Eating to Prevent Cancer

Eating to Prevent Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, the lifetime risk of cancer in the United States is 1 in 3. But…

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Screening Is an Important Step in Preventing Colon Cancer

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Screening Is an Important Step in Preventing Colon Cancer

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Are there ways to prevent colon cancer? What about early symptoms to watch for? I just turned…

Six Viruses that Cause Cancer

Six Viruses that Cause Cancer

The truth is doctors and scientists don’t know what causes most types of cancer. Yes, some lifestyle behaviors, such as…

Metastatic Breast Cancer

Metastatic Breast Cancer

Living with a terminal cancer that is seldom understood Chicagoan Shannon Collins was in for a shock. At age 26,…

Training Cells to Attack

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,…

Chondroitin and Melanoma: How Worried Should You Be?

Chondroitin and Melanoma: How Worried Should You Be?

Harvard Health Blog Chondroitin sulfate is among the most popular supplements in the world. It’s often taken in combination with…

Sex After Cancer

Sex After Cancer

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

Cooling Caps May Reduce Chemo Hair Loss

Cooling Caps May Reduce Chemo Hair Loss

Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy face the distressing prospect of losing their hair. But cold cap therapy can reduce hair loss…

Supporting Medicare Patients After Chemo

Supporting Medicare Patients After Chemo

The almost 1.7 million people diagnosed with cancer each year face a range of hurdles, but a new healthcare approach…

At a Loss for Words

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…