Cancer - Original Articles

Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know

From symptoms to treatments, here's a rundown of what every woman should know.

The Link Between Heart Disease and Cancer

How are these most feared diseases related?

Living with a J Pouch

There are many types of surgical procedures physicians can perform to treat people with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Here s what you need to know about J pouch surgery.

Antioxidants for Breast Cancer

Can you utilize the power of antioxidants for breast cancer treatment?

Can Ginger Provide Relief from Nausea?

Natural relief from chemotherapy-related nausea is as close as your kitchen. This wonder herb eases stomach upset and a whole lot more.

Exercise and Breast Cancer

You know exercise is good for your heart, but did you know it also plays an important role in preventing and treating breast cancer?

New Developments in Colon Cancer Prevention and Treatment

The very latest in colorectal cancer developments.

Does Alcohol Affect Your Risk of Cancer?

Reducing your alcohol consumption reduces your risk of developing cancer.

Celebrities with Cancer

Those who stand in the limelight also stand up to and for cancer.

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.