For a child, a cancer diagnosis can be the stuff of nightmares. So doctors in Russia have started using a doll to demonstrate treatments, answer questions and try to ease fears.
By Laura Santhanam
Health care providers around Houston and across Texas cobble together resources for patients of cancer and other chronic illnesses who have been displaced after Hurricane Harvey.
By Anita Snow, Associated Press
Sen. John McCain's packed agenda while on break from Congress in his home state of Arizona has hardly been the schedule of a typical brain cancer patient - or even someone about to turn 81.
By Nsikan Akpan
Many outlets have described John McCain's tumor as "aggressive." Here's why.
By Associated Press
McCain's office said late Wednesday that the 80-year-old senator had been diagnosed with cancer.
By Donna Cassata, Associated Press
Doctors say Arizona Sen. John McCain has a brain tumor associated with a blood clot that was removed last week.
By Joshua Barajas, Laura Santhanam, Iman Smith, Erica R. Hendry
Take a break from the news cycle with these overlooked but important stories that are getting lost in the shuffle.
Cervical cancer afflicts a half million women across the world every year, but it's most deadly in India. For many Indian women, seeing a doctor is the last resort and an unaffordable luxury. A pilot program aims to change that…
By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
At a time when expensive new cancer treatments are proliferating rapidly, patients have more therapy choices than ever before. Yet they are largely kept in the dark because their doctors either can’t or won’t communicate clearly. Many patients compound the…
Proton therapy only works for specific types of cancer, but Louisiana officials are hopeful their centers will make the state a medical tourism destination.
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