Cancer Treatment


Smokeout 2017: 1 in 5 Americans Still...

One in five Americans are using a tobacco product, primarily cigarettes, cigars, or pipes, according to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease...

November 16, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Alcohol Use Linked to Higher Risk...

Consuming alcoholic beverages regularly -- whether it's ight, moderate, or heavy use -- may increase your risk of developing several cancers, including those of the breast,...

November 10, 2017 / 4 min read


Lung Cancer: Even ‘Never-Smokers’ Are At Risk

You probably feel that you’re not at risk for lung cancer because you’ve never smoked. Even though not smoking is a very smart path to...

November 6, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: Aspirin Therapy May Reduce Risk of...

Taking low-dose aspirin daily can lower your risk of some digestive system cancers, according to a newly published study involving more than 600,000 people. Aspirin...

November 3, 2017 / 4 min read


Roundup: CDC Recommends New Shingles Vaccine for...

A panel of experts with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended the use of a new vaccine to prevent shingles...

October 27, 2017 / 4 min read


Roundup: 1 in 9 U.S. Men Have...

About 11 million American men are infected with oral human papillomavirus (HPV), which can lead to cancers of the head, neck and throat, a new...

October 20, 2017 / 4 min read


Breast Reconstructive Surgery: Questions Answered (Video)

Women confronted with the option of having breast reconstructive surgery face a difficult decision that raises many questions about the procedure itself and the potential...

October 18, 2017 / 2 min read


Breast Cancer Roundup: Radiation Therapy ‘Not as...

The majority of patients who have radiation therapy for breast cancer say the treatment isn’t as “scary” as they thought it would be, according to a...

October 6, 2017 / 3 min read


Prostate Cancer Screening: Clearing Up the Confusion

It's been just five months since a prominent panel of U.S. healthcare experts reversed an earlier stance against the prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, blood test....

September 27, 2017 / 2 min read