Articles for Tag: "cancer"

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.
Can cancer be prevented?  Featured
Can cancer be prevented?
The American Cancer Society is partnering with local hospitals in a new national study that looks at prevention.
Is it heartburn or something more serious? 
Is it heartburn or something more serious?
Your frequent heartburn might be masking a deadly disease. Here’s what you need to know.