Tag Archives: Cancer

'Precision medicine' often financially toxic for cancer patients

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Nov. 1, 2018 / 5:48 PM GMT By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News When Kristen Kilmer was diagnosed with incurable breast cancer at age 38, her first thought was of her 8-year-old daughter. Kilmer lost… Read More »

Big Family, Small Risk of Cancer

Did you grow up in a large family with several siblings? You may remember a lot of chaos, jockeying for your parents’ attention, and complaints about wearing hand-me-downs, but there was probably a lot of love and companionship as well. While that somewhat crowded upbringing might have taught you some questionable life skills—such as eating… Read More »