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  • 2018 SABCS: Choosing the Right Treatment

    Studies presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium investigate when patients with early-stage breast cancer or precancerous breast conditions benefit from receiving less intense treatment.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Coping With Head and Neck Cancer

    Patients with head and neck cancer often face physical, social and emotional issues that can add to existing mental health problems or give rise to new ones.

    by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

  • Palliative Care Pays Off

    Patients with advanced cancer who receive palliative care tend to live longer and have better quality of life than those who do not receive this care.

    by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

  • 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

  • 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

  • Learning to Share

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

    by Lenn Robbins