Many people take issue with the words “fight” and “battle” in relation to cancer, saying that it subjects patients to unfair pressure to overcome the disease.
Darrien Middleton witnessed a seriously sweet moment two weeks ago, and had to share it on Facebook. The result — a photo of her grandmother Wilma Bray sitting on her Tennessee porch with a first-grader named Caleb — will warm your heart.
"The View" co-host Meghan McCain has strong words for White House aide Kelly Sadler after she remarked that Sen. John McCain, who is battling brain cancer, was "dying anyway."
Researchers found that daily aspirin therapy nearly doubled the risk of melanoma skin cancer in men. But that doesn't mean you should stop taking the pain killer.
Members of the Bush family have joined in praising the emotional tribute to the former first lady and her first daughter, who died at age 3.
Mary Shertenlieb has battled cancer three times. Doctors warned her it would be tough to try the Boston Marathon, especially considering the punishing rain and cold temperatures. But that didn't stop her. "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor has her story.
Rebecca Hiles and millions of women like her are getting judged too quickly by their doctors - and it can mean the difference between life or death.
The Australian woman spent the $31,000 she raised on vacations and nights out, not cancer treatment.
Even though results offer only vague notions of various genetic risks, the spiking popularity of at-home DNA kits has made spitting into a test tube feel a lot like peering into a crystal ball. Doctors, meanwhile, could soon have more reliable predictors in their toolkits.
Australian pop star Kylie Minogue, 49, says she’s preparing for her second round of menopause, after first experiencing the loss of menstruation during treatment for breast cancer 12 years ago.
Prostate cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer for men, and it's also one of the most common. Men over the age of 60 are at an increased risk of prostate cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. According to Orchid, a nonprofit focused on male cancer research, 37 percent of prostate cancer cases in the U.K. are diagnosed during stages three or four.
Ethan McMullan had his barber shave a design into his hair that resembles his kid sister's surgical scar and has vowed to shave his head as she undergoes chemotherapy.
Abigail Tanner has the voice of an angel. The mother plays the piano while singing to her infant son, who's battling cancer. She says, “I enjoy singing to him. It was definitely a sweet moment.” Little Lincoln is being treated at Duke Cancer Institute. The mom serenades her son with ‘Never Enough’ from the Hugh Jackman film, ‘The Greatest Showman.’
The lawsuit was brought by New Jersey resident Stephen Lanzo, who said he developed mesothelioma after inhaling dust that was generated through his regular use of J&J talc powder products since his birth in 1972.
Ashley Smith had 24 inches of her hair cut off so it could be made into a wig for her friend Alyssa White, who has Hodgkins lymphoma, to wear at her prom.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coffee sellers will have to post ominous warnings in California because each cup contains a chemical linked to cancer, a judge ruled.
Three scientists have uncovered what they believe to be the largest organ in the human body. Here's what you need to know about the elusive "interstitium."
A photo of a young man with lung cancer is inspiring people on the internet to conquer their fitness goals — and to think twice before passing judgment.
Dogs have a keen sense of smell thanks to 300 million olfactory receptors in their noses, compared to humans which possess six million.
During a routine pregnancy appointment at 28 weeks, Raquel Lopez learned she had colon cancer. How another survivor helped her make it through the unimaginable.