- By Laurel J. Kelly
Living With Cancer: Ovarian cancer vaccine
Ovarian cancer vaccine: Can it prevent recurrence?
Ovarian cancer vaccines are a type of immunotherapy, which is treatment that harnesses the body's germ-fighting immune system to attack cancer cells. Researchers hope to use ovarian cancer vaccines to train the immune system cells to detect and attack any cancer cells that reappear after initial treatment has been completed. Learn more from Dr. Timothy Moynihan, an emeritus Mayo Clinic oncologist.
Hodgkin lymphoma: Diagnosis and treatment
Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. It may affect people of any age but is most common between 20 and 40, and over 55. Thanks to advances in diagnosis and treatment, the prognosis for people with Hodgkin lymphoma continues to improve. Learn about the diagnosis and staging of Hodgkin lymphoma, the treatment options, and coping strategies that may help you.
Video: 'Mammogram for breast cancer — what to expect'
A mammogram is an X-ray image of your breasts used to screen for breast cancer. Mammograms play a key role in early breast cancer detection and preventing breast cancer deaths. Watch this video describing the procedure and what you can expect.