Living as a prostate cancer survivorNovember 15, 2021

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men, but thanks to improvements in detection and treatment, the likelihood of surviving the diagnosis is good. Both the five-year and the 10-year survival rates for all stages of prostate [...]

By Community • November 15, 2021

Using the immune system to treat stomach cancerNovember 1, 2021

Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, can affect any part of the stomach. In most of the world, stomach cancers form in the main part of the stomach. But in the U.S., stomach cancer is more [...]

By Community • November 1, 2021

Advancing colorectal cancer screening with AIOctober 22, 2021

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide, accounting for almost 2 million new cancer cases each year, according to the World Health Organization

Colorectal cancer, also known as bowel cancer, typically affects older adults, although it can happen at any [...]

By Community • October 22, 2021

Systemic therapies for breast cancerOctober 18, 2021

Systemic therapies are drugs that are taken orally or by IV to treat cancer. Types of systemic therapies for breast cancer include chemotherapyhormone therapyimmunotherapy and targeted drug therapy. Which therapy [...]

By Community • October 18, 2021

Next steps, new leader for Mayo Clinic Cancer CenterOctober 11, 2021

Dr. Cheryl Willman was named executive director of Mayo Clinic Cancer Programs, and director of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in May. In this role, Dr. Willman is leading the expansion and strategic development of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center [...]

By Community • October 11, 2021

Treating and preventing liver cancerOctober 4, 2021

While still relatively rare, the rate of primary liver cancer has been increasing in recent decades, disproportionately affecting minority populations. 

"Research has shown that Blacks and Hispanics are less likely to be diagnosed with liver cancer at an earlier stage, compared to [...]

By Community • October 4, 2021

Treatment options for pediatric brain tumorsSeptember 22, 2021

Of the many different types of pediatric brain tumors some are noncancerous, or benign, and some are cancerous, or malignant. Treatment and chance of recovery, or prognosis, depend on the type of tumor, its location within the brain, whether it [...]

By Community • September 22, 2021

Accurate diagnosis is key to treating lymphomaSeptember 17, 2021

Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of the body's germ-fighting network. The lymphatic system includes the lymph nodes or glands, the spleen, the thymus gland, and bone marrow. 

While many types of lymphoma exist, the main subtypes are 

By Community • September 17, 2021

What happens after a prostate cancer diagnosis?September 13, 2021

After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in men. One in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute.

While some types of prostate cancer grow slowly, [...]

By Community • September 13, 2021

Cancer is the leading disease-related cause of death in childrenSeptember 9, 2021

One in every 266 children and adolescents will be diagnosed with cancer by age 20, according to the American Cancer Society.

Sarcoma — the term for a group of cancers that begin in the [...]

By Community • September 9, 2021