• Are you doing the right things to keep your mammaries happy and healthy? From current scares to self-exams to finding the right bra, stay abreast of what's best for your chest.

  • If you have cancer, you might be nervous at the thought of having chemotherapy. One of the most common concerns about chemotherapy is the negative side effects. The type of side effects and their severity depend on the type and dose of chemotherapy as well as how an individual reacts to the treatment.

  • Medical research focuses on how to treat and beat cancer, but people whose lives are affected by cancer have to find how to live with it – and there is no single right way to live with cancer: everyone needs to find what works best for them.

  • Colorectal cancer is the third-most-common cancer and the second-most-common cause of cancer deaths in Canada. Every week, over 400 Canadians are diagnosed with it, and an average of 175 Canadians die of it. However, it is one of the most preventable forms of cancer - it is 95% preventable with scheduled and thorough testing. If it is detected early, it is highly treatable. Find out how lifestyle choices and regular screening tests can significantly cut your risk of this disease.

  • Have you used a herbal remedy to relieve a headache, or tried massage to relieve stress? If so, you're not alone. Studies show that more than 70% of Canadians have used some form of alternative or complementary medicine. Read on for more information about complementary medicine and tips on safety.

  • Does reducing the number of cancer deaths around the world by one-third sound like a lofty goal? 9 simple lifestyle changes could do just that and have a dramatic impact on cancer's death toll, according to a recent study. Here's what all of us can do to cut the risk.

  • There are many different treatments available for colorectal cancer. By working with your doctor, you can find the treatment that's best for you.

  • Integrative medicine – what does it mean? Is it dangerous? Find out how to know what's right for you.

  • About 15% to 20% of men with prostate cancer have advanced prostate cancer, which means the cancer has spread beyond the prostate into other tissues. What are the treatment options for this diagnosis?

  • Fitting your medications into a busy lifestyle can be a challenge. Here are some tips on managing your medications at home and while travelling.

  • Are you scheduled to have a colonoscopy? If it's your first time, you may have a few questions. You may even be apprehensive. But doctors routinely look in our ears and down our throats, so there's really no need to feel squeamish when it comes to an examination of our colon.

  • What do Robert De Niro, Nelson Mandela, Rudy Giuliani, and Arnold Palmer have in common? They all overcame battles with prostate cancer, the most common cancer diagnosed in Canadian men. Read one man's story and find out how prostate cancer is prevented, diagnosed, and treated.

  • Don't let the warm weather and hot sun catch you with your guard down. Be prepared for sun and travel.

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