Lung cancer affects tens of thousands of Americans every year. In this blog post, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Jyoti Patel describes 9 things every person should know about lung cancer.
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.
People who have HIV are at a higher risk for developing some cancers. Dr. Ramya Ramaswami shares what you need to know about cancer prevention and treatment if you’re living with the virus.
Mammograms are a very important part of follow-up care in women with breast cancer. But what about older women? How long should they continue to receive mammograms?
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.
One of the studies that will be presented at the Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium this week has found that a liquid biopsy test can accurately find early-stage colorectal cancer.
In this Voices on Cancer blog post, prostate cancer advocate Dennis Golden describes his cancer experience and how he put his professional skills to work advancing his advocacy mission.
Thinking about taking an at-home genetic test? In this podcast, Dr. Nadine Tung provides her expert insight on the advantages and disadvantages of these tests.
Researchers are using genetic information to find a woman’s risk for breast cancer. Dr. Kurian writes about how this knowledge affects screening and prevention strategies for breast cancer.
April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. Survivor and advocate Connor O’Leary reveals what he wishes he had known about the disease.