Still the most feared of all diseases, cancer now has some good news. But the responsibility is yours to make sure you are one of the good statistics, not one of the bad ones.
It will take a diverse population's full participation in well-designed studies to provide women with a better answer to the question, "What should I do?" Until then, we should err on the side of early detection and early treatment.
As a cancer survivor myself, she's reminded me that despite the pain that cancer can bring, there's still a place for hopes and dreams. If I let myself marvel in the magic and happiness of life -- maybe some of that pixie dust will keep floating in.
After I was diagnosed, I can't remember who first suggested that I find my new normal or the first time I saw it written in quotes -- "new normal" -- but it wasn't long before I developed what is presumably an abnormal distaste for the idea. Since then, I've thought often on why it bothers me.
New Years, and the time I always resolve to lose more weight, is arriving. Will I once again choose a diet du jour, and try to follow it for a few months, only to slip back into my favorite high calorie snacks and desserts?
Why can some of your friends eat all the holiday treats they want and stay slim while you start to look like Santa by smelling a fruit cake? And what ...
The thing to keep in mind about the USDA Pyramid is that it comes from the Department of Agriculture, the agency responsible for promoting American ag...
A great deal of money is being made from our nutritional confusion. Even worse, the government created these guidelines in much the same way it creates laws: by listening to lobbyists and by making compromises.
Stephanie Lee is the most inspiring and hopeful woman I've ever known. That's saying a lot considering that my wife has beat cancer twice and constantly amazes me at how she came through both battles stronger and more able to change the world and those around her for the better.
This Thanksgiving, don't starve yourself. Don't feel deprived. Starvation isn't sustainable. Hunger isn't healthy. Instead, eat more -- but higher-quality -- holiday foods.
Memorizing this list isn't important. It is important to know that any form of caloric sweetener harms our health and leads to weight gain. Put differently, our body does not care where sweetener calories come from.
Although finding a wonderfully civilized shopping experience is enough to make me smile, a portion of all the proceeds from PAG will benefit The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
I'm not here to tell you about a miracle that saved my daughter's life; instead of I'm here to tell you about the miracle that was her life, and how her 8 ½ years of life have left an enduring impact on the lives of other children battling cancers.
Janice logged on to Facebook and posted a question: "What songs should I put on my colonoscopy mix tape?"
Whether you're an introvert or extrovert, or somewhere in between, find a way to share what's happened to you. Your strength will inspire. And you'll find healing when you see that your story helps others.
There are many reasons cancer has become ingrained in the landscape of our lives. Cancer prevention should be on the top of every corporate spreadsheet. How would that change the way we do business? What could that do to expand corporate social responsibility?