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Cancer Today Magazine Examines Patients' Body Image Issues, Aggressive Treatment Regimens, and Offers a Q&A With Dr. Susan Love


August 8, 2013

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PHILADELPHIA — The Summer 2013 issue of Cancer Today, a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), features stories on body image following cancer diagnosis and treatment, whether aggressive cancer treatments are always the best option, clinical trials focusing on drug resistance to targeted therapies, and a Q&A with renowned cancer advocate Susan Love, M.D., on dealing with her own cancer. Cancer Today Summer 2013 Cover

Published quarterly by the AACR, Cancer Today is an authoritative resource for cancer patients, survivors, and their family members and friends. In every issue, Cancer Today offers information and inspiration to help readers face the challenges of diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, and caregiving.

This issue of Cancer Today includes “Reimagine Your Body,” which examines an often-overlooked dimension of the cancer experience: body image. “When Less is More” discusses whether aggressive surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation are always needed, and “No Through Road” examines drug resistance to targeted therapies. Additionally, breast cancer surgeon and patient advocate Susan Love, M.D., talks about her personal journey following a diagnosis of acute myelogenous leukemia.

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