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Older women who did not receive radiation after breast-conserving surgery had similar 10-year survival rates.
Shelley Kerr, 65, is an award-winning bronze sculptor who lives with her husband in Fort Collins, Colorado. She has Stage IV bladder cancer.
New targeted therapies and immunotherapies can lead to better treatment outcomes.
Symptom under-recognition may be more common among younger patients and Black patients.
People who received this form of radiation therapy for spinal metastases were pain-free up to 6 months after treatment.
When my first detectable PSA test came in five years ago, I was even more terrified and panicked than when I was initially diagnosed.
An unexpected conversation about my PSA test results, and my long overdue vacation trip to Utah’s national parks.
Researchers are developing a new class of drugs called radiopharmaceuticals, which deliver radiation therapy directly to cancer cells.
Doctors have used immunotherapy to treat a variety of cancers for almost five decades, and results continue to be encouraging.
The most aggressive type of skin cancer may respond to immunotherapy.
Premenopausal women with breast cancer who had been treated with radiation for a childhood cancer had worse breast cancer-specific survival.
Radiation for the treatment of childhood cancer may have long-term effects on cardiovascular and metabolic health.
Higher, less frequent doses are more convenient—with similar rates of side effects.
Remember first and foremost that it’s your body, your family and your circumstances, so only you have the final say.
After her own diagnosis, Melody Burchett founded A Cure In Sight, a non-profit organization raising ocular melanoma awareness.
Cancer type, stage and treatment appear to affect the likelihood of poor outcomes.
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