Understanding How Radiation Causes Cancer
Researchers are investigating who is at greatest risk for radiation-induced cancers.
by Kate Yandell
Physicians Underestimate Severity of Radiation Side Effects
Breast cancer patients' symptoms after radiation therapy may go underrecognized, especially if these patients are Black or younger in age.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Preparing Patients for Radiation Therapy Side Effects
A study shows that some cancer patients wish they had known more about possible adverse effects of treatment.
by Jon Kelvey
Proton Therapy Is Associated With Reduced Side Effects
When combined with chemotherapy, the newer form of radiation comes with fewer severe side effects than standard radiation therapy, a study suggests.
by Sue Rochman
Evidence grows that some people with HER2-positive breast cancer may do well on HER2-targeted therapy alone.
by Myles StarrGermline Genetic Testing Lags Behind Guidelines
Low rates of germline genetic testing in cancer patients means information that could affect treatment isn’t available.
by Jon KelveyProgress in Lung Cancer
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Here are stories describing lung cancer treatment advances and the experiences of people who have been through a diagnosis.Against All Odds
At age 26, Manny Garcia was diagnosed with and fought pancreatic cancer.
by Karon Warren