Palliative care is not just for end of life. It helps anyone with a serious illness manage the symptoms and stress of their condition. Learn about pain relief, emotional support, and other types of palliative care.
Taking care of someone who’s having cancer surgery may involve helping them get ready before the procedure, being their advocate during recovery, and then helping them get back to daily life again.
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.
In 2019, the FDA approved several new drug treatments for different cancer types. Here are the stories that made headlines on cancer.org this year.
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.