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.
If you have been diagnosed with cancer you probably have thought about joining a clinical trial. But if you’re like most patients, you have questions.
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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Hair loss is one of the top concerns for women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer. But a new, special device may help some women keep their hair, early results of a new study say.
Immunotherapy, alone or in combination with other treatments, can help your body fight harder against advanced lung cancer. For some people, it gets results when other treatments have failed.
Getting through cancer treatment successfully is something to celebrate. To stay in good health, doctors say you need to watch for other symptoms, including vision changes, headaches and problems with balance.
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.
New research is spurring exciting developments in the microbiome, the trillions of bacteria that make up communities living in our bodies. Scientists are exploring how being aware of imbalances in these bacteria could lead to new diagnoses and treatments. All this could have a positive impact on people’s health.
New recommendations released last year by the American Cancer Society advise most women to get fewer mammograms, not more. What’s going on here?