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
AACR patient advocate forum explores how new clinical trial designs are accelerating drug testing.
by Thomas CelonaFinding Your Niche
Support groups offer community for people with cancer in a world that doesn’t understand their experience.
by Carly FlumerMaking Informed Consent Accessible
Confusing informed consent forms are a common barrier to clinical trial participation. Researchers ask how they can be better designed for patients.
by Sandra GordonKeep That Colonoscopy Appointment
Experts weigh in on a recent study appearing to show that colonoscopy had lower-than-expected efficacy for preventing colorectal cancer.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman