If you or someone you care about has cancer, the last thing you need is a scam. If you read or hear about a product that says it can cure cancer, talk to your doctor, do some research, and ask some serious questions.
The information we use to make health decisions can be conflicting, overwhelming, and hard to understand. Our ability to make decisions based on this information is called "health literacy."
Liver cancer can be hard to find early. Signs of liver cancer may not show up until the disease has progressed and is harder to treat. It’s important to know if you are at risk for liver cancer and be aware of signs of the disease.
Support groups and special retreats are helpful for many people with cancer. Merica Hale found a healing place to relax and meet women diagnosed with breast cancer who could offer each other support.
These vegetables (like broccoli, kale, and Brussels sprouts) are cancer-fighting machines that can taste delightfully sweet and decadent with a few cooking tips.
Jonathan Tward, MD, PhD, explains how he began his career as a radiation oncologist, what he's learned from his patients, and why he loves an unusual sport.
Gurkan Mollaoglu, a graduate student in the Oliver Lab, received an F99 NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award. This prestigious grant recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who have demonstrated potential and interest in pursuing careers as independent cancer researchers.
Research shows that art activities provide measureable health benefits to people at all stages of the cancer journey, letting them live better and healthier lives.
Breast cancer is one of the types of cancer women can be screened for. Talk with your doctor about the cancer screenings that are right for you based on your age, family medical history, and personal medical history.
“As a physician-scientist, the patients I’ve treated who haven’t made it are always in the back of my mind, moving my laboratory work forward,” says Michael Engel, MD, PhD. His research group studies the molecular details that lead to the development of childhood leukemias and then leverages that information to combat them.
After being diagnosed and treated for ovarian cancer, obstetrician Janice Byrne was determined to make a difference for others facing the same disease. Now, she advocates to increase education and awareness about ovarian cancer and provide support to newly diagnosed patients.
Your body's metabolism is different from a cancer cell's metabolism. Researchers like graduate student Zhizhou Ye are studying how cancer cells rewire their metabolism to survive and grow. Understanding these processes in depth could lead to therapies that stop cancer's growth.
Eating healthy food like fruits and vegetables can help reduce the risk of cancer and other diseases. Check out these ideas for adding more fruits and veggies to your day.
Cancer can be a life-altering experience for patients and their loved ones. Recovering your sense of who you are and how you will live your life going forward are important aspects of your recovery and survivorship.
This video describes what to expect before, during, and after stereotactic radiosurgery, or SRS. Watching this video may help you feel less anxious when facing your first SRS appointment.
Choosing the right treatment after being diagnosed with prostate cancer can seem overwhelming. Here are some things to consider as you work with your doctor to choose the best option.
Our patients helped us create a summer playlist of inspirational songs, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love.
Complementary and integrative medicine is a type of health care used alongside standard treatments. It can be used during cancer treatment to help with symptoms and side effects, such as pain, nausea, fatigue, anxiety, and depression.
When I was a teenager, the HPV vaccine did not exist. I wish it had; I would have been grateful for its protection. And I have news for you, HPV. You messed with the wrong woman.
Volunteers are needed for a research study about quitting smoking. Participants will be compensated for their time and nicotine patches will be provided at no cost.