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cancer

Study: Progress in pancreatic cancer battle

A trial found a four-drug regimen delivered promising results for some patients with this particularly troublesome form of cancer.

Break the cycle

Change your medical future by following this sage advice from a doctor who has seen it happen.

Patient Story

Multiple myeloma and Motown memories

After a lifetime in music and a courageous battle with cancer, Chester Lowe faced his final reprise. With the help of music therapy, he made every note count.

Unspooling the catnip conundrum

Our feline friends aren't the only ones excited about this plant—researchers are learning how its active ingredient could lead to breakthroughs in medicine.

Patient Story

Early diagnosis, positive prognosis

A bout of itching prompted Terry Beck to seek treatment for a suspected skin condition, setting him quickly on the path to cancer recovery.

CDC: 1 in 5 high school students vape

E-cigarette use also increased among middle school students, from less than 1 percent in 2011 to nearly 5 percent in 2018.

Patient Story

‘Will you marry me?’

Told she doesn’t have much time to live, Rhonda White sees two wishes fulfilled in a tearful, joyful double wedding ceremony.

Common drug shows promise against lymphedema

Ketoprofen, a common anti-inflammatory drug, is found to significantly ease swelling.

Skin creams may be OK during cancer radiation therapies

Study: Light use of topical lotions just before therapy may improve quality of life for patients.

Bigger family, lower cancer risk?

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

The superfoods of fall

Autumn has arrived, bringing with it the bounty of the harvest season.

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.