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.
Attending a scientific conference as a patient advocate can be an exhausting, overwhelming and hugely rewarding experience.
Experts discussed how the cancer community can share accurate information and increase confidence in COVID-19 vaccines, both among people with cancer and the general population.
by Kevin McLaughlin
Scientists discussed the mechanisms of chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment at a session dedicated to symptom science at the AACR Annual Meeting 2021.
This year’s AACR Annual Meeting features the latest advances in basic, translational and clinical cancer research. The more than 13,000 attendees at the virtual event represent more than 70 countries.
For the second consecutive year, this year’s AACR Annual Meeting will take place in a virtual format. Read this user's guide to the meeting.
Since the founding of the American Association for Cancer Research more than 100 years ago, women have played many pivotal roles.
The AACR collaborated with the Food and Drug Administration to examine under-representation of African Americans in multiple myeloma clinical trials.
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