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
A Drive for Diversity
African Americans are underrepresented in the Be The Match bone marrow donor registry. Patient advocates are working to change that.
by Jon Kelvey
When Young Adults Need Care
For adolescents and young adults who have been diagnosed with cancer, caregivers can play an influential—but often overlooked—role in providing help and support.
by Carly Flumer
A Modern Family
My diagnosis with colorectal cancer at age 32 affected my fertility. As a result of my experiences, I help others who have been diagnosed with cancer understand their choices related to fertility preservation and their options for becoming a parent.
by Allison Rosen
When COVID-19 Comes Home
I have brain cancer, and my wife is a health care worker. These are some questions we had to consider leading up to and after her diagnosis with COVID-19.
by Adam Hayden
Nothing but Time
A father with metastatic kidney cancer embraces moments with his 3-year-old son while pondering how he'll be remembered.
by Adam P. Stern
When Cancer Becomes an Unwanted Priority
Amanda Rose Ferraro's leukemia diagnosis forced her to spend time at the hospital away from her 3-year-old-son. She calls focusing on her health and leaving her son “the hardest thing I have ever had to do.”
by Amanda Rose Ferraro
Learning to Share
At first, I wanted to hide my cancer diagnosis. My son showed me what a mistake that was.
by Lenn Robbins
Life After Pediatric Brain Cancer
Survivors of pediatric brain or spinal cord tumors can have cognitive and physical impairments. Researchers say that these deficits can be minimized with the right interventions.
by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock
Being Candid About Cancer
As a father with an aggressive brain cancer, I've opted against elaborate metaphors and in favor of candid speech when talking about cancer with my children.
by Adam Hayden
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