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
Melvin Mann benefited from joining a pivotal clinical trial for chronic myelogenous leukemia, but participation came with logistical challenges.
by Melvin Mann
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
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
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
Follow these steps to find a therapist who can meet your needs.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
CAREGIVING WITH CONFIDENCE
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
Various kinds of artistic expression can play a role in processing the emotional effects of cancer.
by Bradley Jones
Experts offer advice on parenting a child who has had cancer, what to look for in a primary care provider, and peripheral neuropathy.
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.
Medical oncologist and lung cancer expert Roy S. Herbst discusses early data on drugs that target a mutated form of the KRAS protein.
by Anna Azvolinsky
Cervical cancer now accounts for less than 1% of cancer-related deaths among women in the United States.
The first new anti-cancer therapeutics approved in 2020 are for the treatment of two different types of soft tissue sarcoma.
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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