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oncology

Acupuncture—therapy for dry mouth?

The treatment could be especially helpful in oncology settings, alleviating side effects of radiation.

Lung cancer survival improving

Study: The key is early detection. At a high risk? Get screened.

Survey: Many fear cancer, but feel powerless

More than half of Americans say they're concerned about developing cancer—and 1 in 4 believe there's nothing they can do to prevent it.

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.

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.

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