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What Women Need to Know About Lung Cancer
Although breast cancer is more common among American women, lung cancer is the top cancer killer of women (and men) in the U.S. In fact, lung cancer has killed more women than breast cancer for close to 35 years.

Pets Can Be Good Companions on Your Cancer Journey
Many people think of their pets as part of the family. That type of close bond with an animal can give you an emotional lift if you’re dealing with a hardship, such as cancer. Below are a few ways that being around a beloved pet can help you feel supported during and after cancer treatment.

Living a Balanced Life During Cancer Treatment
It’s never a simple thing to balance personal, family, and work commitments. But when cancer becomes part of the mix, it gets even more complicated.

Age 45 or Older? Schedule Your Colorectal Cancer Screening
Cancer of the colon and rectum is the second deadliest cancer among U.S. adults. In recent decades, there has been a sharp rise in colorectal cancer cases among adults younger than age 50.

Help Your Child Thrive After Cancer
A child who has conquered cancer has much to look forward to. But as a parent, you know challenges still lie ahead. Here's help.

Cervical Cancer Risk: The Mental Health Factor
Mental health touches nearly every part of our lives, affecting how we think, feel, and act. But did you know it can also influence our risk for physical illnesses? New research drives this point home for one serious condition: cervical cancer.

Liver Cancer: What You Need to Know
Your liver is the largest essential organ in your body. Yet you probably haven’t heard as much about liver cancer as other cancer types. That’s likely because liver cancer is less common in the U.S. than other parts of the world. However, the number of cases is on the rise.

What Is Supportive Care for Cancer Patients?
Supportive care is exactly what it sounds like: It’s health care that offers an added boost of physical and emotional support after you’ve been diagnosed with cancer.

Cancer Experts Offer 10 Lifesaving Tips
About 18% of cancers have been linked to things such as carrying excess pounds and not getting enough exercise.

Why Are Younger People Getting Cancer?
If it seems like younger people are getting cancer more often, you’re right. Although cancer mostly affects people ages 50 and older, recent years have brought a shift.

Boosting Your Body Image During Cancer Treatment
Here's what to expect and tips for how to cope with your body image during cancer treatment.

No Ifs, Ands, or Buts: It’s Time to Get Screened for Colon Cancer
When it comes to colon cancer screening, it’s easy to make excuses. But once you learn the truth about these tests, it’s harder to put them off.
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