We are a society, unfortunately, with a phobia about death. It’s deeply saddening that as a society, we don’t do more to ensure that we have a death we have thought about and helped to shaped as much as possible.
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.
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.
Many people take vitamin E supplements thinking the antioxidant will help fight or stave off lung cancer. A new study suggests that those supplements have exactly the opposite effect in mice.
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.
Worried about whether soy increases your risk of breast cancer? Find out what science says.
If your doctor recommends a procedure to restore circulation to a carotid artery (or what is called “revascularization”), you need to know about two options: carotid endarterectomy and carotid stenting.
The New England Journal of Medicine recently published a study that followed nearly 89,000 people for 22 years and found that early screening would have prevented colorectal cancer in about 40 percent of 1,815 patients.
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.