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cancer

Do You Really Need To See A Gynecologist Every Year?

You may have seen headlines in the last few weeks questioning whether women really need annual pelvic exams. Here's what you need to know.

7 Things I’d Tell Anyone Living With Cancer (From A Survivor)

Having been on my own cancer journey, which started with a stage-4 lung cancer diagnosis more than four years ago, I've learned a number of important...

Susan Warmerdam
June 25 2016

Dad Of The Year Gets Tattoo To Match His Son's Surgery Scar

"I told him if people wanted to stare, they could stare at both of us."

Emi Boscamp
June 22 2016

Should You Be Eating Your Sunscreen? The Scoop On Ingestible Sun Protection

Forget sprays and lotions—should you be popping a sunscreen pill?

I'm A Cancer Survivor. Here's How I Brought An Integrative Approach To My Conventional Treatment

Today, I’m an 18-year brain tumor survivor. My journey has been amazingly transformative as a brain tumor patient, woman, and human being. As I...

Jeannine Walston
May 17 2016

How Your Lifestyle Habits Really Affect Your Cancer Risk: An Oncologist Explains

Cancer isn't necessarily fate. Every day we make choices that modify the development of cancer. Here's what you should know.

Dr. Theodora Ross
April 20 2016

7 Reasons You Might Want To Quit The Pill (And How To Stay Healthy If You Don’t)

Millions of women take the birth control pill for contraception, to treat an underlying hormone imbalance, or both. But are they a good idea? That...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
April 9 2016

I Was 28 When I Found Out That I Had Skin Cancer. Here's What It Taught Me

Even if just one person benefits from reading my story, it makes my headaches from nerve damage during surgery and my scar worth it.

Kate Eckman
April 5 2016

7 Ways To Take Control Of Your Health, Even In A Crisis

I study people who heal from cancer against all odds. The one thing these survivors all have in common: taking action. Here are some ways you can...

Kelly Turner
April 2 2016

7 Proven Ways To Help Prevent Cancer

In the wellness world, cancer prevention is a common topic. But which techniques are actually backed by science?

Dr. Francesca Vazquez
February 29 2016

5 Simple Things Men Can Do To Prevent Prostate Cancer: A Doctor Explains

Whether you're a man or a woman, odds are you know someone who is currently battling or has died from prostate cancer. In fact, it's the second most...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
January 13 2016

What You Need To Know About The Link Between Sugar & Disease

This is the year we waged war on sugar, and perhaps rightfully so.

Dr. Lorenzo Cohen
January 7 2016

15 Seconds That Could Save A Woman's Life

A Canadian woman's Facebook post is going viral — and it could save lives.

Kerry Shaw
December 30 2015

Dying Mother's Letter To Family Is Somehow Heartbreaking & Funny At The Same Time

Heather McManamy, a 36-year-old mother who passed away on December 15, knew her loved ones would be sad when she was gone, but all she really wanted...

Emi Boscamp
December 22 2015

Science Says Most Cancer Cases Are Actually Avoidable

Cancer has become so rampant that we all seem to have been touched by it in some way — be it a friend or a relative with the disease. It seems to...

Emi Boscamp
December 17 2015

The 6 Cancer-Fighting Superfoods You Should Eat Every Day

The average American eats about 1,100 meals every year. Unfortunately, much of what they eat is drawn from the Standard American Diet (SAD): foods...

Dr. Joel Fuhrman
December 17 2015

I Was 26 And Healthy. Here's How A Routine Dentist Visit Saved My Life

In the spring of 2014, I was 26 years old, working toward my bachelor’s degree in human resource management, working full time, and engaged to be...

Brooke Vitense
December 5 2015