There was a time when many people had long-term relationships with a family doctor – someone who knew them and their families well. Now, it's high time for patients to take an active role in their own healthcare. Here's how.
Are you or a loved one coping with cancer? Find support, as well as information about treatments, research and prevention from our Taussig Cancer Institute.
If you have a bleeding mouth sore or pain that lingers, don’t ignore it. It's probably nothing, but you want to get it checked out. In some cases, prolonged irritation ends up being squamous cell cancer.
A serious illness such as cancer exerts an unfamiliar kind of stress for which most of us are not prepared. Know that there is help and relief for some of the tension and feelings you are experiencing.
Here’s a sad, frustrating truth: We could save countless lives from cancer if we simply found the disease earlier.
If you have cancer, you can take steps to prepare yourself for treatment and help manage the process. Seek out the right sources of information, rely on available support and remember — you’re the boss.
The timing and frequency of mammograms has become controversial. In the future, a new imaging tool could reduce or eliminate mammogram concerns.
Genetic counseling provides risk assessment information that can’t affect your insurance rates. In fact, insurance companies are now required to cover the cost of genetic testing under the Affordable Care Act.
Here’s a less-known, but effective, prostate cancer treatment: freeze the cancer cells. Cryotherapy offers an excellent option for some prostate cancer patients, experts say.
People have a lot of misconceptions about cancer clinical research trials. They might think patients mostly just take sugar pills thinking it is actual treatment. Learn the truth about the 10 most common myths.