Immunotherapy drugs called checkpoint inhibitors have been a game changer for some people with cancer. But for most patients, these drugs have been disappointing. Researchers are trying to figure out why.
When we talk about cancer, we often speak about “battling” or “fighting” it, writes psychiatrist William Breitbart. But a more useful mindset may focus less on combat and more on bravery, especially the courage to live, love, and care, despite the disease.