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Is This Just An IBD Flare, or Pancreatic Cancer?

Symptoms of pancreatic cancer can mimic those of IBD, so sometimes, it's hard to tell if it's just a typical IBD flare, or something more. Always talk to your doctor if you are experiencing new and different symptoms of IBD.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Cervical Cancer Treatment Options

If you've been diagnosed with cervical cancer, here's what you should know about the treatments in early and advance stages, from surgery to immunotherapy.

By Kathleen Hall, MBA

When a Dentist Gets Throat Cancer

Bruce, a dentist with 40 years of experience, knew the importance of oral cancer screening. But he never expected to be diagnosed with the cancer himself.

By Sheila M. Eldred

A Cancer Survivor's Guide to Heart Health

Cancer treatments can lead to heart problems or complications. Learn more about steps you can take to decrease your cardiac risks after treatment.

By Katherine Malmo

Treatment for Eating and Speaking Troubles

Head and neck cancer treatments can lead to difficulties with eating and communicating. These are some of the therapies that can help.

By Stephanie Stephens

Breast Cancer Changed Everything

Read the candid and heart-wrenching story of PJ Hamel, a mom who faced a harsh reality — and lived to see her son grow up.

By PJ Hamel

Lockjaw After Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

Trismus, or “lockjaw,” is a common complication for people with head and neck cancer. Here’s why it happens and what you can do about it.

By Eileen Bailey

Where Can Melanoma Spread?

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

By Rachel Zohn

Common Head and Neck Cancer Complications

Treatment for head and neck cancer can leave survivors with an array of challenges. Here are some common complications you should know about.

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

Cancer Survivors: How to Get that Lovin' Feeling Back

Cancer treatment can make sex unappealing or uncomfortable. Dr. Don Dizon has some ideas to help.

By Phyllis Johnson