16 Things Every Parent Needs to Know About Childhood Cancer
No parent should ever hear the words, "Your child has cancer," but unfortunately many do. In 2019, 11,060 children in the United States under the age of 15 will be diagnosed with cancer, but there is much reason for optimism given advances in treatment and high survival rates.
9 Signs of Blood Cancer Doctors Usually Miss
Blood cancer has subtle and surprising symptoms. Doctors share the most common ones that may require a closer look.
50 Things Dermatologists Need You to Know About Skin Cancer
Skin cancer is the most common cancer there is, period. This is what dermatologists want you to know about skin...
5 Signs and Symptoms of Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal cancer is relatively rare (compared to other types of cancer), but it's important to know the symptoms.
Do Pap Smears Hurt? How to Make Pap Smears More Comfortable
Pap smears shouldn't hurt. If you experience discomfort, our expert tips will help make sure your next Pap is more...
Here’s Why Obesity Raises Breast Cancer Risk, According to Science
Could keeping an eye on the scale help lessen your chances of breast cancer?
7 Things Doctors Wish You Knew About Home Cervical Cancer Tests
Skipping a trip to the doctor may sound like a good idea, but are at-home cervical cancer screenings wise?
After an Abnormal Pap: 4 Things You Should Do Next
An abnormal Pap test result doesn’t have to be scary when you know the right steps to take
5 Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know About Breast- and Ovarian-Cancer Genes
Here's what you may not know about BRCA genes and what goes into the decisions thousands of women make every...
Why People With Red Hair Have a Higher Risk of Skin Cancer
Research shows the cancer risk could be higher because of alterations in one gene in people with red hair.
HRT and Breast Cancer: What Doctors Need You to Know
Taking hormone replacement therapy for the symptoms of menopause is a highly individualized decision—here are the factors you need to...
The 20 States with the Highest Cancer Rates
The U.S. cancer risk isn't spread evenly across the states: Here are the 20 states with the highest cancer rates.
Are Self-Breast Exams Necessary? What Women Need to Know
Evidence is growing that monthly self-tests don’t reduce deaths from breast cancer, but you shouldn’t ignore your breasts, either. These...
How 17 Under-50 Women Learned They Had Breast Cancer—and What Helped Them Through It
A cancer diagnosis is anything but easy—and, while it can change a person's life in a million ways, just one...
7 Household Products That May Be Linked to Breast Cancer
Everyday products aren’t considered as big a problem as other risk factors when it comes to breast cancer, but...
50 Everyday Habits That Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer
Each October brings pink ribbons and fund-raising for breast cancer research. These 50 expert-approved habits may help reduce your...
Male Breast Cancer: What Doctors Need You to Know
While it's thankfully rare, men do get breast cancer. Knowing these 14 things could save your life—or a loved one's.
8 Reasons to Request an Earlier Mammogram
Experts recommend you start mammograms at 45; however, there are some factors that may make you want to start breast...
This Is the Best Diet for Breast Cancer Prevention
With some simple—and tasty—changes to your diet, you may gain more protection against breast cancer.
Uterine Cancer Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore
It's the fourth most common cancer in women—but it's usually treatable. Here's how to recognize uterine cancer symptoms.
6 Silent Symptoms of Colon Cancer You Might Be Missing
Nearly 140,000 people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer in America. Rectal bleeding is the most obvious colon cancer symptom,...