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Annual Report to the Nation: Overall Cancer Mortality Continues to Decline

The latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer finds that, for all cancer sites combined, cancer death rates continued to decline...

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Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Chemotherapy treatments for certain types of cancer may cause a common nerve condition called chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, or CIPN for short.  What are the symptoms of...

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Life After Lung Cancer

Life after lung cancer is certainly not without its challenges. However, you can live a full, meaningful life as a lung cancer survivor.  According to...

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FDA Updates

Keytruda Plus Axitinib Approved to Treat Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Keytruda (pembrolizumab), Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, in combination with...

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Understanding Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the lung. There are two main types of lung cancer:...

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And the Cancer Advance of the Year Is … Progress in Treating Rare Cancers

Over the past year, major research advances have provided new treatment options for people with rare, difficult-to-treat cancers. In recognition of these achievements, the American...

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When Metastatic Breast Cancer Brings Up Strong Feelings

A diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer can evoke many difficult emotions, including shock, anger, and sadness. These are  all normal reactions. It’s extremely   important...

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Ibrutinib Plus Rituximab Found to Be Superior to Standard Treatment for Some People with Chronic Leukemia

An interim analysis of a large phase 3 clinical trial has found that the combination of ibrutinib plus rituximab was superior to standard treatment for...

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Lung Cancer Packs a Psychological Punch

The diagnosis of lung cancer is a stressful and life-changing event for the person diagnosed, and for their entire family, with psychological, social, and emotional...

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The Power and Promise of Cancer Research

Dr. Norman Sharpless  (Photo by H. Darr Beiser) Each summer, for nearly a quarter-century, Coping® has asked the NCI Director to write an article for the...

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How to Cope with Endometrial Cancer

The experience of being diagnosed with endometrial cancer and undergoing cancer treatment will affect your life in many ways. It may change the way you...

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Dealing with a Diagnosis of Lung Cancer

There isn’t one best or easiest way to live with a diagnosis of lung cancer. Here are some suggestions for ways you can live well...