A cancer diagnosis can quickly change your “other plans.”
by Kevin McLaughlin
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Some cherished bonds break in the face of a cancer diagnosis, while other relationships can become wellsprings of comfort and support.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Navigating difficult anniversaries is part of the grieving process.
by Michelle Johnston-Fleece
A cancer survivor reflects on the stranger who gave him a second
chance at life.
by Robert Henslin
Help is available for cancer patients worried about how they look during and after treatment.
by Melissa Weber
Drawing on strength from her ancestors and lessons from the 1960s, cancer survivor Vernal Branch works to make a difference for the next generation.
by Regina Nuzzo
Studies are finding that aggressive treatment, such as extensive surgery, radiation or chemotherapy, is not always necessary for cancer patients to get good results.
by Alexandra Goho
Yesterday & Today
Telly Savalas met his match in bladder cancer. Earlier diagnosis and more aggressive treatment might have made a difference.
by Jocelyn Selim
Cancer cells are able to find new pathways around targeted therapies. Scientists are racing to get there first.
by Sue Rochman
It Takes All Kinds | Just Add Water
In a new book and on her New York Times blog, author Susan Gubar chronicles her experiences living with metastatic cancer.
by Marci A. Landsmann
On asking for a second opinion, job seeking with a cancer history, and whether stress can cause a cancer recurrence.
After her son finished cancer treatment, Angela Farley started an organization to deliver meals to people facing serious illness.
Matt Hiznay, Diane Fowler, Roxann Merino.
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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