What's the survival rate for thyroid cancer if diagnosed early? 100 percent. It's a home run when you realize that thyroid cancer is the fastest-growing cancer among men and second-fastest among women. Thanks to research, we know more than ever about this group of diseases, while improved genetic counseling and screening mean you can do something about it.
In honor of National Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week (April 14-20), we put together 4 myths about these less understood types of cancers to help reduce your risk.
Lung cancer is the No. 1 cause of cancer deaths. Cleveland Clinic expert Nathan Pennell, MD, answers common questions about this deadly disease – and offers reasons to be optimistic.
An American Cancer Society study relating coffee drinking and its possible effects on oral cancer mortality gets the media, and coffee lovers, talking. But is it worth talking about?
A study finds that younger women are developing advanced stage breast cancer. It’s more important than ever to start paying attention to your breast health early.
A Cleveland Clinic study shows that men and women undergoing chemotherapy for leukemia metabolize the drugs differently. What this might mean for future cancer treatment.
Newborn with a cyst in his neck, dad with pancreatic cancer. How the family made it through this double whammy with the help of Cleveland Clinic caregivers. "Nothing really matters except your family and life."
We often associate lung cancer with tobacco, but 25-year-old Matthew Hiznay is a lung cancer patient who never smoked a cigarette.
Each year, more people die of lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined. It’s important to stay informed and understand the risks. Find key statistics about diagnosis and treatment.
Ten to 15 percent of all breast cancer is related to your family genes. But how do you know if you are at risk? Find out how genetic counseling applies to you.