Advances in screening and treatment mean there are more cancer survivors than ever, but survivors who struggle to work can face difficulty getting disability payments.
by Jen Tota McGivney
Attending a scientific conference as a patient advocate can be an exhausting, overwhelming and hugely rewarding experience.
by Bradley Jones
Experts discussed how the cancer community can share accurate information and increase confidence in COVID-19 vaccines, both among people with cancer and the general population.
by Kevin McLaughlin
Scientists discussed the mechanisms of chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment at a session dedicated to symptom science at the AACR Annual Meeting 2021.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Despite efforts by policymakers, a gender gap persists in clinical trial participation.
by Lindsey Konkel
Continued federal funding to support biomedical research, including cancer research, is vitally important during the pandemic.
by Brandon Leonard, MA, and Marc Johnson, MPP
Hematologist-oncologist Vinayak K. Prasad describes his positions on cancer research and policy in a recently published book.
Inspired by a family friend, Chase Sloan has published a recipe book with proceeds going toward cancer research.
by Erin O'Donnell
With a renewed sense of purpose, stage IV lung cancer survivor Oswald Peterson returns to his parents’ native Trinidad to celebrate the Caribbean festival.
African Americans are underrepresented in the Be The Match bone marrow donor registry. Patient advocates are working to change that.
by Jon Kelvey
At a patient advocate event, researchers discussed how to extend the benefits of immunotherapy to more people.
Testing children with cancer for hereditary mutations could impact their treatment and provide information relevant to other family members.
by Marcus A. Banks
Researchers are investigating who is at greatest risk for radiation-induced cancers.
by Kate Yandell
The Opening Plenary session of the virtual AACR Annual Meeting reviewed some of the mechanisms behind diet’s role in cancer.
The Food and Drug Administration announced it would pursue a ban on menthol combustible cigarettes and flavored cigars.
By collecting data from institutions around the world, Project GENIE enables research into rare disease types and patient populations.
Learning Medicare’s ABCDs
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