Winter 2022/2023 Vol. 12 Issue 04
From the Editor-in-Chief
Taking Aim at Cancer
Therapeutic antibodies carry ‘payloads’ to destroy cancer cells.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Your Cancer Guide
Finding Light in Winter’s Darkness
Colder temperatures, gray skies and shorter days can dampen the spirits, which can heighten sadness associated with cancer treatment.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Creating Calm in Chaos
A prepacked bag of essential and not-so-essential items can provide structure and comfort to people with cancer during treatment.
by K.J. Bannan
Stemming the E-Cigarette Epidemic
An updated AACR-ASCO joint statement recommends steps for policymakers to lower e-cigarette use among youth and young adults.
by Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD
Cervical Cancer: A Global Challenge
Low- and middle-income countries make inroads against a preventable and treatable cancer.
by Erin O’Donnell
Scientists look to decode the role of intestinal bacteria in our responses to immunotherapy.
by Natalie Slivinski
An Ongoing Discussion
Physicians are often hesitant to bring up end-of-life care discussions with their patients. People being treated for cancer may need to frame questions to determine their own goals of care.
by Cameron Walker
Rising to the Challenge
James R. Scott uses his experiences with bladder cancer to be a light for others.
by Lindsey Konkel Neabore
The FDA’s Risk-Benefit Framework
Using the withdrawal of Avastin’s approval for breast cancer as a case study, Mikkael A. Sekeres’ new book analyzes the U.S. drug approval process.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Healing Takes Flight
Alicia and Esther Tambe honor their sister’s memory by providing travel experiences to Black women diagnosed with breast cancer.
by Thomas Celona
Facts and Stats
Setting the Stage
Understanding your cancer’s stage is important for determining your prognosis and treatment options. Here’s what the different stages mean.
by Thomas Celona
Lesbians, bisexual women and transgender men had a longer wait for diagnosis and a higher risk of recurrence.
by Jon KelveyDeconstructing Peripheral Neuropathy and Chemo Brain
Researchers explore mechanisms of chemotherapy-related neurotoxicity at the AACR Annual Meeting 2023.
by Marci A. LandsmannAACR Annual Meeting 2023
Catch up on all of Cancer Today's coverage from the AACR Annual Meeting 2023.More Prostate Cancer Patients Choose Surveillance
Men are increasingly opting to put off treatment for low-risk prostate cancer, and doctors say it’s a good thing.
by Kyle Bagenstose