Get a Second Life
An Effective Complement to the Pap Smear
HPV Vaccination Recommendations
Debt Collection: Playing Fair
Under the Fair Debt Collections Protection Act, debt collectors must follow certain guidelines.
Bearing the Bankruptcy Burden
To combat medical indebtedness, some cancer survivors are ending up in bankruptcy court.
Advice from advocates on how to avoid debt and get help with bills.
Fast Facts: John Plumb Sr.
Facts about pancreatic cancer survivor and cancer support talk show host John Plumb.
What to Watch For
Heart-lung complications are more likely in survivors of certain cancers—breast, lymphoma, testicular, lung—and who received certain treatments
A Study of Dietary Prudence
While numerous studies have examined diet for the prevention of colon cancer, one study ?indicates following a Western dietary pattern may be associated with a higher risk of recurrence and mortality among colon cancer patients.
More Radiation in Less Time
A new approach to radiation treatment in early-stage breast cancer employs a larger dose on a shorter schedule.
Message from the Publisher
Publisher Susan McClure discusses an incident that prompted a meaningful discussion with her young son about her breast cancer.
Dieting Away Cancer?
Popular in practice, macrobiotic diet lacks scientific evidence.
What kids need and want to know when a parent is diagnosed.
When the Ordinary Becomes the Ideal
Welcoming back the humdrum days of routine.
Breast Cancer & Lung Cancer
The FDA approves Avastin for breast cancer and a lung cancer trial involving Nexavar shows no survival benefit.
On the Defensive
Rising number of staph infections leads hospitals and patients to put their guard up.
Marriage and Cancer?
Taking steps to lessen marital stress.
Are Minorities Benefiting From Prevention Priority?
Cultural differences and lack of access to good medical care impact how cancer affects minority groups.
How Out-of-Towners Stay in the Loop
The challenges of caregiving from a distance.
Another Deafening Silence
Patients should demand palliative care, no matter the stage of disease.
Below the Surface
New therapies for melanoma exploit biological insights to combat this dangerous skin cancer.
The New Specialty in Cancer Care
Palliative care is catching on in centers across the country, improving quality of life for patients along the way.
Are Public Awareness Campaigns Effective?
Public awareness campaigns are strategically planned to reach a target audience and to communicate a specific message tailored to that group.
DES Exposure: Questions and Answers
Health problems experienced by women who were given DES during pregnancy and DES-exposed daughters.
Schools Get Schooled on Parents with Cancer
Strengthening the school’s response when a parent has cancer.
Simple ways to protect yourself from infection.
Options for combating the physical and emotional effects of cancer treatment on patients’ sex lives.
Resources and tips for long-distance caregivers.
What's Behind the Screen?
Tips for sun protection.
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