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  • 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

  • Healing Through Art

    The Breast Cancer Art Project encourages breast cancer patients and survivors to produce—and share—art about their cancer experiences.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • Brain Cancer Patients Make Connections

    An app developed for glioblastoma patients allows them to track their symptoms and contribute to research.

    by Brad Jones

  • Paying for Tumor Testing

    A recent U.S. government decision about coverage of tumor sequencing could affect cancer patients.

    by Brad Jones

  • The Many Faces of Patient Advocacy

    Advocates shared their stories and projects at the AACR Annual Meeting.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Focusing on the Fundamentals

    National Cancer Institute director Norman “Ned” Sharpless meets with advocates and outlines areas of focus for the agency.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • A Response to Roadblocks

    The Biden Cancer Initiative Colloquium gathered experts to discuss obstacles preventing access to care at the AACR Annual Meeting.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

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