• Food Insecurity and Cancer

    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

  • “Congrats! You Have the ‘Good’ Cancer”

    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

  • Telling Your Children About Inheritable Cancer Risk

    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


    Do You Need to Talk?

    Follow these steps to find a therapist who can meet your needs.

    by Hester Hill Schnipper

  • Get Involved

    Creative Therapy

    Various kinds of artistic expression can play a role in processing the emotional effects of cancer.

    by Bradley Jones

  • Sound Advice

    Your Questions, Our Answers

    Experts offer advice on parenting a child who has had cancer, what to look for in a primary care provider, and peripheral neuropathy.

  • Q&A

    Coming of Age

    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.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Secure Connections

    Patients find each other online and get support they say is unparalleled, but with openness comes concern about privacy.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Healthy Habits

    Step to It

    Inexpensive fitness trackers offer an easy way to monitor physical activity.

    by Carisa D. Brewster

  • Healthy Habits

    Low-Effort Eats

    Eating well during cancer treatment doesn’t require a lot of work.

    by Ashley P. Taylor


From the AACR

  • Experts' Forecast: 2020

    As a new decade begins to unfold, what advancements can we expect in the field of oncology?

  • New FDA Approval

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the use of a targeted therapeutic to include treating certain patients with pancreatic cancer.

  • 2019 in Review

    Research continued to drive progress across the spectrum of cancer care in the form of new ways to prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat the disease.



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