November 1, 2019
When Cancer Triggers Post-Traumatic Stress
Symptoms of post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSS) are usually tied to events like war, natural disaster, or sexual assault. But often, they can affect people with cancer, too.   PTSS are anxiety symptoms that can develop after a person has a deeply... read more
November 1, 2019
Breast Cancer Prevention Drugs: What Women Should Know About Chemoprev...
Approximately 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. But not every woman’s chances of developing the disease are the same, and those with more risk factors might benefit from taking chemoprevention agents. Chemoprevention... read more
November 1, 2019
Should You Get a Second Opinion for Kidney Cancer?
It’s always worth seeking a second opinion when you or a loved one is faced with a cancer diagnosis. That’s especially true when it comes to kidney cancer because treatment options depend on many factors, including the expertise of the doctors treating the... read more
November 1, 2019
7 Things Every Patient Should Know About Cancer Care
Most patients who are diagnosed with cancer get the basics of their diagnosis and treatment plan from their doctors. But there’s more to know about successfully navigating the disease, and often it can be tough to figure out where to start. The following... read more
November 1, 2019
Do You Need a Cancer Screening This Fall?
If you cleared your summer calendar to make time for more warm weather fun, fall may feel like the right time to tackle some things on your to-do list. That might include important health tasks, like getting screened for cancer.   Screening tests can help... read more
October 11, 2019
Q&A About Ovarian Cysts
If you’re a woman with ovaries, chances are you’ve had an ovarian cyst at some point in your life—they’re very common. It’s possible that you never even knew it. Most of the time they’re harmless, don’t cause symptoms, and go away on their own. While most... read more