Glossary of terms for natural products used for drug development
Breast Cancer & MDS
Breast cancer prevention trial and Dacogen approved for myelodysplastic syndromes.
Understanding how and why people approach death differently.
Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: Saving Your Skin
Treating and preventing the nation's most common cancer.
Surf & Turf
From sea to soil, nature spurs cancer drug development.
A Beautiful Day: The Story of a Son's Loss
Remembering and honoring his mother’s memory, a son recalls one of her last days.
People & Places
Soraya, Arnold Palmer, and Earl Woods
The Blame Game
Moving past myriad rationales for cancer guilt.
Running on Empty
Treatment-induced neutropenia hinders ability to fight infection.
Fighting Cancer Together
Couple faces near-simultaneous cancer diagnoses.
Cancer as a Legacy
The guilt of possibly passing on the risk of breast cancer drives a survivor to undergo genetic testing.
Tips for Preventing Infection
Here are some tips to prevent infection when your body’s immune system may be low due to chemotherapy.
Choosing a Counselor
A social worker or counselor can provide help in proactively dealing with potential problems.
Message from the Editor-at-Large
CURE Forums are a go-go.
Letters from Our Readers
Readers respond to articles about chronic pain, positive thinking, and The Waiting Game.
Web Exclusive: Caregivers Often Neglect Their Mental Health
A recent journal article shows that many caregivers suffer poor mental health.
A Life Well-Lived
Finding comfort in life's new territory.
Keeping hydrated during therapy is essential for cancer patients.
Is It Time to Change the Design of Clinical Trials?
Some cancer researchers are questioning whether clinical trial designs should be updated.
To Be or Not To Be: Is That the Right Question?
Distinguishing death with dignity from the right to die movement.
Does Heaven Exist?
In cancer patients, strong religious beliefs can ease fears surrounding death, regardless of the type of religion or spiritual connection.
Planning for Death
Terminally ill cancer patients can create legacy gifts for family members, including letters, stories, and photos.
Science of Suncreen
Improvements to sunscreen and other sun-protection methods in development can help reduce the risk of skin cancer.
Picture Not Perfect
A new method of photography used by dermatologist can reveal skin damage, unnoticed by the naked eye.
Melanoma: The Other Skin Cancer
Current and new treatments help patients with melanoma.
The Discovery of Taxol
A chance encounter between a botanist and a Pacific Yew tree in the 1960s yields an effective and versatile chemotherapy drug.
Treading lightly with discoveries.
Future Risk for Survivors
Certain aggressive treatments may increase the risk of late effects, including secondary cancers.
Inherited Syndromes Link Cancers
In addition to treatment-related risks, some survivors discover they have a genetic syndrome that may lead to a second cancer.
Sunburn Reasons & Remedies
Many things can affect a person’s ability to sunburn, including medication and skin tone, but once you get a sunburn, there are certain ways to relieve the pain.
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