He was a hero, an iconic survivor, and he let us down. It's difficult to accept, because he helped.
Some feel slighted or ignored during awareness month -- counter-examples to the common notion of survivorship. But many are thriving and learning.
Unsure where it's coming from, it's nearly impossible to regulate.
Almost half of U.S. physicians report at least one symptom of exhaustion or significant dissatisfaction. That has resonant implications across the national healthcare and economic discussions, as well as for patients.
The legendary former astronaut shared a diagnosis with more than 40,000 people this year. Every day we're learning more about the disease and how to fight it, but we have a long way to go.
For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration has approved over-the-counter HIV tests for consumer use. How effective are they, really?
Few cancer patients take notes on chemo dose options and potential long-term side effects.
In seeing Wit, which will soon end its Broadway run, a once-oncologist and patient wonders if the subject of cancer has grown too tiresome.
It's the typical culprit, but other factors, including immune changes, nicotine damage, and even a genetic disposition, could play a part.
Last week's report that drinking red wine could reduce the risk for breast cancer was just the latest in a long string of studies on the issue.
Pills or powder with no treatment value can be harmful to the doctor-patient relationship, which is predicated on a mutual trust, some say
A fresh debate on nutritional guidelines leads to the discovery of an old food wheel that listed butter as a recommended food group when the country was in need of bigger soldiers for war
With reports proving that germs can reside on scrubs, ties, stethoscopes, and white lab coats, some have said doctors should just go naked
A woman with a breast cancer diagnosis faces many sudden choices, and in the emotional frenzy, reconstruction may get short shrift