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Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Share Tips for Oral Care

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.

By Sheila M. Eldred

A Less-Invasive Mastectomy Proves Safe for Most Women With Breast Cancer

Nipple-sparing surgery may help women avoid one of the more traumatic aspects of this breast cancer treatment.

By Lara DeSanto

When Should Breast Cancer Patients Opt for Chemo?

A new genetic test may one day help women and their doctors make more confident decisions.

By Lara DeSanto

Endometrial Cancer: Your Health Care Team

If you or someone you love has this type of uterine cancer, learn which types of health care professionals may be part of their care team.

By Kathleen Hall, MBA

Here’s Why You MUST Tell Your Doc If You’re Using Alternative Therapies for Cancer Treatment

A new study revealed some disturbing stats about how people with cancer handle their own care—to perilous results.

By Lara DeSanto

Medical Marijuana: Different Tokes for Different Folks (and Health Conditions)

People with cancer who use medical marijuana are more likely to choose forms with higher amounts of THC than those with other health conditions, who prefer CBD.

By Diane Domina

Can Teen Girls With Cancer Still Have Children?

Get all the information you need about fertility preservation in young women and girls diagnosed with cancer, including treatment options like egg freezing.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Friendships Are Forged In Cancer Treatment

Cancer patients find buddies, exchange advice, and share encouragement with a community of fellow patients in the treatment room.

By Bethany Kandel

Who Is On Your Bladder Cancer Medical Team?

From your primary care doctor to your oncology nurse, learn the roles and functions of all members of your medical health care team.

By Eileen Bailey

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Vaccines

Both chronic lymphocytic leukemia and its treatments can weaken the immune system. Patients should get flu and pneumonia vaccines, but may need to avoid others.

By Eileen Bailey