Support Grows for Making Transfusions a Part of Hospice
Blood cancer patients have low rates of enrollment in hospice. One barrier to enrollment is that many hospices do not provide blood transfusions.
by Jon Kelvey
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
Immunotherapy in the Elderly
Immune checkpoint inhibitors can be effective treatments for elderly people with some types of advanced cancer, but more information is needed on their risks and benefits in this group.
by Emma Yasinski
Starting a Conversation
Palliative care physician Dawn Gross helps people talk about death by focusing on what they want during life.
by Amy Paturel
Combining Treatment With Hospice Services
Organizations are testing new models of end-of-life care that allow patients to start hospice without stopping treatment.
by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock
The HPV Vaccine Prevents Cancer. Why Do Many Cancer Survivors Not Get It?
A recent study investigated why some young cancer survivors did not want the HPV vaccine and how they can be better served.
by Pamela Rafalow GrossmanThe Future of Cancer Care
Forum discusses next-generation technologies that will guide oncology research and patient care in the years to come.
by Thomas CelonaOn Wearing a Brave Face for Myself and Others
A woman living with lung cancer reflects on the contrast between how people see her and how she feels as someone living with metastatic disease.
by Suzanne Adriana RemingtonCervical Cancer Found at Later Stages After 65
A study found women in California were more likely to have cervical cancer diagnoses at a later stage after age 65.
by Jon Kelvey