA requires a warning with CAR T-cell therapies about an increased risk of cancer from the treatment. Should you be concerned?
by Sandra GordonOvercoming Lung Cancer Stigma With Understanding
Shirley Muñoz wants to use her experience as a younger lung cancer patient to break down barriers to care for her community through translation and advocacy.
by Cameron WalkerThe More You Know About Cancer Prevention
Studies found awareness gaps about cancer prevention strategies such as screening and vaccination may reduce benefits from these tactics.
by Cancer Research CatalystUsing Acupuncture and Massage to Manage Side Effects
New research finds acupuncture and massage are associated with pain reduction for patients with advanced cancer.
by Laura Gesualdi-Gilmore