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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.

5 facts every woman should know about ovarian cancer

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

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.

Battling cancer? Stay strong mentally

Researcher: Cancer patients do much better than anticipated.

Drop the word ‘cancer,’ and patient choices change

'For the last 100 years, people have been taught if you find cancer, cut it out,' an American Cancer Society doctor noted. 'We need to change that teaching.'

Study: Prevent cancer with a 3-pronged approach

Eating healthful foods, engaging in physical activity and avoiding alcohol is tied to lower overall risk.

A new weapon against ovarian cancer?

A daily low-dose aspirin might be more than an ounce of prevention.