Cancer Talk

Calling for NET patients nationwide to help advance the field
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 10:30am
The mission of cancer research – to find better and more effective ways to treat or prevent cancer – begins with a better understanding of the disease. Knowing how a cancer begins and how it grows is an important first step toward fighting it and has led to remarkable advances in oncology.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 1:00pm

Throughout our lives, most of us will undergo a variety of medical tests to help identify and treat various ailments and diseases. These exams will probably include a pathology test, which is used to study the cause and progression of a disease.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 10:41am

Life-saving cancer treatments can sometimes be accompanied by unavoidable, life-altering side effects. This is especially true for young adult patients, who may survive cancer only to find that the treatment has caused them to b

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 8:00am
"There's a lot of evidence that for someone who's overweight, losing even a small amount — five pounds, 10 pounds — can reduce the chances that they'll be diagnosed with cancer."
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 10:00am
The cause of testicular cancer is unknown. Learn the risk factors that increase the chance of developing this disease.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 3:51pm

As a Stage IV oral cancer survivor, I am very passionate about spreading awareness. Oral, head and neck cancers are profoundly different than other cancers in that they limit one’s ability to swallow, eat and talk.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 8:53am
How can prostate cancer treatment affect your ability to get an erection — and can the problem be corrected?
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 1:54pm

Coping with a cancer diagnosis and the treatment that follows can turn the world upside down. Some cancer patients may feel overwhelmed by the situation and not know how to talk about their feelings with those who are closest to them.

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 10:30am
The National Cancer Institute warns that obesity "may worsen several aspects of cancer survivorship, including quality of life, cancer recurrence, cancer progression and prognosis."