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
FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services implements incentive programs to reward quality care.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Severe hearing loss may result in reading and learning difficulties.
by Esther Landhuis
Distress is common among caregivers.
by Cameron Walker
Some patients are benefiting from using nontraditional therapies alongside conventional treatments like surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.
by Stephen Ornes
YOUR CANCER GUIDE
Come up with a plan to keep work projects moving forward during treatment.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
CAREGIVING WITH CONFIDENCE
A break from routine can help you be a better caregiver.
by Aimee Swartz
Nutrients supplied by food may have advantages over nutritional supplements.
Addressing chronic stress may reduce cancer risk and improve outcomes.
by Jane C. Hu
Experts offer advice on feeling confident as a caregiver, adjusting to changes to day-to-day-life, and making the best use of limited energy.
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
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.
by Kevin McLaughlin
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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