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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...


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This Specific Fingernail Mark Could Be a Melanoma Symptom

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


10 Foods That Are Tied Directly to Cancer

You already know that certain foods are bad for your waistline and heart, but recent research confirms that junk food...

How I Got Lung Cancer at 31—Without Ever Smoking a Single Cigarette

Rachael Malmberg was 31 when she received a deadly diagnosis. She is fighting her condition and has embarked upon a...


15 Things Cancer Doctors Do to Avoid Cancer

These experts definitely practice what they preach. Here's how you can make these simple changes to prevent cancer too.


My “Lingering Cough” Turned Out to Be Lung Cancer

Former White Sox pitcher Stephen Huff had never smoked a day in his life when he received the shocking news:...


This Very Common Condition Triggers 4 Percent of All Cancers Worldwide

New research reveals that more than 40 percent of Americans have an increased risk of cancer thanks to this one...


11 Real-Life Cancer Symptoms That Were Spotted by Accident

Never underestimate the power of a chance occurrence, particularly when it comes to finding and treating cancer.


The Real Reason You Never Hear About Heart Cancer

Yes, this form of cancer does exist, but it's exceedingly rare. Doctors reveal why heart cancer just isn't as common...


A Hidden Cancer Could Have Killed Me—If It Wasn’t for This Routine Test

Jim O'Connell prides himself on being health conscious in every way, so when he received a prostate cancer diagnosis—and the...


8 Things You Think Prevent Cancer—but Don’t

You’ll be surprised to find out which common “cancer-fighting” habits aren’t nearly as effective as you think

Sleeping This Much Could Increase Your Risk of Cancer

Getting the perfect amount of sleep every night could keep your risk for cancer at bay.


13 Foods You Should Never Eat If You Don’t Want Cancer

Your diet affects more than just your waistline. Consuming one or more of these foods regularly may increase your risk...



10 Surprising Things That Can Raise Your Cancer Risk

Smoking can cause at least 15 different types of cancer. And nearly 9 out of 10 lung cancers are from...


Meet the 28-Year-Old Who’s Already Beaten Cancer 4 Times

Imagine having four separate battles with cancer by the time you’re 28. Now imagine learning that you have an incredibly...

9 Uncommon Signs of Lung Cancer You Need to Know About

Most people know to be suspicious of a stubborn cough—but that’s just one of the worrisome signs of lung cancer


My “Tiredness” Turned Out to Be a Genetic Condition That Raises Cancer Risk

An underdiagnosed genetic condition called hemochromatosis turned Bev Michel's life into daily agony. It may have even been responsible for...


The Diet That Could Stop Cancer from Spreading

If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, check out what the experts say about why it’s important to pay attention to...


Millions More People Can Now Benefit from This Anticancer Vaccine

A vaccine originally approved only for younger people could protect millions of older Americans too, research shows. Find out whether...


My Mom Had Breast Cancer—Here’s Why I Won’t Get the BRCA Test

A simple blood test could determine whether I have a gene mutation that puts me at high risk of developing...


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12 Silent Signs of Skin Cancer You’re Probably Ignoring

Dermatologists reveal the silent signs of skin cancer that are often overlooked, such as a pimple that doesn't go...