November 18, 2015

Early Prostate Cancer Cases Fall Along With Screening

Prostate cancer is not being screened as often by American men, dropping from 37.8% of men over 50 to just 30.8% of men over 50. This could […]
November 18, 2015

A Day In A Cancer Ward

A nurse shares what it’s like caring for patients on a cancer ward in this radio interview based on her book “The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve […]
November 17, 2015

Preventable Colon Cancer Deaths Cost The Economy $6.4 Billion

Access to early diagnosis for colon cancer saves lives, while delayed diagnosis makes this disease more fatal.   Almost 20 percent of the people in low-income […]
November 10, 2015

FDA Approves New Immune Therapy Drug Keytruda For Lung Cancer

Federal officials approved a new drug Friday for last-ditch treatment of the deadliest cancer of all -advanced lung cancer. The drug, called Keytruda, uses the body’s […]
November 3, 2015

When cancer is a side effect of cancer

Childhood cancer survivor Tori Tomalia was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer two years ago. While her doctors believe the two cancers are unrelated, many childhood […]
October 21, 2015

You can live a longer, fuller life with cancer – here’s how

Being diagnosed with lung cancer (or any cancer) is a life-altering experience – one that can leave you feeling helpless and powerless. Yes, your doctor met with you and […]
July 8, 2015

Colon Cancer Deaths Tumble, But Not In These Hotspots

by Maggie Fox Colon cancer deaths moving quickly down across the U.S., with the exception of three large hotspots, researchers reported Wednesday. A “perfect storm” of […]