From The Editor-In-Chief
Emerging insights into epigenetic abnormalities in cancer cells may lead to better cancer outcomes.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
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YOUR CANCER GUIDE
Patients with metastatic disease need to carefully consider risks and benefits of therapies within the context of their goals.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
CAREGIVING WITH CONFIDENCE
When families work together to provide care for a loved one, communicating can become a challenge.
by Ashley Jones
Cancer outcomes are changing for the better, but advances are not affecting all patients equally.
by Brian Rivers, PhD
A gene-editing tool called CRISPR holds promise for treating cancer. What does the new technology mean for patients?
by Stephen Ornes
Mark Good uses every avenue to spread the news about prostate cancer.
by Lindsey Konkel
Pancreatic cancer remains a difficult disease to treat and is expected to be the second leading cause of U.S. cancer-related deaths by 2030. Researchers hope clinical trials and insights into the genetics of the disease will reverse the trend.
by Kendall K. Morgan
Advocacy in Action
Two mothers, each with a son who died of brain cancer, worked together to increase awareness and acceptance of tumor tissue donation.
by Esther Landhuis
Go With Your Gut | The ABCs of CBD
Science writer Charles Graeber describes how a shift in researchers’ understanding of immune function and cancer is leading to effective treatments.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Experts offer advice on getting involved with patient advocacy, expressing feelings to loved ones, and hospice care.
A mother whose son was diagnosed with Burkitt leukemia works to improve access to mental health services for teenagers.
by Elizabeth Rosto Sitko
Readers share snapshots of their lives today.
My diagnosis with colorectal cancer at age 32 affected my fertility. As a result of my experiences, I help others who have been diagnosed with cancer understand their choices related to fertility preservation and their options for becoming a parent.
by Allison Rosen
Researchers are investigating why certain patients have an exceptional response to a particular drug.
by Bradley Jones
Some cancers that are most commonly diagnosed in older adults are becoming increasingly prevalent in young adults.
by Kate Yandell
An analysis of cancer patients who were infected with the coronavirus and treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City suggests certain risk factors may predict more severe COVID-19.
by Anna Azvolinsky
Researchers discussed the impact of COVID-19 on minority populations and recent research in the COVID-19 field.
The FDA has expanded the use of the PARP-targeted therapeutic olaparib to include the treatment of certain patients with metastatic prostate cancer.
While melanoma is rarer than other forms of skin cancer, it is more aggressive and more likely to spread to other organs.
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