Many people still consider a tan “healthy” and don't take measures to protect their skin from the sun.
by Kevin McLaughlin
A Global Perspective on Cancer | Cool-Headed Chemo May Reduce Hair Loss | More Patients to Have Access to Navigator Programs | You’ve Got Mail | African-Americans at Higher Risk for Multiple Myeloma | Efforts Underway to Raise the Legal Age to Buy Tobacco | FDA Proposes Action on E-Cigarettes | The Vitamin Hype | Get Sun Smart
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.
Cancer patient advocates who review research proposals can provide valuable perspective.
by Bob Riter, Monica Vakiner and Carole Baas
Research shows prominent cancer hospitals have different surgical outcomes than their affiliates.
by Marci A. Landsmann
A small study shows that keeping ice chips in the mouth during oxaliplatin chemotherapy may prevent cold sensitivity, a common oral side effect.
by Anna Azvolinsky
Nearly six years after being diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, disaster psychologist Jamie Aten is still learning new ways of coping with the trauma stemming from his diagnosis and treatment.
by Jamie Aten
The Philadelphia Science Festival offered kids and their families the opportunity to learn about science.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved new therapies for bladder, lung and kidney cancer.
Exposure to environmental carcinogens is a modifiable factor linked to cancer.
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