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BY Cynthia DeMarco

Your sister’s tiny outdoor wedding is less than two months away. Your nephew’s family-only backyard birthday party — complete with bounce house and an ice cream truck — is next week. Your neighbors are having a potluck block party. And your oldest friend is hosting a socially distanced, indoor girls’ night at her home on Saturday.

After months of social distancing due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, you really want to go...

Drawing of five people video-conferencing for a party

BY Ronda Wendler

When Bibi Philippou complained to her family doctor two years ago about hemorrhoids and rectal bleeding, the doctor scheduled a colonoscopy...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

With infection rates on the rise around the world and cooler temperatures driving people back indoors, we’re seeing the start of a fall and...

BY Devon Carter

When found early, breast cancer can often be treated successfully. “90-97% of patients with early stage breast cancer are alive and well even 10 or 15 years after treatment,” says Carlos Barcenas, M.D., associate medical director of the MD Anderson breast cancer survivorship clinic.

But survivorship is complex and can bring new challenges. Here, Barcenas shares three insights to help breast cancer patients with the transition into...

Illustration of breast cancer survivors in masks

BY Clayton Boldt and Meagan Raeke

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released a new draft colorectal cancer screening recommendation today, lowering the age for...

BY Bradd Bump

Prostate cancer runs in my family. My father, older brother and twin brother are all prostate cancer survivors. I received my own diagnosis...

BY Danielle Underferth

Colorectal cancer is on the decline. Experts chalk that up to more people getting their regular colonoscopies, which can actually prevent...

BY Heather Alexander

A detox for your body can sound like a great idea. Who wouldn’t want to do all they can to remove toxins from their system?

Marketers...

BY Danielle Underferth

Regular screening mammograms detect breast cancer early when they are easiest to treat successfully. But can a screening test called...

BY Ronda Wendler

When Trena Robertson’s left hip began aching, she visited an orthopedic specialist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, her hometown.