Many people still consider a tan “healthy” and don't take measures to protect their skin from the sun.
by Kevin McLaughlin
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Be patient with yourself while adjusting to life after treatment.
by Hester Hill Schnipper
Follow these steps to ready yourself for providing care at home.
by Michelle Johnston-Fleece
A mother and daughter exchange thoughts about their “full-family experience” facing an ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment.
by Mary (Dicey) Jackson Scroggins and Nneka Scroggins
While getting their new coffee business off the ground, John and Pat Curry took John’s cancer treatment one step at a time.
by Jen A. Miller
Addressing the spiritual health of cancer patients is now recognized as an essential aspect of quality care.
by Sue Rochman
When Christina McEvoy was diagnosed with stage IV melanoma, she took the reins of her care, traveling more than 600 miles for treatment and returning home to help other melanoma survivors.
by Melissa Davlin
Diabetes increases cancer risk, and a dual diagnosis of cancer and diabetes complicates treatment and prognosis.
by Stephen Ornes
Yesterday & Today
60 Minutes journalist Ed Bradley tried to “shine a light in a dark corner” through his work, but he kept his long struggle with chronic lymphocytic leukemia private.
by Brittany Moya del Pino
A Protein Puzzle | Embracing Resistance
Health insurance expert Karen Pollitz breaks down the impact of the Affordable Care Act on cancer patients and survivors.
by Sarah Webb
On handling finances during cancer, skin care during radiation therapy, and getting a good night's sleep.
Teenager starts Get Cozy During Chemo to provide blankets for cancer patients in treatment.
by Leigh Zaleski
Matthew Englander, Debra Hesse, Alayna Williamson.
Doctors at cancer centers in states with record COVID-19 hospitalization rates reflect on how lessons from early in the pandemic are helping them care for patients during the current surge.
by Ashley P. Taylor
Socioeconomic factors and racism can lead to poorer health outcomes for Black Americans. Genetics may also be a factor behind increased mortality rates.
by Marci A. Landsmann
A study shows that a blood test for gastrointestinal tumor mutations gave results in a third of the time needed for solid tissue testing. Patients who received the blood test were more likely to enroll in clinical trials.
by Emma Yasinski
The Food and Drug Administration approved an immunotherapy drug for tumors with high tumor mutational burden regardless of tumor type. But some medical oncologists say it’s not clear the biomarker is valid across all cancer types.
by Anna Azvolinsky
This genome editing system allows researchers to accurately delete, add or modify specific regions of the genome.
The leading cause of liver cancer is infection with the hepatitis B virus or the hepatitis C virus.
The passing of Alex Trebek has brought pancreatic cancer into the public consciousness.
Learning Medicare’s ABCDs
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