Rachel Zohn

Health Writer

Rachel Zohn is a mom, a wife, and a freelance writer who is striving to find the best way to juggle it all and maintain a sense of humor. She is a former newspaper reporter and a military spouse, so she’s familiar with the stress and anxiety that comes with constant moves and new communities. An insomniac married to an insomniac, she’s spent the last several years on a journey to help her youngest child tackle both migraines and sleep issues. She’s on Twitter at @rachelzohn.

Latest by Rachel Zohn

Where Can Melanoma Spread?

Advanced stages of melanoma can metastasize throughout the body, including the lungs, liver, bones, and brain. Learn the warning signs.

Treatments for Different Types of Kidney Cancer

From surgery to chemo to immunotherapy and more, kidney cancer patients have a multitude of treatment options.

What Should You Know About Wilms Tumors?

Wilms tumor, also known as nephroblastoma, is the most common form of kidney cancer in children, accounting for 9 out of 10 pediatric kidney cancers. Learn more about these tumors.

The Four Stages of Renal Cell (Kidney) Cancer

A guide to diagnosis and treatment options for one of the 10 most common cancers in the U.S.

Kidney Cancer: Where to Turn When You Need Support?

Support is often a phone call or click away. Here are resources for kidney cancer support, including Facebook groups and nonprofit chat lines.

10 Things to Know About Stage 4 Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer’s early symptoms are easy to miss, so it can sometimes spread before it’s diagnosed. Here are things to know about advanced kidney cancer, including potential treatments and a podcast to listen to.

Most Common Symptoms of Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer symptoms are often not painful or noticeable, and may be easy to overlook. They can range from blood in your urine to fatigue. Read this slideshow to learn more.

Head and Neck Cancer Treatment: Terms to Know

“Brachytherapy?” “Dysphagia?” Learn the meanings of these terms and others related to head and neck cancer treatment and recovery.

Head and Neck Cancer Diagnosis: Terms to Know

“Squamous cell carcinoma?” “TNM staging?” Learn the meanings of these terms and others related to diagnosing head and neck cancer.

What Are the Common Treatments for Head and Neck Cancer?

Learn 10 basic facts about treating head and neck cancer, including common treatment options and other important considerations.