Winter 2023/2024 Vol. 13 Issue 04
From the Editor-in-ChiefCancer Treatment: Can Less Be More?
Molecular profiling that has led to spectacular advances in cancer treatment may also improve cancer survivorship.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Your Cancer GuideThe Reality of Chemo Brain
Learn ways to work through moments of fogginess and forgetfulness as you recover from cancer.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With ConfidenceFalling Short
People feeling overwhelmed by caregiving responsibilities can help ease the burden if they learn to ask for help.
by K.J. Bannan
Policy MattersTaking Action to Support Cancer Research
The AACR releases AACR Cancer Progress Report 2023, announces Cancer Centers Alliance, and joins 11th Rally for Medical Research.
by Benjamin Krinsky, PhD
Controlling Peripheral Neuropathy
Researchers are looking at ways to lessen and even prevent the debilitating chemotherapy-related side effect that causes numbness and pain in the hands and feet.
by Cameron Walker
Moving the Needle on Metastatic Breast Cancer
Metastatic breast cancer remains incurable, but researchers’ understanding of the molecular features of the disease is leading to additional treatments.
by Erin O’Donnell
Progress in Rare Cancers
With the rise of patient-driven research and registries, scientists are making advances in understanding, diagnosing and treating many of the least common cancer types.
by Kendall K. Morgan
Survivor ProfileA Can-Do Spirit
Navy veteran and two-time cancer survivor Bruce Wright helps other veterans secure benefits for their health conditions.
by Lindsey Konkel Neabore
Get InvolvedA Helping Hand
The Singletons take care of the shopping so single parents can focus on their cancer treatments.
by Thomas Celona
Facts and StatsCancer’s Economic Impact
Between 2020 and 2050, cancer is expected to cost the global economy $25 trillion.
by Thomas Celona
The FDA requires a warning with CAR T-cell therapies about an increased risk of cancer from the treatment. Should you be concerned?
by Sandra GordonOvercoming Lung Cancer Stigma With Understanding
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-Gilmore