• Get Involved

    The Gift of a Getaway

    Give patients and their families a break from cancer.

    by Maria Wolf

  • Forward Look

    Should the Age to Buy Cigarettes Be 21?

    Q&A with CDC's Brian King on reducing teen access to tobacco products.

    by Chris Palmer

  • Global Report

    A Dutch Dilemma

    While much of the Western world was tightening restrictions on smoking, one European nation, the Netherlands, found itself embroiled in a political struggle between individual freedoms and public health.

    by Cynthia Ryan

  • Get Involved

    A Family’s Tribute

    Cindy's Legacy provides financial support to families who are affected by cancer.

    by Eileen Glanton Loftus

  • Editor's Letter

    Making Progress in Treating Cancer

    Cancer Today's Winter 2015/2016 issue describes advances in lung cancer, big data and more.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • Editor's Letter

    Cancer Research Needs Robust Federal Funding

    Now's the time to show support for medical research funding.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • Survivor Profile

    Stop the Silence

    Cancer survivor Cherry Sloan-Medrano works to encourage a conversation about cancer among Asians in the U.S.

    by Jenny Song

  • Yesterday & Today

    Taking Her Place

    Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman nominated for vice president on a major-party ticket, used her political prowess to advocate for women's equality. In 1998, she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma.

    by Sharlene George

  • Healthy Habits

    Nothing Healthy About a Tan

    The CDC calls for community efforts to halt rising rates of melanoma.

    by Brenda Conaway

  • Q&A

    Conversation Starter

    Cancer survivor Emily McDowell creates greeting cards that give people the words to talk about a difficult disease.

    by Stephen Ornes