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
Treating Cancer Patients With COVID-19: A New York City Experience
An analysis of cancer patients who were infected with the coronavirus and treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City suggests certain risk factors may predict more severe COVID-19.
by Anna Azvolinsky
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
Bill Aims to Improve Childhood Cancer Research
The STAR Act passes in the U.S. House of Representatives.
by Brad Jones
A Focus on Pediatric Cancer Screening
The AACR shares research papers that summarize recommendations for monitoring children and adolescents with cancer predisposition syndromes.
by Garrett M. Brodeur
Results of a recent study support concerns that pandemic disruptions resulted in finding fewer cancers.
by Kyle BagenstoseLung Cancer Patients Face Worse Survival After Wildfire Exposure
Researchers find that lung cancer patients recovering from surgery are especially vulnerable to the health hazards of wildfires even up to a year later.
by Sandra GordonChoosing Between Lung Cancer Surgery and Radiation
Study suggests surgery leads to longer survival than radiation for non-small cell lung cancer, but radiation remains an important option.
by Jon KelveyUnderstanding Disparities in Melanoma Diagnosis
Black men with melanoma are more likely than other populations to die of the disease. Here’s why, and what to look for.
by Kyle Bagenstose