Cancer Treatment


Having Children After Cancer: What to Know...

As more patients survive cancer, many look forward to a future that includes having children and raising a family. While some therapies to improve cancer...

July 23, 2018 / 2 min read


Vaccine Campaign to End HPV-Related Cancers Intensifies

Studies continue to confirm what most medical professionals already know: the HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine is important because it prevents infections that can cause cancer....

July 11, 2018 / 3 min read


Defeating Cancer: Immunotherapy Takes Another Promising Turn

Over the last few years, immunotherapy has evolved into a very promising new frontier for fighting some types of cancers, sometimes reprogramming a person’s own...

June 18, 2018 / 4 min read


Thousands of Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip...

As many as 60,000 women a year in the U.S. with certain types of early-stage breast cancer could benefit from treatments that are less invasive...

June 7, 2018 / 3 min read


Melanoma Monday: Know the Melanoma ABCs (Infographic)

The American Academy of Dermatology recognizes the first Monday in May as Melanoma Monday to raise awareness about this potentially deadly type of skin cancer....

May 7, 2018 / 1 min read


Q&A: Oral, Head & Neck Cancer

Approximately 110,000 new cases of oral, head and neck cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States, with men being affected about twice as...

April 10, 2018 / 1 min read


Roundup: Skin Cancer, Kratom and Childhood Obesity

U.S. Health Experts Urge Skin Cancer Counseling for Kids, Young Adults Doctors should advise families early on about skin cancer prevention for their children, particularly...

April 6, 2018 / 4 min read


New Type of Thyroid Surgery Leaves No...

A new surgical technique allows surgeons to operate on the thyroid by accessing it through the lower lip, leaving no visible scar.

April 5, 2018 / 2 min read


Merkel Cell Carcinoma: A Different Type of...

Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare form of skin cancer that is being diagnosed in more people. The number of cases of Merkel cell carcinoma...

March 21, 2018 / 3 min read