Category: Health

Childhood Cancers Research

NCI supports a broad range of research to better understand the causes, biology, and patterns of childhood cancers and to identify the best ways to successfully treat children with cancer.  In the context of clinical trials,...

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Childhood Cancer Causes

The causes of most childhood cancers are not known.  About 5 percent of all cancers in children are caused by an inherited mutation (a genetic mutation that can be passed from parents to their children).  Most cancers in...

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Treating Childhood Cancer

Children’s cancers are not always treated like adult cancers.  Pediatric oncology is a medical specialty focused on the care of children with cancer.  It’s important to know that this expertise exists and that there...

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Childhood Cancers

A cancer diagnosis is upsetting at any age, but especially so when the patient is a child.  Types of cancer in children:  In the United States in 2019, an estimated 11,060 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed among children...

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Breast Cancer Screening Exams

Breast cancer screening exams help find breast cancer at a early stage.  When found early, the chances for successfully treating the disease are greatest.  Along with regular exams, practice awareness.  This means you should...

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Heart Health

Learn how to be heart healthy at any age.  Don’t smoke. Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S.  If you don’t smoke, don’t start.  If you do smoke, learn how to quit.  Manage conditions....

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Heart Disease

It Can happen at any age.  Heart disease doesn’t happen just to older adults.  It is happening to younger adults more and more often.  That is partly because the conditions that lead to heart disease are happening at...

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How is Cancer Treated?

Treatment options depend on the type of cancer, its stage, if the cancer has spread and your general health.  The goal of treatment is to kill as many cancerous cells while reducing damage to normal cells nearby.  Advances in...

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