Taking Action


  • A Community Effort

    Local programs within Native American communities are at the forefront of an effort to increase cancer screening and reduce cancer deaths.

    by Sue Rochman

  • Q&A

    Changing Behavior

    John P. Pierce highlights the role of public health campaigns in cutting cancer risk.

    by Susan FitzGerald

  • Striking a Balance

    Setting clear goals can help you give back to others while taking care of yourself.

    by Cynthia Ryan

  • Editor's Letter

    A Place in the Shade

    Many people still consider a tan “healthy” and don't take measures to protect their skin from the sun.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • Forward Look

    Get Sun Smart

    Organization launches awareness campaign.

    by Sue Rochman

  • Survivor Profile

    Knowing Her Options

    When Christina McEvoy was diagnosed with stage IV melanoma, she took the reins of her care, traveling more than 600 miles for treatment and returning home to help other melanoma survivors.

    by Melissa Davlin

  • Survivor Profile

    Regaining Her Balance

    Gymnast Shannon Miller's focus and agility helped her capture seven Olympic medals before she was 20. But the most decorated U.S. gymnast in history struggled to overcome the shock of her ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment.

    by Kevin Begos

  • Q&A

    Elevating Awareness

    Cate Edwards honors her mother, Elizabeth Edwards, who died in 2010, by campaigning for more metastatic breast cancer resources.

    by Susan FitzGerald

  • Get Involved

    When Cancer Hits Home

    Nicholas Arquette started an organization to provide support to children who have a parent with cancer.

    by Amanda Koehler

  • Q&A

    Pushing Fear Aside

    Lisa Niemi Swayze advocates for research after losing her husband, actor Patrick Swayze, to pancreatic cancer.

    by Marci A. Landsmann