A study adds to evidence that many patients with ductal carcinoma in situ do not need to have their lymph nodes removed.
by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock
Nutritional epidemiologist Carrie Daniel-MacDougall discusses research suggesting that what patients eat affects their gut microbes—and could influence cancer immunotherapy response.
by Anna Azvolinsky
In a study of women with breast cancer in North Carolina, those who lived in rural areas or were black were more likely than urban white women to report negative changes in their employment.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman
The financial burden of a cancer diagnosis can lower a patient’s credit score.
by Shelly Rosenfeld
Cognitive behavioral therapy may help cancer survivors cope with fear of recurrence, some studies say.
by Jon Kelvey
Cancer patients often do not understand words their doctors use while talking about chemotherapy, but a new video series helps explain these terms.
by Jen Tota McGivney
Patients with advanced cancer often go to rehabilitation facilities after a hospital stay in hopes of gaining the strength for further treatment, but the majority do not go on to receive additional cancer therapy, a study reports.
by Ashley P. Taylor
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
Therapies that utilize our own immune system to attack cancer cells can cause a specific set of side effects.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an ovarian cancer treatment based on new biomarker.
Two cancer research advocates share their experiences visiting Capitol Hill.
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