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Understanding the 4 Stages of Cancer

Cancer staging is an important step in deciding on treatment. Learn why doctors use stages, and what each cancer stage actually means for a patient.

Pros and Cons of The Most Common Cancer Treatments

Even today, in 2017, we ask ourselves the same question surgeons in the early 1800s asked: “How do we cure cancer?”

20 Minutes After You Quit Smoking, Your Body Starts Changing

Our bodies are incredibly adaptive and able to repair themselves in less time than you think. From minutes to years after quitting, this is how your body will respond.

A Patient's Guide to Cancer Terminology

In order to make the most informed decisions about your or a loved one’s care, it’s important to understand the “language of cancer.”

The 4 Main Tests Used to Diagnose Lung Cancer

Before you can treat lung cancer, you have to understand it — that’s where digital imaging comes in.

The Strange Ways Excess Sugar is Affecting Your Body

As with most other foods, the secret to good health is balance. A few pieces of candy here-and-there won’t harm your body, but a diet high in sugar can have dangerous effects on your health.

How to Help a Friend with Breast Cancer

Breast cancer affects so many more than just the person who has it — it affects their friends, families, and coworkers.

How Closely are Genetics and Breast Cancer Linked?

Unfortunately, genetics is one of the things you can't control when it comes to breast cancer risk factors.

The 4 Different Types of Breast Biopsy Options

If an abnormal mammogram shows a lump or spot in your breast tissue, the next likely step is that you’ll have it biopsied.

Surprising Things That Can Aid Breast Cancer Treatment

A breast cancer diagnosis has the power to turn a woman’s life completely upside down. It can leave her feeling scared, shocked, and most often, powerless. But in addition to tried and true treatment methods, like chemotherapy and surgery, there are many things a woman can do to improve the effectiveness of her treatment.