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  • POLICY MATTERS

    A Growing Commitment to Cancer Survivors

    The number of cancer survivors is growing. We must step up efforts to meet their needs.

    by Elizabeth M. Jaffee, MD

  • Survivor Profile

    The Power of Patients

    Janet Freeman-Daily helps put patients at the center of lung cancer research.

    by Robin Meadows

  • Raising Their Voices

    People with metastatic breast cancer are demanding to be seen, counted and included in breast cancer research.

    by Sue Rochman

  • Being Candid About Cancer

    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

  • Q&A

    Honoring Life in Death

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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From the AACR

  • Making Mammography Better

    A study investigates whether artificial intelligence can reduce false-positive mammograms.

  • New FDA Approvals

    Three new cancer treatments have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

  • Nobel Prize for Immunotherapy

    James P. Allison, PhD, a Fellow of the AACR Academy, won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his pioneering work in cancer immunotherapy.

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Janet Freeman-Daily: On Lung Cancer and Blame

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