Patient Story

Life after cancer: Puppy love

Cantaloupe-size masses on her ovary shattered her world, but now this survivor has faith in the future.

Patient Story

From Wales: A rainbow warrior princess

Mia Chambers, 6, travels far from home for medical care, all in hopes of keeping her cancer in remission.

Could a blood test spot lung cancer early?

Such detection could save lives.

Back away from the BBQ

Toxins in BBQ fumes known as PAHs may be absorbed through the skin, and could cause lung disease and DNA mutations.

Patient Story

An early catch

A patient’s girlfriend helped create the screening program that later played a key role in saving his life.

Shield your kids from the sun’s damaging rays

Melanoma is the most common type of skin cancer in younger patients and affects mostly teenagers.

Patient Story

Falling into place

Breast cancer survivor Mary Rottier has joined forces with her therapy dogs to deliver a message of hope and healing.

Patient Story

‘An army of angels’

Baby Mistha conquers a rare and deadly disease with help from an experimental drug and her mom's bone marrow.

Do you know the ABCDEs of skin cancer?

Learn the signs of melanoma. And if you've got moles you're concerned about, here's how you can get them checked. For free!

Patient Story

‘At no time did I have any fear’

A former high school principal battles his way through four cancers and two transplants. His goal now? To encourage others for however long he has left.

Device might detect breast cancer-linked swelling sooner

A new technique gauges lymph flow by capturing thousands of points of measurements on the entire arm.

Breast cancer genes a real risk for men, too

If a male has a BRCA mutation, their risk increases 100-fold.