What Is Radiation Therapy? 

To kill cancer cells, your doctors may recommend exposing them to radiation therapy, usually via x-rays. These intense beams of energy damage their DNA.


What Is Lymphoma? 

Lymphoma is a term for many types of blood cancers. Rates of lymphoma are dropping, and survival is improving. Here's what you should know about lymphoma.


What Is Uterine Cancer? 

Uterine cancer symptoms can mimic many other conditions. Know the signs and symptoms and see a doctor early to ensure a quick diagnosis and treatment.


What Is Chemotherapy? 

Unlike surgery and radiation, which work directly on a tumor, chemotherapy can kill cancer cells that have spread far away, but it can affect other parts of your body.


Types of Brain Tumors 

There are more than 120 types of brain tumors, including primary and secondary (or metastatic) brain tumors. Here’s what you should know.


Our Cervical Cancer Section 

Cervical cancer is cancer that develops in the lower end of your womb, most of the time after a human papillomavirus (HPV) infection.


Our Ovarian Cancer Section 

Ovarian cancer is one of the most difficult cancers to spot early, when treatment is most effective. Learn risk factors and symptoms that can be warning signs.


Our Skin Cancer Section 

Knowing what skin cancer symptoms to look for, you can catch skin cancer early, get the right treatment, and prevent illness and death.


Our Melanoma Section 

If you know early melanoma symptoms and get treatment, you can save your life — but be aware that treatment delays of only weeks can be fatal.


Our Lung Cancer Section 

Smoking increases your chance of getting and dying from lung cancer by 15 to 30 times. Other lung cancer risk factors include exposure to radon and certain chemicals.


Our Kidney Cancer Section 

Cancer occurs when cells in your body change and grow out of control to form tumors. Cancer that starts in kidney cells is called kidney (renal) cancer.