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Barbara and George H.W. Bush lost a young daughter, Robin. The agony never left them.

A tragedy that splits many couples brought them closer

A toddler needs extremely rare blood to beat cancer. People across the world are helping her find it.

The 2-year-old’s survival depends on the kindness of strangers

My daughter was diagnosed with cancer. After a terrifying year, we’re relishing a mundane life.

I’m grateful our family can appreciate the ordinary

Want to lower your risk of ovarian cancer? Don’t reach for the baby aspirin yet — instead, do this.

Prevention strategies take on more importance when detection is difficult

10 fears more terrifying than monsters

Ahead of Halloween, we asked what scares you. Here’s what 10 women said.

HPV vaccination rates are still too low, even as HPV-related cancer is on the rise

Vaccination rates are rising too, but not fast enough

The club where no one has cancer — yet

Friends who understand what it’s like to carry a BRCA genetic mutation

My stomach pain proved to be advanced ovarian cancer. I fought back and clung to hope.

Ovarian cancer will kill an estimated 14,000 American women this year

My identical twin died from breast cancer. She also saved my life.

Here’s how

Lung cancer rates in younger white and Hispanic women surpass those of men

A new study reveals the reversal of a historic trend in women’s health