An immunotherapy called CAR T-cell therapy was approved by the FDA last year for children and young adults with relapsed or refractory B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. “It will save lives,” says pediatric hematologist-oncologist Rabi Hanna, MD.
An oncologist explains why the word “cancer” shouldn’t immediately evoke fear.
A large study by Cleveland Clinic researchers recently found that prompt treatment of melanoma significantly increases chances of survival, especially in early-stage cases.
Advances in genetic testing of tumors are paving the way for more effective drugs that target cancer cells and spare healthy ones. Learn how doctors are better tailoring cancer treatment.
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New immunotherapy drugs are helping patients with melanoma live longer. Find out more about recent advances in the fight against this serious type of skin cancer.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Jamie L. Schwachter, BSN, MSN, CNP, and Josette M. Snyder, BSN, MSN, AOCN, answer this one about sugar and cancer.
If you have a sarcoma, it’s best to be treated by an experienced team at a multidisciplinary center. Here are five advantages such a center offers in treating this rare form of cancer.
Sarcoma, a rare form of cancer, often used to require amputation. But new developments are changing that. Find out more about the limb-saving techniques now in use.
If you don’t have nutrition-related side effects from your cancer treatment that limit your ability to eat and/or digest food, you can follow a generally healthy diet.
If you’re dealing with cancer, you know there’s a lot of treatment information to gather and track. It’s easy to become overwhelmed. Try this step-by-step system for keeping it all organized, which can also alleviate some of the stress.