FROM THE EDITOR-IN-Chief
Hepatitis C infection, obesity and alcohol can contribute to more cases of liver cancer.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
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Your Cancer Guide
Building a village of support to nurture recovery is an important component of your care.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
CAREGIVING WITH CONFIDENCE
The stress associated with caregiving may open the door to substance abuse.
by Diane Cameron
HPV vaccination and screening can help eradicate cervical cancer and other malignancies.
by Anna R. Giuliano, PhD
Imaging tests for post-treatment surveillance may come with radiation exposure, financial strain, “scanxiety” and sometimes unnecessary follow-ups. Doctors and patients need to balance the risks and benefits of scanning.
by Charlotte Huff
Rabbi Ben David was comfortable in his role of helping those in need, but he had to rely on others after his lymphoma diagnosis. The marathon runner has returned to an active life one step at a time.
by Lindsey Konkel
Precision medicine and immunotherapy offer opportunities for new treatments and clinical trials to patients who previously had few, if any, options.
by Kendall K. Morgan
Patient-reported outcomes may help shape the future of cancer care.
by Stephen Ornes
Fiber’s Benefits | Power Off
Hematologist-oncologist David Scadden traces the history, promise and uncertainties of treatment advances in Cancerland: A Medical Memoir.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Experts offer advice on celebrating a “cancerversary,” responding to questions from friends and family, and supporting a friend when they stop treatment.
Children affected by a parent’s cancer get a unique summer camp experience at Camp Kesem.
by Hanna Greeman
Readers share snapshots of their lives today.
In a randomized study, weight loss and home-based exercise did not improve lymphedema symptoms in breast cancer survivors.
by Anna Azvolinsky
People with HIV who develop certain cancers are more likely to die from them than patients without HIV—even if they receive similar treatment.
by Jon Kelvey
After her diagnosis with ovarian cancer, Patricia Anne Ward noticed that some friends and family pulled away. She found connection outside her usual circles.
by Patricia Anne Ward
My most meaningful moments at my first cancer research conference came from embracing my experience as a patient—not as a researcher.
by Jamie Aten
Ovarian cancer is a fairly rare cancer. It is also a deadly cancer, with only 47.6% of patients surviving for five years or longer.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a second targeted therapeutic based on tumor biomarker, not tumor origin.
Project GENIE links clinical-grade cancer genomic data with clinical outcomes from tens of thousands of cancer patients.
A Lesson in Service
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