Cancer Health Winter 2024

Cancer Health Winter 2024

In every issue, you’ll find cutting-edge health information and the hottest topics of interest to people with cancer and their loved ones.

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Caner Health Matt McClain

Becoming Mr. Mellow

When kidney cancer wreaked havoc in Matt McClain’s life, self-advocacy and a particular kind of help led him to a new, calmer normal.

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How to Survive the Cancer Roller Coaster

Matt McClain offers tips to help newly diagnosed people advocate for themselves and improve life with and after cancer.

Editor’s Letter

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Toward Better Days

Cancer Health editor-in-chief Trent Straube introduces the Winter 2024 issue.


Illustration of the BAYS Breast Cancer Memorial Garden, which is slated to open in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park in 2024

Breast Cancer Memorial Garden

BAYS members build a public space in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.

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Loneliness Is a Risk

A study shows the need for appropriate training of clinicians and screening for people living alone or in social isolation.

From left: Linda Evangelista, Erik Jensen, Steve Scalise and Suzanne Somers

Celebrity Diagnoses

Bold-faced names can raise awareness about cancer—and spread misinformation.

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Banning Carcinogens

Menthol cigarettes, hair-straightening products and more.

Care & Treatment

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Earlier Lung Cancer Immunotherapy

The FDA recently approved Keytruda for the treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer before and after surgery.

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Expanded Lung Cancer Screening

Experts estimate that the expanded guidelines will make an additional 5 million people eligible for screening.

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Chemo-Free Combo for Bladder Cancer

Treatment was generally safe, but side effects were common.

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Pluvicto Delays Prostate Cancer Progression

People who received Pluvicto reported improved quality of life, including less pain.


Defining a Great Oncologist

Blogger Dann Wonser, who has survived 17 years with non-small-cell lung cancer, shares his insights on clinical trials.


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Clinical Trials

Study participation can be a gateway to better cancer care.

Your Team

Talaya Dendy

What Does a Cancer Doula Do?

A discussion with Talaya Dendy, a Minneapolis-based cancer doula, board-certified patient advocate and Hodgkin lymphoma thriver


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Resources for African Americans

Numerous organizations seek to improve cancer survival rates and quality of life for Black folks.

Good Stuff

Pure Chakra: The Wishing You a Speedy Recovery gift box

Your Quality of Life

During quiet winter months, prioritize your well-being with oncology yoga, relaxing at-home spa nights and more.


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Extra Care

Share your experience with complementary therapy with Cancer Health.

Digital Edition

Cancer Health Winter 2024 cover

Cancer Health Winter 2024

Read the digital edition.


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