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  • Patient Advocates Tune in for Precision Medicine Primer

    Scientists and physicians discussed advances in targeted therapies and immunotherapies, as well as the lessons COVID-19 research has taught to cancer researchers.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • Immunotherapy Options for Breast Cancer

    Two immune checkpoint inhibitors are now approved for treatment of some people with advanced breast cancer, but trial results have raised some questions.

    by Anna Goshua

  • Living Beyond a Diagnosis

    Judy Pearson was surprised by the demands of cancer survivorship. Here, she offers tips on how to look at life after cancer.

    by Judy Pearson

  • Cancer and COVID-19 Vaccination

    Amid continued research showing the impact of COVID-19 on people with cancer, patients are asking when they should get a COVID-19 vaccine.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Colorectal Cancer Screenings at Home

    Stool-based tests could increase access to colorectal cancer screening.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • Roadblocks to Care

    Some cancer patients struggle to find transportation to their appointments. The coronavirus pandemic has further limited options for patients looking for rides.

    by Anna Goshua

  • Get Involved

    Smiling Faces

    Rich Nardiello seeks to bring a smile to children with cancer.

    by Bradley Jones

  • Q&A

    Ethics in Practice

    Rebecca Dresser explores the history and burdens of clinical trials through the lens of a cancer survivor and medical ethicist.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Policy Matters

    Cancer Scientists Support COVID-19 Response

    Researchers study ways to improve telehealth capabilities, clinical trials and health disparities.

    by Trevan Locke, PhD

  • 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

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From the AACR

  • Prioritizing Vaccination

    The AACR led a contingent of 130 organizations in asking that cancer patients and survivors be granted high priority in receiving COVID-19 vaccinations.

  • Bolstering Diversity

    Eliminating disparities requires consistent effort on numerous fronts, including the development and sustenance of a diverse scientific workforce.

  • Screening During the Pandemic

    In March of last year, screenings for breast, colon and cervical cancer decreased by roughly 90% compared with historical rates.

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