Cancer

This section covers cancer types, causes and symptoms as well as the signs of cancer, tests and treatments.

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Expert Q&A: Oral Health and Breast Cancer Treatment

This might sound odd but oral health and breast cancer treatment share some similarities. Discover more about how these two are related and how they are different.

Questions to Ask Breast Cancer Specialists

These questions to ask breast cancer specialists can help you prepare for a doctors visit.

Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

Risk factors for breast cancer can be depend on many variables, lifestyles and by the individual. Learn more about the risk factors for breast cancer and what you can do if you are susceptible to this cancer.

Signs of Breast Cancer

The signs of breast cancer can be difficult to diagnose at first for many reasons. Discover what symptoms you should be on the look out for when examining yourself for breast cancer.

Smoking and Breast Cancer

Smoking and breast cancer have been found to have a common link to one another. Check out what we uncovered about the relationship between breast cancer and smoking.

Surviving Breast Cancer -- What Happens Next?

Surviving breast cancer is no small task as it requires strength, courage and will. Learn more about surviving breast cancer and what you can expect if you have this form of cancer.

Talking About Breast Cancer

Talking about breast cancer can be helpful to anyone for the purposes of explaining the symptoms, treatments and support that is available. Learn more about talking about breast cancer here.

Treating Cancer That Has Spread: An Interview With Larry Norton, M.D.

Cancer can spread if left untreated and breast cancer is no different. Learn more about treating breast cancer before it has had time to spread throughout your body.

Reduce Your Risk of Cancer through Healthy Eating

Cancers depend on many factors but they can be avoid by following a simple set of rules. Learn what you can do to minimize your susceptibility to cancer in this article.

Survival Tips from Dr. Drew

These survival tips from Dr. Drew can help you deal with the hardships that can come with an illness. Learn more about how you can overcome a disease with these tips from Dr. Drew.

Top 10 Breast Cancer Myths

Breast cancer is a very common type of cancer that is sometimes associated with mysterious tales. Find out the truths and myths behind breast cancer in this article.

Your First Visit to a Cancer Center

If you have been diagnosed with cancer and are going into a cancer center for the first time there are some things that you should know. Learn more about cancer centers and what you can expect with the help of this article.

Resources for Cancer Patients, Survivors, Caregivers, Friends & Families

Menopause can raise a ton of questions. Take a look at these menopause resources that can help answer some of your questions.

Why are many doctors refusing to stock the cervical cancer vaccine?

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.

Cervical Cancer Vaccine

Texas recently became the first state to require that school-age girls receive the new cervical cancer vaccine, Gardasil. The mandate has sparked heated protests -- but to understand the debate, you must understand the drug.

Breast Cancer: Everything You Need to Know

So who's at risk for breast cancer? And what does someone do once they receive their diagnosis? Here, we tackle these and other questions you'll want answered.

Cancer and Bone Pain

Cancer and bone pain are usually associated with an area infected by cancerous tissue. Learn more about cancer and bone pain and the two relate to one another.

Cancer Pain Q & A

This cancer pain Q&A is full of helpful information that can benefit anyone who wants to learn more about this disease. Check out what was asked and answered in this cancer pain Q&A.

Latent Cancer Pain

Latent cancer pain is commonly diagnosed when searching or testing for a specific type of cancer. Learn more about latent cancer pain what it really means when looking for cancerous tissues in the body.

Morphine and Cancer

Morphine is very strong pain medication that is commonly used before, during and after a cancer treatment or surgery. Find out what you need to know about this drug and how it plays a part in dealing with cancer.

Nerve Block and Cancer

Nerve block is used to numb a specific area of the body before conducting a surgery. Find out how this local anesthetic is used when treating cancerous tissues.

Side Effects of Cancer Pain Medication

The side effects of cancer pain medications can range from mild to severe. Learn more about the side effects of the drugs that are used to treat cancer pain in this article.

Inspired by Lance

Millions of people afflicted with cancer have drawn inspiration from Lance Armstrong's amazing survival story. Check out the resources that we have gathered for on cancer here.

Cell Phone Safety

Can cell phones really cause cancer? Find out the answer to this question and more inside this article.

Cell Phone/Cancer Studies So Far

How can I make sense of all of these cell phone and cancer related studies? Check out what we have uncovered with the relationship between cancer and cell phones.


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