Articles for Tag: "cancer"

Is genetic counseling right for you?  Featured
Is genetic counseling right for you?
Everyone wants to know what the future holds for their health. And the answer could be in your genes. Here’s what you need to know.
People with more cavities may be at lower risk for head, neck cancer 
People with more cavities may be at lower risk for head, neck cancer
Believe it or not, a new study finds that bacteria produced by cavities may actually protect you against cancers.
Spotlight on the benefits of genetic testing 
Spotlight on the benefits of genetic testing
Find out how genetic testing helped Angelina Jolie make the decision to undergo a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of cancer.
Women opting for surgery when they hear ‘cancer’ 
Women opting for surgery when they hear ‘cancer’
The term “cancer” can strike fear in patients, but could the word itself affect a patient’s chosen course of treatment?
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.
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.