It can be difficult for friends and family to think of the right things to say to a loved one who has cancer. When in doubt, avoid using these phrases and simply listen to what the cancer patient has to say.
Cancer patients and caregivers can find support and strength as they undergo treatment by staying at one of the Hope Lodge communities run by the American Cancer Society. The best part? It's free.
A new study finds that the majority of people ignore key cancer signs. Yet seemingly insignificant symptoms can indicate serious health problems.
When a beloved friend or family member has been diagnosed with cancer, finding the right words can seem impossible. Caregivers and survivors share their insights.
While it's impossible to prevent breast cancer, there are steps women can take to protect themselves. Here are the five numbers every woman should know for breast cancer risk reduction.
Eating is often a problematic endeavor for a cancer-stricken senior. But the weakness and fatigue associated with not getting enough nutrients can give cancer the upper hand. Learn how to make sure your loved one is getting the food they need.
Chemotherapy is a common form of cancer treatment, but the side-effects of chemo treatments can be very unpleasant. An internationally-recognized cancer care expert offers advice on what to expect and how to help a loved one cope with chemo.
ABC News veteran Sam Donaldson shares what his melanoma battle taught him about the importance of caregivers.
There is a declining number of death rates for some of the most common forms of cancer including breast, lung, colon and prostate, according to the American Cancer Society.
Because caregivers are prone to putting their own needs last, they are at greater risk of having undetected diseases like cancer.
Cancer begins in cells, the building blocks of our body. Any normal cell can turn into cancer.
What services does hospice provided to someone who has cancer and is terminally ill?
When someone you love is diagnosed with cancer, the news is devastating and scary. To combat the fear, arm yourself with information. Here are some questions to ask the doctor about cancer and how it is treated.
When fighting cancer, many of the most effective treatments can be accompanied by debilitating side effects. Here's what to expect if someone you love is going to receive cancer treatments.
The cost of cancer treatment is skyrocketing, and many patients who can't afford the treatment have to go without.
Cancer clinical trials help find treatments for all types of cancer, but should elders participate in these experimental treatments?
When cancer is the diagnosis, chemotherapy is often the recommended treatment, but the side effects can be severe.
Radiation is a common treatment for many types of cancer. Is it the right choice for elders?
Why do some people get lung cancer and others don't? Researchers have identified many risk factors, including age, that put people at greater risk of developing lung cancer.