cancer

  1. Mom & Dad

    3 Things you should never tell someone with cancer

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    Half of all men and one third of all women in the U.S. will develop cancer during their lifetimes. Odds are, you know a survivor or...
  2. Diagnosis & Treatment

    3-D science that benefits breast cancer detection

    Another study confirms that 3-D mammograms are more effective in detecting breast cancer.
  3. Celebrity Gossip

    Something Corporate singer's road to an Emmy nomination

    Andrew McMahon has come a long way in a decade. He led two successful bands and beat cancer, and now he is an Emmy nominee for his...
  4. Celebrity Gossip

    Robin Quivers reveals year-long battle with cancer

    Robin Quivers announced more than a year ago she would be undergoing a "procedure" but said nothing about the cancer diagnosis she...
  5. Prevention & Detection

    New study says alcohol increases breast cancer risk

    A new study shows that young women who drink have a higher risk for breast cancer than those who do not.
  6. Celebrity Gossip

    Robin Roberts: "I feel 90 percent of myself again"

    Robin Roberts went through a life-saving surgery after being diagnosed with a rare disease. But a year later, she is a changed woman...
  7. Mom & Dad

    Surviving cancer: The C word

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    When my reality changed from suspicious mass to cancer, I couldn't come to grips with the "C word." In fact, I outright banned it...
  8. Cancer Info & Support

    Bloggers stay hopeful with Light the Night

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    Living with cancer is something we all hope we never face, but when the disease surfaces, it's time for solidarity.
  9. Celebrity Obituaries

    Sad day for Hollywood: Karen Black has died

    Prolific actress Karen Black, who was known for her roles in counterculture films such as Easy Rider , sadly lost her battle to...
  10. Mom & Dad

    Surviving cancer: Become your best healthcare advocate

    After six years, having two children, seeing half-a-dozen doctors and being ignored — even smirked at — when pressing for answers,...
  11. Cancer Info & Support

    Bloggers share impact of Light the Night

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    Cancer is so widespread, we can say with near 100 percent certainty that no matter whom you talk to, someone they love has been...
  12. Mom & Dad

    How to help kids cope when Mom has cancer

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    When Margarita Vacanti was 34 years old, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Over the next year and a half, she helped guide her...
  13. Cancer Info & Support

    Take the step and Light the Night to help end cancer

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    When you're diagnosed with leukemia or lymphoma, the road ahead might look like a horrifying path. You're faced with a multitude of...
  14. Conditions

    Aspirin linked to lower colon cancer risk in women

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    Researchers find that taking a low dose of aspirin every other day may cut a woman's risk for colon cancer.
  15. Mom & Dad

    Surviving cancer: One mom's journey 


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    For approximately six years I've had a tumor growing between my heart and my lungs, but doctors would call it anything else but...
  16. Women's Health

    Blood test spots oral cancer?

    A blood test can detect HPV antibodies transmitted via oral sex that show up before cancer can be detected.
  17. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    My child survived cancer

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    Childhood cancer is one of the most devastating things that can happen to a family. In honor of National Cancer Survivors day,...
  18. Conditions

    CT scans better to find lung cancer

    A review of a 2010 study finds that CT scans were more effective in detecting lung cancer than X-rays were.
  19. Celebrity Gossip

    Angie Everhart has thyroid cancer

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    Former Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Angie Everhart revealed on Monday that she is suffering from thyroid cancer. She goes into...
  20. Conditions

    Gab helps breast cancer pain

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    Research suggests that socializing may help ease breast cancer pain and enhance a patient's quality of life.