We often associate post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with wars, natural disasters, and other life-threatening events. But post-traumatic stress (PTS), a less severe form, can occur when one faces cancer. PTS can also occur at any time during or after treatment, from cancer diagnosis onward, and it can also strike parents of childhood cancer survivors.

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New Year’s resolutions are often short-lived. But making small changes is the trick that can help those resolutions stick. Maintaining a healthy weight cuts your risk of diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, stroke, osteoarthritis, and colon and uterine cancers.

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Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women, and about 80% of those deaths trace back to smoking.

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The United States has an estimated 7 million people eligible for lung cancer screening, but fewer than 2% got screened in 2016.

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Michelle Blauser Standridge didn’t miss an opportunity to remind others to get their mammograms, especially during the three years she herself was battling breast cancer. She knew that early detection could save lives.

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