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Do You Need MSI Analysis for Your Endometrial Cancer?

Could your endometrial cancer be caused by microsatellite instability, the cause of at least 20 percent of endometrial cancers? Here’s how to find out.

By Sheila M. Eldred

A Cancer Doc Explains Microsatellite Instability and Endometrial Cancer

Gynecologic oncologist Mian Shahzad, M.D., answers our top questions on how MSI impacts endometrial cancer.

By Sheila M. Eldred

What Your GYN Wants You to Know About Endometrial Cancer

Get the facts about the most common gynecological cancer, including risk factors, diagnosis, treatments, and more, straight from a doctor.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Symptoms of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma symptoms like fatigue, chills, and swollen glands are easy to mistake for minor ailments, but get a checkup if they persist.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Metastatic Melanoma Clinical Trials

If you have metastatic melanoma, how do you know if a clinical trial might be right for you? And what can you expect if you join one?

By Eileen Bailey

A Guide to Endometrial Cancer Diagnosis

Learn the basics about this type of uterine cancer is diagnosed and staged, including types of tests.

By Kathleen Hall, MBA

U.S. Cancer Death Rates: A 25-Year Decline

The annual statistical report from the American Cancer Society indicates the overall cancer death rate in the United States has steadily declined since 1991.

By Diane Domina

Metastatic Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

If you have metastatic breast cancer, how do you know if a clinical trial might be right for you? And what can you expect if you join one?

By Elizabeth Millard

Gene Test for Cervical Cancer Is 100 Percent Effective, Researchers Say

While Pap smears and HPV tests have been fairly effective in detecting cervical cancer, a cervical cancer test based on epigenetics is basically fool-proof — and more affordable.

By Lara DeSanto

Dense Breast Advocate Nancy Cappello Dies

Nancy Cappello's advocacy for breast density notification in mammogram reports resulted in legislation in 36 American states, a move that saves lives.

By Stephanie Stephens