The latest cancer news, advice, and information, including screening, diagnosis, treatments, risk factors, genetics, and inspiring real-life stories about people living with cancer in its many forms.
Genetic counseling is the first step in zeroing in on your true risk for inherited cancer. Learn more about what this counseling offers.
Rates of colon cancer are rising among Millennials and Gen Xers, even as they continue to drop among Boomers. Get up to speed on the signs and symptoms today.
Patti was faced with a seemingly impossible decision: live in fear or live for right now. She chose today. What would you do?
Cancer treatment can leave your mouth and teeth in disarray. We went straight to those who know best — head and neck cancer survivors — to find out what works and what doesn’t to deal with some common issues.
An easy-to-implement plan for managing your worries about endometrial cancer.
Check out these 10 practical steps and oncologist insights to put most of your fears about dying from breast cancer to rest.
Nipple-sparing surgery may help women avoid one of the more traumatic aspects of this breast cancer treatment.
Advice for patients and caregivers from experts in the field and real people who are finding ways to live a fulfilling life with this cancer that originates in the lymphatic system.
The latest wisdom on how to manage lung cancer, including insights from caregivers and survivors.
What should your next steps be now that your cancer has spread? Learn how to get your needs met by your family, friends, and community; how to communicate with your care team; and what the future holds.
Sheila Mulrooney Eldred has written for The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, STAT News, and other publications.
Katherine Malmo is a freelance writer, author, and breast cancer survivor who writes about cancer and cancer treatments.