Bigger family, lower cancer risk?

Family life can provide positive emotional environments that boost a person's resistance to disease.

HPV vaccine approved for people through age 45

The updated vaccine is designed to prevent cancers and disease caused by nine HPV types.

Lose excess pounds, lower breast cancer risk?

Women who lost 5 percent or more of their body weight had a 12 percent lower breast cancer risk.

Patient Story

Fighting for her life

A delicate procedure provides new hope for a lung cancer patient.

Patient Story

‘All about living, not dying’

With the help of hospice, a Battle of the Bulge hero continues to enjoy outdoor adventures.

Patient Story

Battle in the body

Josh Parker beat leukemia a decade ago. Every day since, he battles the aftereffects of treatment with strength, faith and determination.

Doctors use bacteria as weapon against cancer

Clostridium novyi-NT can cause gangrene and sepsis if infection runs amok, but when injected into a tumor, it appears to attack the cancer directly.

5 facts every woman should know about ovarian cancer

Learn the risks of developing this "silent killer" disease, and recognize its earliest warning signs.

Patient Story

‘When she’s happy, I’m happy’

When a mom can’t be home for her daughter’s birthday, caregivers on the bone marrow transplant unit help them celebrate with a purple unicorn party.

Going vegetarian cuts colon cancer risk?

Healthy eating and behaviors—including exercising and not smoking—work in conjunction to keep the body in tip-top shape.

Taking Cancer Personally

Breast Cancer: Then and now and what you need to know.

Patient Story

‘Getting back to normal’

For 8-year-old leukemia survivor Dawson Babiak, a bearded dragon named Fluffy is a symbol of being healthy.

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