Apr 21, 2015
Clinical trials are essential for moving new methods of preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer from laboratories to physicians' offices and other clinical settings.
Apr 14, 2015
In a dozen years of undergoing cancer treatment on and off, I have asked countless questions in an effort to better understand my doctors’ plans. But I never questioned whether those plans were in my best interests.
Apr 7, 2015
A growing number of female cancer patients are freezing their scalps with a specialized cap worn tightly on the head before, during, and for a couple of hours after a chemotherapy session.
Mar 31, 2015
You have to strike a delicate balance, which is more difficult than ever in an age when information comes at you constantly from every direction.
Mar 24, 2015
The watch and wait approach is also often used for low-grade prostate cancer and in some instances of ductal carcinoma in situ (noninvasive) breast cancer.
Mar 17, 2015
Produced by documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, along with public broadcasting station WETA in Washington, D.C. and other partners, “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” is a three-part, six-hour documentary.
Mar 10, 2015
“Find a bit of beauty in the world today. Share it. If you can't find it, create it. Some days this may be hard to do. Persevere.”
Mar 3, 2015
A combination of drugs discussed in a “New York Times” story last week offers hope to patients with hard-to-treat cancers.