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 podcast interview, Dr. Allison W. Kurian talks about a recent study showing that most women with breast or ovarian cancer do not receive genetic testing.
Some recent FDA approvals have made many people aware of tumor-agnostic treatments. But what does that mean and how could it benefit someone with cancer? ASCO Chief Medical Officer Richard L. Schilsky gives insight into this new way of thinking about cancer treatment.
Concerned about a family history of cancer? Learn how genetic counseling and testing can help you understand and manage your own cancer risk.
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.
ASCO Annual Meeting 2018: New Insight Into Lynch Syndrome, Finding and Treating Lung Cancer, a New Targeted Therapy for Breast Cancer, and Evidence that Personalized Medicine Helps
Oncology professionals from around the globe are at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting. Today’s key research highlights address the connection between microsatellite instability and Lynch syndrome, a blood test that may be used to find early lung cancer, a new targeted therapy for treating advanced breast cancer, an immunotherapy-chemotherapy combination that slows lung cancer growth, and evidence that personalized medicine helps people with cancer live longer.
Read key research highlights that will be presented at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting, including monitoring symptoms with technology, screening and genomic testing for lung cancer, and new treatment regimens for breast cancer and T-cell leukemia and lymphoma.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira writes about prevention and what we can do to help understand and manage our personal cancer risk.
The 2018 Clinical Cancer Advances report of the American Society of Clinical Oncology has crowned an adoptive cell immunotherapy as its Advance of the Year. What is this innovative cancer treatment? What are the risks and benefits?
Did you know that scientists can use samples from our bodies to learn more about cancer and how to treat it? These samples are called biospecimens, and people can donate them to help make progress in cancer research regardless of whether they have cancer.