With increasing survival rates for many types of childhood cancers, some of these cancers are approaching cures. Several key events have made this possible.
Surviving cancer as a child is a big deal, but it doesn't necessarily mean the battle is over. Childhood cancer survivors, like the rest of us, must continue practicing healthy habits.
It is recommended that women have regular breast cancer screening. Some women, who are more in need of screening than others, may be getting screened less often than they should, research shows.
Patients with cancer already have treatment and healing to deal with, so ways to ease their excess pain are always being explored. A new study reveals promise of one new method to ease such pain.
For some women, working during breast cancer treatment is a necessity. The strategies these women have developed to cope with working during this time may help other women in the same situation.