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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...


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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...

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...


14 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...


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...


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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...


This Specific Fingernail Mark Could Be a Melanoma Symptom

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


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:...

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.


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


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