From the Editor-in-Chief
Paying attention to the social determinants of health will promote greater equity in cancer outcomes for all.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
The Clinical Treatment Act aims to include more Medicaid recipients.
by Jen Tota McGivney
Medha Deoras-Sutliff’s experience with breast cancer fueled her interest in advocacy for breast cancer patients and, more recently, her support for research on rare cancers.
by Lindsey Konkel
The FDA is taking several steps to restrict and reduce e-cigarette use among youth.
by Carmine S. Leggett, PhD
A helping hand for pet owners receiving cancer treatment.
by Jackie Oshiro
Medicare was established to help provide affordable health care coverage for older Americans. But Medicare beneficiaries with cancer can still face financial burdens related to their care.
by Kate Yandell
Despite national guidelines urging oncologists to bring up risks of infertility posed by cancer treatment, many young cancer patients are never told about these risks or counseled on their fertility preservation options.
by Marcus A. Banks
Doctors and researchers met online to discuss how the coronavirus pandemic changed cancer care in its early months, as well as how they can improve care and advocate for patients going forward.
What happens if your workplace reopens before you’re ready to return or you’re an essential worker? For some people who have been diagnosed with cancer, accommodations may be possible.
by Jen Tota McGivney
From the Editor-In-Chief
Surrogate endpoints can speed up drug approvals, but are they valid measures of effectiveness?
Amid the ongoing pandemic, Cancer Today continues to cover cancer research and treatment while also reporting on the many ways COVID-19 has impacted people with cancer.
by Kevin McLaughlin
Survivorship care plans can prepare cancer patients to get the best medical care and maintain their quality of life following treatment.
by Carly Flumer
A trial of the targeted therapy Tagrisso (osimertinib) for early-stage lung cancer finds that patients who take it go longer without having a cancer recurrence. Whether that should change clinical practice is under discussion.
by Ashley P. Taylor
A new version of the American Cancer Society’s cervical cancer screening guideline says screening can start at a later age and highlights human papillomavirus testing as the preferred method.
by Anna Azvolinsky
In an interview, Carl June discusses CAR-T cell therapy, as well as his own experience with COVID-19.
A meeting on lymphoma covered diverse topics, ranging from immunotherapeutic strategies to advances in single-cell analyses to health disparities.
The inaugural Cancer Disparities Progress Report highlights the urgent need to reduce cancer health disparities and achieve health equity for all people.
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