From the Editor-in-Chief
The fast pace of drug discovery should be matched by modernized clinical trials for wider access.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
People take cannabis to treat an array of cancer-related symptoms and side effects. Legal prohibitions have stymied attempts at research into cannabis in cancer patients, but doctors are finding creative ways to study its effects.
by Kate Yandell
The federal agency wants to ban menthol-flavored cigarettes, ban all flavors of cigars, and limit nicotine content.
by Nicholas Warren, PhD
John Hanley’s ChemoCookery Twitter account has become a place to share meal ideas and have conversations about cooking, cancer and the crossover between them.
by Bradley Jones
Insurance coverage for fertility treatments is not mandated by federal law, although some states require it. People seeking cancer treatment need to understand their coverage and the law in their state.
by Shelly Rosenfeld
Patients now have full access to their online medical records. What are the benefits and downsides?
by Jen Tota McGivney
Cancer screenings and clinical trials have been seriously disrupted by the pandemic.
Most people who opt out of breast reconstruction are satisfied with their decision but are not always supported by their surgeons.
by Kris Conner
Students Lara Jabbour and Nazanin Nayeri work to cheer up hospital staff and patients.
Cancer researcher Vicky Forster draws from her own experience with childhood leukemia to emphasize patient voices in cancer research.
People with cancer who are thinking about using cannabis to manage cancer-related symptoms should seek answers to some practical questions.
A drug that delivers radioactive particles to prostate cancer cells increases overall survival for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman
A study on aging shows that cancer survivors are at higher risk of losing strength and walking more slowly compared to those with no cancer history. Exercise is one way to combat this decline.
by Marcus A. Banks
Sooner rather than later may be the best strategy for using an experimental treatment for advanced melanoma.
Olufunmilayo Olopade seeks widespread use of testing to encourage prevention and early detection of deadly cancers.
Federal funding could help cancer centers rebuild from the devastating effects of the pandemic.
Learning Medicare’s ABCDs
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