Many things can cause an itch: dry skin, poison ivy and bug bites, to name a few. Typically skin cancer isn’t the first cause that comes to mind when you itch, but if the irritation persists, it might be something you want a dermatologist to look at.
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 8:00am
A cancer diagnosis inspires many questions, and in a search for answers, patients and family members often stumble on misleading or inaccurate information that raises even more questions, such as — is cancer contagious?
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 3:53pm
You know a meal is simple when the dressing is the most complicated part! This easy-to-make rice and sweet potato bowl with herb tahini dressing is hardy enough to fill you up, but light enough so it won’t weigh you down. This meal is a great source of vitamin A, vitamin C and fiber. This recipe makes four servings, with each serving containing 440 calories when using 1 tbsp of the tahini dressing.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 11:36am
Not all patients respond to all types of immunotherapies. So how can doctors identify which treatments have the best chance of working in a specific patient? How can they quickly zero in on the best options on a list of immunotherapies that grows longer every day?
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 1:58pm
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 8:30am
Lilly Oncology on Canvas® began 14 years ago as an art competition that encouraged cancer patients to express themselves through writing, photography, drawing and painting. It continues today as a way of promoting healing through art.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 3:55pm
You may know someone who doesn’t wear deodorant or antiperspirant due to fear of an increased breast cancer risk. Are their concerns supported by scientific data? According to researchers, the answer is no.
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 8:00am
It can be difficult to make decisions, especially when you’re faced with a cancer diagnosis. For most cancers, there are many treatment options, depending on the type and extent of the disease, any other health conditions you have and other treatments you have received. And the maze of choices has grown, because cancer care is changing rapidly with advancing technology and new discoveries.
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 8:59am
By studying similarities in high-risk individuals and tracing connections between their blood relatives, researchers are helping solve the mysteries of a disease that is usually diagnosed in the late stages, when it is harder to treat. Understanding who is at risk — and why — “could fuel new ways to prevent and treat ovarian cancer."
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 11:07am
As with anything in life, when you’re going through something difficult, it can seem as if your whole world is going to end. It’s hard to see a positive future. But looking back, you realize that you got through it and everything is fine.