CDC Aims To Increase Number Of Tweens Receiving HPV VaccineThe Centers for Disease Control is on a mission to increase the number of boys and girls getting the HPV vaccine to prevent cancer.
Phila. Company Builds Cancer-Fighting Army From Your Own CellsCancer has many foes but none as fierce as you. That's the premise of what's being developed by a company based in Philadelphia.
Seek Support For CancerThere's nothing that makes patients feel better than realizing they're not alone through an illness, especially a life-threatening illness.
How To Care For Someone With CancerIf you have a loved one with cancer understand that it is normal to feel somewhat helpless and frustrated. You may not know how to help but there are many things you can do.
Support Groups Provide Comfort For Those With Cancer Or Chronic DiseaseWhen it comes to cancer and other chronic diseases, being positive and having support is crucial for the healing process.
Flyers Chairman Ed Snider Completes Cancer TreatmentComcast-Spectacor spokesman Ike Richman released a statement Thursday, saying the 81-year-old Snider, "is doing well and continues to be working. He is happy and healthy."
Music Therapy Helps Children And Young Adults Coping With CancerCancer can be devastating but many of the lifesaving treatments can seem as difficult to tolerate as the cancer. Music therapy might help.
Study: Teen Cancer Patients At Increased Risk Of SuicideA Swedish study looking at teenagers diagnosed with cancer finds the teens are at an increased risk of suicide compared to their peers.
Patient Navigator SystemA patient navigator helps those diagnosed with cancer or other illnesses, navigate the health care system and understand their options.
Penn Researchers Spotlight More Effective Cancer TreatmentThe research team found that despite clear evidence that one radiation treatment is as effective as multiple doses, most doctors use multiple doses.
Researchers: Naked Mole Rat ‘Goo’ May Offer Protection From CancerAccording to CBS News, researchers from the University of Rochester say that they may be able to learn ways to prevent tumors by studying naked mole rats, rather than studying animals that are prone to cancer.
Late Diagnosis For Ovarian CancerOvarian cancer is a very frustrating cancer to treat because there are symptoms of this cancer but they are not easy to pinpoint – they are vague symptoms.