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  • Cancer Patients Should Receive Flu Shots

    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

  • FORWARD LOOK

    Treatment for Kids’ Brain Tumors Can Cause Hearing Problems

    Severe hearing loss may result in reading and learning difficulties.

    by Esther Landhuis

  • Integrative Oncology

    Some patients are benefiting from using nontraditional therapies alongside conventional treatments like surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.

    by Stephen Ornes

  • YOUR CANCER GUIDE

    Get Help at Work

    Come up with a plan to keep work projects moving forward during treatment.

    by Hester Hill Schnipper

  • Healthy Habits

    Stressed Out

    Addressing chronic stress may reduce cancer risk and improve outcomes.

    by Jane C. Hu

  • What to Do About Lymphedema?

    In a randomized study, weight loss and home-based exercise did not improve lymphedema symptoms in breast cancer survivors.

    by Anna Azvolinsky

  • Finding Support in Unlikely Places

    After her diagnosis with ovarian cancer, Patricia Anne Ward noticed that some friends and family pulled away. She found connection outside her usual circles.

    by Patricia Anne Ward

  • Do Patients Want Online Access to Test Results?

    A survey finds many patients prefer talking through imaging findings related to cancer with their physician rather than viewing reports online—but only if the wait for results is short.

    by Cindy Kuzma

  • Immunotherapy in the Elderly

    Immune checkpoint inhibitors can be effective treatments for elderly people with some types of advanced cancer, but more information is needed on their risks and benefits in this group.

    by Emma Yasinski

  • Starting a Conversation

    Palliative care physician Dawn Gross helps people talk about death by focusing on what they want during life.

    by Amy Paturel

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