Summer 2012 Vol. 02 Issue 02
Cancer patients and survivors are increasingly open and outspoken about cancer.
by Jessica Gorman
Your Cancer Guide
Choosing a Good Support Group
Look here for advice on finding the right group for you.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Caregiving from afar? Consider these strategies to help support your loved one, and yourself.
by Amy Cunningham
Easing the Pain
A patient's treatment regimen and quality of life often depend on effective pain management.
by Melissa Weber
The Family Cancer Tree
Accurate reporting of family histories could be key to risk reduction.
by Mitzi Baker
The Survival Gap
In the Nowhere Land between adult and pediatric cancer treatment, young adults face survival rates that have missed out on the gains seen by other age groups. Can new efforts help them improve their outcomes?
by Charlotte Huff
Spreading the Word
An African-American banking pioneer finds fulfillment in increasing prostate cancer awareness.
by Yvonne Lee
Yesterday & Today
A Touch of Magic
Elizabeth Montgomery led a bewitching life that was cut short by colorectal cancer in 1995.
by Sue Rochman
Facing the Critics
Roger Ebert finds peace with his appearance following disfiguring cancer surgery.
by Ronni Gordon
Your Questions, Our Answers
Talking about end of life care, learning about the long-term affects of treatment in pediatric cancer, and finding reliable information online.
One Young Survivor Helping Another
A teen who survived cancer is raising money to help others.
by Yvonne Lee
In the Moment
Evelyn Reyes, Sarah Dees, Greg Cantwell, Patrick Gavin.
Opening a Window on Cancer
A cancer survivor travels to Nepal and discovers a dramatically different way to view the disease.
by Cynthia Ryan
New studies find that electronic cigarettes trail other methods in helping people quit smoking, but they are growing in popularity among teens.
by Teresa BergenA Look at Disparities Across Cancer Care
A new AACR report tracks progress in addressing cancer health disparities and identifies work that still needs to be done.
by Eric FitzsimmonsCredit Agencies to Remove Some Medical Debt From Reports
Changes to what medical debt is included in credit reports could give patients more time to resolve outstanding bills.
by Karon WarrenThe Mental Toll of a Cancer Diagnosis
New studies shine a light on the effects of a cancer diagnosis on mental health and suicide risk.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman