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  • Q&A

    A Critical Conversation

    Palliative care specialist Jessica Nutik Zitter offers tips to help ensure that patients’ values guide end-of-life decisions.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Forward Look

    Back to School

    Pediatric oncology providers vary in their recommendations on school attendance.

    by Melinda Mahaffey Icden

  • YOUR CANCER GUIDE

    Gathering Perspective

    A second opinion can provide additional information to determine the best treatment course.

    by Hester Hill Schnipper

  • CAREGIVING WITH CONFIDENCE

    Make Your Mental Health a Priority

    Recognize the signs of a serious mental illness and get help if you need it.

    by Lisa O’Leary

  • Moving Ahead

    Cancer rehabilitation can help patients before and after treatment, but it’s still not widely used.

    by Cameron Walker

  • A Sense of Purpose

    In a Facebook Live discussion about When Breath Becomes Air, Lucy Kalanithi talks about safeguarding a person’s identity in the face of terminal disease and shares tips and resources for caregiving.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Learning to Share

    At first, I wanted to hide my cancer diagnosis. My son showed me what a mistake that was.

    by Lenn Robbins

  • Life After Pediatric Brain Cancer

    Survivors of pediatric brain or spinal cord tumors can have cognitive and physical impairments. Researchers say that these deficits can be minimized with the right interventions.

    by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

  • Being Candid About Cancer

    As a father with an aggressive brain cancer, I’ve opted against elaborate metaphors and in favor of candid speech when talking about cancer with my children.

    by Adam Hayden

  • Sowing Seeds of Health

    A program helps cancer survivors start gardens as a way to increase their vegetable consumption and physical activity.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

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From the AACR

  • Making Mammography Better

    A study investigates whether artificial intelligence can reduce false-positive mammograms.

  • New FDA Approvals

    Three new cancer treatments have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

  • Nobel Prize for Immunotherapy

    James P. Allison, PhD, a Fellow of the AACR Academy, won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his pioneering work in cancer immunotherapy.

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