Give Your Heart TLC Before, During, and After Cancer Treatment

It’s fitting that Valentine’s Day falls during American Heart Month. The month offers a natural time to think about the heart and its own need for loving care—particularly if you are living with cancer. Anant...

Mental Health Care Is Central to the Cancer Journey

An important component of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University is a comprehensive team approach to all areas of cancer care and its supportive care providers—including social workers, nurse navigators, spiritual health professionals and...

Colon Cancer Screening Options

Colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States for both men and women. Fortunately, the death rate is in decline, in large part due to an increase in...

Pancreatic Cancer and Your Digestive Health

When you think of digestion you probably don’t think about the pancreas, but it sits right behind the stomach and works to provide essential digestive functions. The pancreas, only about 4-6 inches long, is...

The Great American Smokeout: Six Reasons to Quit Smoking in November

More than 40 million Americans smoke cigarettes, despite the fact that tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of death in the U.S. To help lower this number and the heightened risk for...

What You Need to Know About Biomarker Testing for Lung Cancer

The term “precision medicine” has been a buzzword in cancer treatment for many years now. But its notoriety comes with good reason — it has revolutionized treatment and improved survival for countless cancer patients. In...

Kindergarten Teacher Finds Her Voice Again After Head and Neck Cancer

Ten years after the first of three negative biopsies she had done of the spot on her tongue, Jennifer finally got a correct diagnosis. “I went back to my dentist,” says the kindergarten teacher, “and...

Immunotherapy Offers a New Weapon in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in American women. In fact, the American Cancer Society estimates more than 281,000 cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in 2021 alone. But here’s the...

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