A colposcopy is a way to check a woman’s cervix, vagina, or vulva for cancer or abnormal areas that can become cancer. Learn what to expect before, during, and after this examination.
Concerned about a family history of cancer? Learn how genetic counseling and testing can help you understand and manage your own cancer risk.
Did you know that breast cancer is the most common cancer in U.S. women, except for skin cancer? Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Norah Lynn Henry shares 9 important facts about the disease.
Lung cancer affects tens of thousands of Americans every year. In this blog post, Cancer.Net Associate Editor Dr. Jyoti Patel describes 9 things every person should know about lung cancer.
ASCO Annual Meeting 2018: New Insight Into Lynch Syndrome, Finding and Treating Lung Cancer, a New Targeted Therapy for Breast Cancer, and Evidence that Personalized Medicine Helps
Oncology professionals from around the globe are at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting. Today’s key research highlights address the connection between microsatellite instability and Lynch syndrome, a blood test that may be used to find early lung cancer, a new targeted therapy for treating advanced breast cancer, an immunotherapy-chemotherapy combination that slows lung cancer growth, and evidence that personalized medicine helps people with cancer live longer.
People who have HIV are at a higher risk for developing some cancers. Dr. Ramya Ramaswami shares what you need to know about cancer prevention and treatment if you’re living with the virus.
Mammograms are a very important part of follow-up care in women with breast cancer. But what about older women? How long should they continue to receive mammograms?
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira writes about prevention and what we can do to help understand and manage our personal cancer risk.
One of the studies that will be presented at the Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium this week has found that a liquid biopsy test can accurately find early-stage colorectal cancer.
In this Voices on Cancer blog post, prostate cancer advocate Dennis Golden describes his cancer experience and how he put his professional skills to work advancing his advocacy mission.