From the Editor-in-Chief
"Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and inhuman.”
–Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
The Evolution of Cancer | Breast Density Matters | More Options for Adolescents in Clinical Trials | Choosing a Cancer Center | The Cost of Prescriptions | Tackling Drug Resistance | Scientists Take a Stand | By The Numbers
Your Cancer Guide
Follow these tips for discussing your diagnosis and treatment plan with your kids.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Develop a system to avoid being overwhelmed by health care bills and information.
by Aimee Swartz
More focused efforts aim to increase the number and type of participants in research studies. One goal is for study participants to be more like the patients who will take the drug if it is approved.
by Sue Rochman
A self-taught musician takes what he has learned from his experience with kidney cancer to entertain, teach and inspire.
by Jenny Song
Before undergoing surgery, cancer patients should look for experienced surgeons, get second opinions and ask about the risks and benefits.
by Stephen Ornes
Physicians are legally permitted to prescribe drugs approved for one purpose to be used for another, a practice called off-label prescribing. The rise of targeted therapies and immunotherapies is creating new challenges for navigating off-label options.
by Kate Yandell
Inflammation Connection | Small Strides
Researcher Tom Marsilje is helping fellow colorectal cancer patients sort through clinical trials.
Assisting a co-worker with cancer, what you should ask your doctor, and dating and cancer.
Ann W. Calahan started Joe's House to help cancer patients and others find places to stay when they're being treated away from home.
by Cameron Walker
Karyn Marshall, James Gathright, Catherine Hargrove.
Stool-based tests could increase access to colorectal cancer screening.
by Jen Tota McGivney
For adolescents and young adults who have been diagnosed with cancer, caregivers can play an influential—but often overlooked—role in providing help and support.
by Carly Flumer
The Cancer Today editorial staff selects some of the most impactful reporting and essays of 2020.
by Cancer Today Staff
Some cancer patients struggle to find transportation to their appointments. The coronavirus pandemic has further limited options for patients looking for rides.
by Anna Goshua
The incidence of cervical cancer has been decreasing in the U.S. in recent decades, aided by the implementation of human papillomavirus vaccines.
Patients with cancer have a higher risk of mortality from COVID-19, and the pandemic is disproportionately affecting racial and ethnic minorities.
As AACR Project GENIE marked its fifth anniversary, more than 7,900 individuals are registered to use the public data, and 296 papers have cited the registry.
Learning Medicare’s ABCDs
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