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BY Molly Adams

Starting a new relationship may be the last thing on your mind after a cancer diagnosis, or while you’re going through treatment. But for many people, emotional and physical connection can be a comforting way to cope with the stress and uncertainty that go along with cancer.

Before you start seeing someone new, there are a few things to consider. Here’s what social work counselor Jillian Bissar recommends.

Start with honesty...

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BY Meagan Raeke

In 2012, A few months after Nitin and Sharmila Vaidya celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Sharmila found a lump in her right breast....

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Whether it’s due to pain from a growing tumor, swallowing difficulties caused by radiation therapy, or the nausea, loss of appetite or mouth...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Cleaning your hands regularly remains one of the simplest and most-effective defenses against illnesses including COVID-19, the respiratory infection caused by the novel coronavirus.

But when it comes to getting rid of germs, is washing with soap and water always the best choice? Are there situations in which it’s better to use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer? And, are there hand sanitizers to avoid?

We spoke with Chavaun...

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BY Ronda Wendler

Julia Pitts knew something was wrong when, at age 62, she started bleeding and cramping.

“I thought when my menopause ended years earlier...

BY Matthew Saunders

After a series of nosebleeds in 2005, I was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called olfactory neuroblastoma. I had surgery to remove the...

BY Meagan Raeke

This week, the American Cancer Society (ACS) released updated cervical cancer screening guidelines for individuals at average risk. They now...

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

Does social distancing effectively prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19?

New research from MD Anderson...

BY Danielle Underferth

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic stretches on, the HPV vaccine may not seem like a priority for parents worried about keeping their...

BY Molly Adams

Sexuality is part of living a fulfilling life, but sometimes a cancer diagnosis or treatments can affect desire, arousal or sexual function...