August 18, 2016

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The latest information about living with cancer

Colon cancer deaths rise among younger adults, and no one knows why
August 8, 2017
By Jacqueline Howard / CNN

Gum Disease Tied to Cancer Risk in Older Women
August 2, 2017
By Nicholas Bakalar / The New York Times

For Kids With Cancer, Focusing on Quality of Life
July 27, 2017
By Susan Gubar / The New York Times

Growing a Baby After a Tumor
July 20, 2017
By Elly Lonon / The New York Times

With Cancer Screening, Better Safe Than Sorry?
July 17, 2017
By Jane E. Brody / The New York Times

The Gentler Symptoms of Dying
July 11, 2017
By Sara Manning Peskin, MD / The New York Times

Tumor gene testing urged to tell if drug targets your cancer
July 6, 2017
By Lauran Neergaard / The Associated Press

The Secret Language of Patients and Caregivers
June 29, 2017
By Susan Gubar / The New York Times

Using Playtime to Avoid Anesthesia in Children With Cancer
June 29, 2017
By Allie Casey / Cure Today
When pediatric patients are given radiation treatment for cancer, they often get scared or nervous because they do not have an understanding of the process and the machines involved. To remedy this, anesthesia is used in many cases, though the long-term side effects are still unknown.

With Obamacare, More Breast Cancers Diagnosed at Earlier Stages
June 27, 2017
By Nicholas Bakalar / The New York Times

Ask Me Anything, Except How I'm Doing
June 22, 2017
By Sarah Lazazzero / Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Why pancreatic cancer is such a killer, and what's being done about it
June 20, 2017
By Mary Brophy Marcus / CBS News

Cuban vaccine may pack punch in fight against lung cancer
June 11, 2017
By Mimi Whitefield / The Miami Herald

Cancer Drug Proves to Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors
June 8, 2017
By Gina Kolata / The New York Times

8 things doctors are buzzing about at the biggest cancer meeting
June 6, 2017
By Laurie McGinley / The Washington Post

Much shorter chemo works for many colon cancer patients, study says
June 4, 2017
By Laurie McGinley / The Washington Post

Quickly reporting cancer complications may boost survival
June 4, 2017
By Marilynn Marchione / The Associated Press

Hope and hype around cancer immunotherapy
June 2, 2017
By Jacqueline Howard / CNN

Cancer Support system? What support system?
May 23, 2017
By Barbara Carlos / Cure Today
No man is an island, but sometimes our interdependency isn’t clear.

You Can Take Steps to Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk
May 8, 2017
By Jane E. Brody / The New York Times

When to Tell Daughters About a Genetic Breast Cancer Risk
April 20, 2017
By Jill Werman Harris / The New York Times

Short Answers to Hard Questions About HPV
April 7, 2017
By Pam Belluck / The New York Times

Sometimes Cancer Is Just Bad Luck
March 23, 2017
By Deena Shanker / Bloomberg
Smoking can still kill you, but two-thirds of all cancer-causing mutations rely on chance.

Who Needs Another Cancer?
March 2, 2017
By Susan Gubar / The New York Times

Colon and Rectal Cancers Rising in Young People
February 28, 2017
By Roni Caryn Rabin / The New York Times

In Maintenance Mode, Living in the Moment
February 16, 2017
By Susan Gubar / The New York Times

Mammogram Results Can Be Misleading
February 15, 2017
By Nicholas Bakalar / The New York Times

Love in the time of cancer
February 14, 2017
By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service
Getting dumped after diagnosis isn’t the only story out there; meet three couples who found romance despite disease

Scalp-Cooling Caps Help Prevent Hair Loss in Chemo
February 15, 2017
By Rachel Rabkin Peachman / The New York Times

Reaping the Benefits: Exercise Programs Offer Physical and Social Benefits for Cancer Survivors
February 3, 2017
By Brielle Urciuoli / Cure Today
Group exercise programs are beneficial to survivors of cancer, and can offer motivation from peers to continue living a healthy lifestyle.

What If We Really Knew Where To Get The Best Cancer Care: The Prostate As Case Study
January 30, 2017
By Martha Bebinger / WBUR Boston