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The director of the Breast Imaging and Interventional Center at the George Washington Medical Faculty Associates is a breast cancer survivor. She says getting a mammogram and early diagnosis can save a life.
It's not easy, but Dr. Peter Edelstein says the first thing to do if you get that diagnosis is, literally, take a breath.
The Fairfax hospital plans to celebrate the opening of its new radiation oncology center next Tuesday even though the majority of the $45 million, five-story building for the Inova Comprehensive Cancer and Research Institute isn't even finished yet.
A new study finds that since a landmark Surgeon General's report on smoking was released in 1964, more than eight million lives have been saved through anti-tobacco efforts from cigarette taxes to programs to help Americans kick the habit.
For the fight against cancer, 2013 was a year of progress and there are indications that some big breakthroughs are on the way.
For women, "below the belt" cancers can be killers.
A daily cup of coffee may be able to do more than offer a caffeine boost, it might help reduce the risk of liver cancer, according to a new study.
What women eat when they're young could help prevent breast cancer.
The government shutdown is halting more than paychecks; it's stopping cancer research.
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