‘A big move forward’

One-stop blood test shows early promise in detecting eight types of cancer.

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‘They helped me dance again’

Reflexology helps a four-time cancer survivor dance at his son's wedding.

Screening, treatment cut breast cancer deaths in half

Mammography is an important contributor to the reduction in breast cancer mortality.

What makes a healthy run?

Training tips, fueling your run and cool down stretches to get you back in the game.

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On the road again

It started with hiccups. More than a year later, long-haul trucker Ken White, 70, has conquered esophageal cancer and returned to the road.

FDA approves first drug for tumors tied to breast cancer genes

FDA focuses on developing drugs that target the underlying genetic causes of cancer.

Patient Story

Saved by his stem cells

At age 17, Joshua Do had never heard of Ewing sarcoma—or the promising treatment known as autologous stem cell transplant.

BRCA awareness surges

Celebrities and media have likely played a role in boosting awareness about genetic testing for abnormal breast cancer genes.

Your top stories of 2017

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don’t want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

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‘I’d rather be fighting fires’

A township fire chief is forced away from the flames to fight a new battle—against cancer.

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‘Just straight-up shock’

When a leukemia diagnosis interrupted Alex McCready's teen years, he worked hard to "keep it positive."

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One mom, one son, two cancers

Elizabeth and Grant Pratt battle cancer, together, as a family.