Oncology & Cancer

Fun and friends help ease the pain of breast cancer

Breast cancer patients who say they have people with whom they have a good time, or have "positive social interactions" with, are better able to deal with pain and other physical symptoms, according to a new Kaiser Permanente ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer survivors have evolving information needs

Judging by the nature and topics of their information seeking, cancer patients' information needs appear to differ depending on the type of cancer they have and where they are in their survivorship. Clinicians caring for ...

Oncology & Cancer

Report highlights understudied, unwelcome side of cancer treatment

The number of cancer survivors in the United States has tripled since 1971 and yet gains in survival have come at the price of second malignancies and cardiovascular disease, according to a long-awaited report by a national ...

Oncology & Cancer

Report estimates nearly 18 million cancer survivors in US by 2022

The number of Americans with a history of cancer, currently estimated to be 13.7 million, will grow to almost 18 million by 2022, according to a first-ever report by the American Cancer Society in collaboration with the National ...

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