“To save Ryan we need someone with the same ethnic mix — half Vietnamese, half Caucasian and time is of the essence. It’s imperative for Ryan’s survival,” said the 7-year-old’s parents.
Inova’s new flagship cancer treatment center, a department of Inova Fairfax Hospital, is the first facility in Northern Virginia and the D.C. region to offer complete, patient-centered cancer care under one roof.
At a two-day meeting that starts Monday, a panel of experts for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will hear from researchers, plastic surgeons and implant makers.
Those who like their tea piping hot are increasing their risk for esophageal cancer and a new study has pinpointed the actual temperature at which the risk increases.
In a video posted on the official “Jeopardy!” Twitter account, host Alex Trebek, 78, thanked his fans and supporters for their well wishes, saying he is a “lucky guy.”
A New Mexico woman has found a creative way to deal with her bout with breast cancer.
Across the country and in D.C., people gathered Saturday afternoon to sweat it out, part of Cycle for Survival, an annual event to raise funds for research in hopes of defeating rare cancers.
While rates of colon cancer are decreasing for adults over the age of 50, they are increasing for younger adults.
It’s not a gag that’s one month too early, but a way to kick off National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
With March being Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, here’s a reminder of what you need to know about the disease and its prevention.
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.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.