Immunotherapy drug receives approval for life threatening head and neck cancers

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The immunotherapy KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab) has received accelerated approval from the FDA for patients with recurrent or metastatic head and... Read more

'I didn’t know what to do or how to act': A widow's story

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In 2011, after a mere two and a half years of marriage, my husband Bill passed away from bladder cancer. At first, I didn’t know what... Read more

Achieving good nutrition during cancer treatments

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When it comes to nutrition and cancer, most information is directed toward preventing the disease. But what if you already have cancer and... Read more

A very personal decision with no regrets

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At a birthday party recently, a friend asked me if I would hold her six-month-old baby so she could attend to her older child. I more than... Read more

Costly robotic prostate surgery may not be better

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The U.S. approval of a robotic prostate surgery system 16 years ago turned the $1.5 million machine into the latest must-have technology for... Read more

What are the risk factors for ovarian cancer?

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“How can that be?” Mrs. G. thought as she sat in her gynecologist’s office, stunned by the news that her pelvic ultrasound... Read more

Pokemon Go helps cancer patients get going

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Cindy Walker, 58,is living with borderline ovarian tumors and tumors on her lungs. She is probably not the demographic that Niantic Lab envisioned... Read more

Fix federal law to reduce colon cancer disparities

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Colorectal cancer is expected to claim the lives of 49,190 people in the United States this year. Unfortunately, low-income people –... Read more