Genetic counseling is the first step in zeroing in on your true risk for inherited cancer. Learn more about what this counseling offers.
From the first steps of prepping for a colonoscopy to what happens during the procedure, this slideshow walks you through the colorectal cancer screening process. Share with someone about to have the procedure – or read yourself if you need to have your first or a repeat test.
Cynthia Kinsella didn’t sleep much the night after a biopsy revealed she had invasive bladder cancer. She calls it one of the worst nights of her life, spending much of it curled on the bathroom floor in the fetal position. She went on to create a large support network for other bladder cancer patients. Read more about her story.
How AC + T works, how to prep for treatment, and then what to expect once you have it (including side effects).
Taxol/Taxotere and Cytoxan (TC) therapy is one of the most common types of chemotherapy given to women with early-stage breast cancer. Here’s duration information and possible side effects, including chemo brain and fatigue.
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.
Researchers at the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, New York have found a genetic mutation for ovarian cancer that can be passed from father to daughter. This genetic factor is also associated with an higher risk for prostate canc...
People treated for breast cancer or lymphoma – cancer of the lymphatic system – in the past are more than three times more likely to experience congestive heart failure (CHF), according to researchers from the Mayo Clinic. Heart failure occurs when t...
Current screening guidelines for people at increased risk for liver cancer vary – some call for ultrasound imaging and others for imaging and other laboratory tests. Now, a study conducted at the University of Texas Southwestern’s Simmons Cancer Cent...