Thyroid Cancer: Five Things You Need to Know

…“undifferentiated” thyroid cancer. The malignant cells in this type of cancer look very different from normal thyroid cells. 2. What are the risk factors for thyroid cancer? Typically, thyroid cancer

Why Are Thyroid Cancer Cases on the Rise?

…the Thyroid Cancer Center at Dana-Farber. “As we learn more about what drives thyroid cancer on a molecular level, we will have answers to that question in the future, but…

What Does a Thyroid Cancer Lump Feel Like?

…and Women’s Cancer Center, shares tips on how to check for thyroid cancer lumps and detect potential symptoms: How can I check for thyroid lumps at home? (L-R) Jochen Lorch,…

Common Cancers in Women and Steps You Can Take

…colorectal cancer Screening for colorectal cancer is highly effective, and when found early, colorectal cancer is one of the most treatable forms of cancer. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute also has one…

Thyroid Cancer: Symptoms and Signs

Thyroid Cancer at Dana-Farber Watch this 2-minute video on the signs and symptoms of thyroid cancer Thyroid cancer occurs when cancer cells form in the tissues of the thyroid gland,…

Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Comprehensive Guide

What is metastatic breast cancer? Metastatic breast cancer (also referred to as advanced stage or stage IV breast cancer) is breast cancer that has spread (or metastasized) from the breast…

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…

Why Is Stage IV Cancer Difficult to Treat?

…that contain cancer cells, and whether it has metastasized. Stage IV cancer is also defined somewhat differently for each type of cancer. When cancer is localized, it’s often possible 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

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…adulthood had a higher risk of developing cancer than young women who abstained from alcohol.   Thyroid Cancer: Five Things You Need to Know With September marking Thyroid Cancer Awareness…