In its most comprehensive look at the cancers that most commonly affect youths, the American Cancer Society said in a report Friday that childhood cases continues to increase, but death rates have fallen .
Greeting an extended family member or friend who has cancer can lead to some awkward moments, especially if their appearance has changed dramatically. So what is the right thing to say? And what are the wrong things to say?
For cancer patients dealing with the physical and psychological trauma of the disease, even looking in the mirror can be difficult. When chemotherapy robs your hair, it's common to feel that a part of your identity goes missing as well.
The president and CEO of the largest health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador says work continues every day to earn the trust of patients and families, years after the province's botched breast-cancer testing scandal.
It’s not often that researchers discover the potential for a whole new way of attacking cancer, but on Tuesday, researchers at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre announced they may have done exactly that.
Researchers at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto are working on what they call a new class of "sharpshooter" drugs that they hope will slow the growth of a number of forms of cancer tumours.