Support at Every Stage of Your Journey
Tips, Guides, & Other Resources to Help You Gain a Sense of Control
Are You Experiencing Drastic Weight Loss or Weakness?
Cancer cachexia is a condition associated with 50% of cancer patients. It involves severe muscle wasting, weight loss, and lack of appetite. Though common, it is often poorly understood and can take an emotional toll on patients and caregivers.
- What Is Cancer?
- Is Cancer Hereditary?
- How Do I Find a Clinical Trial?
- What Is Precision Medicine?
- HIV & Cancer
Cancer is a condition in which cells grow and divide without stopping. Cancer interferes with normal, healthy cell growth. Instead of dying, old or damaged cells survive. New cells form when they are not needed.
About 5% to 10% of all cancer cases occur in someone who inherited a genetic mutation that increases cancer risk.
Explore tools and educational resources designed to help cancer patients who are searching for appropriate clinical trials.
Precision medicine is a newer way to find the right treatment for each patient based on cancer subtype.
If you or a loved one is living with HIV and has been diagnosed with cancer, you may feel overwhelmed, scared, or confused. We offer information and tips that can help you navigate this experience, including treatment planning, questions to ask your healthcare team, and ways to cope.
What Are My Treatment Options?
It's important to know about available treatments, such as biosimilars and immunotherapy, so that you can make informed decisions.
Support for Loved Ones
Tips, Guides, & Other Resources to Meet the Needs of Caregivers, Family, and Friends
Need Help Coping?
It's normal to experience new emotions, life changes, and health concerns after a cancer diagnosis, from loneliness to fatigue to worries about the future.