There’s some good news in the battle against cancer: The overall rate of death from the disease declined about 20 percent between 1980 and 2014, a new study says.
Cancer treatment can weaken your immune system, making it harder for your body to fight off infection. Find out what simple precautions you can take to stay healthy during your treatment.
Selecting the right trial is not an easy process for those involved. It’s certainly not easy for the patient, who is trying to navigate the complicated decision-making process. It’s not easy for many doctors either.
When you’re receiving cancer treatment, anything that makes you more comfortable is a good thing. Here’s what to expect if you are considering having a port implanted.
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If you have early-stage lung cancer but your body can’t handle the stress of surgery, there’s now a safe alternative that many people don’t know about. Learn more.
Immunotherapy — drugs that use your body’s immune system to kill diseases — has become an important tool for treating some types of cancer. And now, people with advanced bladder cancer have an immunotherapy option.
An early-phase clinical trial at Cleveland Clinic is investigating the use of viruses with brain tumors. So far, the therapy is showing some signs of success.
Prostate cancer comes back quicker in men with a variant of a certain gene. About half of U.S. men have it. Knowing which patients have the variant could help doctors treat prostate cancer better.
Fighting cancer isn’t just about stopping cancer cells; there’s a mental health side to this struggle. While sadness, anger and other emotions are normal, it’s important to get help if you notice signs of depression, anxiety or even post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Here’s what to look for.
Communication and an open mind can help you and your partner find new paths to intimacy when cancer causes problems in the bedroom.