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Taking Action

Advocacy

  • Living Beyond a Diagnosis

    Judy Pearson was surprised by the demands of cancer survivorship. Here, she offers tips on how to look at life after cancer.

    by Judy Pearson

  • Q&A

    Ethics in Practice

    Rebecca Dresser explores the history and burdens of clinical trials through the lens of a cancer survivor and medical ethicist.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Policy Matters

    Cancer Scientists Support COVID-19 Response

    Researchers study ways to improve telehealth capabilities, clinical trials and health disparities.

    by Trevan Locke, PhD

  • Physicians Underestimate Severity of Radiation Side Effects

    Breast cancer patients' symptoms after radiation therapy may go underrecognized, especially if these patients are Black or younger in age.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Taking Drug Dosing Off Autopilot

    Patient advocates with metastatic breast cancer argue that dosing of treatments for their disease should be more personalized and take into account quality of life.

    by Marcus A. Banks

  • Reasons to Hope During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Patient advocates learned about COVID-19 and cancer in an AACR virtual forum.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • From the Editor-in-Chief

    Cancer in Minority Populations

    Paying attention to the social determinants of health will promote greater equity in cancer outcomes for all.

    by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD

  • Survivor Profile

    An Unlikely Pivot

    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

  • In It for the Long Haul

    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.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Q&A

    Taking the Long View

    In her first book, journalist and breast cancer survivor Kate Pickert traces the winding road of cancer research and patient advocacy.

    by Marci A. Landsmann