Winter 2021/2022 Vol. 11 Issue 04
From the Editor-in-Chief
Astronomy 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 Guide
The 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 Confidence
What Are the Goals of Care?
It's never too early for caregivers to initiate discussions about treatment goals.
by K.J. Bannan
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
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
Strength in the Pack
While undergoing treatment for colon cancer, Trevor Maxwell started Man Up to Cancer, a support community for men.
by Jon Kelvey
The 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
Your Questions, Our Answers
Changing jobs and insurance during treatment, speaking to kids about family cancer risk and pursuing professional caregiving.
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
Forum discusses next-generation technologies that will guide oncology research and patient care in the years to come.
by Thomas CelonaOn Wearing a Brave Face for Myself and Others
A woman living with lung cancer reflects on the contrast between how people see her and how she feels as someone living with metastatic disease.
by Suzanne Adriana RemingtonCervical Cancer Found at Later Stages After 65
A study found women in California were more likely to have cervical cancer diagnoses at a later stage after age 65.
by Jon KelveyA Life Cycle of Fear
Wrestling with fears of recurrence after cancer returns.
by Carly Flumer