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The Story of Brain Mapping

The Story of Brain Mapping

How new science is helping surgeons remove tumors without disrupting a patient's livelihood

Celebrating Nurse Scientists

Celebrating Nurse Scientists

Patients prosper when the "bench" is stationed at the "bedside"

Caregiving, holidays and the art of negotiation

Caregiving, holidays and the art of negotiation

Holidays and other big occasions come with traditions to uphold and expectations to meet. Cancer can change all of that — leaving you and your loved ones to negotiate what to do when what you want and what’s realistic aren’t the same. Talking about it is crucial, even though it may be uncomfortable.

How do I quit smoking? Creating a plan to kick the habit

How do I quit smoking? Creating a plan to kick the habit

Thursday, Nov. 19 is the Great American Smoke Out, an annual event the American Cancer Society hosts to encourage those who smoke to quit or set a quit date. But how can you make that happen? Like with any major lifestyle change, there are many approaches you could take.

Military experience shaped one veteran’s approach to life after a kidney cancer diagnosis

Military experience shaped one veteran’s approach to life after a kidney cancer diagnosis

For Larry Mastrella, serving in the Army during the Vietnam War provided the experience and outlook to have a persistent attitude. This shaped the attitude he would have when he was diagnosed with kidney cancer years later.