A Treatment That Came Just in Time
Cancer survivor Laurie Adami reflects on her experience participating in a clinical trial that ultimately contributed to the March 2021 approval of a CAR-T cell therapy for follicular lymphoma.
by Laurie Adami
More Data on COVID-19 Vaccination and Cancer
Studies indicate that many people with cancer have an antibody response to the vaccines, but this response may be reduced or absent in certain patients.
by Anna Goshua
Building COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence
Experts discussed how the cancer community can share accurate information and increase confidence in COVID-19 vaccines, both among people with cancer and the general population.
by Kevin McLaughlin
Searching the Blood for Signs of Altered Immunity
The immune systems of people with blood cancer respond differently to infection with the coronavirus than the immune systems of people without cancer or with solid tumors.
by Kate Yandell
A Drive for Diversity
African Americans are underrepresented in the Be The Match bone marrow donor registry. Patient advocates are working to change that.
by Jon Kelvey
Cancer and COVID-19 Vaccination
Amid continued research showing the impact of COVID-19 on people with cancer, patients are asking when they should get a COVID-19 vaccine.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Despite Generic Imatinib, Cost of Treating CML Remains High
The arrival of generic versions of the targeted therapy imatinib only modestly reduced the cost of treating chronic myelogenous leukemia patients, a study finds.
by Anna Azvolinsky
Support groups offer community for people with cancer in a world that doesn’t understand their experience.
by Carly FlumerMaking Informed Consent Accessible
Confusing informed consent forms are a common barrier to clinical trial participation. Researchers ask how they can be better designed for patients.
by Sandra GordonKeep That Colonoscopy Appointment
Experts weigh in on a recent study appearing to show that colonoscopy had lower-than-expected efficacy for preventing colorectal cancer.
by Pamela Rafalow GrossmanWhat We Know About Ultraprocessed Foods and Cancer Risk
Research has linked highly processed foods like deli meat to a higher risk of colorectal cancer in men.
by Jon Kelvey