New Guidelines Recommend Genetic Testing for Lynch Syndrome
The NCNN recommends testing for Lynch syndrome for at-risk individuals, regardless of whether they have colorectal cancer.
National Women's Survivors Convention
The second national convention of women cancer survivors is scheduled for July 31–Aug. 2 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tenn.
Ruling Grants Patients Direct Access to Lab Results
Patients no longer have to go through the doctor who ordered clinical tests to learn the results; instead, they can get the results directly from the lab.
A Spice for Life
Research says turmeric could prevent cancer, as well as suppress growth of cancer cells by targeting a particular protein in a cellular pathway.
Group Launches Global Initiative to Support Cancer Research
Project: EveryChild is collecting biologic samples, such as blood, tissue and other specimens, from children undergoing treatment.
Chemo Brain Doc Notes App
Chemo Brain Doc Notes is a free app that helps cancer patients and caregivers with their medical appointments.
Survivorship Issues Can't Be Ignored
Cancer survivors should learn understand their treatment and look out for problems that could occur after treatment.
Husband's Guide to Breast Cancer: A Complete & Concise Plan for Every Stage
Written by a husband who supported his wife through her illness, Husband’s Guide to Breast Cancer offers a straightforward game plan to guide men in their role as caregiver.
Maintaining bone health is essential throughout cancer treatment.
Assessing the Risk
What you should know about bone density during cancer treatment.
Finding the Positives in Negative Results
Researchers need to learn more about the biology of liver cancer to develop better treatments.
Support for Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy
Support groups help neuropathy sufferers find new treatments and fellow survivors.
Avoid Carcinogens, Not the Grill This Summer
Cooking on the grill can add carcinogens to your meal. Here's how to avoid them.
Transitioning Care: A Caregiver's Role
Caregivers are key to transitioning patients throughout the course of care.
The High Cost of Hospital Readmissions
For cancer caregivers, preparation is key to reducing the potential for hospital readmission.
The latest in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
My Patient, My Friend
A strong bond makes all the difference to an oncologist.
Nanotechnology-Enabled Cancer Treatments and Diagnostics
The National Cancer Institute launched its Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer with the goal of using nanomedicine to change the way cancer is treated.
Power Couple: Doctor and Patient Communication
A strong therapeutic alliance between cancer patients and oncologists has numerous benefits.
Action Items for Patients
People with cancer can play a major role in managing their illness.
Gradual Gains in Liver Cancer
Refined treatments and targeted drugs signal slow yet significant progress for liver cancer.
Integrative Therapies Can Complement Conventional Cancer Treatments
Patients, physicians and researchers are learning that integrative therapies have a place in cancer care.
Integrative medicine can be described by five categories, including mind/body, energy and ancient medical systems.
Lessons Learned: Peripheral Neuropathy with Cancer
When trying to cope with peripheral neuropathy, sufferers could benefit from others’ success.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after Cancer
Cancer’s traumatic impact can have lasting effects.
Biologic Surprises: Pregnancy After Cancer
Nature can still spring some surprises—even when the toxic effects of cancer treatments have seemingly closed the fertility door for some men and women.
Living with Neuropathy
Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy can be difficult to treat, and even when patients find some relief, they still must cope with it by making adjustments to their daily activities.
A Drug By Any Other Name
Drugs have more than one name, which can be confusing for cancer patients.
Complementary medicine was once a secret sideline for many patients. While that’s changing, communication barriers still remain.
The Gift of Giving
The winning entry from CURE's 2014 Extraordinary Healer Award for Oncology Nursing essay contest.
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