Cancer

The Best PET Scan for Finding Prostate Cancer Recurrence
Prostate Cancer

The Best PET Scan for Finding Prostate Cancer Recurrence

August 7, 2019

New, FDA-approved prostate PET scan finds cancer recurrence earlier than other imaging tests.

Prostate Cancer Treatment Linked to Dementia
Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer Treatment Linked to Dementia

July 16, 2019

When it comes to prostate cancer, hormone therapy may increase risk for other serious conditions, such as dementia. Here, details of new research…

Cancer Genetic Testing: Is It Right for You?
Cancer

Cancer Genetic Testing: Is It Right for You?

July 15, 2019

Until recently, it was difficult to assess our cancer risk. Now, new genetic tests provide facts that can help keep us healthy. Read on…

Don’t Make These Sunscreen Mistakes
Skin Cancer

Don’t Make These Sunscreen Mistakes

June 17, 2019

We all know that sunscreen reduces our risk for skin cancer. But too many people don’t get enough protection because of these surprising mistakes…

Pancreatic Cancer: You Can Spot This Killer Before It’s Too Late

Pancreatic Cancer: You Can Spot This Killer Before It’s Too Late

June 17, 2019

Pancreatic cancer is often lethal because it is rarely detected in early stages. Now, life-saving screening can monitor your risk. Read on…

6 Signs That DCIS Is Likely to Become Invasive Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer

6 Signs That DCIS Is Likely to Become Invasive Breast Cancer

June 13, 2019

Most women choose surgery and radiation even though DCIS usually doesn’t become invasive breast cancer. New guidelines help make a better choice.

Is Stomach Dysplasia the Same as Cancer?
Cancer

Is Stomach Dysplasia the Same as Cancer?

Stephen Heller, MD | April 16, 2019

Stomach cancer is a life-threatening diagnosis, but stomach dysplasia is a precancerous condition that may not be as serious. Read on for details…

Dramatically Reduce Breast Cancer Risk with the Right Lifestyle Changes
Breast Cancer

Dramatically Reduce Breast Cancer Risk with the Right Lifestyle Changes

Kristi Funk, MD | March 14, 2019

The older you are, the more likely breast cancer is due to what you eat and do, not your genes. You can reduce your risk!

MRI for Breast Cancer: The Merits of Twice-Yearly Screening
Breast Cancer

MRI for Breast Cancer: The Merits of Twice-Yearly Screening

Greg Karczmar, PhD | February 21, 2019

If you’re at high risk for breast cancer and are considering a mastectomy, read this first.

The HPV Test: Why It’s Better Than the Pap for Cervical Cancer Screening

The HPV Test: Why It’s Better Than the Pap for Cervical Cancer Screening

Diane Harper, MD, MPH, MS | February 19, 2019

Still expecting a Pap test at your ob/gyn visits? Here’s why the new first-line test is better.

Head and Neck Cancer Treatment: The Right Timing Is Survival

Head and Neck Cancer Treatment: The Right Timing Is Survival

Allen Ho, MD | February 6, 2019

How quickly you complete all parts of your treatment makes a big difference in how effective it is.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Slow Deadly Cancer
Breast Cancer

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Slow Deadly Cancer

James Talmadge, PhD | February 6, 2019

A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may reduce inflammation and help keep this cancer from spreading.

Screening for Ovarian Cancer May Save Lives (So Why Isn’t It Being Done?)
Cancer

Screening for Ovarian Cancer May Save Lives (So Why Isn’t It Being Done?)

John R. van Nagell Jr., MD | February 5, 2019

Yes, there’s a test to find cancer early. So why aren’t there screening guidelines for women at risk?

After Breast Cancer: Are You Getting the Right Imaging Tests?
Breast Cancer

After Breast Cancer: Are You Getting the Right Imaging Tests?

Benjamin L. Franc, MD | January 31, 2019

The care of thousands of women doesn’t follow the recommended imaging guidelines. Don’t be one of them.

“I’m Scared My Cancer Will Come Back”

“I’m Scared My Cancer Will Come Back”

Kathleen Ashton, PhD | January 30, 2019

Worrying about cancer coming back after treatment is normal, but for some people the worry becomes incapacitating. Don’t let that happen to you…