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.
Immune checkpoint inhibitors can be effective treatments for elderly people with some types of advanced cancer, but more information is needed on their risks and benefits in this group.
by Emma Yasinski
Uterine cancer incidence is increasing in the U.S., particularly in Hispanic, Asian and black women, but obesity may play a smaller role in this change than was previously assumed.
by Ashley P. Taylor
Palliative care physician Dawn Gross helps people talk about death by focusing on what they want during life.
by Amy Paturel
A clinical trial comparing acupuncture and cognitive behavioral therapy found that they are both helpful for people who are experiencing sleep problems after cancer treatment.
by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock
Hillary Stires writes about a conversation with a patient advocate that changed how she thought about her work.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved new therapies for bladder, lung and kidney cancer.
A congressional briefing provided information on vaccination, screening and treatment for cancers caused by the human papillomavirus.
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