cancer

  1. Health & Wellness

    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.
  2. 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...
  3. Tips & Advice

    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...
  4. Health & Wellness

    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.
  5. Celebrity Gossip

    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...
  6. Tips & Advice

    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...
  7. Health & Wellness

    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...
  8. Tips & Advice

    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...
  9. Health & Wellness

    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...
  10. Well-being

    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.
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    Surviving cancer: One mom's journey 


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    I'm a wife and a mother. I'm also a writer and a business woman. And as it is for many moms, my daily life is often a juggling act....
  12. 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.
  13. Children's Health

    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,...
  14. Well-being

    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.
  15. 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...
  16. Well-being

    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.
  17. Sex

    How to preserve fertility after a cancer diagnosis

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    Cancer — just the word embodies a human with fear and apprehension. And yet, every day, it attacks countless...
  18. Health & Wellness

    The 3 Most frustrating things about cancer

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    After a 6-year battle with cancer, author Anne Hutcheson offers a glimpse into the challenges of diagnosis and what life is like...
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    Mom story: I started SuperSibs!

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    Melanie Goldish of Duluth, Minnesota, knows what it’s like to worry about a child battling cancer — and she knows what it’s like to...
  20. Health & Wellness

    Melanoma survivors neglect sun safety

    More than a quarter of melanoma survivors never use sunscreen and some still go tanning, a new report says.