Spring 2017 Vol. 07 Issue 01
From the Editor-in-ChiefPalliative Care: Putting a Cloak on Cancer
Patients should have access to this vital and emerging medical specialty.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Your Cancer GuideHow Much Do You Want to Share?
Determining what to tell people about your cancer requires careful thought.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With ConfidenceIn for the Long Haul
When cancer becomes a chronic condition, caregiving requires adjusting to a new normal.
by Aimee Swartz
A Prescription for Prevention?
Scientists are working to understand the molecular processes that transform normal cells into cancer cells in the hope they can prevent the disease before it starts.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Seeking a Second Opinion
Another perspective on your disease may help you find the best cancer care.
by Stephen Ornes
Survivor ProfilePutting Her Armor On
An acute myeloid leukemia survivor and former TV news reporter finds a new reason to help others improve their health.
by Jennifer Walker
Yesterday & TodayTV’s Family Man
Michael Landon, best known for his roles on Little House on the Prairie and Bonanza, created and starred in programs that portrayed family values with authenticity and humor.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Q&ARolling Up Her Sleeves
Princess Dina Mired of Jordan will be the first Arab president of the Union for International Cancer Control.
by Sue Rochman
Sound AdviceYour Questions, Our Answers – Spring 2017
The sugar-feeds-cancer myth, talking to a friend with cancer, and facing down "scanxiety."
Get InvolvedOutdoor Healing
An outdoor adventure camp benefits cancer survivors of all ages.
by Lindsey Konkel
In the Moment- Spring 2017
Morgan Bolt, Esther Brandon, Randy Lopez.
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