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  • Forward Look

    Creating More Inclusive Clinical Trials

    The Clinical Treatment Act aims to include more Medicaid recipients.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • Learning Medicare’s ABCDs

    Medicare was established to help provide affordable health care coverage for older Americans. But Medicare beneficiaries with cancer can still face financial burdens related to their care.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Targeted Therapy for Early-Stage Lung Cancer?

    A trial of the targeted therapy Tagrisso (osimertinib) for early-stage lung cancer finds that patients who take it go longer without having a cancer recurrence. Whether that should change clinical practice is under discussion.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • A Missed Conversation

    Despite national guidelines urging oncologists to bring up risks of infertility posed by cancer treatment, many young cancer patients are never told about these risks or counseled on their fertility preservation options.

    by Marcus A. Banks

  • The Return to Work

    What happens if your workplace reopens before you’re ready to return or you’re an essential worker? For some people who have been diagnosed with cancer, accommodations may be possible.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • Forward Look

    Here Come the Biosimilars

    As patents expire on biologic drugs, cancer patients get new options.

    by Stephen Ornes

  • Parking Costs Take a Hidden Toll on Cancer Patients

    People with cancer can pay significant costs for parking at cancer centers while receiving their treatment, a study finds.

    by Marcus A. Banks

  • Survivor Profile

    Sharing Her Strength

    Diagnosed with two cancers prior to turning 40, Rebecca Esparza uses her voice to advocate for policy changes to help people affected by cancer.

    by Lindsey Konkel

  • Using Leftover Cancer Drugs to Help Others

    Cancer drug repositories that accept unused drugs could provide an affordable source of medications for patients in need, while also providing patients left with extra drugs a way to give back.

    by Jon Kelvey

  • FORWARD LOOK

    Getting Help to Avoid Financial Distress

    Todd Yezefski on financial navigators.

    by Sue Rochman

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