Patient & Survivor Care

Hard Questions

‘How did I get cancer?’

My answers do not always satisfy their questions. Because it’s not a question seeking an informational answer. The truth is, medically and...

From the Editor

Treat or treat

When assessing whether to recommend treatment, it’s tough to know the difference between tricks and treats.


The law of unintended consequences

Dr. Alan P. Lyss examines the impact of women’s health clinic closures and excessive radiation doses in some lung cancer screening programs.

Hard Questions

Snapshots of an oncologist

You teach about this disease in your classes and never thought it would happen to you. It started simply enough – you were bruising. Your joints...

Conference Coverage

Patient-reported outcomes are here to stay

WASHINGTON – Despite growing interest in incorporating patient-reported outcomes into physician and hospital performance measures, officials are...