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Cancer

Life after finishing cancer treatment: What does remission look like?

An important part of life after cancer is balancing good health and enjoying life to the fullest. Discover how tumor surveillance can help improve the physical and mental well-being of patients who survive cancer recurrence.

Cancer; Nutrition

Outrun (or outwalk!) cancer: How exercise can help reduce treatment symptoms

Research suggests that nearly all patients with cancer should exercise as part of their treatment plan. Exercise can help reduce side effects from cancer treatment and the disease itself. Find out which exercises can be most beneficial and how to get started.

Cancer

New immunotherapy drug combination is a significant advancement in kidney cancer therapy

A new immunotherapy drug combination has been dubbed a significant advancement in kidney cancer treatment. The combination of ipilimumab and nivolumab can improve outcomes and quality of life. Learn more.

Cancer

Can Pancreatic Cancer Be Prevented?

Pancreatic cancer is aggressive and tough to beat. How researchers are staying a step ahead of this dangerous disease.

Cancer

Eating with Cancer

From sugar to supplements, our experts weigh in on what to eat and what to avoid.

Cancer

Loss & Recovery

After months of treatment and a double mastectomy, Felicia Whisenhunt benefited from an innovative breast reconstruction procedure.

Discovery

Acid Test

A rare couple in the lab world has developed a new way for surgeons to look at the tumors they need to remove.

Cancer

Radiation Reimagined

Cancer

The Team That's Doubling Cancer Survival Rates

Cancer

Hepatocellular carcinoma kills more people in Texas than in any other state: How we can fight back

More Texans die from hepatocellular carcinoma, a form of liver cancer, than people in any other state. Explore why aggressive detection and treatment of liver diseases that cause this condition are key to good outcomes.