Our team of experts brings you cancer-related news and research updates.
The 2022-2024 edition of "Cancer Treatment & Survivorship Facts & Figures" is now available to help the public health community better met the unique needs of an expanding and diverse population of cancer survivors. The bottom line? The number of people living after a cancer diagnosis keeps rising, naturally due to population growth and aging, plus better treatment and early detection. And racial/ethnic disparities in cancer care persist.
ACS 2021 studies show how COVID-19 is affecting prevention efforts, expected cancer screening rates, treatment, quality-of-life, and research.
According to a new study, death rates from non-small cell lung cancer have fallen sharply in recent years, mostly due to advances in treatment.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the approval of the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab (Keytruda) to include any cancer with a high tumor mutational burden (TMB-H).
Medicare has changed its policies to make it easier for older Americans to “see” their doctors without going in for an office visit, using their home computer or other device.
Palliative care is not just for end of life. It helps anyone with a serious illness manage the symptoms and stress of their condition. Learn about pain relief, emotional support, and other types of palliative care.
Taking care of someone who’s having cancer surgery may involve helping them get ready before the procedure, being their advocate during recovery, and then helping them get back to daily life again.