Pancreatic cancer is an aggressive cancer often diagnosed in advanced stages and difficult to treat. Doctors continue to strive for better patient outcomes.
The timing is ideal for renewed attention in our quest to eradicate cancer. Our knowledge of the genomics of cancer has dramatically grown over the past decade, resulting in new forms of targeted therapies.
The five symptoms of cervical and ovarian cancer can mimic signs of benign conditions. But, they shouldn’t be ignored. Know when to consult your doctor.
Some women with certain breast cancers may safely avoid chemotherapy after surgery, according to results of a recent study. The research, which is part of a growing body of evidence, shows that a genetic test can determine your risk of not including chemotherapy in cancer treatment.
For checking your breasts, current guidance centers on “breast self awareness” instead of self exams. But what does that mean in practical terms?
If you are a cancer patient, has your doctor asked if you would be interested in joining a clinical trial? You might be wondering if you should get involved.
A white cloudy spot on a child’s pupil in flash photos isn’t always a photo error. It can serve as a sign of a rare but dangerous form of childhood eye cancer called retinoblastoma.
Have you ever wondered why, in 2015, lung cancer is still such a deadly disease? You might not realize how common or deadly lung cancer is.
An oncologist discusses his observations about people who deal with a cancer diagnosis in a positive manner. He says they tend to do five specific things.
The uncomfortable reality is this: No one knows how long any one person will live, and patients don’t have expiration dates that answer this question.