The TV news host, who memorably was tested for colon cancer on the Today show, wrote on her website that she's had surgery and radiation treatment. "Please get your annual mammogram," she said.
Emory University researchers want breast cancer patients and caregivers to speak during a virtual forum Tuesday about their health care journeys.
Heart health advocates are raising awareness of high blood pressure — especially among young Black women — for World Hypertension Day, which is also Tuesday.
When Deb Merchant was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003 she gave her boyfriend a choice: he could "opt out" of their relationship. He had a simple response.
The state's program of free cancer screening and treatment is reducing inequities. Key to its success is robust outreach by patient navigators who connect with those least likely to seek care.
The National Cancer Act became law 50 years ago. Cancer went from shameful taboo to one of the best-funded areas of medicine. Much of the credit for this transformation goes to one woman, Mary Lasker.
Getting diagnosed with incurable breast cancer didn't end this reporter's life — it just marked a new chapter. She and others with the diagnosis have insights that might help you, too.
Ecologist Suzanne Simard says trees are "social creatures" that communicate with each other in remarkable ways — including warning each other of danger and sharing nutrients at critical times.
JScreen, a national public health initiative based out of Emory University School of Medicine’s Department of Human Genetics, recently announced a new program that offers at-home testing for 63 cancer susceptibility genes associated with hereditary risks for breast, ovarian, prostate, colorectal, skin and many other cancers.
Are there issues with having a mammogram right after a vaccine? Is there a list of vaccine ingredients — some people say they're scary. Also: My pooch loves to sniff discarded masks. Should I worry?
The diagnosis — delivered at a distance of 6 feet in the doctor's office — was a shock. It brought back memories of my work in the Ebola ward. Then as now, an intimate touch was a rare thing.
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The latest data from the American Cancer Society indicate breast cancer is now the most common cause of cancer death for African American women in...
New data from the American Cancer Society show breast cancer as the number one form of cancer-related death for African American women in Georgia....