At-home DNA tests have become increasingly popular in recent years. But are they actually helpful for detecting cancer risk? In this post, learn about at-home DNA tests for cancer risk and why it’s always best to get genetic screening done through your health care provider.
Cancer survivor Rosie Mankes shares the challenges she faced during the year following her second cancer diagnosis, including managing the care of her mother and grieving the loss of her brother, and the ways she learned to cope.
In this post, Dr. Andrea Walens shares what it was like learning she had a genetic mutation that put her at an increased risk of breast cancer and why she decided to get a prophylactic double mastectomy to help prevent the development of cancer in the future.
Using Aspirin to Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence and Targeted Therapy for Treating Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: The ASCO Plenary Series
Read research from the February 2022 session of the ASCO Plenary Series, which highlights a study on daily aspirin to prevent breast cancer recurrence and another on using targeted therapy to treat advanced pancreatic cancer with a specific mutation.
Breast cancer survivor Tracy Tyner shares why she chose a mastectomy with a flat closure following her breast cancer diagnosis and how doing her own research and collaborating with her surgeon helped lead to a successful outcome.
In this podcast, Dr. Norah Lynn Henry discusses new research and updates presented at the 2021 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) in early-stage breast cancer, metastatic breast cancer, and lymphedema.
In this “Your Stories” podcast from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, Dr. Mark Lewis talks with breast cancer survivor Brenda Brody about the importance of building a support community during cancer and how it helped her cope with her diagnosis.
Can eating soy increase your risk for breast cancer? Here, learn where this idea comes from, why the science shows eating soy cannot lead to breast cancer, and what to know about eating healthy levels of soy.
Your doctor may recommend a fine needle aspiration biopsy, also called a fine needle biopsy or FNA, to find out if a mass from a scan or examination is cancer. Here, learn what the procedure is, how to prepare, and how it’s used to diagnose cancer.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Joseph Bernard Jr. describes why he decided to become an oncologist and the array of challenges people with cancer face in Haiti.