Putting the Patient in the Driver’s Seat
In her new book, Cancer Support Community executive chair Kim Thiboldeaux offers advice to patients on how to steer their way through a cancer diagnosis, treatment and beyond.
by Kevin McLaughlin
Roadblocks to Care
Some cancer patients struggle to find transportation to their appointments. The coronavirus pandemic has further limited options for patients looking for rides.
by Anna Goshua
The Return to Work
What happens if your workplace reopens before you're ready to return or you're an essential worker? For some people who have been diagnosed with cancer, accommodations may be possible.
by Jen Tota McGivney
Parking Costs Take a Hidden Toll on Cancer Patients
People with cancer can pay significant costs for parking at cancer centers while receiving their treatment, a study finds.
by Marcus A. Banks
Using Leftover Cancer Drugs to Help Others
Cancer drug repositories that accept unused drugs could provide an affordable source of medications for patients in need, while also providing patients left with extra drugs a way to give back.
by Jon Kelvey
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
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
Cancer Takes an Unequal Toll on Employment
In a study of women with breast cancer in North Carolina, those who lived in rural areas or were black were more likely than urban white women to report negative changes in their employment.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman
Cancer and Credit
The financial burden of a cancer diagnosis can lower a patient's credit score.
by Shelly Rosenfeld
Cancer Care on a Native American Reservation
For the first time, people living in the Navajo Nation who are diagnosed with cancer can get treated for the disease without leaving tribal lands.
by Kate Yandell
The FDA requires a warning with CAR T-cell therapies about an increased risk of cancer from the treatment. Should you be concerned?
by Sandra GordonOvercoming Lung Cancer Stigma With Understanding
Shirley Muñoz wants to use her experience as a younger lung cancer patient to break down barriers to care for her community through translation and advocacy.
by Cameron WalkerThe More You Know About Cancer Prevention
Studies found awareness gaps about cancer prevention strategies such as screening and vaccination may reduce benefits from these tactics.
by Cancer Research CatalystUsing Acupuncture and Massage to Manage Side Effects
New research finds acupuncture and massage are associated with pain reduction for patients with advanced cancer.
by Laura Gesualdi-Gilmore