Tests Spot Signs of Cancer in the Blood
At the AACR Virtual Annual Meeting I, researchers presented data on blood tests that aim to supplement current cancer screening and speed up diagnosis.
by Kate Yandell
Do Patients Want Online Access to Test Results?
A survey finds many patients prefer talking through imaging findings related to cancer with their physician rather than viewing reports online—but only if the wait for results is short.
by Cindy Kuzma
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
Crowdfunding for Cancer
Researchers found that millions of dollars are donated on fundraising sites to support ineffective and even harmful treatments.
by Jon Kelvey
Measuring Your Movement
Researchers are exploring whether wearable personal activity monitors could provide doctors with a more complete picture of cancer patients' well-being.
by Brad Jones
New studies find that electronic cigarettes trail other methods in helping people quit smoking, but they are growing in popularity among teens.
by Teresa BergenA Look at Disparities Across Cancer Care
A new AACR report tracks progress in addressing cancer health disparities and identifies work that still needs to be done.
by Eric FitzsimmonsCredit Agencies to Remove Some Medical Debt From Reports
Changes to what medical debt is included in credit reports could give patients more time to resolve outstanding bills.
by Karon WarrenThe Mental Toll of a Cancer Diagnosis
New studies shine a light on the effects of a cancer diagnosis on mental health and suicide risk.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman