AACR/Cancer Today

Published quarterly by the American Association for Cancer Research, Cancer Today magazine empowers patients, survivors and caregivers with reliable, reader-friendly reporting on the latest advances in cancer research, insider looks at people driving progress against cancer, guidance on being an active partner in one’s treatment and more. Sample articles from the latest issue here.Cancer Today’s free monthly e-newsletter contains links to web exclusives, information about events and resources, and magazine highlights. Sign up here.

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A Message of Hope for New Combination Therapies in Melanoma

In this replay, melanoma specialist and medical oncologist Dr. Michael Postow joins online from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to discuss combination therapies for patients with advanced melanoma.

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Take Control of Your Diagnosis and Disease With Palliative Care Options

In this AACR-sposored program, Dr. Thomas Smith of Johns Hopkins Medicine discusses palliative care, addressing difficult issues, and understanding your options as a patient.

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Don’t Leave These Questions Until the End: Cancer Questions to Discuss With Your Doctor Now

In this AACR-sponsored program, Dr. Thomas Smith of Johns Hopkins Medicine discusses what questions patients should ask their doctors about end-of-life treatment, issues that should be addressed, ensuring quality of life, hospice/at-home services, and more.

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What Is Emotional Judo?

The five steps to beating cancer-related depression, anxiety and anger. Dr. Andrew Roth explains Emotional Judo.

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You Don’t Have to Suffer: Finding Relief for Cancer Pain

Dr. David Hui, pain management specialist at MD Anderson Cancer Center, explains the various types of cancer-related pain, how to find support and tips for managing the pain.

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Breaking the Cancer Silence

Cherry Sloane-Medrano, nurse at MD Anderson Cancer Center, and also a cancer survivor, shares her vision for a shared culture that breaks the silence about cancer.

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Dr. Jessica Winter: Fighting Breast Cancer As a Patient and a Researcher

Biomedical and chemical engineer Dr. Jessica Winter tells her story of how a cancer diagnosis challenged her to take discoveries in the lab directly to patients in the clinics.

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Advice for Preserving Fertility Before Cancer Treatment Begins

Kristin Smith, Patient Navigator for Fertility Preservation at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, joined Patient Power to discuss fertility when facing cancer treatment. She shares advice about how to talk to your doctor, strategies for preserving fertility and additional resources for your journey.

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Lessons Learned From a Cancer Survivor

Felicia Knaul, a breast cancer survivor and health economist, discusses efforts to increase breast cancer screening in Mexico and to address cancer inequities around the world.

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