Cancer

summer
summer

Summer Sucks and It's Going to Kill You

Here are all the ways you can die from the worst season.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
4 days ago
Photography
Photography

Photos of My Parents as They Both Face Terminal Cancer

"My parents were very open with me, allowing me to document our lives at such a delicate time."
Rebecca Kamm
5.1.18
Health
Health

Life After a Double Mastectomy at 33

A young, single New York City woman is diagnosed with the genetic mutation that gave her mother breast cancer. After removing her breasts, unanswerable questions about her future loom large.
Elyssa Goodman
1.19.18
Health
Health

People with Illnesses Talk About the Symptom They Shouldn't Have Ignored

If you think you might be sick, here's an idea: Ask a doctor what they think.
Ruth Faj
12.4.17
Cancer
Cancer

How Cancer Affects Women's Sex Lives

Both cancer treatment and its aftereffects have huge ramifications on the sex lives of women—and those ramifications aren't discussed often enough.
Camila Martinez-Granata
11.22.17
Health
Health

What It's Like Having Brain Surgery While You're Still Awake

Accounts from five people who've undergone awake craniotomies.
Milly McMahon
9.27.17
Freedman Files
Freedman Files

Bali in the 90s Was a Complex Paradise

Photographer Jill Freedman captures lush scenes of an ancient culture in flux.
Jill Freedman
Cameron Cuchulainn
9.16.17
Television
Television

Tig Notaro Is Done Talking About Cancer

We chat with the comedian and actor about the new season of 'One Mississippi,' motherhood, and her comedy career.
Sam Fragoso
9.8.17
Cancer
Cancer

What It's Like to Have Your Testicles Removed as a Young Man

We spoke to four survivors about their experiences with testicular cancer, and the mother of a young man who didn't make it.
Milly McMahon
9.8.17
Health
Health

I'm Probably Going to Get Cancer, but My Life Will Be Beautiful

I have a 97 percent chance of developing cancer and zero fear.
Michelle Brasier
5.17.17
breast cancer
breast cancer

Overcoming a Mastectomy as a Young Woman

We spoke to five women under 35 who have undergone mastectomies about their recovery from breast cancer.
Milly McMahon
4.26.17
Motherboard Homepage
Motherboard Homepage

This Computer Program Detects Cancer Earlier Than Ever—Without Surgery

CancerLocator could be used to pinpoint tumor locations even before symptoms arise, eliminating painful biopsies and increasing patient survival.
Knvul Sheikh
4.3.17