Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Comprehensive Guide

…metastatic breast cancer. If you’re looking for additional information or resources, try exploring one of the sites below: Breastcancer.org Metastatic Trial Talk Living Beyond Breast Cancer Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance…

Explaining the Complexities of Cancer

This post originally appeared on Cancer Research Catalyst , the official blog of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). Burgeoning understanding of the biology of cancer has led to…

Can Men Get Breast Cancer? Facts You Should Know

…subtypes: Hormone receptor-positive breast cancer (HR+), meaning the cancer cells have either estrogen or progesterone receptors HER2-positive breast cancer, indicating the cancer has excessive amounts of the HER2 receptor Triple-negative…

Colorectal Cancer Myths and Common Questions

…National Cancer Institute. In March 2019, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center announced the launch of the Young Onset Colorectal Cancer Center, which focuses exclusively on the care of colorectal cancer

What Are the Most Common Cancers in Women?

…to Prevent Cancer How Does Alcohol Cause Cancer? 3. Colorectal cancer Approximately 63,000 new cases will be diagnosed in U.S. women in 2016 While colorectal cancer is the third most…

Living Well with Metastatic Breast Cancer

…MD, collaborate on metastatic breast cancer research. Targeted therapies that block the molecular drivers of cancer growth have helped extend life expectancy for metastatic breast cancer patients. For instance, Herceptin,…

Anal Cancer: What You Need to Know

…cases of anal cancer are related to HPV infection. Anal cancer, like cervical cancer, is largely preventable with vaccination against HPV in adolescence. What are the symptoms of anal cancer?…

What is Cancer? Common Questions, Answered

…the United States, the most common are non-melanoma skin cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, and colorectal cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. Breast cancer cells. Some cancers…

How Does Alcohol Cause Cancer?

cancer.   Which cancers? There are seven types of cancer linked to alcohol – bowel, esophageal (food pipe), larynx (voice box), mouth, pharynx (upper throat), breast (in women), and liver….

Thyroid Cancer: Five Things You Need to Know

…is classified as a “differentiated” thyroid cancer. Papillary thyroid cancer is a slow-growing cancer that forms into small, finger-like shapes. Follicular – A slow-growing thyroid cancer that forms in the…

What Is Cancer Immunotherapy?

…on the immune system’s attack on cancer cells. Such drugs have been shown to be helpful against numerous kinds of cancer, including melanoma skin cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, bladder…

Can Exercise Reduce the Risk of Cancer Recurrence?

…the links between exercise and cancer recurrence and overall survival have been reported for patients with breast and colorectal cancer, though increasingly other cancer types are also being studied. A…