Cancer

Some Obesity-Related Cancers on the Rise in Americans Under 50

We've been told for decades that carrying around extra pounds can make us more likely to develop heart disease and… Read More

Training Cells to Attack

Groundbreaking CAR T-cell therapy engineers cells to target tumors In fall 2013, when psychiatrist J. Barry Rubin, DO, developed hip pain,… Read More

Sex After Cancer

Helping female survivors regain their sexual satisfaction and confidence After Naomi’s breast cancer treatment — the lumpectomy, the chemotherapy, the 33… Read More

When undergoing radiation treatment, compassionate care can help

Alexis Gabay was about to meet the radiation therapist who would be with her during her four weeks of breast… Read More

Prostate cancer screening should be based on individual circumstances

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: At what age should I be screened for prostate cancer? I have read different… Read More

Building Hope

Steady advances in pancreatic cancer treatment are improving outcomes When Harriet Wulfstat visited the Great Wall of China in 2006, she… Read More

What you need to know about 4 gynecological cancers

A diagnosis of cancer in a woman's reproductive organs can lead to fears about losing her femininity and her ability… Read More

What Everyone Should Know About Lung Cancer

“Every day a 747 plane full of people dies from lung cancer in the U.S.,” says Malcolm M. DeCamp, MD,… Read More

At a Loss for Words

What to say — and what not to — when talking about cancer In 2013, Charles Chamberlain, 53, a Chicago healthcare executive, was diagnosed with… Read More

Don’t ignore the subtle signs of ovarian cancer

It's called "the whispering cancer," and it often goes undetected until too late. "Ovarian cancer is a silent killer. It… Read More

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