Slideshows

Chemo Brain in Cancer Patients: What Is It and How Can It Be Managed?
June 24, 2019

Many patients complain of "chemo brain," or a drop in cognitive function during or after receiving chemotherapy, but there are strategies to manage chemo brain, as well as research on how chemotherapy affects the brain long-term.

Timing of Colorectal Cancer Screening: How Current Guidelines Vary
June 17, 2019

This slideshow reviews the latest guidelines and updates on colorectal cancer screening.

Updates on Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting Management
May 23, 2019

This slideshow reviews the latest clinical updates surrounding the management of treatment-associated nausea and vomiting, including recommendations, newly approved agents, and more.

How Various Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Compare
April 19, 2019

In this slideshow, various clinical guidelines on breast cancer screening are summarized, including the ACP's recent recommendations that have come under some scrutiny.

10 Recent Oncology Drug Approvals
April 05, 2019

This slideshow summarizes recent US Food and Drug Administration approvals of new oncology drugs and oncology drug indications.

A Sit Down With Cancer
May 02, 2018

A doctor sits down with Cancer to gauge its feelings towards new immunotherapy agents, lower smoking rates, and the US obesity epidemic.

The Rules of the Road
February 24, 2018

A review of the rules of the road for doctors, because everyone remembers their first license.

Top News in Genetic Testing for Cancer
February 05, 2018

In this slide show we highlight some of the top news from the past year on genetic testing for cancer, including gene signatures for identifying different sub-types of breast cancer, the influence of genetics on RCC outcomes, and the utility of liquid biopsies.

Oncology Pulse Survey Results
January 15, 2018

Last month we asked our readers: If you were to start your career again, would you still choose oncology, would you pick a different specialty, or would you perhaps not choose a career in medicine at all? Here are the results.

Top Lung Cancer News of 2017
December 20, 2017

In this slide show we highlight some of the top news on lung cancer in 2017, including FDA approvals, a new standard of care for ALK-positive lung cancer, increased risk with vitamin B supplements, and more.

Top Breast Cancer News of 2017
December 19, 2017

In this slide show we highlight some of the top news on breast cancer in 2017, including long-term benefits of mammography, treatment advances, pregnancy in survivors, and more.

Top Hematologic Cancer News of 2017
December 12, 2017

In this slide show we highlight some of the top news on hematologic cancers in 2017, including effective therapies for pediatric hematologic malignancies, a variety of FDA approvals, new discoveries in myeloma, and more.

Top Gynecologic Cancer News of 2017
December 08, 2017

In this slide show we highlight some of the top news on gynecologic cancers in 2017, including studies on surgery for cervical and ovarian cancer, the FDA approval of niraparib, and more.

FDA Cancer Drug Approvals in 2017
November 10, 2017

This slide show highlights some of this year’s FDA approvals of cancer treatments, including new therapies and indications for breast cancer, lung cancer, and various blood cancers, as well as the first approval based not on disease site but by tumor marker.

Exercise and Cancer
November 01, 2017

This slide show highlights some of the studies and analyses that have explored physical activity/exercise and its effect on cancer risk, as well as studies that examined physical activity and its effect on treatment side effects from chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and surgery.

The Oncologist’s Life
August 01, 2017

In our latest ongoing cartoon series set in the world of oncology and cancer care, a radiologist uncovers a known risk factor.

10 Tricks for Surviving and Thriving at ASCO’s Annual Meeting
May 30, 2017

This slide show presents tricks for surviving and thriving at the ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago. Everything from transportation, McCormick Place, planning your days, using social media, which sessions to attend, how to network, where to eat, and how to be a tourist in Chicago.

How Do Oncology Professionals Feel About Possible ACA Repeal?
May 12, 2017

An NCCN survey taken during the period of congressional debate over new federal healthcare legislation, reports how oncology professionals feel about the possible repeal and replacement of the ACA.

Our Most Read Cancer Stories of 2016
December 21, 2016

This slide show highlights some of the most read stories on Cancer Network in 2016, including guidelines on surgical margins in DCIS, a study on serum vitamin D levels in breast cancer patients, and more.

Top Sarcoma News in 2016
December 14, 2016

In this slide show we highlight some of the top news on sarcoma in 2016, including the first frontline FDA approval in 40 years, and studies on imaging in Ewing sarcoma, maintenance chemotherapy in osteosarcoma, and more.

FDA Drug Approvals for Cancer in 2016
December 06, 2016

This slide show highlights 2016 FDA approvals of cancer treatments, which to date include therapies for RCC, neuroendocrine tumors, Hodgkin lymphoma, CLL, sarcoma, bladder cancer, lung cancer, and breast cancer.

Top Lung Cancer News of 2016
November 30, 2016

In this slide show we highlight some of the top news on lung cancer in 2016, including an immunotherapy approval from the FDA, and studies on depression in lung cancer patients, serious side effects to watch for when using immunotherapies, and more.

Top Hematologic Malignancy News of 2016
November 29, 2016

This slide show highlights some of the top news of 2016 on hematologic malignancies, including FDA approvals for myeloma, lymphoma, and leukemia, and studies on transplantation, risk of recurrence in AML patients, and more.

Kidney Cancer Highlights of 2016
November 28, 2016

This slideshow takes a look at some of the top kidney cancer news of 2016, including FDA approvals, survival disparities, surgical approaches, and more.

Top Prostate Cancer News of 2016
November 18, 2016

This slide show highlights some of the top prostate cancer news of 2016, including studies on aspirin use and cancer risk, the increased incidence of colorectal tumors in prostate cancer patients, hormone therapy and a link to depression, and more.

Top Breast Cancer News of 2016
November 16, 2016

This slide show highlights some of the top breast cancer news of 2016, including a study looking at optimal margins in DCIS, a trial on biosimilars, a new FDA approval, and more.

Confronting Americas Smoking Pandemic, Part 4: 2000–2016
October 18, 2016

Dr. Alan Blum and Cancer Network have partnered to assemble a four-part slideshow series addressing the history of America’s smoking pandemic. Part 4 highlights a period of further regulation on the tobacco industry, the advent of e-cigarettes, and more.

15 Must-Read Books for Oncologists and Science Enthusiasts
August 11, 2016

We present a summer reading list of 15 must-reads that cover the history of genes and cancer, the link between so-called junk DNA and disease, uncertainty in medicine, and more.

Spotlight on New Oncology Drugs: Access, Costs, and Use
August 05, 2016

Read compelling analyses of 5-year trends and projected changes in the oncology clinical drug pipeline, selected from the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics’ recent “Global Oncology Trend Report.”

Confronting America’s Smoking Pandemic, Part 3: 1986–1999
May 04, 2016

Dr. Alan Blum and Cancer Network have partnered to assemble a four-part slideshow series addressing the history of America’s smoking pandemic. Part 3 highlights a period of regulation and legislation against the tobacco industry, and litigation in the form of class action and state lawsuits.