Cancer Stories

PSA tests: Can they save men from prostate cancer?

PSA tests: Can they save men from prostate cancer?

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PSA blood tests are controversial in screening for prostate cancer. But Dr. Roehrborn says they save lives.

Obesity now tied to 11 types of cancer

Obesity now tied to 11 types of cancer

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Obesity has been linked to yet another type of cancer. Learn more about decreasing the risk and leading a healthier life.

7 drinks that may affect your cancer risk

7 drinks that may affect your cancer risk

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You are what you eat, but you’re also what you drink! Dr. Froehlich pops the top on 7 beverages that may affect your cancer risk.

Helping Dad beat leukemia: Jon and Chuck’s story

Helping Dad beat leukemia: Jon and Chuck’s story

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Chuck Dandridge was diagnosed with leukemia. But thanks to a precious gift from his son, he’s now cancer-free!

Dangerous trend: E-cigarettes and young people

Dangerous trend: E-cigarettes and young people

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E-cigarettes and hookah smoking are marketed as a safer alternative to smoking. But there is a stack of unknowns that makes it a stretch to call them “safe.” #calloutcancer

10 years of surviving colon cancer: Charles’ story

10 years of surviving colon cancer: Charles’ story

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Charles Quarton beat colon cancer in 2005. Ten years later, he’s fighting a new battle with lung cancer – but he’s also living life to the fullest.

3 moms who survived cancer: A Mother’s Day collage

3 moms who survived cancer: A Mother’s Day collage

 

Kids have a way of becoming their parents’ world, even if a parent has cancer. These 3 moms survived cancer to feel well again and be there for their families.

Heart-saving techniques during breast cancer treatment

Heart-saving techniques during breast cancer treatment

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As breast cancer treatment improves, so does the effort to protect survivors’ hearts. Dr. Rahimi explains how we protect the heart during cancer treatment.

Is radiation from a CT or PET scan dangerous?

Is radiation from a CT or PET scan dangerous?

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Radiation is an important tool for imaging tests such as CT and PET scans. But are tests that use radiation truly safe?

Pancreatic cancer: Symptoms, signs, and treatment

Pancreatic cancer: Symptoms, signs, and treatment

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Pancreatic cancer is an aggressive disease with notoriously vague symptoms. But there are signs that can lead to early detection, and possibly prevention.