Thermography is approved by the Food and Drug Administration for breast cancer screening, but only when used with what the administration considers a primary test, like mammography.
“There are over 200 human cancers,” said Vince. C. Luca, Ph.D., principal investigator in drug discovery at the Moffitt Cancer Center. “Finding a cure for even one of two would be a major accomplishment. Claiming to cure them all is impossible.”
When people are first diagnosed with cancer, they might not realize how much their personality will affect how they feel about needing or asking for support. But it does.
Maryland’s Senate president says he’s having good days and bad days as he undergoes chemotherapy for Stage 4 prostate cancer, but he believes he’s getting “the best treatment of any place in the world” at Johns Hopkins.
As Kenny Phillips, a terminally ill cancer patient, lay in bed contemplating the few short months his doctors said he had left, he knew that this business of dying would not take place in hospice care in New Jersey.
A researcher at Johns Hopkins University is saying he’s developed the first simple, affordable screening for esophageal cancer, a disease that kills 400,000 people worldwide every year.
The bill passed in November 2016 by a surprising margin, 11 to 2. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser, a practicing Catholic who did not publicly weigh in on the debate, signed it into law despite earlier misgivings by her administration.
Federal approval of a highly anticipated breast cancer drug was delayed by the Food and Drug Administration this week.
A woman who was diagnosed with cancer months after giving birth has received thousands of ounces in breast milk donations from fellow moms she’s never met.
How is a man supposed to act? What is masculinity and when does it become toxic? And how should psychologists approach the concept of masculinity when seeing patients?
It’s Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and TV star Erin Andrews and Dr. Jessica Shepherd spoke with WTOP about the best way for women to protect themselves against cervical cancer and prepare for their annual exam.
Lower smoking rates are translating into fewer deaths. Advances in early detection and treatment also are having a positive impact, experts say. But it’s not all good news.
You can save money to better your future financial health, but did you know you can also invest in your physical health? Everyday choices you make in your 20s, 30s and 40s — from what you eat, to the immunizations you receive — can impact your well-being now and down the road, and even help to prevent cancer.
Giving a thoughtful gift is one of the many ways you can show support to a loved one going through cancer treatment.
One Georgia son is trying to fulfill his father’s dying wish to go to the big game.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.