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.
In this podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Ezra Cohen, MD, FRCPC, discusses some of the key themes that arose at the 2017 3rd World Congress on Thyroid Cancer.
ASCO Annual Meeting 2017: Symptom Reporting Extends Lives, Shorter Chemotherapy for Some Colon Cancer Patients, and Targeted Therapy in BRCA-Related Breast Cancer
Oncology professionals from around the globe are in Chicago for the ASCO Annual Meeting. Research released today covers how using a web-based system to report symptoms helps patients live longer, a shorter schedule of chemotherapy can be an option for certain people with colon cancer, and a targeted therapy may slow the growth of BRCA-related breast cancer.