Many people still consider a tan “healthy” and don't take measures to protect their skin from the sun.
by Kevin McLaughlin
A Global Perspective on Cancer | Cool-Headed Chemo May Reduce Hair Loss | More Patients to Have Access to Navigator Programs | You’ve Got Mail | African-Americans at Higher Risk for Multiple Myeloma | Efforts Underway to Raise the Legal Age to Buy Tobacco | FDA Proposes Action on E-Cigarettes | The Vitamin Hype | Get Sun Smart
Be patient with yourself while adjusting to life after treatment.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Follow these steps to ready yourself for providing care at home.
by Michelle Johnston-Fleece
A mother and daughter exchange thoughts about their “full-family experience” facing an ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment.
by Mary (Dicey) Jackson Scroggins and Nneka Scroggins
While getting their new coffee business off the ground, John and Pat Curry took John’s cancer treatment one step at a time.
by Jen A. Miller
Addressing the spiritual health of cancer patients is now recognized as an essential aspect of quality care.
by Sue Rochman
When Christina McEvoy was diagnosed with stage IV melanoma, she took the reins of her care, traveling more than 600 miles for treatment and returning home to help other melanoma survivors.
by Melissa Davlin
Diabetes increases cancer risk, and a dual diagnosis of cancer and diabetes complicates treatment and prognosis.
by Stephen Ornes
Yesterday & Today
60 Minutes journalist Ed Bradley tried to “shine a light in a dark corner” through his work, but he kept his long struggle with chronic lymphocytic leukemia private.
by Brittany Moya del Pino
A Protein Puzzle | Embracing Resistance
Health insurance expert Karen Pollitz breaks down the impact of the Affordable Care Act on cancer patients and survivors.
by Sarah Webb
On handling finances during cancer, skin care during radiation therapy, and getting a good night's sleep.
Teenager starts Get Cozy During Chemo to provide blankets for cancer patients in treatment.
by Leigh Zaleski
Matthew Englander, Debra Hesse, Alayna Williamson.
Many cancer patients who received genomic testing of their cancers in a clinical trial did not fully understand the purpose of the testing.
by Emma Yasinski
People with cancer are at increased risk of serious complications if they get the flu. Flu shots are safe for this group, and a recent study bolsters evidence of their effectiveness.
by Carly Weeks
A coalition of wives of African leaders, originally dedicated to addressing HIV/AIDS, is now also taking on the growing problem of cancer.
by Bradley D. Miller, PhD
The fall 2019 Cancer Today tells the stories of advocates who are using the internet to amplify their voices, patients who are navigating the world of complementary medicine and researchers who are devising new immunotherapies.
Despite progress in developing new treatment modalities for patients with breast cancer, there is still substantial work to be done in the field.
The immune checkpoint inhibitor Keytruda (pembrolizumab) has been approved for use by some patients with endometrial cancer.
October is Liver Cancer Awareness Month. Here’s a look at the latest statistics and trends.
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