Clinical health psychologist Jamie Ostroff discusses how feelings of blame surrounding a lung cancer diagnosis affect physical and mental health.
by Jen Tota McGivney
Experts discuss the value of cancer treatments in a climate of rising drug prices.
by Kevin McLaughlin
When visiting a friend or family member who is sick, it’s good to leave platitudes at the door.
by Michael Gavaghen
Martha L. Twaddle on improving access to palliative care.
by Sue Rochman
Advance care planning should be routine for cancer patients.
by Delia O’Hara
Payments can be put off during treatment and for six months after.
by Bradley Jones
Your Cancer Guide
Building a village of support to nurture recovery is an important component of your care.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
CAREGIVING WITH CONFIDENCE
The stress associated with caregiving may open the door to substance abuse.
by Diane Cameron
Imaging tests for post-treatment surveillance may come with radiation exposure, financial strain, “scanxiety” and sometimes unnecessary follow-ups. Doctors and patients need to balance the risks and benefits of scanning.
by Charlotte Huff
Rabbi Ben David was comfortable in his role of helping those in need, but he had to rely on others after his lymphoma diagnosis. The marathon runner has returned to an active life one step at a time.
by Lindsey Konkel
A proposed federal rule says that patients must be informed after mammograms if they have dense breasts.
by Carly Weeks
Drugs that target DNA repair enzymes may provide alternatives to long-term chemotherapy for some patients with pancreatic cancer.
by Kate Yandell
Survivors and advocates display their posters alongside the work of thousands of cancer researchers.
A pair of studies demonstrated encouraging clinical outcomes with two different CAR T-cell therapies for patients with advanced solid tumors.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has for the first time approved an immunotherapeutic for breast cancer.
Researchers are studying how to treat EGFR-positive non-small cell lung cancer that has become resistant to tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
A Lesson in Service
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