The World Health Organization has just released the latest worldwide statistics of the global burden of cancer. Here are five takeaways from WHO's top expert on cancer.
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The TV news host, who memorably was tested for colon cancer on the Today show, wrote on her website that she's had surgery and radiation treatment. "Please get your annual mammogram," she said.
When Deb Merchant was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003 she gave her boyfriend a choice: he could "opt out" of their relationship. He had a simple response.
The state's program of free cancer screening and treatment is reducing inequities. Key to its success is robust outreach by patient navigators who connect with those least likely to seek care.
The National Cancer Act became law 50 years ago. Cancer went from shameful taboo to one of the best-funded areas of medicine. Much of the credit for this transformation goes to one woman, Mary Lasker.
Getting diagnosed with incurable breast cancer didn't end this reporter's life — it just marked a new chapter. She and others with the diagnosis have insights that might help you, too.
Ecologist Suzanne Simard says trees are "social creatures" that communicate with each other in remarkable ways — including warning each other of danger and sharing nutrients at critical times.
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