A study from Harvard Medical School suggests better conversations about end-of-life care could help close the gap.
By Laura Santhanam
For a child, a cancer diagnosis can be the stuff of nightmares. So doctors in Russia have started using a doll to demonstrate treatments, answer questions and try to ease fears.
By Larisa Epatko
Experts say doctors who counsel immunotherapy and hold onto hopes for remission are postponing conversations about palliative care and end-of-life wishes.
By Bob Tedeschi, STAT
There are an estimated 1.4 million trans Americans, and physicians told the PBS NewsHour Weekend that demand is increasing for health care specific to them. Many doctors are confronting the issue of fertility among trans communities.
By Corinne Segal
Promising Breast Cancer Treatment Averts 'Collateral Damage' to Healthy Cells…
A decades-old treatment for breast cancer does not necessarily improve survival rates in women with early stage cancer, according to a study released this week. Gwen Ifill speaks with co-author Dr. Monica Morrow, a surgical oncologist at New York's Memorial…
Researchers reported new progress in the treatment of breast, skin, lung and ovarian cancers at a weekend meeting of top cancer experts in Chicago. Ray Suarez talks to American Society of Clinical Oncology President George Sledge for an update on…
Cancer researchers are finding that purebred dogs may help provide answers about the genetic basis of cancer -- in dogs and humans -- because the dogs' small genetic pool makes it easier to isolate cancer-causing genetic mutations. The NewsHour provides…
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