Medicaid: A Partial Safety Net
Expansions in coverage and eligibility through the Affordable Care Act have made Medicaid a lifeline for many people with cancer, but benefits vary from state to state.
by Sharon Tregaskis
Medical oncologist Lola Fashoyin-Aje describes the Food and Drug Administration’s efforts to make clinical trials more inclusive.
by Erin O'Donnell
Cancer Research: The Key to Tomorrow’s Cures
The AACR is engaging with Congress and the Biden administration on the importance of funding for cancer research.
by David A. Tuveson, MD, PhD
Doing Yoga in Recovery
A volunteer program brings yoga to cancer patients in the hospital.
by Bradley Jones
Facts and Stats
Fifty Years of Growing Survivorship
More people in the U.S. are alive after being diagnosed with cancer than ever before.
by Eric Fitzsimmons
From the Editor-in-Chief
Improving Clinical Trials
The fast pace of drug discovery should be matched by modernized clinical trials for wider access.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
The FDA Takes Steps to Curb Tobacco Use
The federal agency wants to ban menthol-flavored cigarettes, ban all flavors of cigars, and limit nicotine content.
by Nicholas Warren, PhD
Cooking Up Support
John Hanley's ChemoCookery Twitter account has become a place to share meal ideas and have conversations about cooking, cancer and the crossover between them.
by Bradley Jones
Oncology Takes on Cannabis
People take cannabis to treat an array of cancer-related symptoms and side effects. Legal prohibitions have stymied attempts at research into cannabis in cancer patients, but doctors are finding creative ways to study its effects.
by Kate Yandell
Preconceived Notions: Cancer, Fertility Coverage and the Law
Insurance coverage for fertility treatments is not mandated by federal law, although some states require it. People seeking cancer treatment need to understand their coverage and the law in their state.
by Shelly Rosenfeld
New studies find that electronic cigarettes trail other methods in helping people quit smoking, but they are growing in popularity among teens.
by Teresa BergenA Look at Disparities Across Cancer Care
A new AACR report tracks progress in addressing cancer health disparities and identifies work that still needs to be done.
by Eric FitzsimmonsCredit Agencies to Remove Some Medical Debt From Reports
Changes to what medical debt is included in credit reports could give patients more time to resolve outstanding bills.
by Karon WarrenThe Mental Toll of a Cancer Diagnosis
New studies shine a light on the effects of a cancer diagnosis on mental health and suicide risk.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman