Thyroid cancer is a rare type of cancer that affects the thyroid gland, a small gland at the base of the neck that produces hormones. Women are two to three times more likely to develop it than men.
The cancer death rate in the United States dropped by a staggering 25 percent in the past 25 years.
Each year, Relay For Life is being celebrated in over 20 countries including the United States and the United Kingdom to raise the much needed funds and awareness to save people from cancer. Anyone can join the event as a team, as a survivor or as an organizer for the relay.
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Madison County will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Oneida High School. Local Cancer survivors together with their caregivers will be taking the celebratory first lap.
A new report by American Cancer Society revealed a 23% drop of cancer deaths nationwide since the recorded peak in 1991 but continues to be the biggest killer among Americans in 21 US states.
Cancer appears to have leveled off in affluent countries but dramatically increases in less developed societies as more and more people have become accustomed to unhealthy Western lifestyle and habits.
The American Cancer Society and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) have issued joint guidelines for breast cancer survivors
Joan Lunden, a former co-host of ABC's "Good Morning America," wants to become an advocate for breast cancer awareness.