• Living Beyond a Diagnosis

    Judy Pearson was surprised by the demands of cancer survivorship. Here, she offers tips on how to look at life after cancer.

    by Judy Pearson

  • On Being Asked Not to Tell: Hiding Illness From Loved Ones

    Keeping her grandfather’s cancer a secret from him felt counterintuitive to Tina Chai as a teen, but conversations with other Chinese Americans helped her understand the reasons Chinese physicians and families may practice cancer nondisclosure.

    by Tina Chai

  • When Young Adults Need Care

    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

  • Roadblocks to Care

    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

  • Forward Look

    Minimizing Chemotherapy-Related Nausea and Vomiting

    Effective treatments are available for nausea during chemotherapy, but they aren’t always used.

    by Lindsey Konkel

  • Getting Serious About Depression

    Cancer survivors have higher rates of depression than the general population, but many don’t know help is available.

    by Cameron Walker

  • Healthy Habits

    Health Nuts

    Eating tree nuts may decrease cancer risk, especially for cancers of the digestive system.

    by Tara Santora

  • Forward Look

    Watch Your Mouth

    Dental screening before treatment could stave off dental emergencies.

    by Nancy Averett

  • Forward Look

    Support Services Help Improve Patient Outcomes

    Study suggests far-reaching benefits of mental health treatment.

    by Sharon Tregaskis

  • Your Cancer Guide

    New Rules of Engagement

    As the pandemic continues, cancer patients and survivors must weight fears of possible infection with their need to live fully.

    by Hester Hill Schnipper


From the AACR

  • The Tumor Microenvironment

    Modulation of the tumor microenvironment by aging and obesity could potentially be exploited to treat cancer.

  • A New President

    As Joe Biden begins his presidency, the cancer research community is watching to see what steps he takes to promote the search for cancer cures.

  • A Firm Foundation

    Decades of cancer vaccine research enabled the rapid development of COVID-19 vaccines.



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