This section covers cancer types, causes and symptoms as well as the signs of cancer, tests and treatments.
Male Breast Cancer Is Rare, But Real
Breast Cancer: Everything You Need to Know
Why are many doctors refusing to stock the cervical cancer vaccine?
Colon Cancer: The Silent Killer
A Hot Dog a Day Increases Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer By 21 Percent
The Basics of Lung Cancer
Do You Need to Have a Positive Attitude to Beat Cancer?
8 Thoughtful Ways to Help a Loved One Going Through Chemo
Why Is Pancreatic Cancer So Deadly?
Friends often tell cancer patients to "stay positive" in order to beat the disease. But is there any scientific proof that positivity helps with cancer survival? And can positivity have a dark side?
By Alia Hoyt
If a friend or relative is undergoing chemotherapy, you want to help them but may not be sure of the best way to do so. Here are eight great ideas that almost any patient will appreciate.
By Alia Hoyt
The EPA deemed ethylene oxide a carcinogen in 2016, yet there are many cities across the country being polluted with the invisible gas.
We often feel unsure about what to say to a friend with a serious illness, so we fall back on clichés. Here are some better ways to help from people who've been through it.
By Alia Hoyt
Depending on the test and other factors, false positives can be extremely high for certain tests. Why is that, and what can be done about it?
The Cancer Project’s latest billboard shows a pack of hot dogs coming out of a pack of cigarettes. At first I thought this was somewhat dramatic but the fact of the matter is that it’s a fair comparison.
By Sara Novak
In 2004 alone, cancer killed 7.4 million people worldwide. But thanks to advancements in cancer treatments, we're actually moving in the right direction in the war on cancer.
There are dozens of medications for treating breast cancer that one should be knowledgeable about if diagnosed with this form of cancer. Learn more about medications for treating breast cancer here.
Texas just mandated Gardasil, the cervical cancer vaccine, for all girls entering sixth grade. But many people elsewhere are finding it difficult to get their daughters vaccinated.
By Julia Layton
These 10 cancer myths will help to expose the truth about cancer. Check out what we have gathered for you here on cancer myths.
The basics of lung cancer gives an overview of this disease that infects the lungs. Learn more about the basics of lung cancer and what you can do prevent the disease from infecting you.
Over the next several years, cancer vaccines have the potential to completely change the treatment of cancer. Learn how these vaccines will work!
By Kevin Bonsor