Oncology & Cancer Articles & Stories

8 Breast Cancer Myths Infographic

8 Breast Cancer Myths Infographic

Breast cancer is a disease that is rife with a number of common misconceptions. Chances are that you've at least heard of several of these myths regarding breast cancer. To help you determine fact from fiction, here is some myth-busting on eight common breast cancer myths. Read More


6 Known Risk Factors For Colon Cancer Infographic

6 Known Risk Factors For Colon Cancer Infographic

According to the American Cancer Society, the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is around 1 in 20. Did you know that many risk factors linked with colorectal cancer are lifestyle related? Here are six risk factors for the disease to help you start colon cancer prevention today. Read More


When Should Cancer Patients Go to the Emergency Room?

When Should Cancer Patients Go to the Emergency Room?

Cancer and cancer treatment complications don't always fall under a doctor's office hours. Issues may appear at any time of the day or night, and a medical emergency can arise suddenly. Under normal circumstances, a fever may just be a typical sign of illness and nothing to fret about. However... Read More


Cancer Treatment during Childhood Could Elevate Breast Cancer Risk

Cancer Treatment during Childhood Could Elevate Breast Cancer Risk

A new study has found that patients who had received chest radiation to treat Wilms tumor - a rare type of childhood kidney cancer - faced an elevated risk of developing breast cancer in the future. The majority of information regarding incidences of breast cancer in childhood cancer survivors... Read More


Breast Cancer May See New Powerful Treatment in Drug Combination

Breast Cancer May See New Powerful Treatment in Drug Combination

Cancer cells' uncontrolled growth is the result of their ability to undermine the cell's normal growth program. Following therapy, a second cancer signaling pathway will begin to open after the primary one has shut down - allowing for cancer cells to survive through the use of a 'back door'. N... Read More


Male Breast Cancer: Raising Awareness

Male Breast Cancer: Raising Awareness

It's easy to get caught up in all the attention that Breast Cancer receives during the Breast Cancer Awareness month of October. However, it's also easy to forget that it's not only women who can develop the devastating condition. In fact, it is estimated that over 2,300 new male breast cancer... Read More


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're 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 outc... 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's 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 that... Read More



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