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
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