November 4, 2019
Pancreatic Cancer: The Facts
Survival rates for pancreatic cancer remain extremely low because symptoms of the disease can be subtle. Therefore, pancreatic cancer is not often diagnosed in its early stages. Knowing the risk factors and acting on symptoms can help to change this trend.... 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
November 1, 2019
Do Antioxidants Prevent Cancer? 5 Things to Know
Antioxidants are often touted as must-haves for optimal health, particularly when it comes to fighting diseases like cancer. But is the buzz justified? The compounds, which are present in foods and available as supplements, can play a key role in fighting... read more
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