It can be hard for adults to understand cancer, let alone kids. HCI's Cancer Learning Center has resources to help parents explain to children what cancer means and how to help kids cope with their emotions.
The holiday season is a time for joy. It can also be a time for weight gain, stress, and exhaustion. Huntsman Cancer Institute nutrition experts share some tips for eating wisely and keeping your holidays happy and healthy.
Cancer and its treatments can cause tightness and restrictions in the body that may cause pain and difficulty in doing everyday tasks. Learn how osteopathic doctors can reduce these restrictions and improve patients' overall wellbeing.
A conversation with Anna Beck, MD—director of Supportive Oncology and Survivorship at Huntsman Cancer Institute—on a love for medicine that spans three generations and her four-legged family.
After Emma Houston learned she had breast cancer, the first thing she did was go shopping to buy red three-inch high heels. The shoes became as much a hallmark of her cancer journey as her humor and positive outlook.
Dr. Martin McMahon and his research group study the genetic mutations that contribute to lung cancer. About 30% of lung cancers can now be treated based on the disease’s specific genetics. McMahon is hopeful that each subset of lung cancer will soon have its own precision treatment.
This winter, two years will have gone by since my mom passed away from stomach cancer. Through the experience of losing her, I've learned that cancer can be a catalyst for activism. With the help of the entire community, we can raise awareness and fight alongside those suffering from this disease.
Dr. Randy Jensen—auto racer, canyoneer, triathlete, and neurosurgeon—chats with us about his many life adventures.
Have you ever wondered what a fitness instructor does to stay healthy in their own life? HCI's Kim Walker shares how she prioritizes time for her healthy habits.
Kali Dale, a graduate research assistant at HCI, was selected to receive the National Cancer Institute Graduate Diversity Supplement.
Immunotherapy has shown to be an effective treatment for several types of cancer. Is pancreatic cancer one of them? HCI's Ignacio Garrido-Laguna, MD, PhD, answers that question for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.
Information about the harmful effects of tobacco is not new. For example, we know that smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer. You may want to quit, but it can be incredibly hard. If you have tried to quit in the past, or if this is your first time, don’t feel discouraged.
Dr. Lindsay Burt's love for radiation oncology began while taking part in a surprising sport. Learn more about her many daring passions in this video.
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.