Cervical Cancer Risk: The Mental Health Factor
Mental health touches nearly every part of our lives, affecting how we think, feel, and act. But did you know it can also influence our risk for physical illnesses? New research drives this point home for one serious condition: cervical cancer.
Liver Cancer: What You Need to Know
Your liver is the largest essential organ in your body. Yet you probably haven’t heard as much about liver cancer as other cancer types. That’s likely because liver cancer is less common in the U.S. than other parts of the world. However, the number of cases is on the rise.
Why Are Younger People Getting Cancer?
If it seems like younger people are getting cancer more often, you’re right. Although cancer mostly affects people ages 50 and older, recent years have brought a shift.
Looking After Your Pet While Being Treated for Cancer
Having a pet can be a great source of comfort when you’re going through cancer treatment. Yet being a pet owner is also a big responsibility. It’s important to have a plan for taking care of both your own health and your pet’s well-being.
Why Nonsmokers Get Lung Cancer
While cigarette smoking is the top risk factor for lung disease, nonsmokers can be diagnosed, too. Learning about less common causes of lung cancer may help you avoid them.
Cope with Chemotherapy at Work
If you have cancer, you may find yourself undergoing chemotherapy. This treatment can help manage or even cure your disease, but it can also cause a range of side effects.
Going for Your Mammogram
Mammograms are the best way to find breast cancer early, while it’s smaller and easier to treat. Many tumors that are too small to be felt are found by mammograms.