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BY Kimberly Love

My mother was diagnosed with colon cancer at age 45. She passed away just two years later. So, I started getting my colorectal cancer screenings early.

During my third colonoscopy, my doctor found a mass. That was in the fall of 2007. By that time, I was 53. So, I think we both expected it to be colon cancer.

But the biopsy showed it was a neuroendocrine tumor, sometimes called a carcinoid tumor.

I live in a small...

Neuroendocrine tumor survivor Kimberly love

BY Ronda Wendler

Curtis Crump is serious about staying in shape. With his job, he has to be.

“I’m an airplane and helicopter pilot with the Harris County...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

By the time Susan Waldrop was diagnosed with a rare neuroendocrine tumor called sporadic metastatic pheochromocytoma in May 2015, she’d been...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Diabetes affects roughly 10% of people in the United States. Another 1 in 3 has pre-diabetes, or elevated blood sugar levels that don’t quite reach the threshold for diabetes.

Often, diabetes develops on its own. But sometimes it can stem from an underlying cancer — or even be a side effect of the therapies used to treat it. When diabetes is caused by something else, it’s known as secondary diabetes.

We checked in with diabetes...

Graphic of tiny people with gigantic diabetes monitoring equipment

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Receiving any type of cancer diagnosis can be stressful, even if it’s a common or well-known disease, such as breast cancer, lung cancer or...

BY Devon Carter

From your growth to your digestion, your hormones regulate many basic functions within your body. These chemical messengers are produced and...