Cancer Care

$100K cancer drug price tag drawing harsh criticism 
$100K cancer drug price tag drawing harsh criticism
A group of physicians is voicing concern about the high cost of some cancer medications.
Can skin cancer put you at risk for other cancers? 
Can skin cancer put you at risk for other cancers?
According to new research, people diagnosed with certain forms of skin cancer could be at risk for developing other cancers in their lifetime.
DNA testing may aid in early discovery of deadly cancers 
DNA testing may aid in early discovery of deadly cancers
There is a glimmer of hope for the future of detecting ovarian and endometrial cancers. Read more on the latest research.
New test provides better accuracy in detecting colon cancer 
New test provides better accuracy in detecting colon cancer
A new non-invasive screening is showing positive results for detecting colorectal cancer in early stages.
Dual approach to treating brain tumors  Featured
Dual approach to treating brain tumors
Brain tumors require fast action. Read how a team of brain tumor experts at Advocate Christ Medical Center helped to get a 40-something fashionista back to health.
Barrett’s esophagus: The hidden link to cancer  Featured
Barrett’s esophagus: The hidden link to cancer
If you’re experiencing chronic acid reflux, it may be a sign of something more serious. In some cases it has been linked to a rare form of deadly cancer. Read how one patient caught it before it was too late.
Many skin cancer survivors going unprotected, says study 
Many skin cancer survivors going unprotected, says study
Even after surviving melanoma, a new study finds that some of those survivors are still using tanning beds and skipping sunscreen.