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BY Sylvia Zaro

Any time you’re told you have cancer, it’s not good news. Even if you catch it early and it’s only in the beginning stages, all you hear is the word “cancer.” And no matter how many people try to reassure you, it’s still very scary.

When I was diagnosed with HPV-related cervical cancer in the summer of 2016, everything that comes along with that word ran through my mind: What am I going to do? What effects will it have on me? Am...

HPV-related cervical cancer survivor Sylvia Zaro

BY Rob Moss

I’ve never taken illegal drugs, and the only time I ever had a needle in my arm was when a doctor was on the other side of it. So my best...

BY Clayton Boldt

Today, the American Cancer Society released an update to their colorectal cancer screening guidelines. They now recommend average-risk adults...

BY Devon Carter

Around 5,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with anal cancer each year, which is often treated using radiation therapy.

Although radiation therapy can be effective in treating the cancer, it often causes side effects, including changes to patients’ sexual health. This is especially true for women. But many anal cancer patients are unaware that radiation therapy may be the reason for these changes, or they’re too embarrassed...

Radiation oncologist and anal cancer expert Cullen Taniguchi, M.D., Ph.D.

BY Tara Kirk

When I was 6 years old, my mother died from cancer. She was only 35, and at the time, her death came as a shock to everyone in our family....

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

There’s no one food that can cure cancer, but that doesn’t stop such myths from circulating. And while researchers are starting to find some...

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

Hepatitis C is one of the leading causes of liver cancer. It’s also linked to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, cancer in the bile ducts, and possibly...

BY Mena El-Sharkawi

As an executive at an oil and gas service company, Andy Moriarty often shares safety messages with his employees. Lately, these messages have...

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

There’s so much information surrounding cancer and diet that it can be hard to separate the myths from the facts. That’s especially true when...

BY Cheryl Ratliff

When I received a phone call about an abnormality discovered during my mammogram in December 2016, I didn’t think much of it. I was prone...