Although cigarette smoking is the No. 1 cause of lung cancer, people who don’t smoke also die from the disease. Here’s why lung cancer is everyone's health concern.
When it comes to cancer of the esophagus, doctors carefully determine how far the cancer has progressed – and that information guides treatment options.
A mammogram can find cancer early. But this test has some limitations that can require further testing, especially for women with dense breast tissue. Find out how breast density figures into breast cancer screening.
There is a lot of misinformation floating around about breast cancer. It’s easy to be confused about this disease. Ask your questions in our post or use the hashtag #KnowPink on Twitter or Facebook. Join the conversation and get answers.
Uncontrolled inflammation plays a role in almost every major disease. Find out why researchers spend so much time understanding it — and what you can do to prevent it now.
After a cancer diagnosis, there often is a focus on the physical aspects of treatment without enough attention for the emotional and mental aspects. Here are some ways to address these needs.
Attention women! You have the power to reduce your risk of breast cancer. This reader-friendly guide gives you an overview on screenings, breast self-exams and more.
Two new endoscopic procedures offer patients safer, less invasive treatments for a swallowing disorder and early-stage gastric cancers.
The Whipple surgical procedure can provide an effective treatment for both cancerous and benign conditions in the front portion of the pancreas.
Cancer patients who’ve undergone chest radiation therapy may incur cardiovascular damage that shows up decades later. Surgeons recommend multi-component procedures, or other therapies based upon each patient’s risk.