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Cancer Types

Gynecologic Cancer

  • Survivor Profile

    Regaining Her Balance

    Gymnast Shannon Miller's focus and agility helped her capture seven Olympic medals before she was 20. But the most decorated U.S. gymnast in history struggled to overcome the shock of her ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment.

    by Kevin Begos

  • Forward Look

    Push Needed to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates

    President's Cancer Panel stresses reducing 'missed opportunities.'

    by Sue Rochman

  • Forward Look

    Too Much Testing

    Doctors are not following cervical cancer guidelines, study finds.

    by Cameron Walker

  • Forward Look

    African-American Women May Benefit Less From HPV Vaccine

    Several HPV subtypes that infect African-American women are not included in that vaccine.

    by Cameron Walker

  • Forward Look

    Taking a Shot at Cervical Cancer

    Researchers look for ways to increase acceptance of the HPV vaccine.

    by Karen Patterson

  • Yesterday & Today

    From Desire to Daisy

    Whether it was a star turn playing Blanche DuBois or Daisy Werthan, Jessica Tandy sparkled in a tough role. That didn't change after her cancer diagnosis.

    by Karen Patterson

  • Q&A

    Writing Through It

    In a new book and on her New York Times blog, author Susan Gubar chronicles her experiences living with metastatic cancer.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Q&A

    The Legacy of Henrietta Lacks

    Author Rebecca Skloot reflects on the contributions of one woman to science and the importance of informed consent in human research.

    by Alexandra Goho

  • Survivor Profile

    Patients’ Rights Powerhouse

    Myra Christopher wages a personal battle with a rare cancer while continuing to passionately advocate for patients.

    by Charlotte Huff

  • Forward Look

    The Avastin Roller Coaster

    Ups and downs keep coming for Avastin as studies report on its effects for different cancers.

    by Sue Rochman