Compassion is important when cancer strikes a family member or friend. But you can offer practical support, too, as they navigate doctors, tests and procedures. Here’s how.
The complex medical terms used to describe cancer can be overwhelming. Here’s what you should know about two unique forms of cancer.
If you learn you have cancer, you’ll want to understand your prognosis – what your outcomes may be. An oncologist offers key information you should know.
Gene therapy recently approved by the FDA for certain young leukemia patients is a first in the U.S. The treatment modifies a patient’s own immune cells to fight the leukemia.
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Learning you have a hereditary breast cancer risk can be frightening. But talking to a therapist can help you take control and cope with anxiety and depression.
Fear that breast cancer will return can affect survivors so profoundly they are unable to enjoy life. Having certain facts in hand and a surveillance plan can help dispel this fear. If not, counseling may be needed.
Immunotherapy is radically changing the face of cancer treatment, but the number of people who can benefit is still small. Can it help you?
If you’re having surgery as part of your lung cancer treatment, the surgeon will consider surgical approach as well as which type of surgery is best. Here’s what you should know.
How aggressive should a woman be in her breast cancer treatment? Breast cancer specialist Stephen Grobmyer, MD, answers this question from our series, The Short Answer.
Advances in genetic testing of tumors are paving the way for more effective drugs that target cancer cells and spare healthy ones. Learn how doctors are better tailoring cancer treatment.