Patient Story

‘She’s a warrior’

Young bride and mother, Cassie England, resolves to beat cancer.

Suspect in pancreatic cancer: Gut fungi

Researchers have long recognized viruses, bacteria and parasites as culprits in pancreatic cancers—but new evidence points to fungal infections, too.

Gene therapy targets prostate cancer

Experts say a landmark study has found certain gene mutations can be targeted with newer drug therapies.

Patient Story

‘I just pick myself up and get back in the race’

After a Greenville couple beats cancer, they share a transformative art experience with fellow patients.

Patient Story

‘I couldn’t breathe’

A breast cancer diagnosis stuns Amy Flynn following her husband’s brain surgery.

Ready for the disease-fighting diet?

A whole foods, plant-based diet helps fight inflammation, heart disease, cancer and other chronic diseases linked to poor nutritional choices.

Don’t skip that oncology referral

Patients who miss appointments to further evaluate cancer symptoms are more likely to die within a year of diagnosis.

Colon test options abound—but colonoscopy is best

While labs can evaluate colon health based on blood or stool samples, traditional imaging procedures are the most reliable.

Patient Story

‘He got all the cancer out of me’

The average age for pancreatic cancer diagnosis is 71. John Morris hit it on the nail. But now, he's defying the odds.

First-rate skin protectant: Vitamin A

A diet high in certain foods helps keep skin cells healthy, which researchers suspect may ward off squamous cell skin cancer.

Patient Story

‘You’ve just gotta do it’

After skipping her mammogram for 20-plus years, Kathy Hicks learned she had breast cancer the hard way.

Patient Story

‘Get up, face it and just keep going’

Complex surgery restores a three-sport athlete to full strength.

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