Prevent Cancer? There’s a vaccine for that.

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As parents, the wellness and safety of our children is always our highest priority. So, what if you could do something today to help protect their future health, and even prevent some types of cancers? While not all are preventable, you can vaccinate your child against human papillomavirus (HPV)-related diseases. There is currently a worldwide […]

Can You Prevent Colon Cancer?

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Nearly 100,000 Americans will get diagnosed with colon cancer this year, making it one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in both men and women. And while our ability to diagnose and treat colon cancer has improved greatly over the decades, the question of whether there’s anything you can do to actually prevent getting it […]

Immunotherapy: Harnessing the immune system to fight cancer

Immunotherapy: Harnessing the immune system to fight cancer

Has the key to ending cancer been within our bodies all along? One of the hottest topics right now in oncology treatment is immunotherapy, a new way of treating cancer that harnesses an individual’s own immune system to recognize, control and potentially cure cancers. Immunotherapy is a different approach from conventional treatments such as chemotherapy […]

Metastatic Breast Cancer Patient Finds Hope in New Technology

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When people hear “breast cancer,” they don’t usually think of a disease affecting the brain. But Mississippi native Kimberly Hathorn knows it can do just that. Originally diagnosed and treated for breast cancer in 2007, Kimberly lived in remission until 2011. At that time, her cancer began metastasizing to various parts of her body, including […]

Charles’ Story: Settling into a New Normal

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Theologian Tim Keller theorizes that when people hear about a tragedy, we try to exempt ourselves by profiling the cause and identifying the ways in which we are different. We convince ourselves we are safe because we would never live that way, use that product, do that thing, or be that person. I am the […]