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  • “Congrats! You Have the ‘Good’ Cancer”

    Many people know thyroid cancer as a cancer type with a relatively good prognosis, but the disease still has profound effects on patients and survivors, writes thyroid cancer survivor Carly Flumer.

    by Carly Flumer

  • Secure Connections

    Patients find each other online and get support they say is unparalleled, but with openness comes concern about privacy.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Cancer Patient Advocates Find Strength in Numbers

    Patient advocates have become a vital part of the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Opportunities for advocates continue to multiply.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • First Ladies of Africa Issue Call to Address Cancer Crisis

    A coalition of wives of African leaders, originally dedicated to addressing HIV/AIDS, is now also taking on the growing problem of cancer.

    by Bradley D. Miller, PhD

  • Survivor Profile

    A Sister’s Circle

    School counselor Diane Nathaniel creates communities for herself and those around her in Brooklyn and beyond. Her cancer diagnosis led her into patient advocacy.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Our Own Words

    People with cancer and their loved ones find ways for their voices to be heard without filters.

    by Bradley Jones

  • A Researcher Attends a Conference, This Time as a Patient Advocate

    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

  • Advocacy Spotlight: A Mission to Bring Awareness

    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

  • Helping Cancer Survivors Sleep

    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

  • Survivor Profile

    Still in the Game

    ESPN reporter Holly Rowe worked through melanoma treatment.

    by Lindsey Konkel

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From the AACR

  • Preventing Cervical Cancer

    Cervical cancer now accounts for less than 1% of cancer-related deaths among women in the United States.

  • New FDA Approvals

    The first new anti-cancer therapeutics approved in 2020 are for the treatment of two different types of soft tissue sarcoma.

  • Imaging and Immunotherapy

    Imaging a patient’s cancer—and the responses generated by the immune system—can provide information that may guide treatment decisions.

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