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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, PhD
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?

Francesca Vazquez, PsyD
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

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

7 Radical Life Changes I Made When I Was Given A Cancer Death Sentence

No, I wasn’t on death row — but it sure felt like it when I was sentenced with Stage 4 lung cancer back in February 2012.

Susan Warmerdam
November 22 2015

5 Things That Help Prevent Cancer (That You Can Actually Control): A Doctor Explains

No doubt, cancer is scary. However, the worst thing you can do is succumb to hopelessness. There are in fact things you can do to help lower your risk...

Mark Hyman, M.D.
November 15 2015

Why I Tell My Patients They Can (And Should) Keep Eating Meat

"Where's the beef?" That was the slogan of a major fast food chain years ago. And after the new recommendations from the World Health Organization —...

Dr. Jack Wolfson
November 1 2015

So Red Meat Is Bad For You ... But How Much Is ACTUALLY OK To Eat?

On Monday, a research division of the World Health Organization announced that bacon, sausage, and other processed meats cause cancer and that red...

Emi Boscamp
October 27 2015

17 Ways I’m Better At Life, Work & Motherhood After Cancer

In 2013, when I was 40, Good Morning America producers asked me to have my first mammogram live on the show. My reaction was immediate: No way. Then,...

Amy Robach
October 1 2015

I've Had 4 Surgeries & 16 Chemo Treatments. Here's What I've Learned

The last thing I want to be talking about is cancer.

Paige Davis
August 4 2015

How To Get Some Sunshine (But Still Protect Your Skin)

We’ve been told for decades that we need to slather ourselves with sunscreen all day long — whether it’s sunny or cloudy, winter or summer — in order...

Meghan Telpner
June 16 2015