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cancer

The growing melanoma risk

The incidence of deadly melanoma on the head and neck has risen steadily in young adults and children.

Suspect in pancreatic cancer: Gut fungi

Researchers have long recognized viruses, bacteria and parasites as culprits in pancreatic cancers—but new evidence points to fungal infections, too.

Gene therapy targets prostate cancer

Experts say a landmark study has found certain gene mutations can be targeted with newer drug therapies.

Patient Story

‘I just pick myself up and get back in the race’

After a Greenville couple beats cancer, they share a transformative art experience with fellow patients.

Don’t skip that oncology referral

Patients who miss appointments to further evaluate cancer symptoms are more likely to die within a year of diagnosis.

Urine—the best predictor of prostate cancer?

The PUR test may help doctors and patients better determine when to treat the disease.

An ageless equation

As you become more active, you'll increase your odds of living longer—no matter what your age or health history.

The high-fiber hunt

Food researchers suggest eating a range of fiber-rich foods to help you lower cholesterol, regulate blood sugar and stay regular.

Report: 22M cancer survivors by 2030

There's much to celebrate in the flourishing survivor population, but it also highlights the mounting need to optimize care.

Patient Story

The fight of her life

After successfully battling breast cancer and living with lymphedema, Pam Goodfellow now works to strengthen others engaged in the battle.

Low-fat diet—a tool in breast cancer fight?

Study shows women who focused on nutrition reduced their risk of breast cancer death by 21%.

Cancer-induced menopause?

Regain control of your body with these 7 essential elements for daily success.