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  • When Cancer Becomes an Unwanted Priority

    Amanda Rose Ferraro’s leukemia diagnosis forced her to spend time at the hospital away from her 3-year-old-son. She calls focusing on her health and leaving her son “the hardest thing I have ever had to do.”

    by Amanda Rose Ferraro

  • Clinical Trials: An African American Survivor’s Experience

    Melvin Mann benefited from joining a pivotal clinical trial for chronic myelogenous leukemia, but participation came with logistical challenges.

    by Melvin Mann

  • Food Insecurity and Cancer

    After discovering that some patients weren’t able to access the food they needed, a community oncology practice partnered with a local food bank.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • “Congrats! You Have the ‘Good’ Cancer”

    Many people know thyroid cancer as a cancer type with a relatively good prognosis, but the disease still has profound effects on patients and survivors, writes thyroid cancer survivor Carly Flumer.

    by Carly Flumer

  • Telling Your Children About Inheritable Cancer Risk

    Letting children know they might have a mutation that increases their risk for cancer can be a challenge for patients. Experts stress there is no right or wrong way to share the information.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • YOUR CANCER GUIDE

    Do You Need to Talk?

    Follow these steps to find a therapist who can meet your needs.

    by Hester Hill Schnipper

  • CAREGIVING WITH CONFIDENCE

    Take Financial Inventory

    Treatment-related expenses can increase stress on both caregivers and patients. Learning to talk about these concerns may help ease the burden.

    by Aimee Swartz

  • Get Involved

    Creative Therapy

    Various kinds of artistic expression can play a role in processing the emotional effects of cancer.

    by Bradley Jones

  • Sound Advice

    Your Questions, Our Answers

    Experts offer advice on parenting a child who has had cancer, what to look for in a primary care provider, and peripheral neuropathy.

  • Q&A

    Coming of Age

    Drawing on her own experiences as a teenager who learned her mother had pancreatic cancer, Marisa Bardach Ramel urges adolescents in similar situations to embrace all emotions—even the ugly ones.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

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From the AACR

  • Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

    Cervical cancer now accounts for less than 1% of cancer-related deaths among women in the United States.

  • New FDA Approvals

    The first new anti-cancer therapeutics approved in 2020 are for the treatment of two different types of soft tissue sarcoma.

  • Imaging and Immunotherapy

    Imaging a patient’s cancer—and the responses generated by the immune system—can provide information that may guide treatment decisions.

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