Read about breast, cervical, colorectal, lung, ovarian, prostate and skin cancer symptoms, myths and survivor stories.

View More in:
Tout icon

16 Silent Symptoms of Leukemia You Shouldn’t Ignore

Leukemia, or cancer of the blood cells, can cause subtle and surprising symptoms throughout the body. These are some signs...

Tout icon

7 Skin Cancer Symptoms You Should Check For Now

A guide to inspecting your body for melanoma and other forms of skin cancer.

Tout icon

11 Signs of Ovarian Cancer You Might Be Ignoring

Symptoms of ovarian cancer can be vague, but detecting ovarian cancer early could be key to survival.

Tout icon

8 Silent Signs You Could Have a Brain Tumor

The signs and symptoms of brain cancer look an awful lot like other everyday ailments, from headaches to depression. Here's...

Tout icon

9 of the Best Foods to Eat During Chemotherapy

These healing foods may help minimize chemo side effects, though every diet for cancer patients should be personalized with a...

Tout icon

29 Foods That May Help Prevent Cancer

Add some of these healthy foods to your diet to help prevent cancer and keep other diseases at bay.

6 Early Throat Cancer Symptoms You Might Ignore

Throat cancer often doesn’t cause symptoms until later stages—yet early detection makes for more effective treatment. If you notice any...

Tout icon

13 People You Didn’t Know Survived Cancer Before Age 30

These public figures—athletes, comedians, and celebrities—were diagnosed with cancer at a young age and still managed to excel.

The 50 Best Cancer Hospitals in America

From world-class physicians to state-of-the-art facilities and the latest treatment, these are the best cancer hospitals and centers in the...

20 Jobs That Can Up Your Risk for Cancer

Is your job making you sick? If it's listed here, the answer might be yes. Here's what you need to...

37 Ways to Cut Your Cancer Risk, According to Science

Cancer is the number two killer in America, second only to heart disease. What can you do to reduce your...

Tout icon

43 Cancer Myths You Need to Stop Believing

Sometimes it seems like everything can cause cancer. Thankfully, that's not true, and neither are these popular myths about the...

This Everyday Habit Gave Me Cancer—and Nearly Ruined My Face

You might think that "bronzed" look in summer makes you look healthy, know that a suntan can come with a...

30 Simple Ways You Can Prevent Cancer

Cancers don’t develop overnight. These cancer-fighting foods and other lifestyle moves can significantly reduce your cancer risk. Of course, you...

My Blurry Vision Turned out to Be Skin Cancer—in My Eye

Most people have heard of melanoma—but ocular melanoma? Britta Fortson's diagnosis at age 18 sent shock waves through her life....

7 Signs You’re at Risk of Endometrial Cancer

Endometrial cancer is on the rise—even in younger women. Make sure you know the risk factors and symptoms to watch...

12 Everyday Habits That Can Help Prevent Colon Cancer

Colon cancer is striking adults at increasingly younger ages. These foods, drugs, and lifestyle habits can protect against colon cancer.

This Is What All Those Cancer Ribbon Colors Mean

Cancer ribbon colors have branched out from the now-familiar pink of breast cancer. Here's how to tell at a glance...

30 Everyday Things That May Cause Cancer

Smoking can lead to cancer, as you know, but some other surprising everyday exposures can also increase your risk of...

Tout icon

30 Cancer Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Cancer isn't always the cause of these symptoms. However, if they persist, getting checked out could save your life

10 Surprising Symptoms That Turned Out to Be Cancer

A man gets a positive pregnancy test. A woman with a large Adam's apple. Oozing green fluid. These bizarre symptoms...

Drinking This Regularly Could Stop Breast Cancer Cells from Growing

Ladies, you may want to swap out your morning cup of coffee for an alternative hot beverage.

10 Hidden Signs of Kidney Cancer You’re Likely to Ignore

Nearly 74,000 new cases will be diagnosed in 2019, according to the American Cancer Society, earning this cancer a spot...

What Is a Lung Nodule—and 13 Things to Know If You Have One

Lung nodules can show up on an x-ray as a spot on the lung—and they can be cancer, though not...

23 Groundbreaking Cancer Discoveries That Could Save Your Life

Cancer killed more than 600,000 people last year, but thanks to exciting scientific discoveries, we'll see that number drop and...

Tout icon

This Specific Fingernail Mark Could Be a Melanoma Symptom

Don't brush off this easy-to-ignore symptom.