Rachel Zohn

Health Writer

Rachel Zohn is a mom, a wife, and a freelance writer who is striving to find the best way to juggle it all and maintain a sense of humor. She is a former newspaper reporter with a deep interest in writing about all things related to health, wellness and the human body. She enjoys writing about various health topics, including skin conditions such as eczema, different types of cancer and seasonal allergies.

Conditions Covered:Cancer, Melanoma, Head & Neck Cancer, Eczema, Stomach Cancer, Breast Cancer, Allergies, Psoriasis, Mental Health, Chronic Hives, Skin Health, Kidney Disease, Uterine Cancer, Colon Cancer

Latest by Rachel Zohn

Immunotherapy Promising for Kidney Cancer

New immunotherapy drugs are helping kidney cancer patients live longer, and in some cases are leading to a complete remission of the disease.

Improving on Melanoma Adjuvant Therapy

Researchers continue to work to refine and improve the effectiveness, tolerability, and precision of melanoma adjuvant therapies to best suit each patient.

Kidney Cancer From von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome

Dr. Eric Jonasch is researching drug therapies for kidney cancer caused by von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) syndrome, a genetic disorder which causes tumors and cysts.

Fighting Opioid Dependency After Stomach Cancer

Some cancer patients survive treatment, only to become dependent on opioids. Here's the story of one man who experienced exactly that — and with help from all sides, battled through.

'Robocop' CAR T Immune Cells Battle Lymphoma

Hear from a doctor on the front lines of research into CAR T-cell therapy, a promising new immunotherapy for treatment-resistant non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Innovations in Adjuvant Therapy for Melanoma

Advances in various therapies have some melanoma researchers optimistic about future treatment.

Eczema Close Up: Myths and Uncommon Complications

Rachel Zohn highlights some of the unexpected but often serious complications that are connected to the condition and some pervasive myths.

Managing Psoriasis Naturally: An Interview With Patient Advocate John Redfern

Lowering stress, eating the right foods, and getting sunshine are just three ways patient advocate John Redfern keeps his psoriasis at bay. Here’s an interview with the creator of Smart Psoriasis Diet.

Leukemia Patient Tips: Getting the Best Care

As a medical journalist with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Andrew Schorr shares his tips for how leukemia patients can find the best care for themselves.

Journalist’s Leukemia Made Advocacy Personal

When medical journalist Andrew Schorr was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, he could truly connect with his audience about patient empowerment.