On Being Asked Not to Tell: Hiding Illness From Loved Ones
Keeping her grandfather's cancer a secret from him felt counterintuitive to Tina Chai as a teen, but conversations with other Chinese Americans helped her understand the reasons Chinese physicians and families may practice cancer nondisclosure.
by Tina Chai
First Ladies of Africa Issue Call to Address Cancer Crisis
A coalition of wives of African leaders, originally dedicated to addressing HIV/AIDS, is now also taking on the growing problem of cancer.
by Bradley D. Miller, PhD
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