This week’s Medical Minute, discusses the mental and physical health challenges that linger with cancer survivors.
This week’s Medical Minute, discusses the use of iron to battle prostate cancer.
This week’s Medical Minute, discusses a study of mortality rates from common cancers in Georgia.
Diagnosed with aggressive leukemia while on a trip to Wyoming, a man thought his insurance would cover an air ambulance ride home to North Carolina. Instead, he got hit with an astronomical bill.
President Biden is urging Congress to send a burn-pits bill to his desk.
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.
President Biden is relaunching "Cancer Moonshot," an initiative he led as vice president. It aims to dramatically reduce cancer deaths and improve the experience of patients, survivors and families.
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.
Legendary WSB-TV anchor Jovita Moore has died after a battle with brain cancer. She was 53.
Patients with advanced cancer and heart disease are among those who have had to wait for surgeries and other procedures as critically ill, unvaccinated COVID patients strain the medical system.
Most people don't realize alcohol consumption can cause cancer. A report in Lancet Oncology shows how big a risk factor it is for esophageal, mouth, larynx, colon, rectum, liver and breast cancers.
Vaccines may not be as effective for those who are immuno-compromised. Protecting them needs to be made a top priority, says researchers — to keep them safe and to slow the emergence of variants.
All the singers in this U.K. choir have undergone laryngectomies — voice box removal — to treat cancer. Singing builds lung strength, and performing together builds confidence, choir members say.
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.
The No. 1 and 2 causes of death remain the same, but there have been a number of notable changes. And now there's a new disease to assess on the global landscape: COVID-19.