FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Increased vaccination rates can help reduce cervical cancer as a worldwide health threat.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
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YOUR CANCER GUIDE
Follow these steps to find a therapist who can meet your needs.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
CAREGIVING WITH CONFIDENCE
Treatment-related expenses can increase stress on both caregivers and patients. Learning to talk about these concerns may help ease the burden.
by Aimee Swartz
Advocating for federal funds for medical research pays off when the effort is constant and compelling.
by Brandon L. Leonard, MA, and J. Tod Guidry, PhD
Researchers are working to expand the benefits of immunotherapy by making “cold” tumors “hot” so they can respond better to treatments.
by Kendall K. Morgan
Patients find each other online and get support they say is unparalleled, but with openness comes concern about privacy.
by Kate Yandell
Genetic testing for mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes creates opportunities for cancer risk reduction. But 25 years after the mutations were discovered, some who could benefit from testing are still left out.
by Sue Rochman
Brain cancer survivor Lanette Veres sends cards and packages to others with the disease. She believes no one should face cancer alone.
by Lindsey Konkel
Step to It | Low-Effort Eats
Drawing on her own experiences as a teenager who learned her mother had pancreatic cancer, Marisa Bardach Ramel urges adolescents in similar situations to embrace all emotions—even the ugly ones.
by Marci A. Landsmann
Experts offer advice on parenting a child who has had cancer, what to look for in a primary care provider, and peripheral neuropathy.
Various kinds of artistic expression can play a role in processing the emotional effects of cancer.
by Bradley Jones
Readers share snapshots of their lives today.
Stool-based tests could increase access to colorectal cancer screening.
by Jen Tota McGivney
For adolescents and young adults who have been diagnosed with cancer, caregivers can play an influential—but often overlooked—role in providing help and support.
by Carly Flumer
The Cancer Today editorial staff selects some of the most impactful reporting and essays of 2020.
by Cancer Today Staff
Some cancer patients struggle to find transportation to their appointments. The coronavirus pandemic has further limited options for patients looking for rides.
by Anna Goshua
The incidence of cervical cancer has been decreasing in the U.S. in recent decades, aided by the implementation of human papillomavirus vaccines.
Patients with cancer have a higher risk of mortality from COVID-19, and the pandemic is disproportionately affecting racial and ethnic minorities.
As AACR Project GENIE marked its fifth anniversary, more than 7,900 individuals are registered to use the public data, and 296 papers have cited the registry.
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