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Doctor explaining adjuvant therapy for melanoma to a patient.
Treatment

Here's What to Ask Your Doctor About Adjuvant Therapy

Find out whether you're a good candidate for follow-up treatment that can help keep the melanoma from coming back.

Couple in intimate embrace after cancer.
Living With

Intimacy After Metastatic Breast Cancer

Cancer changes bodies, and relationships. That doesn’t mean you have to give up intimacy and sex.

Woman with breast cancer and well-controlled pain.
Living With

Metastatic Breast Cancer: Better Pain Management

Here’s how you can find pain relief with a highly individualized combination of strategies.

Researchers looking at results of clinical trial.
Treatment

Metastatic Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

If you have metastatic breast cancer, how do you know if a clinical trial might be right for you? And what can you expect if you join one?

Smiling mother hugging her son who is battling leukemia.
Living With

All About Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Acute myeloid leukemia is a cancer of certain white blood cells, called myelocytes. It accounts for about one-third of all adult leukemia cases.

Doctor talking to patient about his symptoms.
Symptoms

Leukemia Symptoms Can Be Everyday Ailments

Leukemia symptoms like fatigue, night sweats, and swollen glands are easy to mistake for minor ailments, but get a checkup when many of them show up together.

Senior man discussing his risk of leukemia with his doctor.
Risk Factors

Leukemia Risk Factors

Scientists do not exactly know the causes of leukemia, but research has found possible risk factors and links.

General practitioner drawing blood for routine tests.
Diagnosis

Some Leukemias Come as Surprise Diagnosis

Everyday minor ailments like bruising and rashes may actually be chronic leukemia symptoms, while acute leukemia symptoms can be urgent and life-threatening.

Woman snacking in her kitchen.
Lifestyle

3 Tips for Mindful Eating with Crohn's

Living with Crohn’s? These 3 helpful strategies can change the way you think about food and help you manage your condition.

Businesswoman leading a meeting in an office.
Work

Navigating Work with Metastatic Breast Cancer

A metastatic breast cancer diagnosis can have a big impact on your job. Follow these 5 suggestions to find the best way forward with your employer.