A Letter From CR's Editor
By Gwen Darien
Editor Gwen Darien welcomes readers to the first issue of CR magazine.
By Ingfei Chen
Researchers are testing breast cancer drugs against lung cancer.
Cancer Genome Map
By Joel B. Finkelstein
Scientists weigh the pros and cons of the Cancer Genome Atlas.
Sometimes You Can't Win
By Hester Hill Schnipper
Frustrated? Tired? Confused? Just do your best-there's no such thing as a perfect caregiver.
Equivalent Health Care
By Mary Jackson Scroggins
Disparities in cancer health care, research participation and outcomes are troubling for both science and society.
By Alanna Kennedy
Weblogs are changing the way people communicate about cancer. Breast cancer survivor Nani Satterlee shares her blog.
Banking on Tissues
By Charlie Schmidt
A lack of high-quality tissue samples-and collection standards-is holding back cancer research.
The Pathway to Better Care
By Jessica Gorman
Throughout the last half-century, clinical trials have helped turn laboratory hypotheses into cancer treatment.
By Gwen Darien and Musa Mayer
Some survivors say metaphors like war help them battle cancer. Others prefer plain language.
A Survivor's Calling
By Kevin Begos
Prostate cancer survivor Jim West shares his message of joy and life-and the importance of talking about a disease that many men don't discuss.
Slaying Cancer's Dragons
By Josh Fischman
Since her stomach cancer diagnosis, cancer researcher Anita Roberts has been thinking about the disease in new ways.
What is Cancer?
By Sue Rochman
The word 'cancer' can describe many different diseases that share certain traits.
Yesterday and Today
An Aggressive Opponent
By Ed Weiner
Football coach Vince Lombardi died of metastatic colon cancer in 1970. Would today's treatment options and screening guidelines have made a difference?
Life With Cancer
By Alanna Kennedy
A new report provides survivors with the tools for life after cancer.
By Deborah Willis
A cancer survivor shares her thoughts upon being diagnosed with breast cancer at 53.
We've provided resources for you to find more information about the stories in this issue.