From the Editor-in-Chief
More basic research is needed to understand how various alterations in genes lead to cancers.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
How can Vice President Joe Biden's "Moonshot" initiative make true progress against cancer?
by Kevin McLaughlin
Putting the Immune System in Overdrive | Weighty Matters | A Blood Test for Cancer | Melanoma Risk Increased in Some Lymphoma Survivors | Aspirin Recommended to Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk | Fine-Tuning Treatments for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer | Don't Get Burned
Your Cancer Guide
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) can supplement, but not replace, established cancer treatments.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Follow these tips for keeping your sense of self despite a shift in responsibilities.
by Carly O'Brien
Make the most of email, text messages, Twitter and patient portals.
by Ide Mills
Pain is no gain for patients during or after cancer treatment.
by Sue Rochman
A metastatic melanoma survivor is hopeful but realistic as new treatments become available.
by Jenny Song
Studies focused on individuals rather than large numbers of people can help some patients while advancing knowledge.
by Stephen Ornes
High-deductible health insurance plans can leave cancer patients scrambling to pay the bills for tests and treatments.
by Charlotte Huff
What's The Beef? | Less Stress
Cancer exercise specialist and survivor Julie Goodale offers tips for staying active during and after treatment.
by Ronni Gordon
When a family member wants to stop treatment, addressing post-treatment anxiety and sadness, and considering a clinical trial.
Give patients and their families a break from cancer.
by Maria Wolf
Colleen Bokor, Dana Stewart, Brittany Avin.
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
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
Palliative care physician Dawn Gross helps people talk about death by focusing on what they want during life.
by Amy Paturel
A clinical trial comparing acupuncture and cognitive behavioral therapy found that they are both helpful for people who are experiencing sleep problems after cancer treatment.
by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock
Hillary Stires writes about a conversation with a patient advocate that changed how she thought about her work.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved new therapies for bladder, lung and kidney cancer.
A congressional briefing provided information on vaccination, screening and treatment for cancers caused by the human papillomavirus.
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