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.

Patient Story

‘The future is bright’

Hope Looyenga plans for a bright, cancer-free future.

Debunking men’s myths

If you’re a guy, you probably have some theories about testosterone, erectile dysfunction and the like. Now’s your chance to test them.

Urine—the best predictor of prostate cancer?

The PUR test may help doctors and patients better determine when to treat the disease.

Patient Story

‘We’re carrying on Eric’s legacy’

He died of a rare bone cancer in 2016, but continues to make a difference through a tissue donation that is helping researchers battle osteosarcoma.

Patient Story

‘This is an epidemic’

A painless lump on his neck turned out to be HPV-related throat cancer, a disease affecting a growing number of people.

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