Immunotherapy is one of the hottest topics in cancer research. This year, focus at the ASCO Annual Meeting has been on a type of immunotherapy called PD-1 inhibitors. Learn how these drugs may help improve the treatment of head and neck, liver, and lung cancers.
A recent study shows that people who took a form of vitamin B3 called nicotinamide developed fewer non-melanoma skin cancers. In this podcast, Patricia A. Ganz, MD, discusses this study and what it means for people at risk for skin cancer.
From May 29 to June 2, 30,000 oncology professionals from around the world will meet to discuss the latest in cancer research. Find out how this knowledge will create better ways of caring for people with cancer in the future.
Cynthia Chauhan, a kidney cancer advocate, reflects on her experiences at the 2015 GU Cancers Symposium. For her, learning about the latest research has underscored her hope for life-improving cancer treatments.
Get highlights of four studies that address ways to improve the care of men with prostate cancer. Results include the identification of a potential risk factor, better ways to select the best treatment option, and new insight into the debate over prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening.
How does research into cancer prevention, screening, and diagnosis help people living with cancer? Carolyn Aldigé, President and Founder of the Prevent Cancer Foundation, describes the sessions that made the biggest impact on her from the 2015 GI Cancers Symposium.
Research presented this weekend will highlight three potential new approaches to the treatment of colorectal cancer.
For patient advocate Carole Seigel, quality care and palliative care are intertwined. In this guest post, she talks about what she took away from the Quality Care Symposium and Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium.
The cost of cancer care is often a major source of stress for people with cancer. For some, these costs force them to make major lifestyle and medical care changes. Studies presented at both ASCO’s Palliative Care in Oncology and Quality Care Symposia shed more light on the financial challenges of cancer.
According to research that will be presented at ASCO’s 2014 Quality Care Symposium, 64% of parents with advanced cancer chose life-extending treatments, indicating that having children is an important factor in treatment decision-making.