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San Francisco-based Heather Millar is a breast cancer survivor. A journalist for more than 25 years, she has covered health care and science for many national magazines and websites.
September 24, 2018
I haven’t written about cancer for about three months. That’s a long time for me.
July 31, 2018
The approach used in discussing palliative care can play a role in whether a patient seeks help.
July 27, 2018
Innovations in drug development, surgery, radiation and clinical trials have investigators hard at work in glioblastoma.
July 03, 2018
While there has been no hard evidence that exercise can improve survival in patients with cancer, it can boost patients' mood and how they feel.
June 06, 2018
Researchers are considering whether some smoldering myelomas warrant treatment and which regimens are best.
May 10, 2018
In pretreated multiple myeloma, experimental CAR-T cell immunotherapy offers the potential for long-term — and possibly even permanent — remission.
March 27, 2018
What happens if your doctor makes a medical mistake, and when is it appropriate to sue?
March 23, 2018
If an oncologist, infusion center nurse or any member of your medical team has asked you a question like that recently, you can thank Dr. Jimmie Holland, a pioneering psychiatrist who died Dec. 24 at the age of 89.
March 21, 2018
We want to accomplish something. We want to love and be loved. We want to explore, achieve, stand out. Yet we will all die someday.
March 19, 2018
If following a particular diet makes sense to you, and you can tolerate it, then by all means do so. But I beg you to remember that even unhealthy things won't kill you in moderation.
February 22, 2018
Newly approved CAR-T cell treatments inspire hope in patients with blood cancer.
November 15, 2017
Newer, less invasive tests are helping scientists isolate genomic alterations.
September 18, 2017
Researchers are identifying targets to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
July 28, 2017
For some diagnosed with cancer, doing something radical can instill meaning and a sense of purpose.
April 18, 2017
Scientists are working to harness dogs’ ability to sniff out cancer.
March 08, 2017
CAR T-cell therapy is drastically changing the landscape of cancer treatment.
December 14, 2016
Cocktails of three, four or even five drugs of various classes are turning myeloma into a chronic condition.
October 19, 2016
By taking the brakes off immune response, immunotherapy empowers the body to fight resistant or recurrent classical Hodgkin lymphoma.
May 27, 2016
Why is the development of vitiligo a predictor of good response in patients taking immunotherapy for melanoma, and what can scientists learn from this?
March 23, 2016
Identified only a decade-and-a-half ago, GIST is already treatable with several targeted therapies, and scientists are researching more.
March 16, 2016
A study of acute lymphoblastic leukemia across the age spectrum is showing that some pediatric regimens can be successful in adults.
December 23, 2015
The characteristics of stage 3 lung cancer can vary widely, leaving patients and their doctors to wrestle with questions about how best to treat the disease.
October 24, 2015
In terms of both treatment and the emotional perspective of patients, metastatic breast cancer is different from other stages of the disease.
October 07, 2015
With new treatments transforming multiple myeloma into a chronic condition and additional therapies on the horizon, some experts believe a cure is within view.
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