Oncology & Cancer Articles & Stories

What All Men Should Know About Prostate Cancer

What All Men Should Know About Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer occurs when some cells in prostate begin to multiply far more quickly than other cells in the region, resulting in a tumor. The disease can especially concerning since most prostate cancers develop without men experiencing any symptoms in the early stages for the disease. For t... Read More


Healthy Holiday Menu for Cancer Patients Infographic

Healthy Holiday Menu for Cancer Patients Infographic

With the holidays we think of festive meals. Cancer patients can enjoy the holiday spirit and food while keeping to a healthy diet. While diets may vary for each patient - check with your doctor - here is a sampling of healthy choices suitable for most patients. Read More


8 Ways You Can Start Reducing Your Breast Cancer Risk Now Infographic

8 Ways You Can Start Reducing Your Breast Cancer Risk Now Infographic

Breast cancer prevention starts with healthy habits and awareness of what to avoid. If you%u2019re concerned that breast cancer may be a possibility in your future, there are numerous ways to be proactive about prevention. Breast cancer is not an inevitable scenario, but is rather one possible... Read More


New Blood Test May Indicate Breast Cancer Risk

New Blood Test May Indicate Breast Cancer Risk

Scientists from University College London in the UK are engineering a simple blood test to help predict a woman%u2019s likelihood of developing breast cancer. The research team first identified an epigenetic signature that can be found in the blood of women who had inherited a genetic mutation... Read More


History of Breast Cancer Infographic

History of Breast Cancer Infographic

Breast cancer has been a challenging health issue throughout the history of mankind. This infographic provides a brief overview of the history of breast cancer - from ancient Egypt to modern times. Read More


Male Breast Cancer - 7 Facts to Know

Male Breast Cancer - 7 Facts to Know

Everyone, whether male or female, are born with some breast cells and tissue. Although males do not develop milk-producing breasts, a man%u2019s breast cells and tissue are still capable of developing cancer. Even though breast cancer among men is rare, they carry a higher mortality from the ... Read More


8 Prostate Cancer Myths Infographic

8 Prostate Cancer Myths Infographic

A number of people believe that they are aware of the basics regarding prostate cancer, with some even believing that they have a strong grasp of the essentials - despite not being doctors or cancer experts. However, people's beliefs about prostate cancer, and cancer in general, are often flat... Read More


What to Seek in an Oncologist and what to Avoid Infographic

What to Seek in an Oncologist and what to Avoid Infographic

Selecting an oncologist is a significant aspect of your cancer treatment. You will be investing a large amount of money, time, and trust in a person who is responsible for your treatment and care. You may face limitations due to location and insurance carrier as to which oncologist will be tre... Read More


Does Emerging Evidence Finally Prove 'Chemo Brain' Exists?

Does Emerging Evidence Finally Prove 'Chemo Brain' Exists?

Recent research suggests that chemotherapy may impact the memory of even younger cancer patients. The findings were presented at Teenage Cancer Trust's International Conference on Teenage and Young Adult Cancer. Read More


Not All Women Should Undergo Axillary Lymph Node Surgery, According to New Guidelines

Not All Women Should Undergo Axillary Lymph Node Surgery, According to New Guidelines

Once a patient has been diagnosed with early stage breast cancer, the lymph node in the region closest to the cancer %u2013 known as the sentinel node - often is removed and forwarded to a pathologist for closer examination. The removal of this one node is known as sentinel node biopsy or diss... Read More



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