CancerInfo Center

Radiation Therapy — Don't Miss It
If you need radiation therapy, it may be better not to miss any of your appointments.
Cancer: Like Mother, Like Daughter?
Children inherit many things from their mothers. Unfortunately, cancer risk is no different.
Breast Cancer Biopsy? Meditate
Sometimes when you're facing a big, important medical procedure, all you can do is say "Om." And, as it turns out, that might help.
When Should Women with DCIS Get Radiation?
What if there was a way to predict which cancer patients would benefit from radiation therapy? New evidence suggests, for one type of breast cancer, there could be.
Nothing Compares to Mother’s Milk
What would happen if nearly every mother around the world breastfed her babies? Great things, new evidence suggests.
What Teen Girls Should Know About Fiber
High-fiber diets offer many health benefits, such as regular bowel movements and lower cholesterol levels. But they may do much more.
FIT: A New Way to Screen for Colon Cancer
Screening for colorectal cancer may have just gotten a whole lot easier.
Cancer Forecast: Leukemia on the Decline in 2016
According to new predictions, 2016 will be a good year for leukemia.
Approved: A New Rx for Liposarcoma
This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Eisai Inc.'s drug derived from sea sponge for a rare type of soft tissue cancer.
What Would You Risk for a Tan?
Many young women use tanning beds before swimsuit season begins to get some extra color. But these women may want to opt for a safer method.