Kimberly Pena was 31 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, the same age her mother was when she was diagnosed more than 3 decades earlier. She shares her experience with cancer, treatment, and trying to convince her family to be tested for the BRCA genetic mutation.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira talks about the power that the word "cancer" has and how it can influence important decisions about treatment plans.
Can immunotherapy be used to treat breast cancer? This expert Q&A explains.
Survivor and advocate Florence Kurttila describes her key takeaways from the 2019 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium.
In this podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Michael Williams describes lymphoma research advances presented at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira discusses the role of tracking and reporting side effects in high-quality care, including advances in patient-reported outcomes or PROs.
Cancer-Related Pain and Immunotherapy Side Effects: Research from the 2018 Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium
Research highlights from the 2018 Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium include an AI-based app that helps reduce the burden of cancer-related pain and an awareness that immunotherapy may cause more side effects than originally thought.
Did you know that breast cancer is the most common cancer in U.S. women, except for skin cancer? Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Norah Lynn Henry shares 9 important facts about the disease.
People with existing health conditions, like cancer, should get an annual flu shot. Learn about the latest types of flu vaccines and where to find them for this year’s flu season.