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Published on: February 12, 2021
Jill Chang says she always knew she might get cancer some day. It seemed to run in the family. But she never dreamed she’d be diagnosed with cancer at age 30.
Published on: May 14, 2020
“It was such a silly little thing, to dress up as a child might, and treat the whole thing like a big circus, but it provided a way to help both myself and others stay positive,” said Jones.
Published on: April 28, 2020
When Coral Conway was diagnosed with stage IIIB cervical cancer, she felt overwhelmed. She was getting advice and information from many different sources. She had visited local doctors and hospitals in Florida and talked with professionals in her home country of Argentina.
Published on: March 31, 2020
Phyllis Alsterberg was recently treated for non-Hodgkin lymphoma. She hasn’t left her home in New York City much since the coronavirus outbreak started because she has a weakened immune system and she’s worried about getting sick.
Published on: March 16, 2020
Now that she’s in her 50s, Pam Matthews has more aches, pains, and other physical problems. She blames some of this on age, and some of it on long-term side effects from breast cancer treatment she received in her 30s.
Published on: February 3, 2020
As cancer patients survive longer because of better treatments, they may be more likely to die of something else, including heart disease. There are often ways to help lower the risk.
Published on: December 5, 2019
In 2019 we published stories about new findings in cancer risk factors, prevention, treatment, and survivorship issues. Here are the 10 most significant stories that made headlines on cancer.org this year.
Published on: November 25, 2019
It’s been more than 7 years since Ward was diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma, a type of cancer that starts in the lining of the chest. The main risk factor is breathing in asbestos, often in workplaces such as mines. But Ward spent her career as a nurse working in hospitals and doctors’ offices.