Cancer Care

Should 21 be the legal age to buy cigarettes? 
Should 21 be the legal age to buy cigarettes?
A proposal to raise the age for the purchase of tobacco products is lighting up conversations across the nation.
Men more likely to die of skin cancer 
Men more likely to die of skin cancer
New research finds that men have more to worry about when it comes to skin cancer diagnosis. Find out why.
1 in 5 women don’t believe their breast cancer risk 
1 in 5 women don’t believe their breast cancer risk
A new study says some women doubt their chances of developing the disease even when their risk factors point that way.
‘Watch and wait’ for some prostate cancers 
‘Watch and wait’ for some prostate cancers
Researchers say a non-aggressive approach may be the best course of action for low-grade tumors.
Real men wear pink 
Real men wear pink
A fleet of pink fire trucks donned with firefighters adorned in pink made special stops at Advocate Health Care hospitals to help raise awareness about cancer and show support for women.
Experts say some ‘cancer’ is really not cancer 
Experts say some ‘cancer’ is really not cancer
Specialists advise a new approach to diagnosing cancer, including dropping the word from some diagnoses entirely.
Sunscreens may be flammable, warns the FDA 
Sunscreens may be flammable, warns the FDA
Reports of people suffering serious burns when their sunscreen caught fire raises concerns about the safety of the products.