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 [...]
The American Cancer Society has hosted the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November for more than 40 years. This year, it's on Thursday, Nov. 17, and [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer two months ago. My oncologist recommended that I undergo genetic testing as part of the treatment plan. [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mother recently was diagnosed with diabetes, but due to abdominal pain and other issues, her doctor suspects she might have pancreatic cancer. [...]
Stomach cancer, also called gastric cancer, is an abnormal growth of cells that begins in the stomach. It can affect several areas of the stomach, [...]
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