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oncology

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

Doctors and their robots

Cancer survivor Caroline Laney learns firsthand how humans and machines are working together in the operating room.

3 steps to help prevent breast cancer

While certain genetic mutations can increase a woman's chances of a diagnosis, three specific actions can help offset the risks.

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.

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.

Doctors: Don’t fear breast radiation therapy

Most women who undergo this type of cancer treatment agree that greater knowledge makes it less scary.

Patient Story

Doctors dance, dance, dance!

Children's hospital staff put on a spectacular Holly Troll-y Christmas stage performance for kiddos and their families who have dealt with cancer or blood disorders.

Patient Story

No shrinking violet

Violet Rohrer will do what it takes to fight peritoneal cancer, including clinical trials of promising new drugs.

Exercise helps counter cancer-linked fatigue

Psychological treatment and education can be useful, too, more so than drugs.

Patient Story

‘I truly had God watching over me’

Facing a nightmare diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, Karyn Wolschleger finds something unexpected: Hope.

Study: Cancer care needs fitness focus

About 75 percent of patients give up on exercise after cancer diagnosis, even though evidence shows physical activity can help them cope.

From lowest lows to highest highs

Real-life experience makes for a much-loved nurse. Maybe that's why Nikki Coy soars in the world of nursing.

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