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Advocacy

  • Editor's Letter

    Cancer Research: Worth Paying For

    Kevin McLaughlin discusses how one survivor's faith in science underscores the importance of continued funding for cancer research.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • Survivor Profile

    Betting on Science

    Diagnosed with a rare and incurable blood cancer, Jack Whelan is a passionate booster for research, clinical trials and affordable treatments.

    by Betty Russell

  • More Than a Signature

    The informed consent process is designed to ensure that patients understand risks. But new advances involved in genetic testing and tissue donation may make signing on the dotted line more complex than ever.

    by Stephen Ornes

  • Editor's Letter

    Making Plans

    A cancer diagnosis can quickly change your “other plans.”

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • Forward Look

    When the Cancer Doctor Gets Cancer

    Q & A with breast surgeon Susan Love on her new role: cancer survivor.

    by Betty Russell

  • Forward Look

    This Way to the Quit Line

    Doctors and researchers are encouraged to talk to patients about tobacco use.

    by Sue Rochman

  • Forward Look

    Rally for Medical Research

    “More progress, more hope, more life.” Photo © AACR / Vera LaMarche 2013 That was the rallying cry of the thousands of researchers, patient advocates and cancer survivors who attended the Rally for Medical Research, held April 8 in Washington, D.C. Their goal was to draw attention to the devastating impact that across-the-board federal spending […]

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Survivor Profile

    Standing Strong

    Drawing on strength from her ancestors and lessons from the 1960s, cancer survivor Vernal Branch works to make a difference for the next generation.

    by Regina Nuzzo

  • Forward Look

    A Global Campaign for Cancer Education

    “Cancer—Did you know?” That’s the question the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), based in Geneva, posed across the globe on World Cancer Day on Feb. 4. Image courtesy of the Union for International Cancer Control Established in 2006 by the UICC, the annual event draws attention to a stark fact: Cancer is a leading cause […]

    by Yvonne Lee

  • Get Involved

    Show the World a Cancer Survivor

    Cancer survivor packs up bags and helps facilitate international volunteer opportunities.

    by Yvonne Lee