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The Big Question: Will Cancer Immune Therapy Work for Me?

The Big Question: Will Cancer Immune Therapy Work for Me?

By Marilynn Marchione | Sep 23
People with the most messed-up genes often are the ones who do best on cancer treatments that enlist the immune system.

Quickly Reporting Cancer Complications May Boost Survival

By Marilynn Marchione | Jun 6
A study finds that having cancer patients use home computers to report problems like nausea and fatigue surprisingly improved survival, by almost half a year. That's longer than many new cancer drugs do.

Obama Signs Bill Boosting Spending on Cancer Research

By Kevin Freking | Dec 15
On a "bittersweet day" that brought back memories of loved ones lost, President Barack Obama signed into law legislation that makes new investments in cancer research and battling drug abuse.

Breast Cancer Awareness: Screenings Save Lives

By Chris Tittel | Nov 1
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, national statistics from 2010 (the most recent year available) show 67.1 percent of women 40 years of age and over had a mammogram within the past two years.

Despite Years of Breast Cancer Research, Questions Remain for Transgender Men, Women

By Jeff Taylor | Oct 18
Research into breast cancer is extensive, but it is still severely lacking when it comes to transgender men and women.

Vaccinations Available Against HPV, Cancer

By Chris Tittel | Oct 12
Vaccinating against HPV early in life can help prevent cancers of the cervix, vulva, vagina, penis, anus, tongue, tonsils and throat later in life.

To Infinity... And Exceptionally Good Hair

By David Foucher | Jul 15
Dale and Rob have cut hair in Harvard Square for decades, fighting rising rents and split ends. Now, the couple faces a new battle.

Imerman Angels Cancer Support Opens Los Angeles Chapter

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 7
On April 12, the one-on-one cancer support organization Imerman Angels launches their third chapter, in Los Angeles.

ANCHOR Study Prevents Anal Cancer From Being a Pain in the Ass

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 20
On March 21, National Anal Cancer Awareness Day, there's some news you need to know. Anal cancer rates are rising, especially among people living with HIV. The good thing is, if caught early, it's easily treatable.

Top Comedians Perform at Gilda's Laughfest March 5-15

By EDGE | Feb 26
Gilda's LaughFest announced that this year's Signature Event will celebrate the festival's fifth year with big comics raising funds to care for those affected by cancer.

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