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How Cervical Cancer Taught a Mom the Importance of HPV Vaccination

When Sylvia had her children vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV) at the advice of her pediatrician, she didn’t fully understand the significance. Then, she found out she had the virus herself.

By Bethany Kandel

Endometrial Cancer Risk Factors You Should Know

Endometrial cancer is on the rise. Here’s what you need to know about your potential risk factors and how to stay as healthy as possible.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Diagnosed With Lymphoma? Your Next Steps

Dr. Gwen Nichols shares what to expect after a diagnosis of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, including how friends and family can best support you during this challenging time.

Too Few Americans Are Meeting Cancer Screening Recs

Cancer screening and early detection is crucial to reducing cancer death rates, but a report from the CDC says too few people are being screened.

By Diane Domina

Cancerversary: How to Create Your Tradition

Whether it’s the day you were diagnosed, had surgery, or finished treatment, many people choose a particular date to commemorate their cancer experience.

By Katherine Malmo

Colon Cancer Survivor, Firefighter…and Model

Steve DeLuca shares why men need to actually go the doctor; how he came to be a topless calendar model; and the things you should absolutely not say to someone living with cancer.

By Sheila M. Eldred

First Person, Part 2: My Husband's Colon Cancer Worsens, He Enters Hospice

In the second of two parts, Judi Ebbert writes about the end of her husband’s cancer story.

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

First Person, Part 1: My Husband Had Advanced Colon Cancer

In the first of two parts, Judi Ebbert, who usually writes for HealthCentral about the science of medicine, writes from a personal place: her own story of caregiving for her husband during his colon cancer journey.

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

What Does It Take to Keep Working Through Colon Cancer Treatment?

Julie Self knows. “Work was all about scaling back expectations.”

By Pamela Kaufman

What Famous People Had Bladder Cancer?

Maybe not who you expected. The list is extensive and includes singers, politicians, and athletes.

By Sheila M. Eldred