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Study Finds Insurance Status Affects Survival in Glioblastoma
BY KATIE HAY
Being insured by Medicaid may affect the prognosis of a patient with GBM, according to a recent study. 
Reflecting on 15 Years Cancer-Free
BY SAMANTHA WATSON, MBA, FOUNDER AND CEO, THE SAMFUND
There is no right way to celebrate (or not celebrate) a cancerversary. 
The Picture of Health: Art Exhibits in Cancer Centers Help Patients and Families Heal
BY MARILYN FENICHEL
With growing evidence that they can help patients and their families heal, art installations and exhibits are becoming more prevalent in cancer centers.
A Strong Stomach: Eliminating Nausea and Vomiting for Patients With Cancer
BY DARA CHADWICK
Evolving strategies for the elimination of nausea and vomiting are making treatment more comfortable for many patients with cancer.
Novel Agent Shows Promise in Phase 2 Trial of Mastocytosis
BY ANDREW J. ROTH
Midostaurin is showing promise for some patients with mastocytosis, a rare disorder that is difficult to treat. 
Battling for Benefits: Military Veterans With Cancer Fight for Government-Funded Health Care
BY MARK CANTRELL

For military veterans with cancer, obtaining government-funded health care can constitute a tough fight. 

Chaos Theory: Understanding the Genetic Chaos of Soft Tissue Sarcoma
BY ARLENE WEINTRAUB


The 50 cancers under the umbrella of soft tissue sarcoma are marked by genetic chaos, and a growing understanding of these mutations may lead to new treatments. 

Pet Project: Trained Therapy Animals Boost the Moods of Hospitalized Patients With Cancer
BY THERESA SULLIVAN BARGER
Visits from trained therapy animals and their handlers can boost the moods of patients undergoing treatment for cancer.
6 Questions With a Physician: Tecentriq, Immunotherapies for Bladder Cancer
BY GINA COLUMBUS
After a long lapse in advancements for bladder cancer, the approval of Tecentriq is changing the field.