Chemobrain: It’s Not Your Imagination
Scientists discussed the mechanisms of chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment at a session dedicated to symptom science at the AACR Annual Meeting 2021.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Embracing Palliative Care Sooner
Studies show the benefits palliative care can provide to advanced cancer patients, but also highlight inequities in access.
by Jen Tota McGivney
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
Putting Chemotherapy Side Effects on Ice
A small study shows that keeping ice chips in the mouth during oxaliplatin chemotherapy may prevent cold sensitivity, a common oral side effect.
by Anna Azvolinsky
Palliative Care Pays Off
Patients with advanced cancer who receive palliative care tend to live longer and have better quality of life than those who do not receive this care.
by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock
The 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 KelveyA Life Cycle of Fear
Wrestling with fears of recurrence after cancer returns.
by Carly Flumer