Of any cancer, colon cancer may be the most preventable. Doctors say that all colon cancer begins with a non-cancerous polyp -- a polyp that can be removed during a colonoscopy. Find out what you can do to stop colon cancer.
We know disturbed sleep can result in lowered alertness the next day. While a recent study suggests serious repercussions for cancer patients, its value may lie in providing a basis for more research.
Colon Cancer is the second most common cancer in the United States, and if detected at an early stage, has survival rates that are well above 90 percent.
A diagnosis of breast cancer is scary and bewildering. Getting answers to these questions from your doctor will help you understand what’s ahead and take an active role in your treatment.
A fever may not send most people to the doctor’s office. But for a cancer patient, fever, along with weakness and pain, could signal an infection – and may prompt a visit to the emergency room.
Find out what the hot field of epigenetics can tell us about bad habits and the way cancer grows and spreads.
When it comes to lung cancer, there are various diagnostic tests used to determine the stage as well as how stage 1 and 2 lung cancer are defined. The good news: If it is detected in stage 1, lung cancer has a high cure rate.
Early detection and treatment of pre-cancerous tissue has resulted in a significant decline in cervical cancer rates over the last 70 years. Find out how a simple electrosurgical procedure aids in the fight.
The U.S. cancer death rate tumbled 20 percent in recent years from its peak in 1991, thanks to increased screening and early detection.
“Snowbirds” who fly to Florida or elsewhere for the winter and need ongoing cancer care should get a referral, make a first appointment, transfer records and check insurance before they take flight.