Health care professionals are working to make care more patient-centered.
by Jessica Gorman
Bridging the Distance | Treading Carefully With Medical Scans | Diagnosis: Debt | Keeping Counterfeit Cancer Drugs Off Pharmacy Shelves | A Trojan Horse to Fight Cancer | Common-Sense Screening | Task Force Says “No” to PSA for Prostate Cancer Screening | A Nickel for Prevention
Your Cancer Guide
Not in the mood? Take steps to regain intimacy.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Cognitive changes are common in patients, so it’s best to know your options.
by Amy Cunningham
Jonny Imerman is the heart and hub of a network of cancer survivors.
by Pamela Ferdinand
Cancer puts everyone in foreign territory, but those diagnosed with a rare form of the disease may feel the most lost without clear guidance toward the best care or support from other survivors. Four steps can help ease the way.
by Rabiya S. Tuma
Yesterday & Today
Betty Ford’s candor about her breast cancer diagnosis helped bring a private issue out of the shadows.
by Corinna Wu
Doctors now know more than ever about the inherited cancer-related mutations that can link generations of family members. But with the new knowledge from scientific advances and DNA testing come new questions for patients.
by Sue Rochman
Identifying cancer patients in distress moves from rare to routine.
by Melissa Weber
Across the country, survivors’ opinions and actions are influencing cancer care.
by Stephen Ornes
A Healthy Start | Get On Your Feet
Geriatric oncologist Harvey Jay Cohen shines a spotlight on older people with cancer.
by Jocelyn Selim
On culturally appropriate care, access to investigational treatments and quitting smoking.
A cancer caregiver volunteers by driving patients to treatment.
by Yvonne Lee
Pamela Clark, Emily-Kate Niskey, Loretta Cox, Tim Buckland
A study on aging shows that cancer survivors are at higher risk of losing strength and walking more slowly compared to those with no cancer history. Exercise is one way to combat this decline
by Marcus A. Banks
Insurance coverage for fertility treatments is not mandated by federal law, although some states require it. People seeking cancer treatment need to understand their coverage and the law in their state.
by Shelly Rosenfeld
People who have inherited BRCA mutations and are at high risk for cancer recurrence may benefit from a PARP inhibitor.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman
Patients now have full access to their online medical records. What are the benefits and downsides?
by Jen Tota McGivney
Sooner rather than later may be the best strategy for using an experimental treatment for advanced melanoma.
Olufunmilayo Olopade seeks widespread use of testing to encourage prevention and early detection of deadly cancers.
Federal funding could help cancer centers rebuild from the devastating effects of the pandemic.
Learning Medicare’s ABCDs
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