• The Mental Toll of a Cancer Diagnosis

    New studies shine a light on the effects of a cancer diagnosis on mental health and suicide risk.

    by Pamela Rafalow Grossman

  • Exploring Amino Acids’ Impact on Tumor Growth

    Researchers are investigating how to match specific dietary changes with therapy to impede cancer progression.

    by Thomas Celona

  • Forward Look

    Fasting-Mimicking Diet Increases Anti-Tumor Immunity

    Research suggests short bursts of intense calorie restriction could improve treatment response in patients with a range of cancers.

    by Robin Donovan

  • Feature

    Medicaid: A Partial Safety Net

    Expansions in coverage and eligibility through the Affordable Care Act have made Medicaid a lifeline for many people with cancer, but benefits vary from state to state.

    by Sharon Tregaskis

  • Feature

    Coping With Chemo Brain

    Many cancer patients have problems with memory or thinking that can linger for years after treatment. The cause is a mystery, but new tactics are helping many people cope with its effects.

    by Stephen Ornes

  • Healthy Habits

    Walking for Exercise

    Getting physically active can start with a simple stroll.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • Get Involved

    Playing the Hero

    With the SuperKids activity book, children with cancer cast themselves as the hero and learn important coping skills.

    by Eric Fitzsimmons

  • Sound Advice

    Your Questions, Our Answers

    Asking for work accommodations, coping with the deaths of others who have cancer, and how to arrange a schedule around caregiving.

  • Q&A

    The Significance of NCI-Designated Cancer Centers

    Cancer center administrator Donald L. “Skip” Trump and journalist Eric Rosenthal discuss the roots of the NCI designation and what it means for patients.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Your Cancer Guide

    Make the Most of Your Appointments

    Take time to prepare for and manage your doctor visits.

    by Hester Hill Schnipper


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