CancerConnect Live Web Chat with Dr. Barrie Cassileth from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center on Complementary Cancer Therapies on Thursday, November 17th at 6PM EST

Live Web Chat with Barrie R. Cassileth, PhD, Chief, Integrative Medicine Service; Laurance S. Rockefeller Chair Integrative Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering […]

Chemotherapy During Pregnancy Not Linked with Developmental Problems in Kids

According to a study presented at the 2011 European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress, children born to women who received chemotherapy during […]

Clinical Trial Participation Is Inadequate

A large proportion of cancer patients do not enroll in clinical trials, and those who do participate may not adequately […]

Stay on Top of Your Family History of Cancer

People who are at high risk of cancer as a result of their family history may be advised to undergo […]

Survivors of Childhood Cancer Face Risk of More Cancer

Children who survive cancer have an increased risk of developing cancer later in life. These findings were recently reported in […]

Preparing for Surgery

You can help ensure that your surgery and recovery go smoothly and that you have the best outcome possible by […]

New Substances Added to List of Cancer-Causing Agents

In the most recent version of the National Toxicology Program’s Report on Carcinogens, two new substances have been classified as […]

Medical Costs Higher Among Survivors

Cancer survivors tend to pay substantially more in annual medical costs compared with people who have never had cancer. These […]

For Men: 15 Symptoms That Could Be Cancer

Men tend to be less likely than women to visit their doctors—even when they experience a suspicious to change to […]

Fewer Lung Cancer Deaths Among Women

The lung cancer death rate among women appears to be declining for the first time in 40 years, according to […]

Know the Signs of Depression in Cancer Patients

Because a significant number of cancer patients—an estimated 25 percent—experience major depression at some point during their illness, recognizing the […]

News or Nonsense?

Health news can at times be misleading and confusing, but by thinking critically about media reports and understanding some basic […]

Cancer Care Costs Expected to Rise by at Least 27% Over Next Decade

As a result of the growth and aging of the US population, cancer care costs are expected to rise by […]

Strategies for Couples Coping with Cancer

If your partner has been diagnosed with cancer, there are strategies and resources to help you through. Promising to love, […]

Understanding the Risks of X-rays and CT Scans

Diagnostic imaging can help accurately diagnose disease and contribute to effective treatment planning, but repeated exposure to radiation can increase […]

Fertility Q&A: Know Before You Go

The best time for fertility preservation is prior to initiating chemotherapy or radiation. By Karine Chung, MD, MSCE, of USC […]

Managing a rare cancer

Managing a rare cancer diagnosis presents unique challenges. One survivor shares her tips for navigating the sometimes-murky waters. By Phyllis […]