Latest by Elizabeth Millard
A colon cancer diagnosis can feel overwhelming. Here are 10 things your oncologist wants you to know about living with the disease.
Bladder cancer is a silent and deadly form of cancer. But there is hope. Learn more about the symptoms, treatments, and types of bladder cancer.
BRCA gene mutations indicate a higher risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancers. Here’s what you should know about your screening and treatment options.
If you have BRCA 1 or BRCA 2 gene mutations, here's what you should know your options, insurance coverage, and screening for other members of your family.
Dana Clark, M.S., L.C.G.C., at the Basser Center for BRCA at Penn Medicine, discusses when you’re at a high risk for BRCA gene mutations, what testing involves, and what misconceptions she commonly encounters.
And what happens when they don’t? The lymphatic system is a vital part of your immune system. It’s represented by an extensive network of vessels that shuttle a clear liquid called “lymph” throughout the body. This network has 500 to 700 “lymph nodes...
There are four phases of clinical trials. Learn about each phrase — and your potential to take part — in this article.
Anne Pirrera’s throat cancer had returned when she learned she had non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Read her story about living with two cancer types.
These transplants can be an important part of treatment for some patients, but they’re not appropriate for everyone who has lymphoma.