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cancer

Patient Story

From patient to nurse technician

Christopher Love forged an indomitable spirit in his teenage fight against a rare type of cancer. The experience changed his life—and it's now shaping his career.

Smart moves to lower cancer risk

Regular exercise and a diet rich in antioxidants can help strengthen your defense.

The superfoods of fall

Autumn will soon arrive, bringing with it the bounty of the harvest season.

Let’s get grilling

You don’t have to sacrifice a healthy diet when you fire up the grill.

Patient Story

‘The place I needed to be’

When cancer claimed her husband, Courtney Appel found solace in becoming a patient advocate.

Patient Story

‘One of the most beautiful things’

Cancer survivors are celebrated virtually with messages of hope, flowers and a grove of trees.

Patient Story

‘You have to move from empathy to action’

A drive-up option for cancer treatments serves patients' needs during the pandemic.

Could promiscuity up cancer risk?

Having more sexual partners could increase your exposure to problematic viruses.

Vaping could re-shape DNA

Chemical changes seen in cancer patients are also found in people who vape or smoke.

Kicking the habit? Don’t go it alone

Your odds of quitting for good will improve if you lean on therapies and others for help.

Many kids exposed to workplace toxins

Adults in certain work environments pick up toxic dust and contaminants, carrying them home on clothes and shoes.

AI could tackle prostate data

Computers may be just as effective as human experts in judging severity of tumors.

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