The dilemma we face is that approximately 30 percent of prostate cancers are discovered outside of this biopsied zone. A new procedure has come along that is practice changing!
Imagine if you will, being 58 years old and never having experienced “The Happiest Place on Earth.” When the Dream Foundation learned about this pancreatic cancer patient’s long time dream of going to Disneyland, they made his dream come true.
All women are at risk for developing gynecologic cancers and though few will ever develop one, it is important to know the signs and symptoms. Help the women in your life understand and reduce the risks.
Blood cancers affect the production and function of your blood cells. There are three types of blood cells: red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. In most blood cancers, the normal blood cell development process is interrupted by uncontrolled growth of an abnormal or cancerous blood cell.
We all know that if you want to improve your quality of life, you need to exercise more, eat healthy and maintain an ideal weight, right? Not surprising, new research suggests that exercise both before and after prostate cancer diagnosis can maximize your chances of longer survival.
With the rise in breast cancer screening by mammography, more and more women are being diagnosed at an early stage, increasing the need for proper clinical management of early-stage breast cancer.
One woman’s love for crocheting, turned from making scarves and hats for friends and family, to crocheting beanies and caps for cancer patients.
Small acts of kindness are sweet reminders that no one fights cancer alone. Your doctors, nurses, family and friends are all a team, supporting you.
In the US, the death rate from cancer is declining. We attribute this reduction in part to more effective and aggressive screening guidelines. In fact, our lifetime probability of developing cancer (all sites) for men is 1-in-2 and for women the probability is 1-in-3.