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  • Genetic Testing Gaps

    Testing for hereditary mutations is increasingly recommended for people with cancer, but recommendations do not always translate into access to testing and appropriate counseling.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Should All Kids With Cancer Get Genetic Testing?

    Testing children with cancer for hereditary mutations could impact their treatment and provide information relevant to other family members.

    by Marcus A. Banks

  • Drafting a Medical Team

    Going through cancer treatment and ensuing complications is never easy, but surrounding yourself with the right key players can help, writes pancreatic cancer survivor Rob Weker.

    by Rob Weker

  • A Missed Conversation

    Despite national guidelines urging oncologists to bring up risks of infertility posed by cancer treatment, many young cancer patients are never told about these risks or counseled on their fertility preservation options.

    by Marcus A. Banks

  • Cancer Care Moves Forward Amid COVID-19

    Following the arrival of the coronavirus in the U.S., people with cancer and their doctors are adjusting to new ways of doing things while continuing to seek and provide cancer care.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Registries Report on COVID-19 and Cancer

    Data shed light on risk factors for death among people with cancer infected with the coronavirus.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Learning the Language of Chemotherapy

    Cancer patients often do not understand words their doctors use while talking about chemotherapy, but a new video series helps explain these terms.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • Navigating Hospital Discharge Decisions

    Patients with advanced cancer often go to rehabilitation facilities after a hospital stay in hopes of gaining the strength for further treatment, but the majority do not go on to receive additional cancer therapy, a study reports.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • Misunderstandings About Cancer DNA Tests

    Many cancer patients who received genomic testing of their cancers in a clinical trial did not fully understand the purpose of the testing.

    by Emma Yasinski

  • 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

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