From the Editor-in-Chief
New insights into how the immune system can be unleashed are driving new treatments.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
Now's the time to show support for medical research funding.
by Kevin McLaughlin
Your Neighborhood, Yourself | An Rx for Exercise | The Right Match | Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk for Hormone Deficiencies | Identifying Ovarian Cancer Risk | Tuning In to the Concerns of Caregivers
Your Cancer Guide
Learn how to evaluate information on websites.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Caregiving With Confidence
Help your child or teenager with cancer grow and thrive.
by Ide Mills
Twenty-two years after the first of two breast cancer diagnoses, a survivor decides to undergo genetic testing.
by Cynthia Ryan
Advances in treating brain metastases and reducing their side effects are bringing new hope to cancer patients.
by Sue Rochman
Cancer survivor Cherry Sloan-Medrano works to encourage a conversation about cancer among Asians in the U.S.
by Jenny Song
More people are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer before 50, the recommended age to start screening.
by Charlotte Huff
Yesterday & Today
Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman nominated for vice president on a major-party ticket, used her political prowess to advocate for women's equality. In 1998, she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma.
by Sharlene George
Some patients want to work through illness and others need to, but juggling work responsibilities and treatment regimens can be a challenge.
by Leigh Labrie
Pile on the Veggies | Nothing Healthy About a Tan
Cancer survivor Emily McDowell creates greeting cards that give people the words to talk about a difficult disease.
by Stephen Ornes
Coping with weight gain while being treated, telling family and friends how you feel, and supporting parents who are used to taking care of themselves.
Twelve-year-old cancer survivor Peter Zucca starts a foundation to give back to kids with cancer.
Chris Hixon, Lesley K. Glenn, Kristina Giard-Bradford.
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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