Don’t underestimate the role you play on the care team of a best friend diagnosed with breast cancer. After all, she doesn’t just need her oncologist, her plastic surgeon, her social worker, her art therapist, her husband and her daughter. She also needs YOU. Not sure how to help? Our infographic offers 9 practical ways you can make … Read More
How you can give some of your time and experience to change the lives of current and future lung cancer patients.
For years, researchers have explored the cardiovascular benefits of this diet. But did you know it has benefits related to cancer, too?
You might be surprised to hear that having a brain tumor doesn’t necessarily mean you have cancer. Some tumors are benign. While they are not cancerous, they can still cause problems depending on their location.
Thyroid nodules generally don’t lead to any serious problems. In certain cases, however, a nodule can prompt your doctor to take a closer look. Here are four cases where thyroid nodules may require further attention.
Breast cancer is a common concern for women — but misconceptions are common, too. It’s important to know the facts about diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. Most of the time, it starts in a certain type of skin cell that produces melanin. However, melanoma also can form in your eyes and, rarely, in internal organs such as your intestines.
Lymphedema most commonly occurs after surgery to remove lymph nodes in the armpit in breast cancer patients or lymph nodes in the groin to treat other types of cancer.
Can the length of a man’s fingers affect his lifetime risk of prostate cancer? Find out what the science says.
One question cancer patients often ask is “What can I do to help myself fight this cancer?” This question, this essential human need to take control and not simply let cancer do what it pleases to your body, is rarely addressed by physicians. A cancer specialist offers advice.