Winter 2021/2022 Vol. 11 Issue 04
From the Editor-in-ChiefAstronomy Meets Pathology
Data analysis platforms that map the cosmos are being applied to map the tumor microenvironment, an approach that could revolutionize cancer pathology.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Your Cancer GuideThe Promise of New Year’s Resolutions
Don't let the uncertainties of the pandemic and cancer dampen the tradition of reaching for something better.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With ConfidenceWhat Are the Goals of Care?
It's never too early for caregivers to initiate discussions about treatment goals.
by K.J. Bannan
Policy MattersCancer 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
Balancing Early-Stage Prostate Cancer Decisions
Choices about screening and treatment for early-stage prostate cancer are complex and largely personal.
by Kendall K. Morgan
When you are diagnosed with cancer, how can you be sure you're getting appropriate care?
by K.J. Bannan
When Cancer Is in the Family
You've inherited a genetic variant linked to cancer risk. Now what?
by Stephen Ornes
Survivor ProfileStrength in the Pack
While undergoing treatment for colon cancer, Trevor Maxwell started Man Up to Cancer, a support community for men.
by Jon Kelvey
Q&AThe Certainty of Uncertainty
After a stage IV cancer diagnosis, Kate Bowler publishes a second memoir that explores the precarious nature of her own mortality.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Sound AdviceYour Questions, Our Answers
Changing jobs and insurance during treatment, speaking to kids about family cancer risk and pursuing professional caregiving.
Get InvolvedDoing Yoga in Recovery
A volunteer program brings yoga to cancer patients in the hospital.
by Bradley Jones
Facts and StatsFifty Years of Growing Survivorship
More people in the U.S. are alive after being diagnosed with cancer than ever before.
by Eric Fitzsimmons
Shirley Muñoz wants to use her experience as a younger lung cancer patient to break down barriers to care for her community through translation and advocacy.
by Cameron WalkerThe More You Know About Cancer Prevention
Studies found awareness gaps about cancer prevention strategies such as screening and vaccination may reduce benefits from these tactics.
by Cancer Research CatalystUsing Acupuncture and Massage to Manage Side Effects
New research finds acupuncture and massage are associated with pain reduction for patients with advanced cancer.
by Laura Gesualdi-GilmoreReal-world Outcomes in Multiple Myeloma
Study shines a light on the differences in outcomes between clinical trial patients with multiple myeloma and those receiving cancer treatment in their community.
by Sandra Gordon