Giving back: Data for cancer research

Scott Reid lost his wife to lung cancer 19 days after they were married. It has been 15 months since she passed away. She was 46 years...

Food for thought: Will almonds be part of a cancer-fighting arsenal one day?

A recent PET scan revealed cancer growth in one of my lymph nodes, a setback that means I get more chemotherapy. My doctor characterized...

Caramel coloring in Pepsi: Is it safe?

The caramel coloring used in Pepsi still contains a chemical linked to cancer in lab mice, despite the soda maker's agreement to change...

How to be a good friend to someone who's sick

When she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Letty Cottin Pogrebin noticed that some of her friends and family read her just right while...

'A safe place': Group helps dads widowed by cancer

When cancer took Bruce Ham’s wife of 16 years, he wondered how he was going to raise his girls by himself. The cancer moved far more...

Sun umbrella can protect against harmful rays

If it's streaming sunshine outdoors and the sunscreen isn't handy, do as ladies in the past once did and grab an umbrella for shade,...

Breast-saving cancer treatment may improve survival

Women with early stage breast cancer who undergo breast-conserving surgery do just as well, and perhaps better, in terms of survival,...

Don't ask your smartphone to diagnose skin cancer

Three out of four applications tested in the study misclassified at least 30 percent of melanomas as "unconcerning," the researchers...

Armstrong's cancer-fighter legacy still inspires

After years of denial, Lance Armstrong has admitted to Oprah Winfrey that he used performance enhancing drugs. Exactly what he said, and...

Dad of missing cancer patient, 11: 'She's in very good hands'

Parents of a young leukemia patient whisked out of a Phoenix hospital last week say that she is fine and getting care now in Mexico....

Green tea appears to ward off some cancers in women

Oct 24 - Older women who regularly drunk green tea may have slightly lower risks of colon, stomach and throat cancers than women who...

Pregnant mom with cancer faced treatment choice for two

When Linsey Sowinski was told about the aggressive tumor growing inside her chest, she was scared about more than just the cancer. She...