Cancer

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Colon Cancer Is Hitting Millennials Really Hard

More young people are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer. Here's what you need to know.


This Grandmother Beat Early Breast Cancer With a 20-Minute Treatment

Researchers are exploring less invasive and more targeted treatments for breast cancer that use electric pulses or cryotherapy to...


29 Things Doctors Wish You Knew About Cervical Cancer

Between the HPV vaccine and new screening methods, there's more protection from cervical cancer than ever before—but you need to...


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7 Cervical Cancer Risks Every Woman Needs to Know About

There are about 13,000 new cases of cervical cancer diagnosed in the US each year, according to the American Cancer...


10 Medical Advances that Are Giving Us Hope in 2017 and Beyond

From cancer to migraines to arthritis, researchers have recently made some exciting advances in early diagnosis and treatments.


Breast Cancer Treatment: 12 Things Oncologists Wish Patients Knew

About one in eight U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. Here are the top things oncologists...


What Is Metastatic Cancer, Exactly?

Everything you need to know about how cancer spreads.


12 Loving, Little Ways to Support a Loved One Through Chemo

Your loved one is getting treated for cancer. Now what? Support the survivor through treatment and recovery with these guidelines....

10 of the Worst Things You Could Say to a Cancer Survivor (So Don’t)

Saying the wrong thing to a person with cancer could make a bad situation even worse. When you’re at a...


7 Things That Lump in Your Breast Could Be Besides Cancer

Found a lump? Don't panic: 85 percent of all breast lumps have nothing to do with cancer.


Imagine Being a Cancer Survivor—Then Getting a Second Type of Cancer All Over Again

What doctors and their patients should be talking about when it comes to cancer awareness.


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3 Colon Cancer Signs You Might Be Ignoring

While a colonoscopy is very effective at detecting colon cancer, these are three other signs that could indicate that something...


12 Cancer-Fighting Superfoods You Should Be Eating Every Day

Cancer is the number two killer in America, second only to heart disease. What you eat can lower your risk...


What You Must Know About Skin Cancer

Skin cancer rates are soaring in the United States. An American’s lifetime risk of melanoma today is close to 1


What Is a Colonoscopy? Everything You Need to Know

Regular screening with colonoscopy exams can prevent colon cancer or catch it before it spreads. Knowing exactly what to...