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
A program helps cancer survivors start gardens as a way to increase their vegetable consumption and physical activity.
by Ashley P. Taylor
Before you order an at-home genetic testing kit, carefully consider the medical, psychological and legal implications.
by Tina Segura
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
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
Cleaning for a Reason cleans the homes of women diagnosed with cancer for free.
by Brenda Conaway
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.
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
The STAR Act passes in the U.S. House of Representatives.
by Brad Jones
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
Organizations work to broaden eligibility for cancer clinical trials, and an article explores the limitations of personalized mouse models.
A study indicates that being diagnosed with cancer as a child could lead to financial problems later, and the Trump administration relaxes restrictions on short-term health insurance policies.
Liquid biopsy, which is often performed using a simple blood draw, can tell scientists about cancer DNA in the blood.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved new treatments for several rare cancers.
Analysis of cancer death data in New York state revealed high cancer mortality rates among some minority subpopulations.
Editor-in-Chief William G. Nelson Discusses Cancer Today
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