Morgan Bayer


Velcade and Rituxan Help Improve Responses in Marginal Zone Lymphoma

A treatment combination that includes Velcade and Rituxan helps improve responses and the safety profile in marginal zone lymphoma, according to a phase 2 trial.

Paul Gilbert


Thriving With Cancer

I transformed my mindset to maximize healing before, during and after prostate cancer treatment.

Gretchen E. Vaughan


Kidney Cancer Nurse Is an Icon in Her Field

Laura Wood, M.S.N., RN, OCN, has "skill, dedication, boundless compassion and drive to improve the lives of those affected by kidney cancer."

Rick Siefke


10 Helpful Tips for Cancer Caregivers

A retired oncology social worker shares some helpful tips for being a supportive caregiver while also maintaining your own well-being. “Caregiving is compassion in action,” he writes.

Moriah Moore


Fighting Hard for Patients with Fibrolamellar Carcinoma

As a hard-working mom and administrator, one nurse shows her passion and fight to get the best care for patients with fibrolamellar carcinoma.

Jonathan Little


‘Scanxiety’ Can Make Cancer Survivors Irrational and Irritable

A penile cancer survivor recalls how he can become irrational and lash out at his loved ones during the days leading up to his next scans. His wish: To be normal again.

Kentisha Mazeke


My Cancer Advocacy Keeps My Mom’s Legacy Alive

After my mom died of colon cancer, I became an advocate with the hopes that fewer people would be lost to the disease.

Camille Usher, NP


Educating Patients and Teams to Reduce Anxiousness During Cancer Treatment

A radiation oncology nurse takes the time to educate both patients and her clinical team to better manage side effects during therapy.

Leona Downey


How Yoga Helped Me in My Post Breast Cancer Treatment Journey

A former oncologist discusses how yoga became a vital part of her recovery after a surprise breast cancer diagnosis.

Kathryn E. Vinson, MS, CCRC


Causes of Thyroid Cancer

New research sheds lights on the causes of thyroid cancer, overdiagnosis of PTC

June Burke


When an Unexpected Cancer Association Leads to a Lifelong Connection

A lung cancer survivor explains how a serendipitous friendship with her stepson’s girlfriend’s aunt changed her life.

Kyle Doherty


Lifileucel Is Efficacious in Advanced Mucosal Melanoma

A phase 2 study evaluated meaningful activity from lifileucel for patients with advanced mucosal melanoma who experienced disease progression on immune checkpoint inhibitors.

Emily Campbell, M.S.


One-of-a-Kind Cancer Care Across 1,000 Miles

While one woman always assumed her aunt Judy provided excellent cancer care, she learned it firsthand upon her own diagnosis.

Geri Maroney


The Emotional Trauma of Breast Cancer: ‘Can Anybody Hear Me?’

A breast cancer survivor explains that many people deal with long-term emotional trauma as a result of their cancer experience and argues that more should be done to address it.

Lisa O’Neill Hill


A Champion for Expanding Access to Lung Cancer Breakthroughs

A colleague describes Dr. Edward S. Kim’s devotion to improving lung cancer care and creating more inclusive clinical trial practices.

Shari Mycek


Novel 4-Drug Combo Significantly Improves Treatment Responses in Group of Patients with Breast Cancer

Treatment with pyrotinib and the chemotherapies trastuzumab, docetaxel and carboplatin significantly improved response rates over the triplet chemotherapy regimen alone in the neoadjuvant treatment of patients with HER2-positive breast cancer.

Linda Cohen


At the Start of 2023, I’m Reflecting on My New Normal With Cancer

Life looks a bit different after my cancer diagnosis and the COVID-19 pandemic, making me even more grateful for the people in my life.

Deborah Harbadin


Facing My Mortality from Cancer Made Me Grateful for Loved Ones

Twenty-five years ago, I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, which sparked fears of leaving my loved ones behind.

Annamarie Kealy


My Myeloma Hero Is JP Strong

Initially, we used my husband's diagnosis to show our support as we navigated this journey and joined a new “club” we really didn’t want to be a part of.

JoAnn Silcox, M.S.N., RN, CCCTM


Conquering Hurdles in Oncology

An oncology nurse strives to educate patients and providers to ensure safe cancer treatment.

Clare Olivares


'The Dent,' an Ode to Cancer Scars

A woman with triple positive breast cancer shares an ode to her scars in hopes that other cancer survivors will find solace and connection in her words.

Linda Ryan


Cervical Cancer: Advocating for Yourself and Communicating With Family

Linda Ryan, a recurrent cervical cancer survivor and patient advocate, offers advice for patients undergoing cervical cancer treatment on advocating for yourself and communicating with family.

William H. Greene, PhD


Myeloma Heroes Come in Many Forms

I find myself enormously inadequate to fully explain why I think this lady, my wife, should be selected as a Multiple Myeloma Hero, but whether she is or not, she is my hero.

Cancer Horizons


What is Lymphoma

What is Lymphoma - Lymphoma refers to a deadly cancer of your lymphatic system, including the spleen, glands, bone marrow, and lymph nodes (lymph glands).

Michelle Beck


Taking My Life Back After Two Bouts of Breast Cancer

I experienced two separate breast cancer diagnoses, and the aromatase inhibitors I was prescribed drastically decreased my quality of life. Then, I found a way out.

Rosaleen Holmes


My Mastectomy Results Were Not What I Expected

Choosing to get a mastectomy was a difficult decision to make, but then the pathology results came back indicating a second cancer.

Sue Hager


Health Care Costs Should Not Compromise Cancer Care

The cost of cancer care is often an insurmountable challenge for many patients, in particular patients with lung cancer. Many of whom will die because they cannot afford treatment. Health care costs must not compromise care.

Krista Genevieve Farris


Push Down, Turn: Phases of Treatment for Cancer

A woman writes about the feeling of ambivalence that comes with each milestone in the treatment journey for her breast cancer.