Cancer - Original Articles

Genetic Screening: Discovering Your Cancer Risk

Are you at higher risk for cancer because of your genes?

Foods that Prevent Breast Cancer

You can reduce your risk of developing breast cancer--using your diet.

Prevent Ovarian Cancer: What You Can Do

This silent disease is more common than you may think.

Skin Cancer: What to Look For

When it comes it sun exposure, too much of a good thing can lead to skin cancer.

Products That Protect Against Skin Cancer

Don't let outdoor activities put you at risk for skin cancer.

Symptoms of Colon Cancer: What to Look For

Colon cancer--common and highly curable

How Much Does Crohn's Increase Your Colon Cancer Risk?

You may be at higher risk, but there are ways you can protect yourself.

Do You Know the Symptoms of Colon Cancer?

If caught early, colon cancer has a very high cure rate. Learn what signs to look for.

Tips to Help Prevent Ovarian Cancer

This silent disease is more common than you may think. Learn how you can protect yourself.

New Genetic Tests for Women

Gene research continues to shed light on breast cancer, skin cancer, and other major health conditions.

What Does Your Family's Health History Mean For Your Health?

You exercise, eat right, get plenty of sleep, and avoid excess stress. Complete your health puzzle by learning your family's health history.

The 5 Biggest Medical Breakthroughs of 2008-2009

Each year we hear of the latest in medical innovations. Although these improvements amaze us at times, the majority of Americans will never come in contact with the latest breakthroughs or so you think.

Deli Dangers

The next time you have a craving for deli meats, think twice. There could be health dangers lurking behind that deli counter. Here is the information you need to know before you make or buy your next sandwich.

Report Card: Health of the Nation

While medical advancements are constantly being made, Americans continue to fall behind on some basic health measures.

10 Most Expensive Medical Conditions

The nation's costliest conditions rack up a combined tab of more than $500 billion a year.

10 Sun-Smartest and Sun-Dumbest Cities in America

When it comes to UV exposure, is your town savvy or foolish? Find out here.

4 Benefits of Eating Whole Grains

A diet rich in whole grains can help lower the risk of some serious health conditions.

5 Foods That Could Cause Cancer

Are French fries dangerous? Can popcorn make you sick? Find out which foods may cause cancer.

5 Scary Health Risks of Sleep Deprivation

Not getting enough z's? You could be doing serious damage to your health.

5 Strange But True Health Facts

Some may be hard to believe, but all are true.

5 Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

They could be nothing—or they could signify a serious health condition.

6 Reasons Why Beer Can Be Good For You

When consumed in moderation, this age-old brew can impart a host of health benefits.

5 Scariest Modern Health Risks

Could today's innovations be hazardous to your health? Read on to get the real story.

A Guide to Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)

Today's patches, gums, and inhalers may help smokers who want to quit but need to wean themselves off nicotine slowly.

Breast Cancer Treatments 101

Working with your doctor to choose the appropriate treatments may help increase your chances of long-term survival.

Can Working the Night Shift Make You Sick?

Late-shift workers put themselves at risk for certain illnesses. Is there anything they can do to protect their health?

Cancer Treatment: Myths vs. Facts

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer, it's important to know the facts. Read on as we separate fact from fiction.

Help Protect Yourself Against Breast Cancer

Find out how you can reduce your risk of acquiring this disease.

The 3 Scariest Mistakes That Doctors Make

Simple screw-ups are a part of life, but in medicine, these mistakes can be fatal. Learn how to protect yourself.

Understanding Bone Cancer

Treatment for this rare form of cancer has advanced significantly in recent years.
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