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  • Do Patients Want Online Access to Test Results?

    A survey finds many patients prefer talking through imaging findings related to cancer with their physician rather than viewing reports online—but only if the wait for results is short.

    by Cindy Kuzma

  • Immunotherapy in the Elderly

    Immune checkpoint inhibitors can be effective treatments for elderly people with some types of advanced cancer, but more information is needed on their risks and benefits in this group.

    by Emma Yasinski

  • Starting a Conversation

    Palliative care physician Dawn Gross helps people talk about death by focusing on what they want during life.

    by Amy Paturel

  • Helping Cancer Survivors Sleep

    A clinical trial comparing acupuncture and cognitive behavioral therapy found that they are both helpful for people who are experiencing sleep problems after cancer treatment.

    by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

  • Cancer Care on a Native American Reservation

    For the first time, people living in the Navajo Nation who are diagnosed with cancer can get treated for the disease without leaving tribal lands.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Walking Back From Cancer

    An American expat in Norway describes how a favorite walking trail aided him during treatment and recovery.

    by Steven Ford

  • The Right Dose

    Researchers want to find out when cancer patients can benefit from receiving lower doses of drugs or radiation, shortening treatment or skipping certain treatments altogether.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Focusing on Proton Therapy

    Proton therapy, an alternative to standard radiation therapy, is safe and effective. But evidence is lacking that it’s always a better option than standard radiation, and some insurers balk at the higher price tag.

    by Sue Rochman

  • YOUR CANCER GUIDE

    Honesty: The Best Policy?

    Keeping your cancer diagnosis a secret can sometimes be a better option.

    by Hester Hill Schnipper

  • CAREGIVING WITH CONFIDENCE

    Caregiving and Work

    Gather information, know your rights and be ready to adjust.

    by Diane Cameron

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