Cancer

Marlena’s Breast Cancer Story: Strengthening Family Ties and Pursuing Her Purpose

Marlena Murphy didn’t expect to get breast cancer—the first time or the second. “It was something I never imagined I would experience,” she says. At 40 years old, Marlena was doing her regular monthly self-checks...

Cancer Survivorship Means Living Well in the Here-and-Now

Cancer survivorship means different things to different people. Just as no two people’s cancer is exactly alike, neither is their experience of having had, or continuing to live with, cancer. The National Cancer Institute (NCI)...

Urology and Men’s Health

In a recent national survey, 72% of men said they’d rather do household chores – like cleaning the bathroom or mowing the lawn – than visit the doctor. And according to data collected by...

Supportive Oncology Helps Maintain Quality of Life During Cancer

About 70% of patients referred to Winship’s Supportive Oncology Clinic mistakenly conflate palliative care and hospice care, according to Kimberly A. Curseen, MD, director of supportive and palliative care outpatient services for Emory Healthcare....

Cancer Clinical Trials Are a Win for Patients, Doctors & Researchers

In the effort to cure cancer, you might say that clinical trials are a win-win. Patients who participate in trials win in a wide variety of ways, benefiting from advancements discovered during previous trials as...

Four Stories of Cancer Survivorship

Held annually on the first Sunday of June, National Cancer Survivors Day is a celebration of survivors of cancer – more than 16.9 million in America – and an occasion to draw attention to...

3 Reasons Your Annual Well-Woman Exam Can’t Be Missed

Chances are your to-do list is already a mile long. You’ve got things to do, places to go and people to see. So why add one more item to your list? Well, when that item...

Glioblastoma Is the Best Known Brain Cancer, But It Is Rare

Just the words “brain cancer” and “glioblastoma” can strike fear into anyone’s heart. And it is very scary to receive such a diagnosis. But despite their high visibility because of the famous people who...

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