Regular screening is one of the most important ways to prevent colorectal cancer (colon and rectal).
"Colorectal cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer death in [...]
One of the potentially painful side effects of cancer treatment is lymphedema. Lymphedema is tissue swelling caused by the buildup of fluid that's usually drained [...]
More than half of all patients who receive solid organ transplants will have an incidence of skin cancer at some point — most often a [...]
A diagnosis of pancreatic cancer is almost synonymous with hopelessness. As the least survivable type of cancer, the perception is understandable. "As soon as patients [...]
As a five-year survivor of anaplastic pancreatic cancer, Jim Smith belongs to a small group of people to have reached the important milestone. In the [...]
A new Mayo Clinic study finds 1 in 6 people with pancreatic cancer harbor inherited genetic mutations.
Identifying hereditary gene mutations in pancreatic cancer can help [...]
November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about treating stomach cancer.
More than 26,000 people in the U.S. will [...]
Thanksgiving Day marks Family Health History Day, an annual national public health campaign to encourage people to better understand what health characteristics run in their [...]
"It's not a particularly common cancer," says Mark Truty, M.D., a surgical oncologist at Mayo Clinic. "The lifetime risk of pancreatic cancer for any given patient [...]
Gail Raddatz likes a good road trip and embracing the journey. She and husband, Keith Raddatz, like to hit the open road with their motorcycle [...]
November is Lung Cancer Awareness month. Lung cancer is the most common cancer worldwide, with more than 2.1 million cases, according to the American Lung [...]
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most common digestive disorders in the world.
It happens when acid comes up from the stomach, which is [...]
More than 200,000 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with lung cancer in 2022, according to the National Cancer Institute. A new lung cancer [...]
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