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  • Being Candid About Cancer

    As a father with an aggressive brain cancer, I’ve opted against elaborate metaphors and in favor of candid speech when talking about cancer with my children.

    by Adam Hayden

  • Sowing Seeds of Health

    A program helps cancer survivors start gardens as a way to increase their vegetable consumption and physical activity.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • What You Need to Know About DNA Testing

    Before you order an at-home genetic testing kit, carefully consider the medical, psychological and legal implications.

    by Tina Segura

  • Policy Matters

    Putting an End to Cancer Health Disparities

    Cancer has a disproportionate impact on disadvantaged and minority groups. The AACR 2020 by 2020 initiative is a step toward closing the gap.

    by Michael A. Caligiuri, MD

  • Q&A

    Honoring Life in Death

    Physician Lucy Kalanithi, widow of the author of When Breath Becomes Air, talks about aligning patients’ values with their end-of-life decisions.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Get Involved!

    Giving Women with Cancer a Tidy Gift

    Cleaning for a Reason cleans the homes of women diagnosed with cancer for free.

    by Brenda Conaway

  • Will Right to Try Increase Access to Experimental Treatments?

    The recently passed Right to Try Act is meant to provide patients with greater access to experimental therapies. Patient advocates are divided on whether the law will benefit patients.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Advocacy Spotlight: Sorting Out Priorities

    Ovarian cancer survivor and research advocate Annie Ellis is teaming up with researchers to better equip patients with recurrent cancer to make treatment decisions.

    by Cici Zhang

  • Bill Aims to Improve Childhood Cancer Research

    The STAR Act passes in the U.S. House of Representatives.

    by Brad Jones

  • Talking About Medical Marijuana

    Medical oncologists discuss marijuana with their patients. Many of these doctors feel they aren’t well enough informed to make recommendations about it, but some do anyway.

    by Kate Yandell

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