My most meaningful moments at my first cancer research conference came from embracing my experience as a patient—not as a researcher.
by Jamie Aten
Minister and thyroid cancer survivor Thurselle C. Williams speaks at conferences and events about cancer awareness and, ultimately, healing following her 2016 diagnosis.
by Erin L. Boyle
A clinical trial comparing acupuncture and cognitive behavioral therapy found that they are both helpful for people who are experiencing sleep problems after cancer treatment.
by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock
ESPN reporter Holly Rowe worked through melanoma treatment.
by Lindsey Konkel
The meeting underscored the importance of NIH funding for cancer research.
by Elizabeth KS Barksdale, PhD
Patient navigators can help cancer patients tackle the trickier points of accessing health care.
by Carisa D. Brewster
Cancer patient advocates who review research proposals can provide valuable perspective.
by Bob Riter, Monica Vakiner and Carole Baas
A proposed federal rule says that patients must be informed after mammograms if they have dense breasts.
by Carly Weeks
Survivors and advocates display their posters alongside the work of thousands of cancer researchers.
by Kevin McLaughlin
Drug developers behind the six currently approved checkpoint inhibitors discuss the pros and cons of competition in the field.
by Kate Yandell
People with HIV who develop certain cancers are more likely to die from them than patients without HIV—even if they receive similar treatment.
by Jon Kelvey
After her diagnosis with ovarian cancer, Patricia Anne Ward noticed that some friends and family pulled away. She found connection outside her usual circles.
by Patricia Anne Ward
Ovarian cancer is a fairly rare cancer. It is also a deadly cancer, with only 47.6% of patients surviving for five years or longer.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a second targeted therapeutic based on tumor biomarker, not tumor origin.
Project GENIE links clinical-grade cancer genomic data with clinical outcomes from tens of thousands of cancer patients.
A Lesson in Service
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