Cancer Care

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.
More kids getting deadliest form of skin cancer 
More kids getting deadliest form of skin cancer
Melanoma doesn’t usually occur in kids, but a new study shows that it’s happening a lot more often.
Stressed out? Read this  Featured
Stressed out? Read this
Life’s pressures can lead to stress. In the short term, stress might not be a bad thing, but chronic stress can be dangerous. Getting a handle on it is essential, physicians say.