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  • Sen. John McCain Has Brain Cancer
    (20-Jul-2017)
    Aggressive tumor known as glioblastoma was spotted during procedure to remove blood clot

  • Senator McCain Faces a Tough Cancer Foe
    (20-Jul-2017)
    The median survival for glioblastoma patients is about 15 months, oncologists say

  • Many Terminal Cancer Patients Remain in Denial
    (20-Jul-2017)
    Not facing reality raises other troublesome issues, researchers say

  • Insured, But Still Barred From Top-Tier Cancer Centers
    (20-Jul-2017)
    Cheaper policies may not cover U.S. National Cancer Institute-affiliated doctors

  • More Patients OK'd for Cancer Trials Under Obamacare: Study
    (20-Jul-2017)
    Affordable Care Act changed rules for private insurers

  • Sen. John McCain Has Brain Cancer
    (20-Jul-2017)
    Aggressive tumor known as glioblastoma was spotted during procedure to remove blood clot

  • Senator McCain Faces a Tough Cancer Foe
    (20-Jul-2017)
    The median survival for glioblastoma patients is about 15 months, oncologists say

  • 'Nipple-Sparing' Mastectomies Don't Raise Odds of Cancer's Return: Study
    (19-Jul-2017)
    Research suggests that the cosmetically superior procedure comes with no added risk

  • Doctors' Group Offers Ideas for Easing Cancer Costs
    (19-Jul-2017)
    New drugs routinely priced at $100,000 a year, ASCO says

  • 'Nipple-Sparing' Mastectomies Don't Raise Odds of Cancer's Return: Study
    (19-Jul-2017)
    Research suggests that the cosmetically superior procedure comes with no added risk

  • Health Tip: Getting Too Much Sun?
    (19-Jul-2017)
    Here's what it can do

  • Nerlynx Approved to Help Prevent Breast Cancer's Return
    (18-Jul-2017)
    Drug is designed to block cancer-fueling enzymes

  • Create Your Own Quit-Smoking Plan
    (18-Jul-2017)
    Change habits that foster tobacco use

  • Most Women Should Forgo Ovarian Cancer Screening: Panel
    (18-Jul-2017)
    Test isn't accurate enough to justify its use, experts say

  • Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk
    (18-Jul-2017)
    Most thorough analysis of the data so far finds only 'trivial' effect, which may be due to chance

  • Create Your Own Quit-Smoking Plan
    (18-Jul-2017)
    Change habits that foster tobacco use

  • Most Women Should Forgo Ovarian Cancer Screening: Panel
    (18-Jul-2017)
    Test isn't accurate enough to justify its use, experts say

  • Little Evidence That Vasectomy Raises Prostate Cancer Risk
    (18-Jul-2017)
    Most thorough analysis of the data so far finds only 'trivial' effect, which may be due to chance

  • McCain's Recovery Time After Surgery Uncertain, Experts Say
    (17-Jul-2017)
    Fate of Affordable Care Act may depend on Senator's return to work

  • Smart Steps for Sun Protection
    (17-Jul-2017)
    Know the ABCs of SPFs

  • McCain's Recovery Time After Surgery Uncertain, Experts Say
    (17-Jul-2017)
    Fate of Affordable Care Act may depend on Senator's return to work

  • 'Observation' Best Option for Most Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
    (13-Jul-2017)
    20-year study found little difference in death rates, more complications with surgery

  • Are Big Men More Prone to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?
    (13-Jul-2017)
    Study found taller, heavier males were more likely to get it, die from it

  • FDA Panel OKs What May Soon Be First Gene Therapy Approved in U.S.
    (13-Jul-2017)
    Expensive but potent leukemia therapy genetically transforms patients' immune system cells to fight disease

  • FDA Panel OKs What May Soon Be First Gene Therapy Approved in U.S.
    (13-Jul-2017)
    Expensive but potent leukemia therapy genetically transforms patients' immune system cells to fight disease

  • 'Observation' Best Option for Most Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
    (13-Jul-2017)
    20-year study found little difference in death rates, more complications with surgery

  • Are Big Men More Prone to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?
    (13-Jul-2017)
    Study found taller, heavier males were more likely to get it, die from it

  • New Test May Help Spot Pancreatic Cancer Early
    (12-Jul-2017)
    Low-cost blood screening could be key weapon against No. 4 cancer killer in U.S.

  • New Test May Help Spot Pancreatic Cancer Early
    (12-Jul-2017)
    Low-cost blood screening could be key weapon against No. 4 cancer killer in U.S.

  • Easier Colon Exam Boosts Screening, But Insurers May Not Pay
    (11-Jul-2017)
    People with coverage for virtual colonoscopy are more likely to get tested for colon cancer, study finds

  • Easier Colon Exam Boosts Screening, But Insurers May Not Pay
    (11-Jul-2017)
    People with coverage for virtual colonoscopy are more likely to get tested for colon cancer, study finds

  • Most Breast Cancer Patients Have Help Choosing Treatments
    (10-Jul-2017)
    Support system can be useful when weighing complex therapy options, study authors say

  • For Holocaust Survivors, Raised Risk of Cancer
    (10-Jul-2017)
    Study followed more than 150,000 people for 45 years

  • Most Breast Cancer Patients Have Help Choosing Treatments
    (10-Jul-2017)
    Support system can be useful when weighing complex therapy options, study authors say

  • For Holocaust Survivors, Raised Risk of Cancer
    (10-Jul-2017)
    Study followed more than 150,000 people for 45 years

  • For Holocaust Survivors, Raised Risk of Cancer
    (10-Jul-2017)
    Study followed more than 150,000 people for 45 years

  • Dying May Not Be as Awful an Experience as You Think
    (07-Jul-2017)
    Study of people nearing their own death finds many describe the journey as surprisingly positive

  • Parkinson's Disease and Melanoma May Occur Together, Study Finds
    (07-Jul-2017)
    Doctors should counsel patients that if they have one disease, they're at risk of the other

  • Parkinson's Disease and Melanoma May Occur Together, Study Finds
    (07-Jul-2017)
    Doctors should counsel patients that if they have one disease, they're at risk of the other

  • Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports
    (06-Jul-2017)
    Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

  • Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports
    (06-Jul-2017)
    Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

  • Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports
    (06-Jul-2017)
    Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

  • Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports
    (06-Jul-2017)
    Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

  • FDA Widens Access to 'Cooling Cap' to Stop Hair Loss in Cancer Patients
    (05-Jul-2017)
    Treatment now OK'd for patients receiving chemotherapy for solid tumors

  • FDA Widens Access to 'Cooling Cap' to Stop Hair Loss in Cancer Patients
    (05-Jul-2017)
    Treatment now OK'd for patients receiving chemotherapy for solid tumors

  • Many Women Mistaken on 'Side Effects' of Breast Cancer Drug
    (29-Jun-2017)
    Study shows that normal symptoms of menopause are often blamed on tamoxifen

  • Depression May Worsen Health for Cancer Caregivers
    (29-Jun-2017)
    Identifying signs early on might help protect these loved ones, study suggests

  • Many Women Mistaken on 'Side Effects' of Breast Cancer Drug
    (29-Jun-2017)
    Study shows that normal symptoms of menopause are often blamed on tamoxifen

  • Melanoma Biopsy Results Can Differ, Worrying Patients
    (29-Jun-2017)
    Doctor discovers skin cancer evaluations aren't always as clear-cut as many might think

  • Melanoma Biopsy Results Can Differ, Worrying Patients
    (29-Jun-2017)
    Doctor discovers skin cancer evaluations aren't always as clear-cut as many might think

  • New Microscope Scans Breast Tumors During Surgery
    (28-Jun-2017)
    The instrument examines cells in 3D and may cut down on repeat surgeries.

  • Can You Recognize the Signs of Skin Cancer?
    (28-Jun-2017)
    First step: Get to know your own skin markings, doctor says

  • New Microscope Scans Breast Tumors During Surgery
    (28-Jun-2017)
    The instrument examines cells in 3D and may cut down on repeat surgeries.

  • Can You Recognize the Signs of Skin Cancer?
    (28-Jun-2017)
    First step: Get to know your own skin markings, doctor says

  • Medicaid Cuts Tied to Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnoses
    (26-Jun-2017)
    Tennessee's 2005 Medicaid rollback could forecast what might happen if GOP health plans become law, some say

  • Boozing Can Age You Right Down to Your Cells
    (26-Jun-2017)
    DNA studies reveal alcoholics have shorter telomeres, key markers of aging and overall health

  • Medicaid Cuts Tied to Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnoses
    (26-Jun-2017)
    Tennessee's 2005 Medicaid rollback could forecast what might happen if GOP health plans become law, some say

  • Mammogram Decision Hinges on Patient-Doc Talk, Ob-Gyn Group Says
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Updated guidelines say average-risk women can start screening at age 40

  • Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

  • Many Doctors Silent on Cost of Cancer Care
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Topic is often ignored, even though 'financial toxicity' is a growing concern, researcher says

  • Big Gap in Cancer Deaths Between Rich, Poor Countries
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Poorer nations need greater access to effective health care and prevention programs, researchers say

  • Mammogram Decision Hinges on Patient-Doc Talk, Ob-Gyn Group Says
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Updated guidelines say average-risk women can start screening at age 40

  • Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

  • Could Certain Hair Dyes, Relaxers Raise Breast Cancer Risk?
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Study findings differ by race, but one expert says they're inconclusive

  • When Is Risk Highest for Women With Breast Cancer Gene Mutations?
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Study narrows down peak times, possibly aiding in preventive treatment decisions

  • Many Chronic Illnesses Linked to Suicide Risk
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Odds 9 times higher for people with traumatic brain injury, study suggests

  • Childhood Chemo May Have Lasting Effects on Memory
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Study found timing of treatment seemed to play a role

  • Could Certain Hair Dyes, Relaxers Raise Breast Cancer Risk?
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Study findings differ by race, but one expert says they're inconclusive

  • When Is Risk Highest for Women With Breast Cancer Gene Mutations?
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Study narrows down peak times, possibly aiding in preventive treatment decisions

  • Childhood Chemo May Have Lasting Effects on Memory
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Study found timing of treatment seemed to play a role

  • Many Tanning Salons Defy Legal Age Limits on Users
    (16-Jun-2017)
    Some also make false claims about the health effects of tanning, researchers find

  • Many Tanning Salons Defy Legal Age Limits on Users
    (16-Jun-2017)
    Some also make false claims about the health effects of tanning, researchers find

  • 'Couch Potatoes' May Face Higher Risk of Kidney, Bladder Cancers
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Researchers say get moving, and point to national exercise guidelines

  • 'Couch Potatoes' May Face Higher Risk of Kidney, Bladder Cancers
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Researchers say get moving, and point to national exercise guidelines

  • Mission to Mars Would Double Astronauts' Cancer Risk
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Deep space travel exposes cells to radiation and heavy ions, researchers say

  • 'Couch Potatoes' May Face Higher Risk of Kidney, Bladder Cancers
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Researchers say get moving, and point to national exercise guidelines

  • Have Scientists Created a Safe, Sun-Free Tan?
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Experiment unlocks a way to tan without harmful UV exposure, which could help prevent skin cancer

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Skin Cancer
    (14-Jun-2017)
    How to protect your skin

  • Have Scientists Created a Safe, Sun-Free Tan?
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Experiment unlocks a way to tan without harmful UV exposure, which could help prevent skin cancer

  • Asian Women Less Likely to Get Follow-up After Abnormal Mammogram
    (12-Jun-2017)
    Language, cultural barriers may prevent them from receiving needed care, study authors say

  • Asian Women Less Likely to Get Follow-up After Abnormal Mammogram
    (12-Jun-2017)
    Language, cultural barriers may prevent them from receiving needed care, study authors say

  • With Summer Sun Comes Heightened Skin Cancer Risk
    (11-Jun-2017)
    Doctor shares tips for prevention, recognition

  • With Summer Sun Comes Heightened Skin Cancer Risk
    (11-Jun-2017)
    Doctor shares tips for prevention, recognition

  • Is Full Lymph Node Removal Always Needed for Melanoma?
    (08-Jun-2017)
    Survival was just as long for those who had less extensive surgery, large study finds

  • Is Full Lymph Node Removal Always Needed for Melanoma?
    (08-Jun-2017)
    Survival was just as long for those who had less extensive surgery, large study finds

  • More Cancers Caught in Wealthy People
    (07-Jun-2017)
    Those with more money more likely to be screened, researchers report

  • More Cancers Caught in Wealthy People
    (07-Jun-2017)
    Those with more money more likely to be screened, researchers report

  • More Cancers Caught in Wealthy People
    (07-Jun-2017)
    Those with more money more likely to be screened, researchers report

  • More Cancers Caught in Wealthy People
    (07-Jun-2017)
    Those with more money more likely to be screened, researchers report

  • Publicly Funded Cancer Trials Gained Americans 3 Million More Years
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Study looked at data stretching from 1956 and 2016

  • Can Drug Company Perks Sway Cancer Docs' Prescriptions?
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Even relatively small payments seemed to make a difference, researchers report

  • Publicly Funded Cancer Trials Gained Americans 3 Million More Years
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Study looked at data stretching from 1956 and 2016

  • Can Drug Company Perks Sway Cancer Docs' Prescriptions?
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Even relatively small payments seemed to make a difference, researchers report

  • Can Drug Company Perks Sway Cancer Docs' Prescriptions?
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Even relatively small payments seemed to make a difference, researchers report

  • Publicly Funded Cancer Trials Gained Americans 3 Million More Years
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Study looked at data stretching from 1956 and 2016

  • Publicly Funded Cancer Trials Gained Americans 3 Million More Years
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Study looked at data stretching from 1956 and 2016

  • Publicly Funded Cancer Trials Gained Americans 3 Million More Years
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Study looked at data stretching from 1956 and 2016

  • Publicly Funded Cancer Trials Gained Americans 3 Million More Years
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Study looked at data stretching from 1956 and 2016

  • Publicly Funded Cancer Trials Gained Americans 3 Million More Years
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Study looked at data stretching from 1956 and 2016

  • Experimental Gene-Targeted Drug Hits Cancer Where It Lives
    (05-Jun-2017)
    But the gene flaw is rare, affecting less than 1 percent of typical cancers, researchers say

  • Pregnancy Doesn't Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Research involving more than 1,200 survivors shows childbearing has no effect on recurrence

  • Drug Helps Fight Breast Tumors Tied to 'Cancer Genes'
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Lynparza may offer a new treatment for women with advanced BRCA-related disease, researchers say

  • Experimental Gene-Targeted Drug Hits Cancer Where It Lives
    (05-Jun-2017)
    But the gene flaw is rare, affecting less than 1 percent of typical cancers, researchers say

  • Experimental Gene-Targeted Drug Hits Cancer Where It Lives
    (05-Jun-2017)
    But the gene flaw is rare, affecting less than 1 percent of typical cancers, researchers say

  • Pregnancy Doesn't Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Research involving more than 1,200 survivors shows childbearing has no effect on recurrence

  • Reporting Symptoms Online to Docs Helps Cancer Patients Live Longer
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Study found technology works because it cuts lag time between problems and care team's response

  • Drug Helps Fight Breast Tumors Tied to 'Cancer Genes'
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Lynparza may offer a new treatment for women with advanced BRCA-related disease, researchers say

  • Cancer Drug Helps Some Kids With Rare Type of Leukemia
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Dasatinib prolonged survival in chronic myeloid leukemia patients, study says

  • Experimental Gene-Targeted Drug Hits Cancer Where It Lives
    (05-Jun-2017)
    But the gene flaw is rare, affecting less than 1 percent of typical cancers, researchers say

  • Drug Extends Lives of Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer: Studies
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Findings could 'change clinical practice overnight,' leading oncologist says

  • Gene-Targeted Drugs Fight Advanced Lung Cancers
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Medications show promise for non-small cell type

  • Gene-Based Therapy May Thwart a Tough Blood Cancer
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Researchers attempt to turn immune cells into unerring killers of multiple myeloma cells

  • Cancer Drug Helps Some Kids With Rare Type of Leukemia
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Dasatinib prolonged survival in chronic myeloid leukemia patients, study says

  • Experimental Gene-Targeted Drug Hits Cancer Where It Lives
    (05-Jun-2017)
    But the gene flaw is rare, affecting less than 1 percent of typical cancers, researchers say

  • Gene-Targeted Drugs Fight Advanced Lung Cancers
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Medications show promise for non-small cell type

  • Experimental Gene-Targeted Drug Hits Cancer Where It Lives
    (05-Jun-2017)
    But the gene flaw is rare, affecting less than 1 percent of typical cancers, researchers say

  • Drug Extends Lives of Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer: Studies
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Findings could 'change clinical practice overnight,' leading oncologist says

  • Cancer Drug Helps Some Kids With Rare Type of Leukemia
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Dasatinib prolonged survival in chronic myeloid leukemia patients, study says

  • Is One Round of Radiation Enough for Spine Pain in Cancer Patients?
    (02-Jun-2017)
    Study suggests it works as well as a full week of treatments

  • Dark Skin No Shield From Deadly Skin Cancer
    (02-Jun-2017)
    Death rates from melanoma are higher for people of color, skin expert says

  • Childhood Cancer Survivors Now Living Healthier Lives
    (02-Jun-2017)
    Could be due to changes made years ago in treatments children receive, researchers say

  • Is One Round of Radiation Enough for Spine Pain in Cancer Patients?
    (02-Jun-2017)
    Study suggests it works as well as a full week of treatments

  • Conquering One Big Cancer Side Effect: Fear
    (02-Jun-2017)
    Three new therapy programs provide much-needed psychological support, researchers report

  • Is One Round of Radiation Enough for Spine Pain in Cancer Patients?
    (02-Jun-2017)
    Study suggests it works as well as a full week of treatments

  • Dark Skin No Shield From Deadly Skin Cancer
    (02-Jun-2017)
    Death rates from melanoma are higher for people of color, skin expert says

  • Drug Xeloda Prolongs Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients
    (31-May-2017)
    It cut risk of relapse, death by 30 percent over 5 years, trial found

  • Drug Xeloda Prolongs Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients
    (31-May-2017)
    It cut risk of relapse, death by 30 percent over 5 years, trial found

  • Drug Xeloda Prolongs Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients
    (31-May-2017)
    It cut risk of relapse, death by 30 percent over 5 years, trial found

  • Scientists Report Progress on Genetic Test for Anal Cancer
    (26-May-2017)
    But research is still in early stages

  • Scientists Report Progress on Genetic Test for Anal Cancer
    (26-May-2017)
    But research is still in early stages

  • Kidneys From Deceased Diabetics Might Ease Organ Shortage: Study
    (25-May-2017)
    More than 100,000 people are on the U.S. kidney transplant wait-list

  • Thick Middle May Raise Risk of Some Cancers
    (24-May-2017)
    Where fat is carried is as strong a predictor as BMI, research suggests

  • Thick Middle May Raise Risk of Some Cancers
    (24-May-2017)
    Where fat is carried is as strong a predictor as BMI, research suggests

  • New Drug Approved for All Cancers With Genetic Marker
    (24-May-2017)
    First medication sanctioned for any cancer, regardless of origin

  • FDA OKs First Cancer Drug by Genetic Type, Not Organ of Origin
    (24-May-2017)
    Keytruda is targeted to specific cancers with specific DNA that can arise in multiple sites

  • Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer Shows Early Promise
    (24-May-2017)
    Scientists aim for earlier detection, when tumors are treatable

  • Thick Middle May Raise Risk of Some Cancers
    (24-May-2017)
    Where fat is carried is as strong a predictor as BMI, research suggests

  • Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer Shows Early Promise
    (24-May-2017)
    Scientists aim for earlier detection, when tumors are treatable

  • 3 Key Lifestyle Factors Can Lower Breast Cancer Odds
    (23-May-2017)
    Stay trim, exercise and cut back on drinking, review findings suggest

  • 3 Key Lifestyle Factors Can Lower Breast Cancer Odds
    (23-May-2017)
    Stay trim, exercise and cut back on drinking, review findings suggest

  • Suicide Risk Quadruples After Lung Cancer Diagnosis
    (23-May-2017)
    Doctors, loved ones need to be on the lookout for distress and depression, cancer specialist says

  • Suicide Risk Quadruples After Lung Cancer Diagnosis
    (23-May-2017)
    Doctors, loved ones need to be on the lookout for distress and depression, cancer specialist says

  • Blacks More Prone to Colon Cancers That Arise Between Colonoscopies: Study
    (22-May-2017)
    Differences in biology or in the quality of screenings blacks receive may be to blame, researchers say

  • Blacks More Prone to Colon Cancers That Arise Between Colonoscopies: Study
    (22-May-2017)
    Differences in biology or in the quality of screenings blacks receive may be to blame, researchers say

  • Could 'Safer' Filtered Cigarettes Be More Deadly?
    (22-May-2017)
    New report suggests they're tied to rising rates of an aggressive lung cancer

  • Could 'Safer' Filtered Cigarettes Be More Deadly?
    (22-May-2017)
    New report suggests they're tied to rising rates of an aggressive lung cancer

  • Yoga, Meditation May Ease Some Breast Cancer Symptoms
    (19-May-2017)
    But study into alternative therapies didn't find evidence to support using dietary supplements

  • Overweight Boys Face Higher Colon Cancer Risk as Adults
    (19-May-2017)
    But study also found that losing weight as young adults lowered those odds

  • Yoga, Meditation May Ease Some Breast Cancer Symptoms
    (19-May-2017)
    But study into alternative therapies didn't find evidence to support using dietary supplements

  • Study Refutes Viagra-Melanoma Link
    (19-May-2017)
    Data shows no connection between impotence drug and deadly skin cancer, after all

  • 1 in 5 U.S. Cancers Is 'Rare'
    (19-May-2017)
    Little-known malignancies harder to diagnose and treat, study says

  • Overweight Boys Face Higher Colon Cancer Risk as Adults
    (19-May-2017)
    But study also found that losing weight as young adults lowered those odds

  • Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma?
    (19-May-2017)
    Small study suggests a new approach might one day help those with uncontrolled lung disease

  • Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma?
    (19-May-2017)
    Small study suggests a new approach might one day help those with uncontrolled lung disease

  • Study Refutes Viagra-Melanoma Link
    (19-May-2017)
    Data shows no connection between impotence drug and deadly skin cancer, after all

  • Too Many Americans Still Go Without Cancer Screenings
    (18-May-2017)
    Report shows uninsured had lowest rates of mammograms, Pap tests and colonoscopies

  • More Cancers Caught Early Since Obamacare
    (18-May-2017)
    Access to screening likely behind the boost, cancer experts say

  • More U.S. Women Living Longer With Advanced Breast Cancer
    (18-May-2017)
    Better treatments, aging population may explain promising trend, researchers say

  • Too Many Americans Still Go Without Cancer Screenings
    (18-May-2017)
    Report shows uninsured had lowest rates of mammograms, Pap tests and colonoscopies

  • More Cancers Caught Early Since Obamacare
    (18-May-2017)
    Access to screening likely behind the boost, cancer experts say

  • Too Many Americans Still Go Without Cancer Screenings
    (18-May-2017)
    Report shows uninsured had lowest rates of mammograms, Pap tests and colonoscopies

  • More Cancers Caught Early Since Obamacare
    (18-May-2017)
    Access to screening likely behind the boost, cancer experts say

  • Chemo Drug May Buy Time for Those With Bile Duct Cancer
    (18-May-2017)
    For patients with the rare disease, survival benefit was seen in those given Xeloda, researchers say

  • Too Many Americans Still Go Without Cancer Screenings
    (18-May-2017)
    Report shows uninsured had lowest rates of mammograms, Pap tests and colonoscopies

  • More Cancers Caught Early Since Obamacare
    (18-May-2017)
    Access to screening likely behind the boost, cancer experts say

  • Chemo Drug May Buy Time for Those With Bile Duct Cancer
    (18-May-2017)
    For patients with the rare disease, survival benefit was seen in those given Xeloda, researchers say

  • More U.S. Women Living Longer With Advanced Breast Cancer
    (18-May-2017)
    Better treatments, aging population may explain promising trend, researchers say

  • HPV Vaccine May Also Prevent Cancers Affecting Men
    (18-May-2017)
    Study finds the cervical cancer vaccine cuts infection for viruses tied to oral, head and neck cancers

  • HPV Vaccine May Also Prevent Cancers Affecting Men
    (18-May-2017)
    Study finds the cervical cancer vaccine cuts infection for viruses tied to oral, head and neck cancers

  • More Cancers Caught Early Since Obamacare
    (18-May-2017)
    Access to screening likely behind the boost, cancer experts say

  • More Cancers Caught Early Since Obamacare
    (18-May-2017)
    Access to screening likely behind the boost, cancer experts say

  • HPV Vaccine May Also Prevent Cancers Affecting Men
    (18-May-2017)
    Study finds the cervical cancer vaccine cuts infection for viruses tied to oral, head and neck cancers

  • Chemo Drug May Buy Time for Those With Bile Duct Cancer
    (18-May-2017)
    For patients with the rare disease, survival benefit was seen in those given Xeloda, researchers say

  • More U.S. Women Living Longer With Advanced Breast Cancer
    (18-May-2017)
    Better treatments, aging population may explain promising trend, researchers say

  • Nuts! Good Medicine for Colon Cancer Survivors?
    (17-May-2017)
    Survival benefits seen when combined with healthy diet and exercise, researchers say

  • Nuts! Good Medicine for Colon Cancer Survivors?
    (17-May-2017)
    Survival benefits seen when combined with healthy diet and exercise, researchers say

  • Sunscreen 101
    (16-May-2017)
    Study finds many people don't use it properly, raising their risk of skin cancer

  • Sunscreen 101
    (16-May-2017)
    Study finds many people don't use it properly, raising their risk of skin cancer

  • E-Cigarettes Linked to Bladder Cancer Risk
    (15-May-2017)
    'Vaping' could lead to cancerous changes in cells that form the bladder lining, research indicates

  • E-Cigarettes Linked to Bladder Cancer Risk
    (15-May-2017)
    'Vaping' could lead to cancerous changes in cells that form the bladder lining, research indicates

  • Could Tai Chi Ease Insomnia in Breast Cancer Survivors?
    (12-May-2017)
    Study found it as effective as talk therapy for improving sleep and depression

  • Could Tai Chi Ease Insomnia in Breast Cancer Survivors?
    (12-May-2017)
    Study found it as effective as talk therapy for improving sleep and depression

  • Hope for 1st Drug Against Lymphedema, a Cancer Complication
    (10-May-2017)
    Mouse study offers clues to ease the painful, swollen limb condition

  • No Routine Screening for Thyroid Cancer: Expert Panel
    (09-May-2017)
    U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says risks outweigh benefits

  • A Movie Instead of Anesthesia for Kids' Radiation Therapy
    (09-May-2017)
    Videos promote relaxation and stillness without medication, study says

  • Addressing Your Cancer Risk
    (08-May-2017)
    Rural areas a bit safer than urban ones; environmental threats seem key, study says

  • Get Ready for Your 'Capsule Robot' Colon Cancer Check
    (08-May-2017)
    Tiny, magnet-guided device might someday replace colonoscopy, researchers say

  • Get Ready for Your 'Capsule Robot' Colon Cancer Check
    (08-May-2017)
    Tiny, magnet-guided device might someday replace colonoscopy, researchers say

  • Not All Hospitals Equal When It Comes to Pancreatic Cancer Care
    (08-May-2017)
    Academic medical centers that perform more tumor surgeries had better patient outcomes, study found

  • Addressing Your Cancer Risk
    (08-May-2017)
    Rural areas a bit safer than urban ones; environmental threats seem key, study says

  • Not All Hospitals Equal When It Comes to Pancreatic Cancer Care
    (08-May-2017)
    Academic medical centers that perform more tumor surgeries had better patient outcomes, study found

  • Addressing Your Cancer Risk
    (08-May-2017)
    Rural areas a bit safer than urban ones; environmental threats seem key, study says

  • Health Tip: Teach Teens About Sun Safety
    (08-May-2017)
    Explain why it's important

  • Cervical Cancer May Leave Lasting Imprint on Survivors
    (05-May-2017)
    Some symptoms, such as fatigue and insomnia, are still a problem long after treatment

  • Cervical Cancer May Leave Lasting Imprint on Survivors
    (05-May-2017)
    Some symptoms, such as fatigue and insomnia, are still a problem long after treatment

  • Low-Dose Aspirin May Lower Risk for Common Breast Cancer by 20 Percent
    (01-May-2017)
    But experts say it's too soon to recommend it for this purpose

  • Drinking Boosts Breast Cancer Risk for Black Women, Too
    (01-May-2017)
    Researcher suggests women think about lowering their alcohol intake if they're drinkers

  • Low-Dose Aspirin May Lower Risk for Common Breast Cancer by 20 Percent
    (01-May-2017)
    But experts say it's too soon to recommend it for this purpose

  • Drinking Boosts Breast Cancer Risk for Black Women, Too
    (01-May-2017)
    Researcher suggests women think about lowering their alcohol intake if they're drinkers

  • Kids' Sun Safety Means 'Slip, Slap, Slop'
    (28-Apr-2017)
    Skin cancer expert offers advice for protection against summer rays

  • Rydapt Approved for Adults With Acute Myeloid Leukemia
    (28-Apr-2017)
    A blood cancer that forms in the bone marrow

  • Kids' Sun Safety Means 'Slip, Slap, Slop'
    (28-Apr-2017)
    Skin cancer expert offers advice for protection against summer rays

  • Money Pressures Mount When a Spouse Gets Cancer
    (27-Apr-2017)
    Household income drops as much as 9 percent, new research finds

  • Study Says Blood-Chromosome Test Predicts Lung Cancer's Return
    (26-Apr-2017)
    Unstable chromosomes quadruple a patient's risk of relapse, death within 2 years, researchers report

  • Cancer Risk Rises After Childhood Organ Transplant: Study
    (26-Apr-2017)
    Yet overall chances to any one child remain low, researchers stressed

  • Study Says Blood-Chromosome Test Predicts Lung Cancer's Return
    (26-Apr-2017)
    Unstable chromosomes quadruple a patient's risk of relapse, death within 2 years, researchers report

  • Cancer Risk Rises After Childhood Organ Transplant: Study
    (26-Apr-2017)
    Yet overall chances to any one child remain low, researchers stressed

  • Puberty's Onset May Depend on DNA
    (25-Apr-2017)
    British researchers zero in on genetic links between early puberty and increased cancer risk

  • Delay a Needed Colonoscopy at Your Own Risk
    (25-Apr-2017)
    After a stool test shows potential trouble, speedy follow-up could be key, study finds

  • Delay a Needed Colonoscopy at Your Own Risk
    (25-Apr-2017)
    After a stool test shows potential trouble, speedy follow-up could be key, study finds

  • FDA Warns 14 Companies on Bogus Cancer 'Cures'
    (25-Apr-2017)
    Warning letters issued for treatments sold without approval mainly on websites and in social media

  • Puberty's Onset May Depend on DNA
    (25-Apr-2017)
    British researchers zero in on genetic links between early puberty and increased cancer risk

  • Puberty's Onset May Depend on DNA
    (25-Apr-2017)
    British researchers zero in on genetic links between early puberty and increased cancer risk

  • Delay a Needed Colonoscopy at Your Own Risk
    (25-Apr-2017)
    After a stool test shows potential trouble, speedy follow-up could be key, study finds

  • Could Breast Milk Tests Replace Mammograms?
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Scientists hope to improve breast cancer screening of younger women

  • PSA Testing Rates for Prostate Cancer Have Leveled Off
    (24-Apr-2017)
    1 in 3 older men still getting the screen; doctors divided over its value

  • Could Breast Milk Tests Replace Mammograms?
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Scientists hope to improve breast cancer screening of younger women

  • Should Prostate Cancer Screening Start Earlier for Black Men?
    (24-Apr-2017)
    New study suggests the disease progresses faster for them

  • PSA Testing Rates for Prostate Cancer Have Leveled Off
    (24-Apr-2017)
    1 in 3 older men still getting the screen; doctors divided over its value

  • Should Prostate Cancer Screening Start Earlier for Black Men?
    (24-Apr-2017)
    New study suggests the disease progresses faster for them

  • Want a Longer Life? Try Biking to Work
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Pedal pushers saw their risk for heart disease, cancer and early death cut by almost half in 5-year study

  • Second Cancers Deadlier for Younger People: Study
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Survival rates drop significantly compared to older adults

  • High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients?
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Study finds prognosis may have some surprising influences

  • 4 in 10 Americans Still Breathe Dirty Air
    (19-Apr-2017)
    This can lead to health problems that include lung cancer, asthma, heart damage, lung association says

  • High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients?
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Study finds prognosis may have some surprising influences

  • Just 1 in 5 Mentally Ill Women Gets Cervical Cancer Screenings
    (17-Apr-2017)
    Rates of the disease tend to be higher in this group, researcher says

  • Just 1 in 5 Mentally Ill Women Gets Cervical Cancer Screenings
    (17-Apr-2017)
    Rates of the disease tend to be higher in this group, researcher says

  • Vaccine Targeting Brain Tumors Seems Safe in Study
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Combo therapy may also extend survival of glioblastoma patients, but more research needed

  • More Asian-American Women Getting Breast Cancer
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Out of 7 nationality groups studied, only Japanese women didn't have an overall increase in the disease

  • More Asian-American Women Getting Breast Cancer
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Out of 7 nationality groups studied, only Japanese women didn't have an overall increase in the disease

  • Vaccine Targeting Brain Tumors Seems Safe in Study
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Combo therapy may also extend survival of glioblastoma patients, but more research needed

  • Vaccine Targeting Brain Tumors Seems Safe in Study
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Combo therapy may also extend survival of glioblastoma patients, but more research needed

  • It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients
    (13-Apr-2017)
    Study suggests the ancient practice might ease side effects of therapy

  • Black Americans' Cancer Rates Differ by Birthplace
    (13-Apr-2017)
    Researchers spot distinctions between African-born immigrants and blacks born in U.S.

  • It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients
    (13-Apr-2017)
    Study suggests the ancient practice might ease side effects of therapy

  • Health Tip: Checking Your Child's Moles
    (13-Apr-2017)
    Characteristics you should watch for

  • Misunderstood Gene Tests May Lead to Unnecessary Mastectomies
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Half of breast cancer patients who had both breasts removed unsure of genetic risk of more cancers: study

  • Misunderstood Gene Tests May Lead to Unnecessary Mastectomies
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Half of breast cancer patients who had both breasts removed unsure of genetic risk of more cancers: study

  • Misunderstood Gene Tests May Lead to Unnecessary Mastectomies
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Half of breast cancer patients who had both breasts removed unsure of genetic risk of more cancers: study

  • Many Docs Don't Discuss Prostate Cancer Screening Pros and Cons
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Men with lower incomes, education and no insurance less likely to receive pretest counseling, study finds

  • Household Flame Retardants Tied to Thyroid Cancer Risk
    (11-Apr-2017)
    One chemical in particular was linked in study to larger, more aggressive tumors

  • Updated Prostate Cancer Test Guidelines Now Stress Patient Choice
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Men aged 55 to 69 should discuss PSA blood screen with their doctor, expert panel recommends

  • Many Docs Don't Discuss Prostate Cancer Screening Pros and Cons
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Men with lower incomes, education and no insurance less likely to receive pretest counseling, study finds

  • Updated Prostate Cancer Test Guidelines Now Stress Patient Choice
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Men aged 55 to 69 should discuss PSA blood screen with their doctor, expert panel recommends

  • Mammogram Guidelines Have Changed, But Are Doctors Listening?
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Study finds that most still recommend the breast cancer screen for women in their early 40s

  • Mammogram Guidelines Have Changed, But Are Doctors Listening?
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Study finds that most still recommend the breast cancer screen for women in their early 40s

  • Can Smog Raise Breast Cancer Risk?
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Exposure to fine-particle air pollution linked to dense breast tissue, a risk factor for tumors, study finds

  • Health Tip: Eat Healthy After Radiation Therapy
    (07-Apr-2017)
    It's important to eat, even if you aren't hungry

  • Can Smog Raise Breast Cancer Risk?
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Exposure to fine-particle air pollution linked to dense breast tissue, a risk factor for tumors, study finds

  • Health Tip: Eat Healthy After Radiation Therapy
    (07-Apr-2017)
    It's important to eat, even if you aren't hungry

  • 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Under 60 Carry HPV
    (06-Apr-2017)
    But vaccine should turn the tide against virus that can cause cancer, sexual health expert says

  • 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Under 60 Carry HPV
    (06-Apr-2017)
    But vaccine should turn the tide against virus that can cause cancer, sexual health expert says

  • Fewer Than 1,000 Used Oregon's Right-to-Die Law by 2015
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Discussing their death wishes is paramount for most, not actually hastening their demise, expert says

  • 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Under 60 Carry HPV
    (06-Apr-2017)
    But vaccine should turn the tide against virus that can cause cancer, sexual health expert says

  • 'Cancer Profile' Is Changing for Americans With HIV
    (05-Apr-2017)
    AIDS-linked tumors predicted to decline by 2030

  • Many Disabled Adults Aren't Screened for Colon Cancer: Study
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Transportation issues, lack of awareness and other barriers may be at issue

  • 'Cancer Profile' Is Changing for Americans With HIV
    (05-Apr-2017)
    AIDS-linked tumors predicted to decline by 2030

  • Prolonged Antibiotic Use Tied to Precancerous Colon Growths
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Drugs that alter gut bacteria might set stage for polyp development, researcher says

  • Many Disabled Adults Aren't Screened for Colon Cancer: Study
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Transportation issues, lack of awareness and other barriers may be at issue

  • Surgery May Be Best for Advanced Melanoma
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Patients who had lesions reaching the belly removed lived about 18 months longer, study says

  • 'Cancer Profile' Is Changing for Americans With HIV
    (05-Apr-2017)
    AIDS-linked tumors predicted to decline by 2030

  • Prolonged Antibiotic Use Tied to Precancerous Colon Growths
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Drugs that alter gut bacteria might set stage for polyp development, researcher says

  • 'Cancer Profile' Is Changing for Americans With HIV
    (05-Apr-2017)
    AIDS-linked tumors predicted to decline by 2030

  • 'Cancer Profile' Is Changing for Americans With HIV
    (05-Apr-2017)
    AIDS-linked tumors predicted to decline by 2030

  • Surgery May Be Best for Advanced Melanoma
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Patients who had lesions reaching the belly removed lived about 18 months longer, study says

  • 'Cancer Profile' Is Changing for Americans With HIV
    (05-Apr-2017)
    AIDS-linked tumors predicted to decline by 2030

  • Many Disabled Adults Aren't Screened for Colon Cancer: Study
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Transportation issues, lack of awareness and other barriers may be at issue

  • 'Cancer Profile' Is Changing for Americans With HIV
    (05-Apr-2017)
    AIDS-linked tumors predicted to decline by 2030

  • Surgery May Be Best for Advanced Melanoma
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Patients who had lesions reaching the belly removed lived about 18 months longer, study says

  • Surgery May Be Best for Advanced Melanoma
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Patients who had lesions reaching the belly removed lived about 18 months longer, study says

  • Drug Offers Some Hope for a Deadly Lung Cancer
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Immunotherapy may triple 5-year survival rate for certain patients with advanced disease, study finds

  • Drug Offers Some Hope for a Deadly Lung Cancer
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Immunotherapy may triple 5-year survival rate for certain patients with advanced disease, study finds

  • Gene Changes May Put Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk
    (03-Apr-2017)
    1 in 4 kids who lived through cancer developed another cancer by age 45, study finds

  • 'Electric Cap' Might Help Fight a Deadly Brain Tumor
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Study found significant increase in survival 2 years after diagnosis

  • Gene Changes May Put Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk
    (03-Apr-2017)
    1 in 4 kids who lived through cancer developed another cancer by age 45, study finds

  • Breast Cancer 'Immunotherapy' Helps Some With Tough-to-Treat Disease
    (03-Apr-2017)
    A minority of women with 'triple-negative' tumors responded to Tecentriq, but they responded well

  • Can Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Lower Cancer Death Risk?
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Large U.S. study points to the drug's potential tumor-fighting abilities

  • Can Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Lower Cancer Death Risk?
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Large U.S. study points to the drug's potential tumor-fighting abilities

  • Guys, a Good Night's Sleep Might Save Your Life
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Study suggests potential link between sleep deprivation and fatal prostate cancer

  • Gene Changes May Put Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk
    (03-Apr-2017)
    1 in 4 kids who lived through cancer developed another cancer by age 45, study finds

  • Breast Cancer 'Immunotherapy' Helps Some With Tough-to-Treat Disease
    (03-Apr-2017)
    A minority of women with 'triple-negative' tumors responded to Tecentriq, but they responded well

  • 'Electric Cap' Might Help Fight a Deadly Brain Tumor
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Study found significant increase in survival 2 years after diagnosis

  • Can Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Lower Cancer Death Risk?
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Large U.S. study points to the drug's potential tumor-fighting abilities

  • As Weight Goes Up, So Does Death Risk
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Heart disease, cancer, other illnesses start to take a toll, study says

  • Can Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Lower Cancer Death Risk?
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Large U.S. study points to the drug's potential tumor-fighting abilities

  • Guys, a Good Night's Sleep Might Save Your Life
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Study suggests potential link between sleep deprivation and fatal prostate cancer

  • Can Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Lower Cancer Death Risk?
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Large U.S. study points to the drug's potential tumor-fighting abilities

  • Gene Changes May Put Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk
    (03-Apr-2017)
    1 in 4 kids who lived through cancer developed another cancer by age 45, study finds

  • Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

  • Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

  • Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

  • Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

  • Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

  • Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

  • U.S. Thyroid Cancer Cases Continue to Rise
    (31-Mar-2017)
    New study suggests a true increase, rather than just overdiagnosis

  • Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

  • Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

  • Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

  • Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

  • Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

  • Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

  • Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

  • Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

  • Smokers May Be Prone to Risks From Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Long-term chances of heart attack, lung cancer higher for women who light up, study finds

  • Preventive Mastectomy Rates Vary by State
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Among young women with early breast cancer, almost half from 5 states opt to have healthy breast removed

  • Smokers May Be Prone to Risks From Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Long-term chances of heart attack, lung cancer higher for women who light up, study finds

  • Preventive Mastectomy Rates Vary by State
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Among young women with early breast cancer, almost half from 5 states opt to have healthy breast removed

  • High Doses of Vitamin D Fail to Cut Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (28-Mar-2017)
    Taking triple the daily recommendation didn't lower risk in older women, but larger trials are underway

  • Many Women Who Get Breast Cancer Gene Test Don't Need It
    (28-Mar-2017)
    6 out of 10 screened weren't at high risk for the disease, researchers say

  • High Doses of Vitamin D Fail to Cut Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (28-Mar-2017)
    Taking triple the daily recommendation didn't lower risk in older women, but larger trials are underway

  • Many Women Who Get Breast Cancer Gene Test Don't Need It
    (28-Mar-2017)
    6 out of 10 screened weren't at high risk for the disease, researchers say

  • High Doses of Vitamin D Fail to Cut Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (28-Mar-2017)
    Taking triple the daily recommendation didn't lower risk in older women, but larger trials are underway

  • Zejula Approved for Certain Female Cancers
    (28-Mar-2017)
    Drug may help fight tumors affecting the ovaries, fallopian tubes or abdominal wall

  • Many Women Who Get Breast Cancer Gene Test Don't Need It
    (28-Mar-2017)
    6 out of 10 screened weren't at high risk for the disease, researchers say

  • Zejula Approved for Certain Female Cancers
    (28-Mar-2017)
    Drug may help fight tumors affecting the ovaries, fallopian tubes or abdominal wall

  • Is MRI the 'Mammography' of Prostate Cancer Screening?
    (27-Mar-2017)
    Scanning might reduce unneeded biopsies and overtreatment, study suggests

  • Young Cancer Survivors Can Face Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Findings emphasize the importance of counseling these women, before and during pregnancy

  • Young Cancer Survivors Can Face Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Findings emphasize the importance of counseling these women, before and during pregnancy

  • Most Cancers Caused by Random DNA Copying Errors
    (23-Mar-2017)
    While habits, environment can be key to the disease, chance plays huge role as well, scientists report

  • Young Cancer Survivors Can Face Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Findings emphasize the importance of counseling these women, before and during pregnancy

  • Young Cancer Survivors Can Face Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Findings emphasize the importance of counseling these women, before and during pregnancy

  • Bavencio Approved for Rare Skin Cancer
    (23-Mar-2017)
    First sanctioned treatment in U.S. for aggressive tumor

  • Keep Colon Cancer at Bay
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Colonoscopy best way to detect disease while still curable, gastroenterologist says

  • Helping Cancer Caregivers Help Themselves
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Loved ones must find time to address their own needs in order help others, social workers advise

  • Keep Colon Cancer at Bay
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Colonoscopy best way to detect disease while still curable, gastroenterologist says

  • Family History of Colon Cancer Calls for Earlier Screening
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Talk to your doctor if relatives have had this cancer

  • Obesity in Youth Tied to Higher Odds for Liver Cancer in Men
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Fatty deposits in the organ, along with diabetes, can raise the risk, researchers and specialists say

  • Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Even 'active surveillance' may have risks, such as anxiety

  • Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Even 'active surveillance' may have risks, such as anxiety

  • Family History of Colon Cancer Calls for Earlier Screening
    (21-Mar-2017)
    Talk to your doctor if relatives have had this cancer

  • Social Struggles Linger for Many Young Cancer Survivors
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Challenges persist up to 2 years after diagnosis, study finds

  • Blood Test May Spot Lung Cancer's Return, Even Before Scans
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Small study finds the new technique beats CT and PET scans by around 6 months

  • Blood Test May Spot Lung Cancer's Return, Even Before Scans
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Small study finds the new technique beats CT and PET scans by around 6 months

  • Seniors With Brain Cancer May Have Better Treatment Option
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Chemo plus radiation appears to extend survival of older glioblastoma patients, study says

  • Another Obesity Downside: Higher Esophageal Cancer Risk
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Research shows association with increased odds for stomach tumors as well

  • Another Obesity Downside: Higher Esophageal Cancer Risk
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Research shows association with increased odds for stomach tumors as well

  • Seniors With Brain Cancer May Have Better Treatment Option
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Chemo plus radiation appears to extend survival of older glioblastoma patients, study says

  • Seniors With Brain Cancer May Have Better Treatment Option
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Chemo plus radiation appears to extend survival of older glioblastoma patients, study says

  • Is Radiation Therapy Overused in Breast Cancer Care?
    (14-Mar-2017)
    Shorter course less expensive, equally effective in certain patients, researchers say

  • Is Radiation Therapy Overused in Breast Cancer Care?
    (14-Mar-2017)
    Shorter course less expensive, equally effective in certain patients, researchers say

  • Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors Face Risk of Second Cancer: Study
    (13-Mar-2017)
    Those diagnosed at younger age or have a family history of cancer even more vulnerable

  • Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors Face Risk of Second Cancer: Study
    (13-Mar-2017)
    Those diagnosed at younger age or have a family history of cancer even more vulnerable

  • Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors Face Risk of Second Cancer: Study
    (13-Mar-2017)
    Those diagnosed at younger age or have a family history of cancer even more vulnerable

  • Gleevec Keeps a Leukemia in Check for More Than a Decade: Study
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Plus, there's no evidence of safety concerns linked to long-term use of the drug, researchers say

  • Gleevec Keeps a Leukemia in Check for More Than a Decade: Study
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Plus, there's no evidence of safety concerns linked to long-term use of the drug, researchers say

  • Study Casts Doubt on a Brain Cancer's Link to Herpes
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Researchers find no evidence of cytomegalovirus in tumor tissue

  • Soy Safe, Even Protective, for Breast Cancer Survivors
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Study of 6,200 women finds the food linked to lower risk of death after nearly a decade of follow-up

  • Study Casts Doubt on a Brain Cancer's Link to Herpes
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Researchers find no evidence of cytomegalovirus in tumor tissue

  • Soy Safe, Even Protective, for Breast Cancer Survivors
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Study of 6,200 women finds the food linked to lower risk of death after nearly a decade of follow-up

  • Brain Training for Cancer Survivors' Nerve Damage
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Neurofeedback seems to offers relief from chemo-induced pain, research finds

  • More Teens Turning Their Backs on Tanning Beds: CDC
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Half as many high school students reported indoor tanning in 2015 versus 2009, survey finds

  • More Teens Turning Their Backs on Tanning Beds: CDC
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Half as many high school students reported indoor tanning in 2015 versus 2009, survey finds

  • Brain Training for Cancer Survivors' Nerve Damage
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Neurofeedback seems to offers relief from chemo-induced pain, research finds

  • Bad Diet in Youth Might Raise Risk of Early Breast Cancer
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Study found an association, but didn't prove unhealthy foods caused disease

  • Skin Diseases Take Big Slice Out of America's Health, Economy
    (02-Mar-2017)
    The sometimes deadly conditions cost $75 billion in 2013, report says

  • Some Melanoma Survivors Still Seek Out the Sun
    (02-Mar-2017)
    1 in 5 had suffered a sunburn in the past year, study finds

  • Bad Diet in Youth Might Raise Risk of Early Breast Cancer
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Study found an association, but didn't prove unhealthy foods caused disease

  • Exercise Helps Counter Cancer-Linked Fatigue
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Psychological treatment and education can be useful, too, more so than drugs, study finds

  • Skin Diseases Take Big Slice Out of America's Health, Economy
    (02-Mar-2017)
    The sometimes deadly conditions cost $75 billion in 2013, report says

  • Some Melanoma Survivors Still Seek Out the Sun
    (02-Mar-2017)
    1 in 5 had suffered a sunburn in the past year, study finds

  • Another Study Ties Obesity to Certain Cancers
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Digestive organs may be hardest hit by too much weight, study suggests

  • Another Study Ties Obesity to Certain Cancers
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Digestive organs may be hardest hit by too much weight, study suggests

  • Another Study Ties Obesity to Certain Cancers
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Digestive organs may be hardest hit by too much weight, study suggests

  • Colon Cancer Rates, Deaths Drop in Americans Over 50
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Report suggests higher screening rates explain the positive trend

  • Another Study Ties Obesity to Certain Cancers
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Digestive organs may be hardest hit by too much weight, study suggests

  • Another Study Ties Obesity to Certain Cancers
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Digestive organs may be hardest hit by too much weight, study suggests

  • Colon Cancer Rates, Deaths Drop in Americans Over 50
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Report suggests higher screening rates explain the positive trend

  • Another Study Ties Obesity to Certain Cancers
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Digestive organs may be hardest hit by too much weight, study suggests

  • Another Study Ties Obesity to Certain Cancers
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Digestive organs may be hardest hit by too much weight, study suggests

  • Colon Cancer Rates, Deaths Drop in Americans Over 50
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Report suggests higher screening rates explain the positive trend

  • Another Study Ties Obesity to Certain Cancers
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Digestive organs may be hardest hit by too much weight, study suggests

  • Diagnostic Mammograms Find More Cancers, and More False-Positives
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Digital technology leads to 'marked improvement' in detection rates, radiology expert says

  • Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Gen Xers, Millennials
    (28-Feb-2017)
    And an old adversary -- the obesity epidemic -- may be the cause, U.S. researchers say

  • Diagnostic Mammograms Find More Cancers, and More False-Positives
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Digital technology leads to 'marked improvement' in detection rates, radiology expert says

  • Childhood Cancer Survivors Living Longer
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Decline parallels reduced use of radiation, at lower doses, researchers say

  • Indoor Tanning: A Big Financial Hit to U.S. Health Care
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Skin cancers from UV light in devices totalled $343 million in 2015 alone, researchers say

  • Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Gen Xers, Millennials
    (28-Feb-2017)
    And an old adversary -- the obesity epidemic -- may be the cause, U.S. researchers say

  • Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Aggressive Lymphoma
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Over one-third of patients appeared disease-free 6 months after single treatment, report says

  • Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Aggressive Lymphoma
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Over one-third of patients appeared disease-free 6 months after single treatment, report says

  • Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Gen Xers, Millennials
    (28-Feb-2017)
    And an old adversary -- the obesity epidemic -- may be the cause, U.S. researchers say

  • Indoor Tanning: A Big Financial Hit to U.S. Health Care
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Skin cancers from UV light in devices totalled $343 million in 2015 alone, researchers say

  • Nasal Swab Shows Promise in Confirming Lung Cancers
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Simple technique is based on cancer DNA and seems accurate for use after chest CT scan, researchers say

  • Prison Time Can Be Deadly … to Health
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Inmates at elevated risk of developing cancer, dying from their disease, study finds

  • Prison Time Can Be Deadly … to Health
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Inmates at elevated risk of developing cancer, dying from their disease, study finds

  • Prison Time Can Be Deadly … to Health
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Inmates at elevated risk of developing cancer, dying from their disease, study finds

  • Prison Time Can Be Deadly … to Health
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Inmates at elevated risk of developing cancer, dying from their disease, study finds

  • Prison Time Can Be Deadly … to Health
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Inmates at elevated risk of developing cancer, dying from their disease, study finds

  • Prison Time Can Be Deadly … to Health
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Inmates at elevated risk of developing cancer, dying from their disease, study finds

  • 10 Daily Servings of Fruits, Veggies a Recipe for Longevity
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and early death

  • Health Tip: Get Your Mouth Healthy Before Cancer Treatment
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Here's what you can do

  • Exercise a Powerful Ally for Breast Cancer Survivors
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Those who worked out were about 40 percent less likely to die from disease, review suggests

  • Cancer Isn't 'One Size Fits All' for Hispanics
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Study shows wide variance in how different ethnic groups are affected

  • Exercise a Powerful Ally for Breast Cancer Survivors
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Those who worked out were about 40 percent less likely to die from disease, review suggests

  • Many Younger Cancer Survivors Can't Afford Their Meds
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Skipping doses or drugs altogether can be dangerous, U.S. researchers warn

  • Self-Checks Help Spot Melanoma's Return
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Patient-detected symptoms were most common way of detecting return of deadly skin cancer, study finds

  • Self-Checks Help Spot Melanoma's Return
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Patient-detected symptoms were most common way of detecting return of deadly skin cancer, study finds

  • Low-Fat Meal May Boost Costly Cancer Drug
    (17-Feb-2017)
    But patients shouldn't try this on their own, researcher warns

  • Low-Fat Meal May Boost Costly Cancer Drug
    (17-Feb-2017)
    But patients shouldn't try this on their own, researcher warns

  • Low-Fat Meal May Boost Costly Cancer Drug
    (17-Feb-2017)
    But patients shouldn't try this on their own, researcher warns

  • 'Cooling Caps' May Halt Chemo-Linked Hair Loss
    (14-Feb-2017)
    One of two trials was stopped early because results were so strong

  • 'Cooling Caps' May Halt Chemo-Linked Hair Loss
    (14-Feb-2017)
    One of two trials was stopped early because results were so strong

  • 'Cooling Caps' May Halt Chemo-Linked Hair Loss
    (14-Feb-2017)
    One of two trials was stopped early because results were so strong

  • Cancer Survivors Gain From Web-Based Health Care
    (10-Feb-2017)
    But some patients reported missing face-to-face contact, study found

  • Many Women Skip Mammograms After False-Positive Result
    (09-Feb-2017)
    But imaging experts stress that doing so may raise risk for actual breast cancer

  • Many Women Skip Mammograms After False-Positive Result
    (09-Feb-2017)
    But imaging experts stress that doing so may raise risk for actual breast cancer

  • Screening, HPV Vaccine Can Prevent Cervical Cancer: FDA
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Agency recommends getting inoculated between 9 and 26 years old

  • Screening, HPV Vaccine Can Prevent Cervical Cancer: FDA
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Agency recommends getting inoculated between 9 and 26 years old

  • Too Few High-Risk Women Tested for Breast Cancer Gene: Survey
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Only half got BRCA screen, and more than half of those who didn't said doctors never recommended it

  • Too Few High-Risk Women Tested for Breast Cancer Gene: Survey
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Only half got BRCA screen, and more than half of those who didn't said doctors never recommended it

  • Weight Loss Tied to Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer
    (06-Feb-2017)
    Benefit was greatest in women who were obese and achieved a normal weight, study suggests

  • Most Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancers Enjoy Good Sexual Health
    (06-Feb-2017)
    Study finds especially toxic treatments were tied to later issues, but most rated sex lives as positive

  • Many Breast Cancer Survivors Don't Get Life-Extending Therapy
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Study estimates nearly 15,000 lives saved over decade if all who needed hormone treatment got it

  • Breast Density May Be Leading Indicator of Cancer Risk
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Study suggests it outweighs obesity and family history, but oncologists say more research is needed

  • Many Breast Cancer Survivors Don't Get Life-Extending Therapy
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Study estimates nearly 15,000 lives saved over decade if all who needed hormone treatment got it

  • Too Few Current, Former Smokers Screened for Lung Cancer
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Such testing could cut death rate by 20 percent, American Cancer Society says

  • Breast Density May Be Leading Indicator of Cancer Risk
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Study suggests it outweighs obesity and family history, but oncologists say more research is needed

  • Too Few Current, Former Smokers Screened for Lung Cancer
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Such testing could cut death rate by 20 percent, American Cancer Society says

  • Heart Risks May Boost Women's Colon Cancer Risk, Too
    (01-Feb-2017)
    This was true even in normal-weight women, study suggests

  • What You Don't Know About Cancer Can Kill You
    (01-Feb-2017)
    Too few Americans realize that obesity, alcohol and inactivity boost risk for disease, survey finds

  • Heart Risks May Boost Women's Colon Cancer Risk, Too
    (01-Feb-2017)
    This was true even in normal-weight women, study suggests

  • Hormonal Drug Boosts Survival After Prostate Cancer's Return: Study
    (01-Feb-2017)
    But, newer and possibly more effective drugs now available and being studied

  • Hormonal Drug Boosts Survival After Prostate Cancer's Return: Study
    (01-Feb-2017)
    But, newer and possibly more effective drugs now available and being studied

  • Heart Risks May Boost Women's Colon Cancer Risk, Too
    (01-Feb-2017)
    This was true even in normal-weight women, study suggests

  • Can Breath Test Detect Stomach Cancers Earlier?
    (31-Jan-2017)
    New technology may also spot esophageal cancers sooner, but more study is needed

  • Is There a Link Between Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer?
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Type 2 diabetes onset or worsening may be early sign of deadly, hard-to-detect cancer, study suggests

  • Can Breath Test Detect Stomach Cancers Earlier?
    (31-Jan-2017)
    New technology may also spot esophageal cancers sooner, but more study is needed

  • Is There a Link Between Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer?
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Type 2 diabetes onset or worsening may be early sign of deadly, hard-to-detect cancer, study suggests

  • Good News for Older Women With Early Form of Breast Cancer
    (27-Jan-2017)
    A diagnosis of DCIS doesn't lower life expectancy in patients over 50, study finds

  • Anxiety May Lead to Unneeded Prostate Cancer Treatments
    (27-Jan-2017)
    Researchers suggest that dealing with a patient's distress may lead to better choices, improve quality of life

  • Good News for Older Women With Early Form of Breast Cancer
    (27-Jan-2017)
    A diagnosis of DCIS doesn't lower life expectancy in patients over 50, study finds

  • Anxiety May Lead to Unneeded Prostate Cancer Treatments
    (27-Jan-2017)
    Researchers suggest that dealing with a patient's distress may lead to better choices, improve quality of life

  • Gut Bacteria May Link Diet, Colon Cancer, Study Says
    (26-Jan-2017)
    High-fiber foods associated with lower risk of certain tumors

  • Check Your Neck for Thyroid Abnormalities
    (26-Jan-2017)
    20 million Americans have thyroid disease, but only 4 out of 10 know it, doctors say

  • Mental Health May Affect Chances Against Cancer
    (26-Jan-2017)
    Early research suggests anxiety, depression might raise risk of dying from certain malignancies

  • Is Chemo Overused in Younger Colon Cancer Patients?
    (25-Jan-2017)
    Study found the treatment often wasn't beneficial, but cancer expert says more research is needed

  • Is Chemo Overused in Younger Colon Cancer Patients?
    (25-Jan-2017)
    Study found the treatment often wasn't beneficial, but cancer expert says more research is needed

  • Gene Therapy Helps 2 Babies Fight Type of Leukemia
    (25-Jan-2017)
    Tweaking T-cells from healthy donor allowed infants to reach remission, researchers report

  • Gene Therapy Helps 2 Babies Fight Type of Leukemia
    (25-Jan-2017)
    Tweaking T-cells from healthy donor allowed infants to reach remission, researchers report

  • Is Chemo Overused in Younger Colon Cancer Patients?
    (25-Jan-2017)
    Study found the treatment often wasn't beneficial, but cancer expert says more research is needed

  • Gene Therapy Helps 2 Babies Fight Type of Leukemia
    (25-Jan-2017)
    Tweaking T-cells from healthy donor allowed infants to reach remission, researchers report

  • Half Report Severe Side Effects From Breast Cancer Therapy
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Digestive troubles, pain, skin irritation and arm swelling among possible problems

  • U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Over Three Decades
    (24-Jan-2017)
    But clusters of high death rates remain in some pockets of the country, study finds

  • HPV Vaccine Doesn't Eliminate Need for Pap Test
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Women who've been immunized still need the screen every 3 to 5 years, cancer specialists say

  • U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Over Three Decades
    (24-Jan-2017)
    But clusters of high death rates remain in some pockets of the country, study finds

  • HPV Vaccine Doesn't Eliminate Need for Pap Test
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Women who've been immunized still need the screen every 3 to 5 years, cancer specialists say

  • Half Report Severe Side Effects From Breast Cancer Therapy
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Digestive troubles, pain, skin irritation and arm swelling among possible problems

  • U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Over Three Decades
    (24-Jan-2017)
    But clusters of high death rates remain in some pockets of the country, study finds

  • U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Over Three Decades
    (24-Jan-2017)
    But clusters of high death rates remain in some pockets of the country, study finds

  • U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Over Three Decades
    (24-Jan-2017)
    But clusters of high death rates remain in some pockets of the country, study finds

  • Half Report Severe Side Effects From Breast Cancer Therapy
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Digestive troubles, pain, skin irritation and arm swelling among possible problems

  • When Loved One Has Breast Cancer, Partner Suffers, Too
    (23-Jan-2017)
    Anxiety is common even several years later, study finds

  • U.S. Deaths From Cervical Cancer May Be Underestimated
    (23-Jan-2017)
    Rates rose when latest study excluded women who'd already undergone hysterectomy

  • U.S. Deaths From Cervical Cancer May Be Underestimated
    (23-Jan-2017)
    Rates rose when latest study excluded women who'd already undergone hysterectomy

  • Exercise Rates Often Decline After Cancer Diagnosis
    (23-Jan-2017)
    But researchers say physical activity can improve recovery and survival chances

  • Smokers Unleash Harms on Their Pets
    (22-Jan-2017)
    Dogs, cats and more suffer from secondhand smoke, FDA warns

  • Many With Advanced Lung Cancer Don't Get Treatments That Might Help
    (20-Jan-2017)
    Study found 21 percent went without therapy, even though it could boost their survival

  • Know the Risks, Warning Signs of Ovarian Cancer
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Older age, family history raise the odds for this potentially deadly disease

  • Nearly Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV, Study Finds
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Although a vaccine is available, too few are getting it when young

  • Nearly Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV, Study Finds
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Although a vaccine is available, too few are getting it when young

  • Know the Risks, Warning Signs of Ovarian Cancer
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Older age, family history raise the odds for this potentially deadly disease

  • Skin Cancer Cream Linked to 5 Dog Deaths: FDA
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Even ingesting small amounts of fluorouracil can kill family pets, agency warns

  • Nearly Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV, Study Finds
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Although a vaccine is available, too few are getting it when young

  • Could Grilled, Smoked Meats Lower Survival After Breast Cancer?
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Study can't prove cause and effect, but raises questions about beef, pork, lamb cooked at high temps

  • Could Grilled, Smoked Meats Lower Survival After Breast Cancer?
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Study can't prove cause and effect, but raises questions about beef, pork, lamb cooked at high temps

  • Men: Here Are Ways to Healthier, Younger-Looking Skin
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Avoiding the sun and choosing products best suited to your skin type are key, dermatologist advises

  • Even a Little Daily Activity May Boost Colon Cancer Survival: Study
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Walking or gardening 30 minutes daily was linked to better prospects for advanced-stage disease

  • Even a Little Daily Activity May Boost Colon Cancer Survival: Study
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Walking or gardening 30 minutes daily was linked to better prospects for advanced-stage disease

  • Many College Women Ignore Indoor Tanning's Risks
    (13-Jan-2017)
    7 out of 10 surveyed overlook connection to skin cancer

  • 'Chemo Brain' Lasts for Months in Many Breast Cancer Survivors
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Altered thinking must be acknowledged as 'one of the difficulties of treatment,' specialist says

  • 'Chemo Brain' Lasts for Months in Many Breast Cancer Survivors
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Altered thinking must be acknowledged as 'one of the difficulties of treatment,' specialist says

  • 'Chemo Brain' Lasts for Months in Many Breast Cancer Survivors
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Altered thinking must be acknowledged as 'one of the difficulties of treatment,' specialist says

  • Obamacare Boosts Breast Cancer Screening, Study Finds
    (09-Jan-2017)
    Waiving costs appears to improve mammography rates, but not colonoscopy, even among the poor

  • Study Casts More Doubt on Value of Mammograms
    (09-Jan-2017)
    1 in 3 women diagnosed with breast cancer had nonthreatening tumors, while number of advanced cases didn't change

  • Obamacare Boosts Breast Cancer Screening, Study Finds
    (09-Jan-2017)
    Waiving costs appears to improve mammography rates, but not colonoscopy, even among the poor

  • Study Casts More Doubt on Value of Mammograms
    (09-Jan-2017)
    1 in 3 women diagnosed with breast cancer had nonthreatening tumors, while number of advanced cases didn't change

  • Delaying Chemo After Lung Cancer Surgery? Better Late Than Never
    (06-Jan-2017)
    Patient recovery may mean longer time to the treatment, but study suggests it can still have benefit

  • Delaying Chemo After Lung Cancer Surgery? Better Late Than Never
    (06-Jan-2017)
    Patient recovery may mean longer time to the treatment, but study suggests it can still have benefit

  • Delaying Chemo After Lung Cancer Surgery? Better Late Than Never
    (06-Jan-2017)
    Patient recovery may mean longer time to the treatment, but study suggests it can still have benefit

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: Report
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Researchers credit declines in smoking, better detection and treatment

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: Report
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Researchers credit declines in smoking, better detection and treatment

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: Report
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Researchers credit declines in smoking, better detection and treatment

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: Report
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Researchers credit declines in smoking, better detection and treatment

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: Report
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Researchers credit declines in smoking, better detection and treatment

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: Report
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Researchers credit declines in smoking, better detection and treatment

  • Powerful Drug for Advanced Cancers May Need Less Frequent Dosing
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Patients whose disease has spread to bone can cut side effects tied to zoledronic acid, researchers report

  • Powerful Drug for Advanced Cancers May Need Less Frequent Dosing
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Patients whose disease has spread to bone can cut side effects tied to zoledronic acid, researchers report

  • Artificial 'Voice Box' Implant Helps Cancer Patient Speak
    (04-Jan-2017)
    New device has improved long-term quality of life for man who had larynx removed

  • Powerful Drug for Advanced Cancers May Need Less Frequent Dosing
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Patients whose disease has spread to bone can cut side effects tied to zoledronic acid, researchers report

  • Powerful Drug for Advanced Cancers May Need Less Frequent Dosing
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Patients whose disease has spread to bone can cut side effects tied to zoledronic acid, researchers report

  • Artificial 'Voice Box' Implant Helps Cancer Patient Speak
    (04-Jan-2017)
    New device has improved long-term quality of life for man who had larynx removed

  • Resolve to Reduce Your Cancer Risk This Year
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Healthy habits are key to preventing the disease, cancer experts say

  • Melanoma Rates Rise in Some States, Fall in Others
    (29-Dec-2016)
    Local sun-safety campaigns may be key to progress against the deadly skin cancer, researchers say

  • Melanoma Rates Rise in Some States, Fall in Others
    (29-Dec-2016)
    Local sun-safety campaigns may be key to progress against the deadly skin cancer, researchers say

  • Men Don't Know About Risks to Fertility, Survey Finds
    (28-Dec-2016)
    It's not commonly known that factors such as obesity, laptop use on lap can affect sperm counts

  • Lung-Sparing Surgery May Boost Mesothelioma Survival
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Treatment nearly doubled survival or more, study finds

  • Lung-Sparing Surgery May Boost Mesothelioma Survival
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Treatment nearly doubled survival or more, study finds

  • Lung-Sparing Surgery May Boost Mesothelioma Survival
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Treatment nearly doubled survival or more, study finds

  • Chemo Drug May Combat Serious Brain Tumor After All
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Certain glioblastomas respond to anti-angiogenic compounds, study finds

  • Chemo Drug May Combat Serious Brain Tumor After All
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Certain glioblastomas respond to anti-angiogenic compounds, study finds

  • Many With Breast Cancer Unnecessarily Choose Double Mastectomy: Study
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Removing healthy breast is unlikely to extend survival, but some doctors don't mention this, researchers say

  • Vitamin E, Selenium Don't Cut Colon Cancer Risk: Study
    (21-Dec-2016)
    The two antioxidants didn't help prevent polyps, researchers say

  • U.S. Melanoma Rate Is Rising, Study Finds
    (21-Dec-2016)
    1 in every 54 Americans will develop invasive form of the skin cancer in their lifetime

  • U.S. Melanoma Rate Is Rising, Study Finds
    (21-Dec-2016)
    1 in every 54 Americans will develop invasive form of the skin cancer in their lifetime

  • Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Cut Pancreatic Cancer Risk
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Chinese-based study, analysis of previous research point to everyday use decreasing the odds

  • Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Cut Pancreatic Cancer Risk
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Chinese-based study, analysis of previous research point to everyday use decreasing the odds

  • Ovarian Cancer Drug Given Fast-Track Approval
    (19-Dec-2016)
    Rubraca's use is specific to women with a mutation of the BRCA gene, FDA said

  • Minority Women Less Likely to Get Breast Cancer Screening
    (16-Dec-2016)
    More study is needed to understand the disparity, researchers say

  • Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study
    (16-Dec-2016)
    Those with blood sugar disease showed more early warning signs of heart failure

  • Minority Women Less Likely to Get Breast Cancer Screening
    (16-Dec-2016)
    More study is needed to understand the disparity, researchers say

  • Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study
    (16-Dec-2016)
    Those with blood sugar disease showed more early warning signs of heart failure

  • Beating Breast Cancer But Still Paying a Price
    (15-Dec-2016)
    Small study suggests few long-term survivors receive adequate symptom relief

  • Angelina Jolie's Mastectomies Tied to Rise in Genetic Testing
    (15-Dec-2016)
    But, researchers did not find a corresponding increase in breast removal surgeries

  • Many Early Colon Cancers Linked to Inherited Genes
    (15-Dec-2016)
    One in 6 diagnosed under 50 has at least one gene mutation that ups risk, study says

  • Beating Breast Cancer But Still Paying a Price
    (15-Dec-2016)
    Small study suggests few long-term survivors receive adequate symptom relief

  • Many Early Colon Cancers Linked to Inherited Genes
    (15-Dec-2016)
    One in 6 diagnosed under 50 has at least one gene mutation that ups risk, study says

  • Angelina Jolie's Mastectomies Tied to Rise in Genetic Testing
    (15-Dec-2016)
    But, researchers did not find a corresponding increase in breast removal surgeries

  • A Little Training Helps Couples Ease Into Skin Cancer Checks
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Study finds the potentially life-saving routine can be done with trust, and without embarrassment

  • A Little Training Helps Couples Ease Into Skin Cancer Checks
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Study finds the potentially life-saving routine can be done with trust, and without embarrassment

  • Some Low-Income, Uninsured Patients Aren't Referred for Colonoscopy
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Follow-up is not consistent, even if they're part of 'safety net' health program

  • Immune-Focused Drug Shows Promise Against Lung Cancer
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Tecentriq extended survival by several months for patients with advanced disease, study found

  • Some Low-Income, Uninsured Patients Aren't Referred for Colonoscopy
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Follow-up is not consistent, even if they're part of 'safety net' health program

  • Immune-Focused Drug Shows Promise Against Lung Cancer
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Tecentriq extended survival by several months for patients with advanced disease, study found

  • Immune-Focused Drug Shows Promise Against Lung Cancer
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Tecentriq extended survival by several months for patients with advanced disease, study found

  • Loneliness May Sabotage Breast Cancer Survival: Study
    (12-Dec-2016)
    Weak social ties linked to higher risk of recurrence, early death, researchers report

  • Strength Training May Prevent Side Effect of Breast Cancer Surgery
    (09-Dec-2016)
    Women who worked out twice a week saw less swelling in arms and chest, small study finds

  • Breast Cancer Death Rates Vary Around the World
    (09-Dec-2016)
    Study found many countries seeing declines, but some Latin American nations, South Korea seeing increases

  • Could a Computer Someday Guide Breast Cancer Care?
    (09-Dec-2016)
    'Watson Oncology' agreed with doctors 90 percent of the time in many cases, study finds

  • Certain Breast Cancer Drugs Tied to Blood Vessel Damage
    (09-Dec-2016)
    But findings from small study are unlikely to change current practice, doctors say

  • 'Cold Caps' May Halt Hair Loss in Breast Cancer Patients: Study
    (09-Dec-2016)
    Devices reduce blood flow to hair follicles during chemotherapy treatments

  • Tamoxifen May Get Blamed for Unrelated Symptoms
    (09-Dec-2016)
    Perceived side effects might lead some to stop taking the breast cancer preventative, study finds

  • Strength Training May Prevent Side Effect of Breast Cancer Surgery
    (09-Dec-2016)
    Women who worked out twice a week saw less swelling in arms and chest, small study finds

  • Breast Cancer Death Rates Vary Around the World
    (09-Dec-2016)
    Study found many countries seeing declines, but some Latin American nations, South Korea seeing increases

  • 'Cold Caps' May Halt Hair Loss in Breast Cancer Patients: Study
    (09-Dec-2016)
    Devices reduce blood flow to hair follicles during chemotherapy treatments

  • Tamoxifen May Get Blamed for Unrelated Symptoms
    (09-Dec-2016)
    Perceived side effects might lead some to stop taking the breast cancer preventative, study finds

  • Strength Training May Prevent Side Effect of Breast Cancer Surgery
    (09-Dec-2016)
    Women who worked out twice a week saw less swelling in arms and chest, small study finds

  • 'Cold Caps' May Halt Hair Loss in Breast Cancer Patients: Study
    (09-Dec-2016)
    Devices reduce blood flow to hair follicles during chemotherapy treatments

  • New Drug Combo Shows Promise Curbing Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer
    (08-Dec-2016)
    New regimen helped women with metastatic, hormone-receptor positive disease in study

  • Benign 'Toothlet' Tumor Found in 255 Million-Year-Old Fossil
    (08-Dec-2016)
    Scientists spotted the jaw malformation in a distant forerunner of mammals

  • New Drug Combo Shows Promise Curbing Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer
    (08-Dec-2016)
    New regimen helped women with metastatic, hormone-receptor positive disease in study

  • New Drug Combo Shows Promise Curbing Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer
    (08-Dec-2016)
    New regimen helped women with metastatic, hormone-receptor positive disease in study

  • Taking Breast Cancer Prevention Drug Beyond 5 Years May Not Raise Survival
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Study found women who continued with letrozole did experience other benefits, however

  • Breast Cancer Cells May Change When They Spread to Brain: Study
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Finding might lead to better treatment, researchers say

  • Taking Breast Cancer Prevention Drug Beyond 5 Years May Not Raise Survival
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Study found women who continued with letrozole did experience other benefits, however

  • Breast Cancer Cells May Change When They Spread to Brain: Study
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Finding might lead to better treatment, researchers say

  • Therapeutic Vaccine Shows 'Game-Changing' Promise Against a Leukemia
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Made by combining immune cells, cancer cells, it's kept some study patients in remission for nearly 5 years

  • Therapeutic Vaccine Shows 'Game-Changing' Promise Against a Leukemia
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Made by combining immune cells, cancer cells, it's kept some study patients in remission for nearly 5 years

  • Keeping Minors From Tanning Beds Would Save Thousands of Lives, Study Says
    (06-Dec-2016)
    FDA proposal aims to protect younger people from skin cancer

  • Worldwide Cancer Rates Up More Than One-Third in Past Decade: Report
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Researchers cite population aging and growth

  • Worldwide Cancer Rates Up More Than One-Third in Past Decade: Report
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Researchers cite population aging and growth

  • Worldwide Cancer Rates Up More Than One-Third in Past Decade: Report
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Researchers cite population aging and growth

  • Drug Combo Shows Promise Against Some Soft Tissue Tumors
    (02-Dec-2016)
    Adding new drug to standard one helped control sarcomas in early trial on 2 patients

  • Drug Combo Shows Promise Against Some Soft Tissue Tumors
    (02-Dec-2016)
    Adding new drug to standard one helped control sarcomas in early trial on 2 patients

  • After Cancer, Higher Risk of Severe Heart Attack
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Cardiologists, oncologists must work together, researcher says

  • Could White Wine Boost Your Melanoma Risk?
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Large study ties a daily glass to a slightly elevated rate of the deadly skin cancer

  • 'Magic Mushroom' Chemical Eases Cancer Patients' Despair
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Hallucinogenic drug psilocybin relieved depression, anxiety quickly and lasted for months, studies found

  • Could White Wine Boost Your Melanoma Risk?
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Large study ties a daily glass to a slightly elevated rate of the deadly skin cancer

  • Kidney Cancer Drug Shows Promise in Early Trial
    (30-Nov-2016)
    93 percent had tumor growth controlled for median of more than 8 months, researchers report

  • Wider Low-Dose Aspirin Use Would Save U.S. $692 Billion: Study
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Many patients who should take it don't, researchers say

  • Kidney Cancer Drug Shows Promise in Early Trial
    (30-Nov-2016)
    93 percent had tumor growth controlled for median of more than 8 months, researchers report

  • Cancer Advances Demand Continual Funding, Specialists Say
    (29-Nov-2016)
    Conference organizers call for worldwide research partnerships

  • Never Too Old for a Mammogram?
    (28-Nov-2016)
    Researchers find benefits for some women up to the age of 90

  • Never Too Old for a Mammogram?
    (28-Nov-2016)
    Researchers find benefits for some women up to the age of 90

  • Rural Appalachia Faces Growing Cancer Crisis, Research Shows
    (25-Nov-2016)
    It's the only region in the U.S. that hasn't made big progress in fighting the disease

  • Rural Appalachia Faces Growing Cancer Crisis, Research Shows
    (25-Nov-2016)
    It's the only region in the U.S. that hasn't made big progress in fighting the disease

  • 8 of 10 Texas Salons Heed Ban on Indoor Tanning for Minors
    (25-Nov-2016)
    But survey finds most tell older customers they can tan every day, counter to FDA-suggested limits

  • Cancer Can Devour Income of Medicare-Only Patients
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Without supplemental insurance, out-of-pocket costs average 25 percent of annual earnings, study finds

  • Researchers Put Embryo Development 'On Hold' in Mice
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Putting stem cells into hibernation has potential implications for infertility, cancer, regenerative medicine

  • Can Surgery Trigger Rare Muscle Disorder?
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Still, the likelihood of developing postoperative Guillain-Barre syndrome remains slight, researchers say

  • Can Protein in Common Skin Bacteria Offer Disease Protection?
    (23-Nov-2016)
    RoxP may fight cell damage that could lead to skin cancer, psoriasis and other skin disorders, researcher says

  • No Benefit From Routine Thyroid Cancer Screening: Task Force
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Public invited to comment on draft recommendation, which is the same as one in place since the 1990s

  • Smoking Plus Diabetes a Very Deadly Mix
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Chances of an early death double if smoker also has the blood sugar disease, study finds

  • Earnings Fall After a Child's Cancer Diagnosis
    (21-Nov-2016)
    Mothers more likely than fathers to stop working, study finds

  • Depressed Women Less Likely to Get Best Breast Cancer Care: Study
    (18-Nov-2016)
    Researchers aren't sure why, but urge doctors to monitor these patients carefully

  • Depressed Women Less Likely to Get Best Breast Cancer Care: Study
    (18-Nov-2016)
    Researchers aren't sure why, but urge doctors to monitor these patients carefully

  • CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Good news is that many can be prevented

  • New Drug May Brighten Outlook for Advanced Breast Cancer
    (16-Nov-2016)
    Palbociclib slows disease progression, study finds

  • Alcohol May Fuel Prostate Cancer Risk
    (16-Nov-2016)
    The more men drank, the stronger the association, study found

  • New Drug May Brighten Outlook for Advanced Breast Cancer
    (16-Nov-2016)
    Palbociclib slows disease progression, study finds

  • Alcohol May Fuel Prostate Cancer Risk
    (16-Nov-2016)
    The more men drank, the stronger the association, study found

  • Exercise Good for Cancer Patients During, After Treatment
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Studies show better physical function, quality of life for those who did strength training, aerobic activity

  • Exercise Good for Cancer Patients During, After Treatment
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Studies show better physical function, quality of life for those who did strength training, aerobic activity

  • Exercise Good for Cancer Patients During, After Treatment
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Studies show better physical function, quality of life for those who did strength training, aerobic activity

  • Sexual Pain for Women With Cancer Should Not Be Overlooked: Report
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Doctors should rule out physical causes before declaring discomfort is all in a patient's head, specialist says

  • Self-Exam of Breast Should Be Thorough
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Breast cancer expert offers step-by-step advice to ensure monthly exams are effective

  • Sexual Pain for Women With Cancer Should Not Be Overlooked: Report
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Doctors should rule out physical causes before declaring discomfort is all in a patient's head, specialist says

  • Sexual Pain for Women With Cancer Should Not Be Overlooked: Report
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Doctors should rule out physical causes before declaring discomfort is all in a patient's head, specialist says

  • Sexual Pain for Women With Cancer Should Not Be Overlooked: Report
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Doctors should rule out physical causes before declaring discomfort is all in a patient's head, specialist says

  • Sexual Pain for Women With Cancer Should Not Be Overlooked: Report
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Doctors should rule out physical causes before declaring discomfort is all in a patient's head, specialist says

  • Vitamin D May Affect Breast Cancer Survival
    (10-Nov-2016)
    Study link is strongest in women who have not entered menopause, researchers report

  • 'Tailoring' Skin Exams May Boost Melanoma Detection
    (10-Nov-2016)
    Certain groups should start screening earlier, study suggests

  • Fewer in U.S. Smoke, But Smoking's Death Toll Continues
    (10-Nov-2016)
    Only 15 percent of Americans engage in the habit, according to latest CDC numbers

  • 'Tailoring' Skin Exams May Boost Melanoma Detection
    (10-Nov-2016)
    Certain groups should start screening earlier, study suggests

  • Intense Chemo Offers Little Benefit for Early Breast Cancer: Study
    (09-Nov-2016)
    U.S. cancer expert still sees role for the approach in certain patients

  • DNA Mapping May Lead to Personalized Cancer Treatment
    (09-Nov-2016)
    Technique helped determine lymphoma patients' prognosis, researchers report

  • Intense Chemo Offers Little Benefit for Early Breast Cancer: Study
    (09-Nov-2016)
    U.S. cancer expert still sees role for the approach in certain patients

  • DNA Mapping May Lead to Personalized Cancer Treatment
    (09-Nov-2016)
    Technique helped determine lymphoma patients' prognosis, researchers report

  • Intense Chemo Offers Little Benefit for Early Breast Cancer: Study
    (09-Nov-2016)
    U.S. cancer expert still sees role for the approach in certain patients

  • Low Vitamin D Levels May Raise Bladder Cancer Risk: Study
    (08-Nov-2016)
    Researchers say finding might lead to cheap and safe way to prevent the disease

  • Routine School Vaccine Requirements Raise HPV Shot Rates, Too
    (08-Nov-2016)
    There may be a 'spillover' effect when kids get other mandated immunizations, study finds

  • Additive in Processed Foods Tied to Colon Cancer in Mice
    (07-Nov-2016)
    Emulsifiers may change intestinal bacteria and promote inflammation, researchers say

  • A Future Challenge for Some Cancer Survivors: Heart Disease
    (07-Nov-2016)
    The younger the age at diagnosis, the greater the risk, study suggests

  • Second Opinions Don't Seem to Sway Prostate Cancer Patients
    (07-Nov-2016)
    Most choose treatment they originally planned to follow, study finds

  • Childhood Cancer Survivors Living Longer But Not Always Better
    (07-Nov-2016)
    Those treated in 1990s more likely to report pain and poor health as adults, researchers say

  • Second Opinions Don't Seem to Sway Prostate Cancer Patients
    (07-Nov-2016)
    Most choose treatment they originally planned to follow, study finds

  • Does Baby Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer?
    (04-Nov-2016)
    Leading cancer and women's health groups say probably not

  • Does Baby Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer?
    (04-Nov-2016)
    Leading cancer and women's health groups say probably not

  • Powerful Cancer Drugs Linked to Rare Heart Risks
    (03-Nov-2016)
    New report describes two melanoma patients who died of heart trouble after first doses of immunotherapy drugs

  • Powerful Cancer Drugs Linked to Rare Heart Risks
    (03-Nov-2016)
    New report describes two melanoma patients who died of heart trouble after first doses of immunotherapy drugs

  • Breast, Cervical Cancer More Deadly in Developing Nations: Report
    (02-Nov-2016)
    But cost-effective treatments could improve access to care, researchers say

  • Anal Cancer Rates Rising in Many Parts of the World
    (02-Nov-2016)
    HPV vaccine, safe sex practices would help reverse trend, cancer specialists say

  • Breast, Cervical Cancer More Deadly in Developing Nations: Report
    (02-Nov-2016)
    But cost-effective treatments could improve access to care, researchers say

  • Anal Cancer Rates Rising in Many Parts of the World
    (02-Nov-2016)
    HPV vaccine, safe sex practices would help reverse trend, cancer specialists say

  • Breast, Cervical Cancer More Deadly in Developing Nations: Report
    (02-Nov-2016)
    But cost-effective treatments could improve access to care, researchers say

  • Gene Test May ID Chemo Patients at Risk of Clots: Study
    (01-Nov-2016)
    Venous thromboembolism is a serious complication of cancer treatment

  • Gene Test May ID Chemo Patients at Risk of Clots: Study
    (01-Nov-2016)
    Venous thromboembolism is a serious complication of cancer treatment

  • Gene Test May ID Chemo Patients at Risk of Clots: Study
    (01-Nov-2016)
    Venous thromboembolism is a serious complication of cancer treatment

  • Breast Reconstruction Worthwhile for Older Women: Study
    (28-Oct-2016)
    They had no greater risk of complications, benefited as much as younger breast cancer patients

  • Colon Cancer's Location May Determine Patient Survival
    (27-Oct-2016)
    Study found 'right-sided' tumors had worse prognoses, with implications for screening and treatment

  • Colon Cancer's Location May Determine Patient Survival
    (27-Oct-2016)
    Study found 'right-sided' tumors had worse prognoses, with implications for screening and treatment

  • High Rate of Antidepressant Use After Cancer
    (26-Oct-2016)
    Nearly 1 in 5 survivors taking medication for depression or anxiety years later

  • Smoking Still Takes Big Toll in U.S. Cancer Deaths
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Habit is linked to close to one-third of fatal cancers in people 35 and older, study finds

  • Smoking Still Takes Big Toll in U.S. Cancer Deaths
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Habit is linked to close to one-third of fatal cancers in people 35 and older, study finds

  • Even for Men at High Risk, Healthy Living May Help Prevent Colon Cancer
    (20-Oct-2016)
    Many lives could be saved if people avoided alcohol and smoking, ate better and stayed active, researchers report

  • Even for Men at High Risk, Healthy Living May Help Prevent Colon Cancer
    (20-Oct-2016)
    Many lives could be saved if people avoided alcohol and smoking, ate better and stayed active, researchers report

  • Monitoring, Not Treatment, May Be Better for Some Prostate Cancer Patients
    (20-Oct-2016)
    In Sweden, 90 percent with very low risk disease choose this option instead of immediate treatment, researchers report

  • Monitoring, Not Treatment, May Be Better for Some Prostate Cancer Patients
    (20-Oct-2016)
    In Sweden, 90 percent with very low risk disease choose this option instead of immediate treatment, researchers report

  • New Treatment Approved for Soft-Tissue Cancers
    (19-Oct-2016)
    Malignancies that develop in muscles, fat, tendons and blood vessels

  • Rates of Preventive Mastectomy Doubled in a Decade, and Fear Is a Factor
    (18-Oct-2016)
    Many patients also think it's the best treatment for breast cancer, study finds

  • Rates of Preventive Mastectomy Doubled in a Decade, and Fear Is a Factor
    (18-Oct-2016)
    Many patients also think it's the best treatment for breast cancer, study finds

  • Are Fewer Cervical Cancer Screenings Needed After HPV Vaccine?
    (17-Oct-2016)
    Less testing could reduce risk of false positives and save money, researchers say

  • Little Gains in Efforts to Boost Outpatient Care
    (17-Oct-2016)
    Large analysis finds declines or stagnation in many basic health measures

  • Are Fewer Cervical Cancer Screenings Needed After HPV Vaccine?
    (17-Oct-2016)
    Less testing could reduce risk of false positives and save money, researchers say

  • Little Gains in Efforts to Boost Outpatient Care
    (17-Oct-2016)
    Large analysis finds declines or stagnation in many basic health measures

  • More Evidence Linking Obesity to Liver Cancer
    (14-Oct-2016)
    And type 2 diabetes more than doubles the odds, researchers say

  • Smokeless Tobacco Product Tied to Higher Risk of Prostate Cancer Death
    (14-Oct-2016)
    Safety of snus use called into question

  • Smokeless Tobacco Product Tied to Higher Risk of Prostate Cancer Death
    (14-Oct-2016)
    Safety of snus use called into question

  • Breast Cancer Deaths Continue to Decline in U.S.
    (13-Oct-2016)
    And the disparity between black and white women is narrowing, CDC says

  • Can Hormonal Rx for Prostate Cancer Raise Dementia Risk?
    (13-Oct-2016)
    Study found chances doubled, but did not prove androgen deprivation caused damage to brain

  • Breast Cancer Deaths Continue to Decline in U.S.
    (13-Oct-2016)
    And the disparity between black and white women is narrowing, CDC says

  • Can Hormonal Rx for Prostate Cancer Raise Dementia Risk?
    (13-Oct-2016)
    Study found chances doubled, but did not prove androgen deprivation caused damage to brain

  • Freeze Therapy: An Alternative to Breast Cancer Surgery?
    (12-Oct-2016)
    Cryoablation looks promising for small tumors, doctors say

  • Another Study Questions Mammography Screening
    (12-Oct-2016)
    But cancer and radiology specialists take issue with findings, say one study unlikely to change guidelines

  • Another Study Questions Mammography Screening
    (12-Oct-2016)
    But cancer and radiology specialists take issue with findings, say one study unlikely to change guidelines

  • Indoor Tanners Aren't Taking Precautions Against Skin Cancer
    (12-Oct-2016)
    Researchers conclude most are in denial about the health risks

  • Cost of Breast Cancer Chemo Varies Widely in U.S.
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Lower-priced options could save patients thousands of dollars, researchers say

  • Cost of Breast Cancer Chemo Varies Widely in U.S.
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Lower-priced options could save patients thousands of dollars, researchers say

  • More Evidence Tamoxifen, Other Meds Help Limit Breast Cancer's Spread
    (06-Oct-2016)
    6-year study finds follow-up therapy cuts survivors' risk for cancer in the other breast

  • More Evidence Tamoxifen, Other Meds Help Limit Breast Cancer's Spread
    (06-Oct-2016)
    6-year study finds follow-up therapy cuts survivors' risk for cancer in the other breast

  • Steep Rise in Price of Older Cancer Drugs
    (06-Oct-2016)
    Heavy toll of out-of-pocket spending might have some patients skipping meds, researchers warn

  • Drug Trio Shows Major Promise Against Myeloma
    (06-Oct-2016)
    43 percent of study patients with the blood cancer had a complete response, researchers report

  • Delaying Breast Reconstruction After Cancer May Raise Patients' Anxiety
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Coordinating surgeries might reduce levels of distress after mastectomy for breast cancer, researchers say

  • 3 Lifestyle Changes To Help Prevent Breast Cancer
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Healthy weight, regular exercise and less alcohol could cut incidence by one-third, cancer expert says

  • Delaying Breast Reconstruction After Cancer May Raise Patients' Anxiety
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Coordinating surgeries might reduce levels of distress after mastectomy for breast cancer, researchers say

  • 3 Lifestyle Changes To Help Prevent Breast Cancer
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Healthy weight, regular exercise and less alcohol could cut incidence by one-third, cancer expert says

  • A Doctor's Words Key to Whether Child Gets HPV Vaccine
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Parents most receptive to messages about the shot's effectiveness, safety and the cancers it prevents, study finds

  • A Doctor's Words Key to Whether Child Gets HPV Vaccine
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Parents most receptive to messages about the shot's effectiveness, safety and the cancers it prevents, study finds

  • Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Less Safe for Men With Prior Heart Attack
    (30-Sep-2016)
    For this type of patient, cardiac risks linked to the treatment may outweigh any benefit, study suggests

  • Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Less Safe for Men With Prior Heart Attack
    (30-Sep-2016)
    For this type of patient, cardiac risks linked to the treatment may outweigh any benefit, study suggests

  • Knowing Their Breast Cancer Risk May Empower Teens
    (29-Sep-2016)
    Greater self-esteem noted in girls with family history of disease

  • HPV Vaccine More Effective Than Thought: Study
    (29-Sep-2016)
    Prevents lesions that could cause cervical cancer by 50 percent, researchers say

  • Cancer Patients in Poorer Countries Often Go Without Radiation
    (29-Sep-2016)
    Half who need the treatment can't get it, study finds

  • Knowing Their Breast Cancer Risk May Empower Teens
    (29-Sep-2016)
    Greater self-esteem noted in girls with family history of disease

  • HPV Vaccine More Effective Than Thought: Study
    (29-Sep-2016)
    Prevents lesions that could cause cervical cancer by 50 percent, researchers say

  • To Help Prevent Colon Cancer, 'Listen to Your Gut'
    (27-Sep-2016)
    Belly pain and black or bloody stools should not be ignored, doctor says

  • To Help Prevent Colon Cancer, 'Listen to Your Gut'
    (27-Sep-2016)
    Belly pain and black or bloody stools should not be ignored, doctor says

  • More Hispanics Treated at Breast Cancer Center After Obamacare
    (26-Sep-2016)
    Enrollment in clinical trials also increased, study finds

  • Study: Colonoscopy After 75 May Not Be Worth It
    (26-Sep-2016)
    But, expert says age shouldn't be only criterion for screening for colon cancer

  • More Hispanics Treated at Breast Cancer Center After Obamacare
    (26-Sep-2016)
    Enrollment in clinical trials also increased, study finds

  • Cancer Treatment More Likely to Leave Blacks in Debt
    (26-Sep-2016)
    Or forego therapies due to cost, study finds

  • Many Patients Enter Cancer Trials With Unrealistic Expectations
    (26-Sep-2016)
    Study finding is a red flag, researcher says

  • New Type of Radiation Treatment May Up Survival for Older Lung Cancer Patients
    (26-Sep-2016)
    2 new studies find benefit to using stereotactic body radiation therapy

  • Study: Colonoscopy After 75 May Not Be Worth It
    (26-Sep-2016)
    But, expert says age shouldn't be only criterion for screening for colon cancer

  • New Type of Radiation Treatment May Up Survival for Older Lung Cancer Patients
    (26-Sep-2016)
    2 new studies find benefit to using stereotactic body radiation therapy

  • Study: Colonoscopy After 75 May Not Be Worth It
    (26-Sep-2016)
    But, expert says age shouldn't be only criterion for screening for colon cancer

  • New Type of Radiation Treatment May Up Survival for Older Lung Cancer Patients
    (26-Sep-2016)
    2 new studies find benefit to using stereotactic body radiation therapy

  • 'Medical Tattoos' Help Hide Surgical Scars
    (23-Sep-2016)
    Pigments can restore more natural appearance that patients are happy with, study finds

  • 'Medical Tattoos' Help Hide Surgical Scars
    (23-Sep-2016)
    Pigments can restore more natural appearance that patients are happy with, study finds

  • 'Medical Tattoos' Help Hide Surgical Scars
    (23-Sep-2016)
    Pigments can restore more natural appearance that patients are happy with, study finds

  • Software Speeds Up Analysis of Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Doctors were 30 times slower reading mammograms, researchers report

  • Tamoxifen OK for Breast Cancer Patients Without Uterine Abnormalities: Study
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Pretreatment ultrasounds may reassure women about their uterine cancer risk, researchers say

  • Tamoxifen OK for Breast Cancer Patients Without Uterine Abnormalities: Study
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Pretreatment ultrasounds may reassure women about their uterine cancer risk, researchers say

  • More Breast Cancer Patients Should Consider Radiation, New Guidelines Say
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Mastectomy patients with small tumors, fewer lymph nodes involved, benefit from the therapy, cancer experts agree

  • Organ Transplants Linked to Higher Skin Cancer Risk
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Experts say all recipients should have full-body skin evaluations after transplant surgery

  • More Breast Cancer Patients Should Consider Radiation, New Guidelines Say
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Mastectomy patients with small tumors, fewer lymph nodes involved, benefit from the therapy, cancer experts agree

  • Experimental Immune Cell Rx Shows Promise for Leukemia
    (21-Sep-2016)
    In preliminary trial, 4 out of 9 people with acute myeloid leukemia had complete remission

  • Experimental Immune Cell Rx Shows Promise for Leukemia
    (21-Sep-2016)
    In preliminary trial, 4 out of 9 people with acute myeloid leukemia had complete remission

  • Organ Transplants Linked to Higher Skin Cancer Risk
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Experts say all recipients should have full-body skin evaluations after transplant surgery

  • Obamacare Tied to Rise in Mammograms
    (20-Sep-2016)
    Research shows small uptick in Medicare patients who got screened for breast cancer

  • Obamacare Tied to Rise in Mammograms
    (20-Sep-2016)
    Research shows small uptick in Medicare patients who got screened for breast cancer

  • Even at Cancer Centers, Finding Relief for Pain Can Be Tough
    (20-Sep-2016)
    'Mystery shopper' study shows staff at 1 in 10 facilities gave people misinformation on palliative care services

  • More Cancer Patients Gaining From Immune-Based Treatments
    (20-Sep-2016)
    These therapies help arm the body to fight off malignancy, new report explains

  • Vasectomy May Not Raise Prostate Cancer Risk After All
    (19-Sep-2016)
    Large study challenges previous research linking the procedure to slightly higher chance of disease

  • Vasectomy May Not Raise Prostate Cancer Risk After All
    (19-Sep-2016)
    Large study challenges previous research linking the procedure to slightly higher chance of disease

  • Childhood Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: CDC
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Brain cancer supplants leukemia as the leading killer

  • Childhood Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: CDC
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Brain cancer supplants leukemia as the leading killer

  • Childhood Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: CDC
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Brain cancer supplants leukemia as the leading killer

  • 31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

  • Prostate Cancer Treatments: Different Choices for Different Men
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Survival rates are all high, but watchful waiting is linked to some cancer spread, British study reports

  • For Teens With Leukemia, Pregnancy Tests Often Neglected
    (12-Sep-2016)
    Risk of chemo-related birth defects needs to be considered, researchers say

  • For Teens With Leukemia, Pregnancy Tests Often Neglected
    (12-Sep-2016)
    Risk of chemo-related birth defects needs to be considered, researchers say

  • Strides Made in Treating Childhood Cancer: Report
    (09-Sep-2016)
    But more needs to be done to battle tougher tumors, guard the health of survivors

  • Know Your Risk for Ovarian Cancer -- and the Symptoms
    (09-Sep-2016)
    Because early signs are often easy to ignore, 140,000 women worldwide die of the disease every year

  • Cancer Caregivers Face Difficult Demands
    (09-Sep-2016)
    Survey results suggest more support is warranted

  • Early Palliative Care Improves Patients' Quality of Life
    (09-Sep-2016)
    Also increases chances of having end-of-life discussions, study shows

  • FDA Warns Ovarian Cancer Tests Not Reliable
    (09-Sep-2016)
    May delay preventive therapies for high-risk women, spur unnecessary procedures in some without cancer

  • Strides Made in Treating Childhood Cancer: Report
    (09-Sep-2016)
    But more needs to be done to battle tougher tumors, guard the health of survivors

  • Strides Made in Treating Childhood Cancer: Report
    (09-Sep-2016)
    But more needs to be done to battle tougher tumors, guard the health of survivors

  • Know Your Risk for Ovarian Cancer -- and the Symptoms
    (09-Sep-2016)
    Because early signs are often easy to ignore, 140,000 women worldwide die of the disease every year

  • FDA Warns Ovarian Cancer Tests Not Reliable
    (09-Sep-2016)
    May delay preventive therapies for high-risk women, spur unnecessary procedures in some without cancer

  • Can Exercise Offset Alcohol's Damaging Effects?
    (08-Sep-2016)
    Even gardening, brisk walking may reduce your risk of booze-related death, researchers say

  • Immune Therapy Makes Headway Against a Lymphoma
    (08-Sep-2016)
    Early trial results termed 'fantastic step forward' in fight against non-Hodgkin lymphoma

  • Are Birth Control Pills Tied to Decline in Ovarian Cancer Deaths?
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Rates down 16 percent in U.S., 8 percent in Canada, and 10 percent in Europe over a decade: study

  • Cord-Blood Transplants Show Promise in Leukemia Treatment
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Donors and recipients don't need to be a perfect match, researcher says

  • Do Overweight People Fare Better Than Others With Kidney Cancer?
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Study suggests they do, giving insights into potential new treatments

  • Do Overweight People Fare Better Than Others With Kidney Cancer?
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Study suggests they do, giving insights into potential new treatments

  • Cord-Blood Transplants Show Promise in Leukemia Treatment
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Donors and recipients don't need to be a perfect match, researcher says

  • Are Birth Control Pills Tied to Decline in Ovarian Cancer Deaths?
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Rates down 16 percent in U.S., 8 percent in Canada, and 10 percent in Europe over a decade: study

  • Tasmanian Devils' Genes May Be Outwitting Deadly Cancer
    (02-Sep-2016)
    Researchers note genetic changes in survivors of facial tumor disease

  • Injury Risk Spikes While Cancer Patients Seek Diagnosis: Study
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Researchers urge greater prevention of medical and drug therapy complications, accidents and self-harm

  • 14 Genes That May Affect Cancer Treatment
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Researchers say finding might help identify patients most likely to be helped by chemotherapy, radiation

  • Vitamin A Compound Might Aid in Colon Cancer Fight
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Researchers studying connection between retinoic acid and inflammation in gut

  • Vitamin A Compound Might Aid in Colon Cancer Fight
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Researchers studying connection between retinoic acid and inflammation in gut

  • Study: Trained Experts Can Spot Breast Cancer in 'Blink of an Eye'
    (29-Aug-2016)
    Skilled radiologists see abnormalities immediately, and researchers want to learn how they do it

  • Hopes Dashed for Rare Bone Cancer Treatment
    (26-Aug-2016)
    Extra chemo drugs failed to change course of osteosarcoma, researchers say

  • Hopes Dashed for Rare Bone Cancer Treatment
    (26-Aug-2016)
    Extra chemo drugs failed to change course of osteosarcoma, researchers say

  • Hopes Dashed for Rare Bone Cancer Treatment
    (26-Aug-2016)
    Extra chemo drugs failed to change course of osteosarcoma, researchers say

  • Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say
    (24-Aug-2016)
    International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies

  • Cancer on Course to Become Top Killer of Americans
    (24-Aug-2016)
    Report shows it will probably eclipse heart disease as leading cause of death in coming years

  • Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say
    (24-Aug-2016)
    International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies

  • Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say
    (24-Aug-2016)
    International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies

  • Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say
    (24-Aug-2016)
    International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies

  • Survey Finds Support for Limits on Indoor Tanning
    (19-Aug-2016)
    But young women in Washington, D.C., who use tanning salons oppose a total ban

  • Two Genes Might Help Predict Breast Cancer Survival
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Research suggests that tracking DNA activity patterns may someday help women with certain tumor types

  • Two Genes Might Help Predict Breast Cancer Survival
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Research suggests that tracking DNA activity patterns may someday help women with certain tumor types

  • Early Prostate Cancer Diagnoses Continue to Fall in U.S.: Study
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Decline follows recommendation against routine screening, but experts not sure if trend is good or bad

  • Women's Cancer Risk Rises With Years Spent Overweight
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Study found odds for 4 types rose 10 percent for every decade of obesity

  • New Guidelines Set Safe Surgery Margins for Some Breast Cancers
    (15-Aug-2016)
    2 millimeters is enough to guard against recurrences while reducing need for additional surgeries

  • Cancer Now Leading Killer in 12 European Nations
    (15-Aug-2016)
    Gains against heart disease and stroke, especially in Western Europe, likely behind the shift

  • New Guidelines Set Safe Surgery Margins for Some Breast Cancers
    (15-Aug-2016)
    2 millimeters is enough to guard against recurrences while reducing need for additional surgeries

  • Cancer Survivors More Prone to Obesity, Study Finds
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Risk appears to be particularly high for people who had breast or colon cancer

  • Cancer Survivors More Prone to Obesity, Study Finds
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Risk appears to be particularly high for people who had breast or colon cancer

  • Cancer Survivors More Prone to Obesity, Study Finds
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Risk appears to be particularly high for people who had breast or colon cancer

  • Cancer Survivors More Prone to Obesity, Study Finds
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Risk appears to be particularly high for people who had breast or colon cancer

  • Cancer Survivors More Prone to Obesity, Study Finds
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Risk appears to be particularly high for people who had breast or colon cancer

  • Long-Term Health Effects of Atom Bomb on Japan Not as Bad as Feared: Study
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Survivors of 1945 attacks lived almost as long as others and their children show no apparent health effects

  • Would Weaker Beer Help Reduce Alcohol's Harms?
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Researchers say drinkers wouldn't notice if alcohol content were reduced, but benefits to health and safety could be big

  • Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases?
    (10-Aug-2016)
    High levels of physical activity linked to lower risk for two cancers, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

  • Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases?
    (10-Aug-2016)
    High levels of physical activity linked to lower risk for two cancers, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

  • Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases?
    (10-Aug-2016)
    High levels of physical activity linked to lower risk for two cancers, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

  • Sugary, High-Fat Western Diet Tied to Denser Breast Tissue
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Previous research has linked higher density to increased risk of breast cancer

  • Health Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Patients' Survival
    (08-Aug-2016)
    2 studies highlight disparities in outcomes for uninsured and Medicaid patients

  • Sugary, High-Fat Western Diet Tied to Denser Breast Tissue
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Previous research has linked higher density to increased risk of breast cancer

  • Smog May Shorten Lives of Lung Cancer Patients
    (05-Aug-2016)
    Large review in California finds lower survival rates among those with most exposure to dirty air

  • Some Advanced Kidney Cancer Patients May Postpone Treatment
    (04-Aug-2016)
    In cases of slow-growing disease, toxic drugs can sometimes be avoided for many months, study finds

  • Some Advanced Kidney Cancer Patients May Postpone Treatment
    (04-Aug-2016)
    In cases of slow-growing disease, toxic drugs can sometimes be avoided for many months, study finds

  • Insurance, Distance Often Prevent Breast Reconstruction After Cancer
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Obstacles like these can keep women from getting the surgeries, study finds

  • Ban on Indoor Tanning by Minors Not Working: Study
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Tanning salon use showed little change after 2013 ban, and rose among N.J. high school boys

  • Archeological Finds Push First Known Cancer Back 2 Million Years
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Discoveries challenge belief that it is a modern-day disease

  • Cancer Surgeons Advise Against Removal of Healthy Breast
    (29-Jul-2016)
    For most women, risk of disease in unaffected breast is low, group says

  • New Guidelines Issued for Cancer Patients' Post-Treatment Pain
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Specialists urge doctors to offer alternative therapies for this widespread problem

  • Archeological Finds Push First Known Cancer Back 2 Million Years
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Discoveries challenge belief that it is a modern-day disease

  • Cancer Surgeons Advise Against Removal of Healthy Breast
    (29-Jul-2016)
    For most women, risk of disease in unaffected breast is low, group says

  • Health Tip: If You Have a Lot of Moles
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Check your skin often

  • 'Ppl, I Have Breast Cancer'
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Many women found online support after their diagnosis, researchers find

  • Alcohol, Obesity Could Raise Esophageal Cancer Risk
    (28-Jul-2016)
    A third of cases would vanish if people stayed trim and didn't drink, cancer experts say

  • 'Active Surveillance' of Prostate Cancer Doesn't Dampen Quality of Life
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Choosing no treatment and regular check-ups didn't seem to stress men with low-risk disease, study found

  • Alcohol, Obesity Could Raise Esophageal Cancer Risk
    (28-Jul-2016)
    A third of cases would vanish if people stayed trim and didn't drink, cancer experts say

  • 'Active Surveillance' of Prostate Cancer Doesn't Dampen Quality of Life
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Choosing no treatment and regular check-ups didn't seem to stress men with low-risk disease, study found

  • U.S. Panel Says Evidence 'Insufficient' to Recommend Skin Cancer Screenings
    (26-Jul-2016)
    But dermatology experts disagree and worry opportunities to save lives will be missed

  • Some Brain Cancer Patients Have Radiation Options: Study
    (26-Jul-2016)
    Targeted approach appears to preserve mental functioning

  • U.S. Panel Says Evidence 'Insufficient' to Recommend Skin Cancer Screenings
    (26-Jul-2016)
    But dermatology experts disagree and worry opportunities to save lives will be missed

  • Delirium Common in Cancer Patients Seen in ER
    (25-Jul-2016)
    But serious confusion missed in about 40 percent, study found

  • Omega-3s in Fish Tied to Better Colon Cancer Outcomes
    (21-Jul-2016)
    Study couldn't prove cause-and-effect, however, so experts believe more data is needed

  • Scans Not Worthwhile for Most Thyroid Cancers: Study
    (21-Jul-2016)
    Doctors found checking for recurrences with these low-risk tumors didn't affect survival rates

  • Omega-3s in Fish Tied to Better Colon Cancer Outcomes
    (21-Jul-2016)
    Study couldn't prove cause-and-effect, however, so experts believe more data is needed

  • Cancer Experts Criticize Report on Rising Prostate Cancer Numbers
    (21-Jul-2016)
    American Cancer Society says methodology used for recent study was flawed

  • Cancer Experts Criticize Report on Rising Prostate Cancer Numbers
    (21-Jul-2016)
    American Cancer Society says methodology used for recent study was flawed

  • IVF Won't Raise Risk for Breast Cancer
    (19-Jul-2016)
    New findings should reassure the many women who undergo the fertility procedure, specialists said

  • Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Still protected against diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer

  • Radiologists Don't Face Higher Risk of Radiation-Related Death: Study
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Efforts to improve monitoring and protective equipment have paid off, experts say

  • Number of Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Soars: U.S. Study
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Increase may be due to lax screening or more aggressive disease, experts say

  • Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Still protected against diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer

  • Radiologists Don't Face Higher Risk of Radiation-Related Death: Study
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Efforts to improve monitoring and protective equipment have paid off, experts say

  • Radiologists Don't Face Higher Risk of Radiation-Related Death: Study
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Efforts to improve monitoring and protective equipment have paid off, experts say

  • Number of Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Soars: U.S. Study
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Increase may be due to lax screening or more aggressive disease, experts say

  • Radiologists Don't Face Higher Risk of Radiation-Related Death: Study
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Efforts to improve monitoring and protective equipment have paid off, experts say

  • Wide Variation Seen in 'Dense' Breast Diagnoses
    (18-Jul-2016)
    Doctors may misjudge a woman's cancer risks as a result, researchers say

  • Wide Variation Seen in 'Dense' Breast Diagnoses
    (18-Jul-2016)
    Doctors may misjudge a woman's cancer risks as a result, researchers say

  • Doctors Should Bone Up on CT Scan Cancer Risks
    (15-Jul-2016)
    Many not aware of exact radiation exposure, Canadian study finds

  • Cancer Patients, Doctors Often Disagree About Prognosis
    (15-Jul-2016)
    Those with advanced disease are likely to be more optimistic than their doctor, study shows

  • Weight Loss Might Reduce Cancer Risk: Study
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Corresponding drop seen in proteins that promote tumor growth

  • Weight Loss Might Reduce Cancer Risk: Study
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Corresponding drop seen in proteins that promote tumor growth

  • Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women: Study
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Losing even a little weight could cut the risk, researchers say

  • 'Liquid Biopsy' May Show Whether Cancer Drugs Are Working
    (13-Jul-2016)
    But research is still in early stages, experts note

  • 'Liquid Biopsy' May Show Whether Cancer Drugs Are Working
    (13-Jul-2016)
    But research is still in early stages, experts note

  • Cancer Drug Shows Early Promise for Parkinson's Disease
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Medication was generally found safe, and study findings hinted at a benefit

  • Genes Tied to Red Hair, Pale Skin Greatly Raise Melanoma Risk?
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Rise in odds for the disease equivalent to 21 more years of sun, new research suggests

  • Cancer Drug Shows Early Promise for Parkinson's Disease
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Medication was generally found safe, and study findings hinted at a benefit

  • Genes Tied to Red Hair, Pale Skin Greatly Raise Melanoma Risk?
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Rise in odds for the disease equivalent to 21 more years of sun, new research suggests

  • Study Suggests Type 2 Diabetes-Cancer Link
    (11-Jul-2016)
    It hints at -- but doesn't prove -- cancer risk higher before and soon after diagnosis of blood sugar disease

  • Heart Failure After Heart Attack Tied to Cancer Risk in Study
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Preliminary finding points to need for careful screening of cardiac patients, researcher says

  • Heart Failure After Heart Attack Tied to Cancer Risk in Study
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Preliminary finding points to need for careful screening of cardiac patients, researcher says

  • Why Breast Cancer Survivors Should Exercise
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Moderate physical activity can ease stress that impairs memory, study suggests

  • Could Statins Help Fight Cancer?
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Study found an association -- but no proof -- of prolonged survival

  • 1st HPV Test for Use With Preservative Fluid
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Human papillomavirus responsible for 70 percent of cervical cancers

  • Could Statins Help Fight Cancer?
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Study found an association -- but no proof -- of prolonged survival

  • Why Breast Cancer Survivors Should Exercise
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Moderate physical activity can ease stress that impairs memory, study suggests

  • Could Statins Help Fight Cancer?
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Study found an association -- but no proof -- of prolonged survival

  • Could Statins Help Fight Cancer?
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Study found an association -- but no proof -- of prolonged survival

  • Could Statins Help Fight Cancer?
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Study found an association -- but no proof -- of prolonged survival

  • Second, Unrelated Cancers Strike 1 in 12 Cancer Patients
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Unfortunately, they're often deadly

  • Innovative Trials Produce Promising Breast Cancer Drugs
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Adaptive study design allows researchers to match medications to patients more quickly

  • HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S.
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Majority of 39,000 annual cases are preventable, CDC says

  • Researchers Get Closer to Test Predicting Colon Cancer's Return
    (07-Jul-2016)
    DNA-based screen would aid treatment decisions for people with early-stage disease

  • Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer Might Consider Gene Test
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Detection of genetic flaw could help predict or prevent cancer in their relatives, study suggests

  • Researchers Get Closer to Test Predicting Colon Cancer's Return
    (07-Jul-2016)
    DNA-based screen would aid treatment decisions for people with early-stage disease

  • Second, Unrelated Cancers Strike 1 in 12 Cancer Patients
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Unfortunately, they're often deadly

  • Innovative Trials Produce Promising Breast Cancer Drugs
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Adaptive study design allows researchers to match medications to patients more quickly

  • HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S.
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Majority of 39,000 annual cases are preventable, CDC says

  • Second, Unrelated Cancers Strike 1 in 12 Cancer Patients
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Unfortunately, they're often deadly

  • Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer Might Consider Gene Test
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Detection of genetic flaw could help predict or prevent cancer in their relatives, study suggests

  • Study Hints at HPV Vaccine's Cancer Prevention Promise
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Fewer vaccinated young women had abnormalities tied to cervical cancer

  • Study Hints at HPV Vaccine's Cancer Prevention Promise
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Fewer vaccinated young women had abnormalities tied to cervical cancer

  • Many Men Ignore Testicular Cancer Symptoms for Months
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Early diagnosis and treatment are tied to 99 percent survival rate at 5 years, urologist says

  • Many Men Ignore Testicular Cancer Symptoms for Months
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Early diagnosis and treatment are tied to 99 percent survival rate at 5 years, urologist says

  • Regular Doctor Visits Can Help Spot Colon Cancer
    (04-Jul-2016)
    Early detection improves likelihood of survival, researchers note

  • U.S. Cancer Survivors Living Longer
    (01-Jul-2016)
    Likelihood of other chronic conditions will stress health care system in next two decades, report predicts

  • U.S. Cancer Survivors Living Longer
    (01-Jul-2016)
    Likelihood of other chronic conditions will stress health care system in next two decades, report predicts

  • Gene Tied to Breast Cancer Raises Uterine Cancer Risk Too
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Women with BRCA1 may want to consider preventive removal of uterus, researcher says

  • Gene Tied to Breast Cancer Raises Uterine Cancer Risk Too
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Women with BRCA1 may want to consider preventive removal of uterus, researcher says

  • Gene Tied to Breast Cancer Raises Uterine Cancer Risk Too
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Women with BRCA1 may want to consider preventive removal of uterus, researcher says

  • Gene Tied to Breast Cancer Raises Uterine Cancer Risk Too
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Women with BRCA1 may want to consider preventive removal of uterus, researcher says

  • For Better Skin Cancer Checks, Partner Up
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Melanoma survivors benefited when they and a loved one got training in spotting malignancies, study found

  • New Drug Shows Promise for Rare Blood Cancers
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Organ damage improved in 60 percent of patients with advanced systemic mastocytosis

  • New Drug Shows Promise for Rare Blood Cancers
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Organ damage improved in 60 percent of patients with advanced systemic mastocytosis

  • For Better Skin Cancer Checks, Partner Up
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Melanoma survivors benefited when they and a loved one got training in spotting malignancies, study found

  • Arthritis Possible Side Effect of Certain Cancer Drugs: Study
    (28-Jun-2016)
    Doctors should weigh the risk-benefit ratio, researcher says

  • Type of Disease May Dictate End-of-Life Care
    (27-Jun-2016)
    Cancer and dementia patients get more access to palliative care, VA study finds

  • Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment
    (24-Jun-2016)
    Cigarettes and drugs called aromatase inhibitors appear to be a bad mix, researchers say

  • Five New Genes Linked to Colon Cancer
    (24-Jun-2016)
    But researchers say it's likely that all the major genetic mutations have been discovered

  • Five New Genes Linked to Colon Cancer
    (24-Jun-2016)
    But researchers say it's likely that all the major genetic mutations have been discovered

  • Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment
    (24-Jun-2016)
    Cigarettes and drugs called aromatase inhibitors appear to be a bad mix, researchers say

  • Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk
    (23-Jun-2016)
    The 'good' life cuts tumor odds up to 45 percent and risk of cancer death up to 61 percent, study finds

  • Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk
    (23-Jun-2016)
    The 'good' life cuts tumor odds up to 45 percent and risk of cancer death up to 61 percent, study finds

  • Scans May Spare Some Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients From Chemo
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Test finds those who might respond well, may spare others treatment side effects

  • Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk
    (23-Jun-2016)
    The 'good' life cuts tumor odds up to 45 percent and risk of cancer death up to 61 percent, study finds

  • Scans May Spare Some Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients From Chemo
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Test finds those who might respond well, may spare others treatment side effects

  • Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk
    (23-Jun-2016)
    The 'good' life cuts tumor odds up to 45 percent and risk of cancer death up to 61 percent, study finds

  • Scans May Spare Some Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients From Chemo
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Test finds those who might respond well, may spare others treatment side effects

  • Patient Positioning Might Hamper Accuracy of Breast MRI
    (22-Jun-2016)
    The scans are used to plan surgeries, but face-down position might introduce error, small study suggests

  • Patient Positioning Might Hamper Accuracy of Breast MRI
    (22-Jun-2016)
    The scans are used to plan surgeries, but face-down position might introduce error, small study suggests

  • A Little Guidance Is Key to Getting That Cancer Screen
    (22-Jun-2016)
    Study shows how one hospital's 'patient navigators' boosted testing rates

  • Brain Tumors More Common in Better Educated, Wealthier Folks: Study
    (21-Jun-2016)
    But perhaps it's because they just pay more attention to their health, experts say

  • Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health
    (21-Jun-2016)
    At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

  • Do Too Many Lung Cancer Patients Miss Out on Surgery?
    (21-Jun-2016)
    Study evaluates treatment outcomes for late-stage disease

  • Exercise May Help Thwart Ovarian Cancer
    (21-Jun-2016)
    Chronic inactivity linked to greater risk for the disease in study

  • Do Too Many Lung Cancer Patients Miss Out on Surgery?
    (21-Jun-2016)
    Study evaluates treatment outcomes for late-stage disease

  • Extensive Surgery Best for an Aggressive Brain Cancer: Study
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Although larger procedure carries more risk, odds of longer survival are higher, researchers say

  • Middle-Aged More Often Diagnosed With Late-Stage Lung Cancer
    (16-Jun-2016)
    British study highlights the need for better early detection, researchers say

  • Extensive Surgery Best for an Aggressive Brain Cancer: Study
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Although larger procedure carries more risk, odds of longer survival are higher, researchers say

  • Middle-Aged More Often Diagnosed With Late-Stage Lung Cancer
    (16-Jun-2016)
    British study highlights the need for better early detection, researchers say

  • Novel Brain Cancer Treatment Taps Into Sound Waves
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Experimental device seems to help more chemotherapy reach tumors, researchers report

  • Expert Panel Reaffirms Need for Colon Cancer Screen Beginning at Age 50
    (15-Jun-2016)
    U.S. advisory group says there's not enough evidence to endorse one screening method over another

  • Skin Cancer Check? Do Some Sole-Searching
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Deadly melanoma is rare on feet, but often advanced when diagnosed

  • Expert Panel Reaffirms Need for Colon Cancer Screen Beginning at Age 50
    (15-Jun-2016)
    U.S. advisory group says there's not enough evidence to endorse one screening method over another

  • Stem Cell Transplant Can Help HIV Patients Battling Lymphoma: Study
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Outcomes after the therapy similar to those for patients who don't carry the virus

  • Skin Cancer Check? Do Some Sole-Searching
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Deadly melanoma is rare on feet, but often advanced when diagnosed

  • Novel Brain Cancer Treatment Taps Into Sound Waves
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Experimental device seems to help more chemotherapy reach tumors, researchers report

  • Impotence Drugs Won't Raise Melanoma Risk, Study Suggests
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Researchers say skin cancer in these patients is likely due to more sun exposure

  • Impotence Drugs Won't Raise Melanoma Risk, Study Suggests
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Researchers say skin cancer in these patients is likely due to more sun exposure

  • MS Stem Cell Therapy Succeeds But Poses Risks
    (10-Jun-2016)
    Toxic side effects of heavy chemo could limit use, researcher says

  • Better Lung Cancer Survival? There's an App for That
    (09-Jun-2016)
    Study found tracking symptoms, alerting doctors to trouble early led to longer survival

  • California Enacts Right-to-Die Law
    (09-Jun-2016)
    Move triples percentage of terminally ill patients in U.S. who will now have this option

  • Better Lung Cancer Survival? There's an App for That
    (09-Jun-2016)
    Study found tracking symptoms, alerting doctors to trouble early led to longer survival

  • Cancer's Heavy Financial Burden
    (08-Jun-2016)
    1 in 10 patients skipped doctor visits, nearly 1 in 5 didn't fill prescriptions due to cost, survey shows

  • U.S. Black Women Get Less Care to Prevent Breast Cancer Return
    (07-Jun-2016)
    Genetic testing, risk-reducing surgery more likely for whites, Hispanics, study finds

  • Double Stem Cell Transplant May Help Fight a Childhood Cancer
    (07-Jun-2016)
    Tandem treatments might give survival edge to kids with neuroblastoma, researcher says

  • U.S. Black Women Get Less Care to Prevent Breast Cancer Return
    (07-Jun-2016)
    Genetic testing, risk-reducing surgery more likely for whites, Hispanics, study finds

  • Female Reproductive Tract Not a Sterile Environment, Study Finds
    (07-Jun-2016)
    Researchers also found different microbes in women with ovarian cancer

  • Female Reproductive Tract Not a Sterile Environment, Study Finds
    (07-Jun-2016)
    Researchers also found different microbes in women with ovarian cancer

  • Immune-Based Drug May Help Some With Advanced Bladder Cancer
    (06-Jun-2016)
    About a quarter of older patients deemed too frail for chemo responded to Tecentriq, study found

  • Longer Use of Certain Drugs Cuts Recurrence for Breast Cancer Survivors
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Women who took an aromatase inhibitor for 10 years instead of 5 got added benefit, study found

  • Liquid Biopsy May Help Doctors Track Changes in Tumors
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Large study found it predicted when cancer DNA was mutating, could help tailor treatments to avoid drug resistance

  • Useless Treatments Common in Young, Terminal Cancer Patients
    (06-Jun-2016)
    3 in 4 get aggressive therapies with painful side effects in last months of their lives, study finds

  • Liquid Biopsy May Help Doctors Track Changes in Tumors
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Large study found it predicted when cancer DNA was mutating, could help tailor treatments to avoid drug resistance

  • Useless Treatments Common in Young, Terminal Cancer Patients
    (06-Jun-2016)
    3 in 4 get aggressive therapies with painful side effects in last months of their lives, study finds

  • Antibody-Based Therapy Shows Promise Against Stomach Cancer
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Patients with advanced disease lived longer when they received this targeted treatment, research shows

  • Longer Use of Certain Drugs Cuts Recurrence for Breast Cancer Survivors
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Women who took an aromatase inhibitor for 10 years instead of 5 got added benefit, study found

  • Two-Pronged Chemo Helps Some With Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Study found using both abdomen drip and IV delayed progression of disease

  • Liquid Biopsy May Help Doctors Track Changes in Tumors
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Large study found it predicted when cancer DNA was mutating, could help tailor treatments to avoid drug resistance

  • U.S. Pays Highest Prices for Cancer Meds: Study
    (06-Jun-2016)
    However, actual ability to pay for the drugs is better than in some other countries, researchers add

  • Immune-Based Drug May Help Some With Advanced Bladder Cancer
    (06-Jun-2016)
    About a quarter of older patients deemed too frail for chemo responded to Tecentriq, study found

  • Superior Results for Myeloma Drug That's Added Earlier in Treatment
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Response rate doubled for patients with this blood cancer, study finds

  • Useless Treatments Common in Young, Terminal Cancer Patients
    (06-Jun-2016)
    3 in 4 get aggressive therapies with painful side effects in last months of their lives, study finds

  • Liquid Biopsy May Help Doctors Track Changes in Tumors
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Large study found it predicted when cancer DNA was mutating, could help tailor treatments to avoid drug resistance

  • Useless Treatments Common in Young, Terminal Cancer Patients
    (06-Jun-2016)
    3 in 4 get aggressive therapies with painful side effects in last months of their lives, study finds

  • Two-Pronged Chemo Helps Some With Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Study found using both abdomen drip and IV delayed progression of disease

  • Useless Treatments Common in Young, Terminal Cancer Patients
    (06-Jun-2016)
    3 in 4 get aggressive therapies with painful side effects in last months of their lives, study finds

  • Two-Pronged Chemo Helps Some With Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Study found using both abdomen drip and IV delayed progression of disease

  • Useless Treatments Common in Young, Terminal Cancer Patients
    (06-Jun-2016)
    3 in 4 get aggressive therapies with painful side effects in last months of their lives, study finds

  • Cheaper Breast Cancer Drug Does Well in Clinical Trial
    (03-Jun-2016)
    It has similar effectiveness, safety compared to Herceptin for HER2-positive disease

  • 'Smart Bomb' Targets Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Experimental approach doubles time to disease progression, experts find

  • Cheaper Breast Cancer Drug Does Well in Clinical Trial
    (03-Jun-2016)
    It has similar effectiveness, safety compared to Herceptin for HER2-positive disease

  • 1 in 5 Ovarian Cancer Patients Doesn't Get Life-Extending Surgery: Study
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Advanced age, disease were predictors for receiving only chemo, radiation or nothing at all

  • 1 in 5 Ovarian Cancer Patients Doesn't Get Life-Extending Surgery: Study
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Advanced age, disease were predictors for receiving only chemo, radiation or nothing at all

  • Cheaper Breast Cancer Drug Does Well in Clinical Trial
    (03-Jun-2016)
    It has similar effectiveness, safety compared to Herceptin for HER2-positive disease

  • 1 in 5 Ovarian Cancer Patients Doesn't Get Life-Extending Surgery: Study
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Advanced age, disease were predictors for receiving only chemo, radiation or nothing at all

  • Mindfulness Meditation Seems to Soothe Breast Cancer Survivors
    (02-Jun-2016)
    Six-week class reduced fear of recurrence, fatigue and anxiety, researchers report

  • Low-Dose Aspirin Tied to Longer Colon Cancer Survival
    (02-Jun-2016)
    Study found most benefit seen in those taking the drug before their cancer diagnosis

  • Mindfulness Meditation Seems to Soothe Breast Cancer Survivors
    (02-Jun-2016)
    Six-week class reduced fear of recurrence, fatigue and anxiety, researchers report

  • 15.5 Million Americans Now Surviving Cancer: Report
    (02-Jun-2016)
    But better tools needed to support their long-term recovery, experts say

  • Low-Dose Aspirin Tied to Longer Colon Cancer Survival
    (02-Jun-2016)
    Study found most benefit seen in those taking the drug before their cancer diagnosis

  • Brain Cancer Treatment Shows Promise in Early Trial
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Injectable virus appears to extend lives of glioblastoma patients

  • Brain Cancer Treatment Shows Promise in Early Trial
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Injectable virus appears to extend lives of glioblastoma patients

  • Most Americans Support Rise in Legal Smoking Age
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Survey finds wide support in all regions to raise cutoff to age 19 or older

  • NIH Experts Cast Doubt on Rat Study Linking Cellphones, Tumors
    (27-May-2016)
    Rodents exposed to phone radiation actually lived longer than unexposed animals, reviewers point out

  • Make That Memorial Day BBQ Tasty -- and Safe
    (27-May-2016)
    Cooking meat at high temperatures can release harmful chemicals, but a few precautions help, nutritionist says

  • Make That Memorial Day BBQ Tasty -- and Safe
    (27-May-2016)
    Cooking meat at high temperatures can release harmful chemicals, but a few precautions help, nutritionist says

  • 6 Sun Safety Tips for 'Don't Fry Day'
    (27-May-2016)
    National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention reminds you to avoid unprotected sun exposure

  • NIH Experts Cast Doubt on Rat Study Linking Cellphones, Tumors
    (27-May-2016)
    Rodents exposed to phone radiation actually lived longer than unexposed animals, reviewers point out

  • 6 Sun Safety Tips for 'Don't Fry Day'
    (27-May-2016)
    National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention reminds you to avoid unprotected sun exposure

  • Healthy Living May Offset Genetic Breast Cancer Risk
    (26-May-2016)
    Lifestyle may matter even more when your DNA is working against you, research shows

  • Global Recession May Have Contributed to Cancer Deaths
    (26-May-2016)
    Health-care cuts, unemployment linked to more than 260,000 additional deaths, study finds

  • Healthy Living May Offset Genetic Breast Cancer Risk
    (26-May-2016)
    Lifestyle may matter even more when your DNA is working against you, research shows

  • Researchers Find 8 Immune Genes in Aggressive Brain Cancer
    (25-May-2016)
    Discovery might eventually lead to better treatment for glioblastoma multiforme

  • Common Abnormal Heart Rhythm Linked to Cancer Risk
    (25-May-2016)
    But study only found an association and doesn't prove that atrial fibrillation causes cancer

  • Common Abnormal Heart Rhythm Linked to Cancer Risk
    (25-May-2016)
    But study only found an association and doesn't prove that atrial fibrillation causes cancer

  • Researchers Find 8 Immune Genes in Aggressive Brain Cancer
    (25-May-2016)
    Discovery might eventually lead to better treatment for glioblastoma multiforme

  • Common Abnormal Heart Rhythm Linked to Cancer Risk
    (25-May-2016)
    But study only found an association and doesn't prove that atrial fibrillation causes cancer

  • Colon Cancer Rising in People Under 50
    (24-May-2016)
    Incidence up more than 10 percent in 10 years among Americans, study finds

  • Time to Drop the 'No-Eating Rule' Before Colonoscopy?
    (24-May-2016)
    Consuming limited amount of low-fiber food day before didn't disrupt procedure, study finds

  • Colon Cancer Rising in People Under 50
    (24-May-2016)
    Incidence up more than 10 percent in 10 years among Americans, study finds

  • Time to Drop the 'No-Eating Rule' Before Colonoscopy?
    (24-May-2016)
    Consuming limited amount of low-fiber food day before didn't disrupt procedure, study finds

  • Most Americans Wouldn't Join a Clinical Trial, Survey Finds
    (24-May-2016)
    Only 40 percent had favorable view of these studies, but number rose when they received more info

  • Colon Cancer Rising in People Under 50
    (24-May-2016)
    Incidence up more than 10 percent in 10 years among Americans, study finds

  • Home Remedy For Skin Cancer May Cause Damage, Mask New Growth
    (23-May-2016)
    'Black salve' made FDA's fake cancer cures list

  • Fertility Info Lacking for Young Women Who Beat Cancer
    (23-May-2016)
    Two-thirds said they would've liked more advice on preserving ability to have children, study shows

  • Too Many Advanced Cancer Patients Lack Info About Their Disease
    (23-May-2016)
    In study, just 1 in 20 terminally ill people understood their prognosis, researchers say

  • Home Remedy For Skin Cancer May Cause Damage, Mask New Growth
    (23-May-2016)
    'Black salve' made FDA's fake cancer cures list

  • FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Bladder Cancer
    (19-May-2016)
    Tecentriq boosted survival in small trial

  • Fatty Foods During Teen Years May Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk
    (19-May-2016)
    Higher amounts of unhealthy fats tied to greater breast density, researchers suggest

  • A Little Excess Weight May Boost Colon Cancer Survival
    (19-May-2016)
    Researchers saw an effect, but experts stress that heavier people also have higher odds of getting cancer

  • FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Bladder Cancer
    (19-May-2016)
    Tecentriq boosted survival in small trial

  • Melanoma Drug Boosting Survival for Many, Study Shows
    (19-May-2016)
    Keytruda also seen prompting remission in 1 in 6 cases

  • Fatty Foods During Teen Years May Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk
    (19-May-2016)
    Higher amounts of unhealthy fats tied to greater breast density, researchers suggest

  • 'Precision' Cancer Treatment May Extend Lives
    (19-May-2016)
    Therapy that uses patient DNA to guide drug selection seems superior to standard chemo, study finds

  • A Little Excess Weight May Boost Colon Cancer Survival
    (19-May-2016)
    Researchers saw an effect, but experts stress that heavier people also have higher odds of getting cancer

  • 'Sunscreen' Gene May Guard Against Skin Cancer
    (19-May-2016)
    Researchers hope their discovery will lead to preventive drugs

  • Melanoma Drug Boosting Survival for Many, Study Shows
    (19-May-2016)
    Keytruda also seen prompting remission in 1 in 6 cases

  • Tumor Location Affects Colon Cancer Survival: Study
    (18-May-2016)
    It found that patients with tumors on the left side lived longer than those with malignancies on the right

  • Early Palliative Care Seems to Help Caregivers, Too
    (18-May-2016)
    Such programs improve quality of life for folks caring for terminal cancer patients, study finds

  • Tumor Location Affects Colon Cancer Survival: Study
    (18-May-2016)
    It found that patients with tumors on the left side lived longer than those with malignancies on the right

  • HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Treatment for Cancer: Study
    (17-May-2016)
    But it's not clear what's driving the difference in care, researcher says

  • Severe, Untreated Sleep Apnea Linked to Aggressive Melanoma
    (17-May-2016)
    Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but experts point out that shuteye promotes healthy immune function

  • Exercise May Cut Risk of 13 Cancers, Study Suggests
    (16-May-2016)
    Moderate and vigorous activity includes brisk walking, tennis, jogging, swimming

  • Inactive Women May Face Higher Risk for Cervical Cancer
    (13-May-2016)
    But study found just 30 minutes of exercise a week might lower chances of disease

  • Inactive Women May Face Higher Risk for Cervical Cancer
    (13-May-2016)
    But study found just 30 minutes of exercise a week might lower chances of disease

  • Could Canine Research Offer Clues to Human Brain Cancer?
    (12-May-2016)
    Scientists identify three genes thought to raise risk for glioma tumors

  • Teens Who Eat Lots of Fruit May Lower Their Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (12-May-2016)
    But second report found women who drink more alcohol over time might increase chances of disease

  • Many Breast Cancer Patients Try Alternative Medicine First: Study
    (12-May-2016)
    But delay in getting chemotherapy may lower odds of survival, researcher says

  • Is Ovary Removal Tied to Colon Cancer Risk?
    (12-May-2016)
    Loss of female hormones may explain potential association, researchers say

  • Is Ovary Removal Tied to Colon Cancer Risk?
    (12-May-2016)
    Loss of female hormones may explain potential association, researchers say

  • Teens Who Eat Lots of Fruit May Lower Their Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (12-May-2016)
    But second report found women who drink more alcohol over time might increase chances of disease

  • How Your Car Side Window May Be Harming Your Skin, Eyes
    (12-May-2016)
    Many don't offer enough protection from the sun's damaging UV rays, study finds

  • Many Breast Cancer Patients Try Alternative Medicine First: Study
    (12-May-2016)
    But delay in getting chemotherapy may lower odds of survival, researcher says

  • Is Ovary Removal Tied to Colon Cancer Risk?
    (12-May-2016)
    Loss of female hormones may explain potential association, researchers say

  • How Your Car Side Window May Be Harming Your Skin, Eyes
    (12-May-2016)
    Many don't offer enough protection from the sun's damaging UV rays, study finds

  • Many Breast Cancer Patients Try Alternative Medicine First: Study
    (12-May-2016)
    But delay in getting chemotherapy may lower odds of survival, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Identifying an Ordinary Mole
    (11-May-2016)
    Here's how one should look

  • Could 'Breast Cancer Genes' Play Role in Prostate Cancer, Too?
    (09-May-2016)
    Multiple studies suggest they might

  • Could 'Breast Cancer Genes' Play Role in Prostate Cancer, Too?
    (09-May-2016)
    Multiple studies suggest they might

  • Could 'Breast Cancer Genes' Play Role in Prostate Cancer, Too?
    (09-May-2016)
    Multiple studies suggest they might

  • Aspirin May Help Protect Against Bile Duct Cancer: Study
    (06-May-2016)
    People who took it regularly were three times less likely to develop the disease

  • Lung Cancer Surgery Worthwhile for Older Patients
    (05-May-2016)
    Study found those 65 and older survived longer when they had operation

  • Lung Cancer Surgery Worthwhile for Older Patients
    (05-May-2016)
    Study found those 65 and older survived longer when they had operation

  • Seniors: Pump Iron, Live Longer
    (04-May-2016)
    Twice-weekly strength training cut risk of dying during 15-year study

  • Radon in the Home May Be Linked to Blood Cancers in Women
    (03-May-2016)
    Study found no connection with men, further research is needed

  • Additional Treatments Offer Little Benefit for Pancreatic Cancer: Study
    (03-May-2016)
    Neither extra chemotherapy drug nor add-on radiation aided longevity in French trial

  • Radon in the Home May Be Linked to Blood Cancers in Women
    (03-May-2016)
    Study found no connection with men, further research is needed

  • Radon in the Home May Be Linked to Blood Cancers in Women
    (03-May-2016)
    Study found no connection with men, further research is needed

  • Radon in the Home May Be Linked to Blood Cancers in Women
    (03-May-2016)
    Study found no connection with men, further research is needed

  • Additional Treatments Offer Little Benefit for Pancreatic Cancer: Study
    (03-May-2016)
    Neither extra chemotherapy drug nor add-on radiation aided longevity in French trial

  • Additional Treatments Offer Little Benefit for Pancreatic Cancer: Study
    (03-May-2016)
    Neither extra chemotherapy drug nor add-on radiation aided longevity in French trial

  • Well Water a Suspected Cause of Bladder Cancer in New England
    (02-May-2016)
    Researchers believe arsenic exposure might contribute to higher-than-normal rates

  • Well Water a Suspected Cause of Bladder Cancer in New England
    (02-May-2016)
    Researchers believe arsenic exposure might contribute to higher-than-normal rates

  • Could Talk Therapy Ease Chemo-Related Memory Issues?
    (02-May-2016)
    Researchers suggest their approach could improve survivors' quality of life

  • Smog May Boost Risk for Several Cancers
    (29-Apr-2016)
    Study finds even small increases in pollution raised overall odds of dying from disease by 22 percent

  • Smog May Boost Risk for Several Cancers
    (29-Apr-2016)
    Study finds even small increases in pollution raised overall odds of dying from disease by 22 percent

  • Smog May Boost Risk for Several Cancers
    (29-Apr-2016)
    Study finds even small increases in pollution raised overall odds of dying from disease by 22 percent

  • Smog May Boost Risk for Several Cancers
    (29-Apr-2016)
    Study finds even small increases in pollution raised overall odds of dying from disease by 22 percent

  • Some Smart Yet Easy Ways to Shield Yourself From Skin Cancer
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Dermatologist offers advice on how to prevent, detect any abnormalities

  • 'You've Got Cancer' Can Take Devastating Mental Toll
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Study finds higher rates of depression, anxiety, substance abuse just before and after a diagnosis

  • Some Smart Yet Easy Ways to Shield Yourself From Skin Cancer
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Dermatologist offers advice on how to prevent, detect any abnormalities

  • Statins Might Not Lower Colon Cancer Risk: Study
    (26-Apr-2016)
    But cholesterol levels may be associated with reduced chance of disease

  • Statins Might Not Lower Colon Cancer Risk: Study
    (26-Apr-2016)
    But cholesterol levels may be associated with reduced chance of disease

  • Nipple-Preserving Mastectomies Appear Safe for High-Risk Women: Study
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Preventive breast surgeries with nipple intact don't raise breast cancer risk, researchers report

  • Low-Dose Aspirin Tied to Better Cancer Survival in Study
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Improved odds seen for patients with colon, prostate or breast tumors, but research isn't definitive

  • Low-Dose Aspirin Tied to Better Cancer Survival in Study
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Improved odds seen for patients with colon, prostate or breast tumors, but research isn't definitive

  • Low-Dose Aspirin Tied to Better Cancer Survival in Study
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Improved odds seen for patients with colon, prostate or breast tumors, but research isn't definitive

  • Certain Cancers Seem Less Likely for Kids of Hispanic Moms Born Outside U.S.
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Analyzing immigrant population can help identify tumor causes, researcher says

  • Low-Dose Aspirin Tied to Better Cancer Survival in Study
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Improved odds seen for patients with colon, prostate or breast tumors, but research isn't definitive

  • Celebrity Cases May Help Spur Rise in Double Mastectomies
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Many women now think it's the best treatment for breast cancer, study suggests

  • Could Certain Fatty Foods Be Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Study also suggests that cholesterol-lowering drugs may help counteract harmful effect

  • Cancer History May Affect Survival After Organ Transplant
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Study also suggests nearly twice the risk for a new cancer

  • Celebrity Cases May Help Spur Rise in Double Mastectomies
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Many women now think it's the best treatment for breast cancer, study suggests

  • Could Certain Fatty Foods Be Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Study also suggests that cholesterol-lowering drugs may help counteract harmful effect

  • Common Class of Breast Cancer Drugs May Not Trigger 'Chemo Brain': Study
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Anthracyclines are widely used, but new research finds no link between the meds and survivors' mental function

  • Breast Cancer Meds Won't Raise Chances of Heart Attack, Stroke, Study Suggests
    (21-Apr-2016)
    But there was a slightly increased risk of less serious heart problems

  • Common Class of Breast Cancer Drugs May Not Trigger 'Chemo Brain': Study
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Anthracyclines are widely used, but new research finds no link between the meds and survivors' mental function

  • Breast Cancer Meds Won't Raise Chances of Heart Attack, Stroke, Study Suggests
    (21-Apr-2016)
    But there was a slightly increased risk of less serious heart problems

  • Alcohol, Processed Meats May Raise Stomach Cancer Risk
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Excess weight also seems to boost chances of disease, and risk increases as three factors increase, researchers report

  • Childhood Cancer Survivors Often Feel Older Than Their Years
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Treatment-related conditions may affect their long-term well-being, study finds

  • Common Class of Breast Cancer Drugs May Not Trigger 'Chemo Brain': Study
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Anthracyclines are widely used, but new research finds no link between the meds and survivors' mental function

  • Breast Cancer Gene Might Lower Women's Fertility: Study
    (20-Apr-2016)
    The BRCA1 mutation may speed the aging of a woman's ovaries, researchers report

  • Study Ties Certain Mouth Germs to Pancreatic Cancer Risk
    (20-Apr-2016)
    But research can't prove cause-and-effect and more investigation is needed, experts say

  • Breast Cancer Gene Might Lower Women's Fertility: Study
    (20-Apr-2016)
    The BRCA1 mutation may speed the aging of a woman's ovaries, researchers report

  • Study Ties Certain Mouth Germs to Pancreatic Cancer Risk
    (20-Apr-2016)
    But research can't prove cause-and-effect and more investigation is needed, experts say

  • Small Study Supports New Stool-Based Colon Cancer Test
    (19-Apr-2016)
    Cologuard may help spot tumors, but researcher, experts agree that colonoscopy is preferred option

  • Some Like It Hot! Lab Mice, in Particular
    (19-Apr-2016)
    Researchers report lower temperatures in lab studies can impact findings on human diseases

  • Drug Shows Promise Against Rare, Aggressive Skin Cancer
    (19-Apr-2016)
    Research suggests IV med might benefit patients with Merkel cell carcinoma

  • Drug Shows Promise Against Rare, Aggressive Skin Cancer
    (19-Apr-2016)
    Research suggests IV med might benefit patients with Merkel cell carcinoma

  • Many Breast Cancer Patients May Not Need Chemo: Study
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Genetic test can help doctors determine who can safely avoid treatment after surgery

  • Sunscreen Delays Melanoma in Mice, Researchers Say
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Study results suggest scientists can use mice to find better ways to prevent deadly skin cancer in humans

  • Regular Exercise May Boost Prostate Cancer Survival
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Study found that men who exercised the most had the best outcomes

  • Many Breast Cancer Patients May Not Need Chemo: Study
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Genetic test can help doctors determine who can safely avoid treatment after surgery

  • Drug Seems to Extend Survival for Advanced Melanoma Patients
    (18-Apr-2016)
    One-third of study participants lived 5 years or more after starting treatment

  • Regular Exercise May Boost Prostate Cancer Survival
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Study found that men who exercised the most had the best outcomes

  • Sunscreen Delays Melanoma in Mice, Researchers Say
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Study results suggest scientists can use mice to find better ways to prevent deadly skin cancer in humans

  • Drug Seems to Extend Survival for Advanced Melanoma Patients
    (18-Apr-2016)
    One-third of study participants lived 5 years or more after starting treatment

  • Many Breast Cancer Patients May Not Need Chemo: Study
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Genetic test can help doctors determine who can safely avoid treatment after surgery

  • Widely Used Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cancer Death Risk
    (15-Apr-2016)
    Older women taking metformin saw a boost in survival, study suggests

  • Early Stage Breast Cancer Does Need Treatment, Study Finds
    (15-Apr-2016)
    Experts say surgery, not observation, is best for cancer confined to milk ducts

  • Low-Fat Diets May Help Older Women With Breast Cancer Survive Longer: Study
    (15-Apr-2016)
    A decade after diagnosis, there were 20 percent fewer deaths when compared to women in usual diet group

  • Widely Used Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cancer Death Risk
    (15-Apr-2016)
    Older women taking metformin saw a boost in survival, study suggests

  • Widely Used Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cancer Death Risk
    (15-Apr-2016)
    Older women taking metformin saw a boost in survival, study suggests

  • Only Half of Rectal Cancer Patients Get Recommended Treatment: Study
    (15-Apr-2016)
    Uninsured and minority patients had lower odds of receiving standard therapies, researchers found

  • Early Stage Breast Cancer Does Need Treatment, Study Finds
    (15-Apr-2016)
    Experts say surgery, not observation, is best for cancer confined to milk ducts

  • Low-Fat Diets May Help Older Women With Breast Cancer Survive Longer: Study
    (15-Apr-2016)
    A decade after diagnosis, there were 20 percent fewer deaths when compared to women in usual diet group

  • Widely Used Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cancer Death Risk
    (15-Apr-2016)
    Older women taking metformin saw a boost in survival, study suggests

  • Only Half of Rectal Cancer Patients Get Recommended Treatment: Study
    (15-Apr-2016)
    Uninsured and minority patients had lower odds of receiving standard therapies, researchers found

  • Only Half of Rectal Cancer Patients Get Recommended Treatment: Study
    (15-Apr-2016)
    Uninsured and minority patients had lower odds of receiving standard therapies, researchers found

  • About Half of Women May Benefit From Mammograms at 40: Analysis
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Study puts new scrutiny on latest guidelines, which recommend screening can begin at age 45 or 50

  • Radiation May Help After Surgery for 'Soft-Tissue' Cancers
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Biggest benefit was seen in people over 65, research suggests

  • Thyroid Cancer Cases in U.S. Level Off, Perhaps Reflecting Diagnostic Changes
    (14-Apr-2016)
    'Epidemic of diagnosis' caused the increase, not harmful tumors, experts say

  • About Half of Women May Benefit From Mammograms at 40: Analysis
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Study puts new scrutiny on latest guidelines, which recommend screening can begin at age 45 or 50

  • Head and Neck Cancers May Be Linked to Hepatitis C
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Researcher sees need for improved screening, treatment

  • Head and Neck Cancers May Be Linked to Hepatitis C
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Researcher sees need for improved screening, treatment

  • Head and Neck Cancers May Be Linked to Hepatitis C
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Researcher sees need for improved screening, treatment

  • Head and Neck Cancers May Be Linked to Hepatitis C
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Researcher sees need for improved screening, treatment

  • Expert Panel Reaffirms Daily Aspirin's Use Against Heart Disease, Colon Cancer
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Guideline applies to people in their 50s, many in their 60s, who are already at higher risk for heart disease

  • Expert Panel Reaffirms Daily Aspirin's Use Against Heart Disease, Colon Cancer
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Guideline applies to people in their 50s, many in their 60s, who are already at higher risk for heart disease

  • Your Income, Hometown May Be Key to Your Lifespan
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Certain areas in U.S. trend toward shorter lives, and poverty lowers life expectancy across the board, study finds

  • Marriage May Be a Cancer Fighter
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Study suggests patients with spouses have survival advantage over single people battling disease

  • Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Depression
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Study found a 23 percent increased risk compared to men who received other treatments, but overall risk relatively low

  • Venclexta Approved for Specific Genetic Blood Cancer
    (11-Apr-2016)
    A form of chronic lymphocytic leukemia

  • Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Depression
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Study found a 23 percent increased risk compared to men who received other treatments, but overall risk relatively low

  • Happy Marriage May Prompt Men to Get Colonoscopy: Study
    (07-Apr-2016)
    Women encourage healthful behaviors in their husbands, but look to others for advice about their own preventive care

  • Happy Marriage May Prompt Men to Get Colonoscopy: Study
    (07-Apr-2016)
    Women encourage healthful behaviors in their husbands, but look to others for advice about their own preventive care

  • Chemo May Prolong Lives of Some Brain Cancer Patients: Study
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Those with slow-growing gliomas lived five years longer, on average, than those who got only radiation

  • High-Dose Radiation May Be No Better for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Study finds no benefits in disease progression, survival

  • Gene May Raise Melanoma Risk, Even Without Sun Exposure
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Variant of gene linked to skin pigmentation tied to higher chance of deadly skin cancer in study

  • Chemo May Prolong Lives of Some Brain Cancer Patients: Study
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Those with slow-growing gliomas lived five years longer, on average, than those who got only radiation

  • High-Dose Radiation May Be No Better for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Study finds no benefits in disease progression, survival

  • Gene May Raise Melanoma Risk, Even Without Sun Exposure
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Variant of gene linked to skin pigmentation tied to higher chance of deadly skin cancer in study

  • Chemo May Prolong Lives of Some Brain Cancer Patients: Study
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Those with slow-growing gliomas lived five years longer, on average, than those who got only radiation

  • Sugary Drinks, 'Bad' Carbs Tied to Breast, Prostate Cancers
    (05-Apr-2016)
    Preliminary study finds more reason to improve your diet

  • Sugary Drinks, 'Bad' Carbs Tied to Breast, Prostate Cancers
    (05-Apr-2016)
    Preliminary study finds more reason to improve your diet

  • Sugary Drinks, 'Bad' Carbs Tied to Breast, Prostate Cancers
    (05-Apr-2016)
    Preliminary study finds more reason to improve your diet

  • Shorter, Intensive Radiation Works for Prostate Cancer: Study
    (04-Apr-2016)
    The trial focused on early-stage disease that hadn't spread beyond the gland

  • A New Health Perk for Coffee Drinkers?
    (01-Apr-2016)
    The brew, in any form, might cut colon cancer risk; the more you drink, the lower the risk, study suggests

  • A New Health Perk for Coffee Drinkers?
    (01-Apr-2016)
    The brew, in any form, might cut colon cancer risk; the more you drink, the lower the risk, study suggests

  • More Evidence Diabetes Drug Actos Raises Bladder Cancer Risk a Bit
    (31-Mar-2016)
    But odds are small, and experts want it to remain on market, although newer drugs are available

  • Evening Snacking Might Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Women who fasted less than 13 hours had 36 percent higher risk of cancer recurrence, researchers say

  • Gene May Explain Higher Rates of Some Cancers in Black People
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Tests were done on mice, but need to be confirmed in humans, researchers say

  • More Evidence Diabetes Drug Actos Raises Bladder Cancer Risk a Bit
    (31-Mar-2016)
    But odds are small, and experts want it to remain on market, although newer drugs are available

  • Gene May Explain Higher Rates of Some Cancers in Black People
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Tests were done on mice, but need to be confirmed in humans, researchers say

  • Evening Snacking Might Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Women who fasted less than 13 hours had 36 percent higher risk of cancer recurrence, researchers say

  • Gene May Explain Higher Rates of Some Cancers in Black People
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Tests were done on mice, but need to be confirmed in humans, researchers say

  • Study Asks, What Is a 'Good Death'?
    (30-Mar-2016)
    Discussions must go way beyond treatments and deal with the patient's sense of peace, experts say

  • Medicare Spends Billions on Chronic Kidney Disease, Study Finds
    (29-Mar-2016)
    Researchers consider ways to manage patients' care effectively and rein in the cost

  • Acupuncture May Ease Hot Flashes for Breast Cancer Patients
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Italian trial finds the therapy was also linked to better quality of life among women in the study

  • Cancer Patients Who Choose to Die at Home Live Longer: Study
    (28-Mar-2016)
    They and their families should make choice based on preference, researchers say

  • Acupuncture May Ease Hot Flashes for Breast Cancer Patients
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Italian trial finds the therapy was also linked to better quality of life among women in the study

  • Surgeons' Experience Matters With Thyroid Removal
    (25-Mar-2016)
    Track record best for doctors who perform 25-plus thyroidectomies a year, researchers say

  • Distance Matters for Quality Rectal Cancer Care
    (25-Mar-2016)
    The farther a patient has to travel for radiation therapy, the less likely it will happen, study finds

  • Distance Matters for Quality Rectal Cancer Care
    (25-Mar-2016)
    The farther a patient has to travel for radiation therapy, the less likely it will happen, study finds

  • Mammograms May Also Help Spot Heart Disease, Study Suggests
    (24-Mar-2016)
    The breast screening test compared well to heart CT scans, researchers say

  • Women Who Survive Childhood Cancer Stand Good Chance of Having Kids: Study
    (23-Mar-2016)
    But same may not be as true for male survivors

  • Race, Poverty May Affect Early Stage Breast Cancer Management
    (22-Mar-2016)
    Black and low-income patients less likely to undergo genetic testing, research shows

  • Race, Poverty May Affect Early Stage Breast Cancer Management
    (22-Mar-2016)
    Black and low-income patients less likely to undergo genetic testing, research shows

  • Gene Tests May Help Predict Outcomes in Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Women with mutations in some 'DNA repair' genes may survive much longer, research shows

  • Gene Tests May Help Predict Outcomes in Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Women with mutations in some 'DNA repair' genes may survive much longer, research shows

  • Black Smokers Less Likely to Get Lung Cancer Screening
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Racial differences in smoking patterns probably why, researchers suggest

  • Generic Gleevec Will Likely Cut Millions in Health Costs
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Over 5 years, researchers estimate more than $9 million in insurance savings

  • Generic Gleevec Will Likely Cut Millions in Health Costs
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Over 5 years, researchers estimate more than $9 million in insurance savings

  • Black Smokers Less Likely to Get Lung Cancer Screening
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Racial differences in smoking patterns probably why, researchers suggest

  • Hospital Volume Tied to Success of Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Study finds more experienced medical centers achieve better survival rates

  • Hospital Volume Tied to Success of Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Study finds more experienced medical centers achieve better survival rates

  • Many Cancer Survivors Struggle to Make Ends Meet
    (14-Mar-2016)
    Money problems can affect their mental health, quality of life, researchers say

  • Exercise Doesn't Seem to Affect Breast Density
    (11-Mar-2016)
    Physical activity's positive effect on breast cancer stems from another cause, researchers suggest

  • Preventive Mastectomies Triple Among U.S. Women With Cancer in One Breast
    (11-Mar-2016)
    Patients increasingly opt to have the healthy breast removed, despite limited benefit, study says

  • Gene Test May Spare Some Breast Cancer Patients From Chemo
    (11-Mar-2016)
    Analysis can help women who won't benefit from additional treatment to avoid side effects, study says

  • Exercise Doesn't Seem to Affect Breast Density
    (11-Mar-2016)
    Physical activity's positive effect on breast cancer stems from another cause, researchers suggest

  • Preventive Mastectomies Triple Among U.S. Women With Cancer in One Breast
    (11-Mar-2016)
    Patients increasingly opt to have the healthy breast removed, despite limited benefit, study says

  • Gene Test May Spare Some Breast Cancer Patients From Chemo
    (11-Mar-2016)
    Analysis can help women who won't benefit from additional treatment to avoid side effects, study says

  • Xalkori Approved For Rare Genetic Form of Lung Cancer
    (11-Mar-2016)
    ROS-1 positive NSCLC

  • Gene Test May Spare Some Breast Cancer Patients From Chemo
    (11-Mar-2016)
    Analysis can help women who won't benefit from additional treatment to avoid side effects, study says

  • Agent Orange Linked to Bladder Cancer, Thyroid Problems, Panel Says
    (10-Mar-2016)
    Herbicide was used during Vietnam War, and vets with Parkinson's-like symptoms can file claim for the condition

  • Drug Duo May Rapidly Shrink Breast Tumors in Some Patients
    (10-Mar-2016)
    Researchers say combo therapy worked well for about 1 in 4 women with HER2-positive breast cancer

  • Elderly With Advanced Colon Cancer Often Get Costly, Dubious Treatments: Study
    (10-Mar-2016)
    Drugs come with many side effects, may add only one month to survival, researchers add

  • Elderly With Advanced Colon Cancer Often Get Costly, Dubious Treatments: Study
    (10-Mar-2016)
    Drugs come with many side effects, may add only one month to survival, researchers add

  • Certain Biopsy Method Tied to Better Outcomes After Kidney Cancer
    (10-Mar-2016)
    Image-guided testing of tissue from the kidney mass may lead to improved treatments, researchers say

  • Agent Orange Linked to Bladder Cancer, Thyroid Problems, Panel Says
    (10-Mar-2016)
    Herbicide was used during Vietnam War, and vets with Parkinson's-like symptoms can file claim for the condition

  • Drug Duo May Rapidly Shrink Breast Tumors in Some Patients
    (10-Mar-2016)
    Researchers say combo therapy worked well for about 1 in 4 women with HER2-positive breast cancer

  • Certain Biopsy Method Tied to Better Outcomes After Kidney Cancer
    (10-Mar-2016)
    Image-guided testing of tissue from the kidney mass may lead to improved treatments, researchers say

  • Elderly With Advanced Colon Cancer Often Get Costly, Dubious Treatments: Study
    (10-Mar-2016)
    Drugs come with many side effects, may add only one month to survival, researchers add

  • Elderly With Advanced Colon Cancer Often Get Costly, Dubious Treatments: Study
    (10-Mar-2016)
    Drugs come with many side effects, may add only one month to survival, researchers add

  • Diabetes Treatment May Affect Breast Density
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Women on insulin might need extra breast cancer screening, expert suggests

  • With Early Breast Cancer, Targeted Radiation Shows Promise
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Study finds limited radiotherapy effective after low-risk tumors are removed, but questions remain

  • Diabetes Treatment May Affect Breast Density
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Women on insulin might need extra breast cancer screening, expert suggests

  • With Early Breast Cancer, Targeted Radiation Shows Promise
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Study finds limited radiotherapy effective after low-risk tumors are removed, but questions remain

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall
    (09-Mar-2016)
    But there's been a concerning increase in liver cancer, experts say

  • Preventive Mastectomy May Not Boost Sense of Well-Being
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Over time, women reported similar states of mind with or without additional surgery, study finds

  • Six Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Diet, weight and physical activity play a significant role, expert says

  • Six Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Diet, weight and physical activity play a significant role, expert says

  • Preventive Mastectomy May Not Boost Sense of Well-Being
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Over time, women reported similar states of mind with or without additional surgery, study finds

  • Six Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Diet, weight and physical activity play a significant role, expert says

  • Women Often Overestimate Odds That Early Breast Cancer Will Return, Spread
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Misperceptions lead to worry that harms quality of life, researcher says

  • New Tests May Help Combat Melanoma, Expert Says
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Doctors now have genetic and molecular tools for diagnosing the deadly skin cancer

  • Women Often Overestimate Odds That Early Breast Cancer Will Return, Spread
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Misperceptions lead to worry that harms quality of life, researcher says

  • Can Certain 'Poor Carb' Diets Raise Nonsmokers' Lung Cancer Risk?
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests link for regimens rich in refined carbs, potatoes, but it can't prove cause-and-effect

  • Can Certain 'Poor Carb' Diets Raise Nonsmokers' Lung Cancer Risk?
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests link for regimens rich in refined carbs, potatoes, but it can't prove cause-and-effect

  • New Tests May Help Combat Melanoma, Expert Says
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Doctors now have genetic and molecular tools for diagnosing the deadly skin cancer

  • Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Carry Certain Risks
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Chances of secondary cancers increased, but study authors stressed the overall risk was low

  • Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Carry Certain Risks
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Chances of secondary cancers increased, but study authors stressed the overall risk was low

  • Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Linked to Reduced Risk of Certain Cancers
    (03-Mar-2016)
    The effect was seen most strongly with colon, gastrointestinal tumors, researchers report

  • Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Carry Certain Risks
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Chances of secondary cancers increased, but study authors stressed the overall risk was low

  • Could Twitter Be a Recruitment Tool for Cancer Trials?
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests it has untapped potential for linking patients to clinical trial enrollment websites

  • Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Linked to Reduced Risk of Certain Cancers
    (03-Mar-2016)
    The effect was seen most strongly with colon, gastrointestinal tumors, researchers report

  • Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Carry Certain Risks
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Chances of secondary cancers increased, but study authors stressed the overall risk was low

  • Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Carry Certain Risks
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Chances of secondary cancers increased, but study authors stressed the overall risk was low

  • Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Linked to Reduced Risk of Certain Cancers
    (03-Mar-2016)
    The effect was seen most strongly with colon, gastrointestinal tumors, researchers report

  • Low Vitamin D Levels May Signal More Aggressive Prostate Cancer
    (02-Mar-2016)
    But men should not expect supplements to ward off fast-growing tumors, expert says

  • Study Questions Link Between Multiple Moles, Risk for Melanoma
    (02-Mar-2016)
    Research suggests people with many of the blemishes not necessarily at higher risk for the cancer

  • Ovarian Cancer Is More Than One Disease: Report
    (02-Mar-2016)
    Better understanding needed to improve prevention, detection, treatment, U.S. panel notes

  • Ovarian Cancer Is More Than One Disease: Report
    (02-Mar-2016)
    Better understanding needed to improve prevention, detection, treatment, U.S. panel notes

  • Low Vitamin D Levels May Signal More Aggressive Prostate Cancer
    (02-Mar-2016)
    But men should not expect supplements to ward off fast-growing tumors, expert says

  • Study Questions Link Between Multiple Moles, Risk for Melanoma
    (02-Mar-2016)
    Research suggests people with many of the blemishes not necessarily at higher risk for the cancer

  • Is Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Raised Risk of Certain Cancers?
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests, but doesn't prove, that odds increase for some types of tumors, but drop for others

  • Abuse, Poverty in Childhood Linked to Adult Health Problems
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Study found cancer, heart disease were more likely to crop up decades later

  • Is Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Raised Risk of Certain Cancers?
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests, but doesn't prove, that odds increase for some types of tumors, but drop for others

  • Is Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Raised Risk of Certain Cancers?
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests, but doesn't prove, that odds increase for some types of tumors, but drop for others

  • Is Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Raised Risk of Certain Cancers?
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests, but doesn't prove, that odds increase for some types of tumors, but drop for others

  • Is Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Raised Risk of Certain Cancers?
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests, but doesn't prove, that odds increase for some types of tumors, but drop for others

  • Is Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Raised Risk of Certain Cancers?
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests, but doesn't prove, that odds increase for some types of tumors, but drop for others

  • Is Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Raised Risk of Certain Cancers?
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests, but doesn't prove, that odds increase for some types of tumors, but drop for others

  • Is Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Raised Risk of Certain Cancers?
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests, but doesn't prove, that odds increase for some types of tumors, but drop for others

  • For Cancer Patients, Pain May Rise as Finances Dwindle
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Suffering can escalate for those with two months of reserves or less, study finds

  • For Cancer Patients, Pain May Rise as Finances Dwindle
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Suffering can escalate for those with two months of reserves or less, study finds

  • For Cancer Patients, Pain May Rise as Finances Dwindle
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Suffering can escalate for those with two months of reserves or less, study finds

  • New Cooling Technique Might Aid Brain Surgery: Study
    (25-Feb-2016)
    Combined with verbal checks, it allowed surgeons to protect areas where speech occurs

  • Laser Unlocks Blood-Brain Barrier for Chemotherapy, Study Shows
    (24-Feb-2016)
    Cancer-fighting drugs were able to reach tumors, but the technique still in preliminary stage

  • Brain Cancers Both Common and Deadly Among Teens, Young Adults: Report
    (24-Feb-2016)
    But types of tumors start to vary as people age, researchers add

  • Male Childhood Cancer Survivors Less Likely to Have Kids, Study Finds
    (24-Feb-2016)
    But Norwegian researchers also found no increased risk of birth defects or delivery complications

  • Health Problems Can Plague Seniors After Cancer Surgery
    (24-Feb-2016)
    Researchers find falls, broken bones, bed sores more likely in older patients

  • Laser Unlocks Blood-Brain Barrier for Chemotherapy, Study Shows
    (24-Feb-2016)
    Cancer-fighting drugs were able to reach tumors, but the technique still in preliminary stage

  • Brain Cancers Both Common and Deadly Among Teens, Young Adults: Report
    (24-Feb-2016)
    But types of tumors start to vary as people age, researchers add

  • Laser Unlocks Blood-Brain Barrier for Chemotherapy, Study Shows
    (24-Feb-2016)
    Cancer-fighting drugs were able to reach tumors, but the technique still in preliminary stage

  • Estrogen for Vaginal Symptoms OK for Breast Cancer Survivors: Experts
    (22-Feb-2016)
    New recommendation is aimed at women who are fighting or have survived a hormone-linked tumor

  • Racial Gap in U.S. Cancer Deaths Is Narrowing: Report
    (22-Feb-2016)
    But black women still more susceptible to breast cancer, black men to colon cancer

  • More American Women Opting for Mastectomy, Study Finds
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Rate went up 36 percent between 2005 and 2013, researchers say

  • Vaccine Has Cut HPV Infection Rate in Teen Girls by Two-Thirds: Study
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Still, too few girls and boys getting vaccinated against the virus that causes cervical cancer, other malignancies, researchers say

  • Canadian Medical Panel Advises Against Routine Colonoscopy
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Experts in the United States believe the move is misguided, however

  • Racial Gap in U.S. Cancer Deaths Is Narrowing: Report
    (22-Feb-2016)
    But black women still more susceptible to breast cancer, black men to colon cancer

  • Lung Cancer Survivors May Be Getting Too Many PET Scans
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Study finds using costly test as first option for follow-up may not improve survival

  • Lung Cancer Survivors May Be Getting Too Many PET Scans
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Study finds using costly test as first option for follow-up may not improve survival

  • Canadian Medical Panel Advises Against Routine Colonoscopy
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Experts in the United States believe the move is misguided, however

  • Vaccine Has Cut HPV Infection Rate in Teen Girls by Two-Thirds: Study
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Still, too few girls and boys getting vaccinated against the virus that causes cervical cancer, other malignancies, researchers say

  • Estrogen for Vaginal Symptoms OK for Breast Cancer Survivors: Experts
    (22-Feb-2016)
    New recommendation is aimed at women who are fighting or have survived a hormone-linked tumor

  • U.S. Action on Climate Change Could Save Nearly 300,000 Lives by 2030: Study
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Using targets from recent Paris Agreement, scientists calculate potential deaths averted from heart, lung disease

  • Racial Gap in U.S. Cancer Deaths Is Narrowing: Report
    (22-Feb-2016)
    But black women still more susceptible to breast cancer, black men to colon cancer

  • More American Women Opting for Mastectomy, Study Finds
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Rate went up 36 percent between 2005 and 2013, researchers say

  • Lung Cancer Survivors May Be Getting Too Many PET Scans
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Study finds using costly test as first option for follow-up may not improve survival

  • U.S. Action on Climate Change Could Save Nearly 300,000 Lives by 2030: Study
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Using targets from recent Paris Agreement, scientists calculate potential deaths averted from heart, lung disease

  • Racial Gap in U.S. Cancer Deaths Is Narrowing: Report
    (22-Feb-2016)
    But black women still more susceptible to breast cancer, black men to colon cancer

  • Racial Gap in U.S. Cancer Deaths Is Narrowing: Report
    (22-Feb-2016)
    But black women still more susceptible to breast cancer, black men to colon cancer

  • Vaccine Has Cut HPV Infection Rate in Teen Girls by Two-Thirds: Study
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Still, too few girls and boys getting vaccinated against the virus that causes cervical cancer, other malignancies, researchers say

  • Racial Gap in U.S. Cancer Deaths Is Narrowing: Report
    (22-Feb-2016)
    But black women still more susceptible to breast cancer, black men to colon cancer

  • Researchers Pursue Clue Between Obesity, Breast and Pancreatic Cancer
    (19-Feb-2016)
    People with excess weight may have more of a potentially tumor-promoting substance, scientists say

  • Cervical Cancer Can Be Prevented: FDA
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Routine screening and vaccination are key to protecting women against the disease, experts say

  • Cervical Cancer Can Be Prevented: FDA
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Routine screening and vaccination are key to protecting women against the disease, experts say

  • Researchers Pursue Clue Between Obesity, Breast and Pancreatic Cancer
    (19-Feb-2016)
    People with excess weight may have more of a potentially tumor-promoting substance, scientists say

  • Researchers Pursue Clue Between Obesity, Breast and Pancreatic Cancer
    (19-Feb-2016)
    People with excess weight may have more of a potentially tumor-promoting substance, scientists say

  • 1 in 4 Breast Cancer Lumpectomies Requires Follow-Up Surgery
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Risk after breast-conserving operation is lower with 'high-volume' surgeons, researchers say

  • 1 in 4 Breast Cancer Lumpectomies Requires Follow-Up Surgery
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Risk after breast-conserving operation is lower with 'high-volume' surgeons, researchers say

  • Study Pushes 'More Is More' Approach to Shielding Kids From the Sun
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Protective swim shirt, text reminders some ways to help reduce children's skin cancer risk

  • Cancer Patients Who Miss Radiation Treatments at High Risk for Relapse
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Missed appointments prolong treatment, increase likelihood for cancer to return, study finds

  • Could a Lung Cancer Drug Work Better With Coke?
    (12-Feb-2016)
    Study finds cola boosts effectiveness of Tarceva for patients who are also taking a heartburn medicine

  • Could a Lung Cancer Drug Work Better With Coke?
    (12-Feb-2016)
    Study finds cola boosts effectiveness of Tarceva for patients who are also taking a heartburn medicine

  • More Young Breast Cancer Patients Getting Gene Test
    (11-Feb-2016)
    New study finds nearly all women under 40 at diagnosis are opting for BRCA evaluation

  • Overactive Thyroid Linked to Breast Cancer Risk
    (11-Feb-2016)
    But researchers added that their study did not prove cause-and-effect

  • Health Tip: Eat Wisely During Cancer Treatment
    (11-Feb-2016)
    The immune system is weaker

  • More Young Breast Cancer Patients Getting Gene Test
    (11-Feb-2016)
    New study finds nearly all women under 40 at diagnosis are opting for BRCA evaluation

  • Overactive Thyroid Linked to Breast Cancer Risk
    (11-Feb-2016)
    But researchers added that their study did not prove cause-and-effect

  • Is Fat From Another Area of Body Safe for Breast Reconstruction?
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Research shows this practice doesn't increase risk for new cancers or recurrence

  • Health Tip: Restrict Your Diet Before Colonoscopy
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Limit fiber several days in advance of the exam

  • Is Fat From Another Area of Body Safe for Breast Reconstruction?
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Research shows this practice doesn't increase risk for new cancers or recurrence

  • Adult Survivors of Childhood Brain Tumors May Have Lingering Troubles: Study
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Intelligence, memory and attention can be affected by treatments, researchers say

  • PSA Testing Differs Among Primary Care Doctors, Urologists
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Researchers examine falloff after change in prostate cancer screening recommendations

  • PSA Testing Differs Among Primary Care Doctors, Urologists
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Researchers examine falloff after change in prostate cancer screening recommendations

  • Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain Cancer
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Researchers found 30 percent lower odds for those with respiratory allergies and eczema

  • Breast Cancer Survivors Vulnerable for Thyroid Tumors, and Vice Versa: Study
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Doctors, patients should know of increased risk, expert says

  • Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain Cancer
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Researchers found 30 percent lower odds for those with respiratory allergies and eczema

  • Breast Cancer Survivors Vulnerable for Thyroid Tumors, and Vice Versa: Study
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Doctors, patients should know of increased risk, expert says

  • Meditation May Ease Pain, Anxiety From Breast Cancer Biopsy: Study
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Researchers also found music helps during the procedure

  • Meditation May Ease Pain, Anxiety From Breast Cancer Biopsy: Study
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Researchers also found music helps during the procedure

  • Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer?
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Study of in vitro fertilization shows slightly elevated risk, but experts aren't sounding alarms

  • Majority of Americans and Canadians Expects Cancer Cure in Their Lifetime
    (04-Feb-2016)
    And, about two-thirds don't see cancer diagnosis as inevitably fatal, Harris Poll finds

  • Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer?
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Study of in vitro fertilization shows slightly elevated risk, but experts aren't sounding alarms

  • Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer?
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Study of in vitro fertilization shows slightly elevated risk, but experts aren't sounding alarms

  • Time to Follow-Up After a Positive Colon Cancer Test Varies by Hospital
    (03-Feb-2016)
    Patients at one health care system waited almost 6 months for colonoscopy after stool sample results

  • Young Black, Hispanic Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients Face Worse Outcomes: Study
    (03-Feb-2016)
    Early stage disease can be cured about 90 percent of the time, researchers note

  • Time to Follow-Up After a Positive Colon Cancer Test Varies by Hospital
    (03-Feb-2016)
    Patients at one health care system waited almost 6 months for colonoscopy after stool sample results

  • Young Black, Hispanic Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients Face Worse Outcomes: Study
    (03-Feb-2016)
    Early stage disease can be cured about 90 percent of the time, researchers note

  • Newer Treatment May Be Easier on Children With Brain Tumors
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Study finds fewer long-term side effects from proton radiotherapy

  • Girls Who Eat More Fiber May Face Lower Breast Cancer Risk Later: Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Start eating vegetables, fruits, beans and whole grains early in life, experts say

  • Newer Treatment May Be Easier on Children With Brain Tumors
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Study finds fewer long-term side effects from proton radiotherapy

  • Girls Who Eat More Fiber May Face Lower Breast Cancer Risk Later: Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Start eating vegetables, fruits, beans and whole grains early in life, experts say

  • Worldwide Boost in Breast-Feeding Could Save 800,000 Lives: Study
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Global economy would also benefit from more mothers nursing their babies, study contends

  • Poorer Black Patients Have Lower Survival From Esophageal Cancer
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Affluence seems key, since death rates didn't vary by race at higher income levels, study found

  • Poorer Black Patients Have Lower Survival From Esophageal Cancer
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Affluence seems key, since death rates didn't vary by race at higher income levels, study found

  • Health Tip: Getting Healthier After Cancer
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Diet and exercise are key

  • Halaven Approved for Advanced Soft Tissue Cancer
    (28-Jan-2016)
    FDA says it's first liposarcoma drug to improve survival

  • Appalachia Cancer Rates Higher Than Average, But Shrinking
    (27-Jan-2016)
    Smoking, poverty are key contributors, U.S. study says

  • Too Sedentary? There's an App for That
    (27-Jan-2016)
    Pilot study shows that smartphone reminders get people moving more

  • Melanoma Strikes Earlier If Indoor Tanning Begins in Teens: Study
    (27-Jan-2016)
    Findings support ban on tanning beds, researcher says

  • Melanoma Strikes Earlier If Indoor Tanning Begins in Teens: Study
    (27-Jan-2016)
    Findings support ban on tanning beds, researcher says

  • Smoking Lowers Breast Cancer Survival, Study Finds
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Smoking after diagnosis tied to 72 percent higher risk of death from the disease versus never smoking

  • Smoking Lowers Breast Cancer Survival, Study Finds
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Smoking after diagnosis tied to 72 percent higher risk of death from the disease versus never smoking

  • Cancer's Financial Burden Tied to Poorer Survival, Study Finds
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Economic stress may force patients to forgo vital treatments, experts say

  • Weight May Influence Outcomes After Lung Cancer Surgery
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Study found the very thin or very obese had the highest odds for complications

  • More People Under 50 Getting Colon Cancer, Analysis Finds
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Though guidelines suggest screening starts at 50, researcher says it's premature to change them

  • Study Finds Stool Test Effective for Detecting Colon Cancer
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Colonoscopy still preferred screening, but this offers less invasive option, researchers say

  • More People Under 50 Getting Colon Cancer, Analysis Finds
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Though guidelines suggest screening starts at 50, researcher says it's premature to change them

  • Study Finds Stool Test Effective for Detecting Colon Cancer
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Colonoscopy still preferred screening, but this offers less invasive option, researchers say

  • Free Nicotine Patches by Mail May Help Smokers Quit
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Intervention helped boost success rates a bit, even when counseling wasn't included, study found

  • Many Older Americans May Get Unneeded Breast, Prostate Cancer Screenings
    (21-Jan-2016)
    Seniors shouldn't be checked if they have less than 10 years to live, but study found almost 16 percent do

  • Simple Blood Test May Predict a Blood Cancer's Return
    (21-Jan-2016)
    Results might help doctors decide which patients need a stem cell transplant after chemo

  • Study Pinpoints Best Timing for Rectal Cancer Surgery
    (21-Jan-2016)
    Patients who had procedure 8 weeks after chemo and radiation therapy had best survival rates

  • Many Older Americans May Get Unneeded Breast, Prostate Cancer Screenings
    (21-Jan-2016)
    Seniors shouldn't be checked if they have less than 10 years to live, but study found almost 16 percent do

  • Simple Blood Test May Predict a Blood Cancer's Return
    (21-Jan-2016)
    Results might help doctors decide which patients need a stem cell transplant after chemo

  • Many Older Americans May Get Unneeded Breast, Prostate Cancer Screenings
    (21-Jan-2016)
    Seniors shouldn't be checked if they have less than 10 years to live, but study found almost 16 percent do

  • Study Pinpoints Best Timing for Rectal Cancer Surgery
    (21-Jan-2016)
    Patients who had procedure 8 weeks after chemo and radiation therapy had best survival rates

  • Simple Blood Test May Predict a Blood Cancer's Return
    (21-Jan-2016)
    Results might help doctors decide which patients need a stem cell transplant after chemo

  • Study Pinpoints Best Timing for Rectal Cancer Surgery
    (21-Jan-2016)
    Patients who had procedure 8 weeks after chemo and radiation therapy had best survival rates

  • Identifying Colon Cancer Patients Who May Need More Than Surgery
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Small group with stage 2 tumors might benefit from new screening test, study says

  • During Pregnancy, Skin Cancer May Be Deadlier: Study
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Pregnancy hormones may fuel melanoma, researchers say

  • Identifying Colon Cancer Patients Who May Need More Than Surgery
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Small group with stage 2 tumors might benefit from new screening test, study says

  • During Pregnancy, Skin Cancer May Be Deadlier: Study
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Pregnancy hormones may fuel melanoma, researchers say

  • Identifying Colon Cancer Patients Who May Need More Than Surgery
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Small group with stage 2 tumors might benefit from new screening test, study says

  • Families Say Hospice Better Than Hospital for Dying Cancer Patients
    (19-Jan-2016)
    Doctors need to heed preferences of patients, prepare for end of life sooner, experts say

  • Families Say Hospice Better Than Hospital for Dying Cancer Patients
    (19-Jan-2016)
    Doctors need to heed preferences of patients, prepare for end of life sooner, experts say

  • Families Say Hospice Better Than Hospital for Dying Cancer Patients
    (19-Jan-2016)
    Doctors need to heed preferences of patients, prepare for end of life sooner, experts say

  • Minorities More Likely To Be Diagnosed With Colon Cancer at Younger Age
    (18-Jan-2016)
    Researchers say screening guidelines in U.S. should be reviewed

  • Minorities More Likely To Be Diagnosed With Colon Cancer at Younger Age
    (18-Jan-2016)
    Researchers say screening guidelines in U.S. should be reviewed

  • Minorities More Likely To Be Diagnosed With Colon Cancer at Younger Age
    (18-Jan-2016)
    Researchers say screening guidelines in U.S. should be reviewed

  • Personal Care Plans Tied to Better Follow-Up in Breast Cancer Survivors
    (15-Jan-2016)
    Study found improvement in number of low-income women meeting care recommendations

  • Personal Care Plans Tied to Better Follow-Up in Breast Cancer Survivors
    (15-Jan-2016)
    Study found improvement in number of low-income women meeting care recommendations

  • Nerve Damage From Chemo May Affect Cancer Survivors for Years
    (15-Jan-2016)
    Symptoms associated with falls, researchers say

  • Lymphoma Survivors May Not Get All Recommended Follow-Up Care
    (15-Jan-2016)
    California study finds gaps in after-care for teen and young adult Hodgkin disease survivors

  • Pain Relief Advice May Help ER Patients With Terminal Cancer
    (15-Jan-2016)
    These consultations linked to better and longer quality of life, researchers say

  • Lymphoma Survivors May Not Get All Recommended Follow-Up Care
    (15-Jan-2016)
    California study finds gaps in after-care for teen and young adult Hodgkin disease survivors

  • Nerve Damage From Chemo May Affect Cancer Survivors for Years
    (15-Jan-2016)
    Symptoms associated with falls, researchers say

  • Cancer No. 1 Killer of Asian-Americans, Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders: Study
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Though incidence lower than among white Americans, researchers say

  • Cancer No. 1 Killer of Asian-Americans, Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders: Study
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Though incidence lower than among white Americans, researchers say

  • Smokers With Pneumonia at Risk for Lung Cancer: Study
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Chest scans a cost-effective strategy to screen this population, researchers say

  • Cancer No. 1 Killer of Asian-Americans, Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders: Study
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Though incidence lower than among white Americans, researchers say

  • Smokers With Pneumonia at Risk for Lung Cancer: Study
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Chest scans a cost-effective strategy to screen this population, researchers say

  • Cancer No. 1 Killer of Asian-Americans, Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders: Study
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Though incidence lower than among white Americans, researchers say

  • New Blood Test Could Detect Melanoma's Spread Earlier: Study
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Searching for tumor DNA located cancer's spread better than standard test, researchers say

  • Fewer Childhood Cancer Survivors Dying From 'Late' Effects
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Improved treatments are avoiding many of the toxic reactions to older therapies, study finds

  • New Blood Test Could Detect Melanoma's Spread Earlier: Study
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Searching for tumor DNA located cancer's spread better than standard test, researchers say

  • For Cancer Survivors, Expenses Keep Mounting
    (12-Jan-2016)
    Even after treatment, medical costs are still thousands more annually, study finds

  • For Cancer Survivors, Expenses Keep Mounting
    (12-Jan-2016)
    Even after treatment, medical costs are still thousands more annually, study finds

  • For Cancer Survivors, Expenses Keep Mounting
    (12-Jan-2016)
    Even after treatment, medical costs are still thousands more annually, study finds

  • For Cancer Survivors, Expenses Keep Mounting
    (12-Jan-2016)
    Even after treatment, medical costs are still thousands more annually, study finds

  • Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says
    (11-Jan-2016)
    U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening every 2 years for all after the age of 50

  • Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says
    (11-Jan-2016)
    U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening every 2 years for all after the age of 50

  • Kids With Vision-Damaging Cancers May Face Ills Later
    (11-Jan-2016)
    Lifelong screening recommended to detect problems early

  • Some Steps to Help Protect Yourself From Cancer
    (08-Jan-2016)
    Screening and a healthy lifestyle are key, physician says

  • Palliative Care Cuts Costs for Cancer Patients With Other Health Problems
    (08-Jan-2016)
    Relieving symptoms and stress helps families as well, study says

  • Cancer Death Rates Down 23 Percent Since 1991: Study
    (07-Jan-2016)
    That translates to an additional 1.7 million survivors, expert says

  • Regular Mammograms Worthwhile for Elderly Women
    (07-Jan-2016)
    New study shows screenings helped lower breast cancer deaths among those over 69

  • Cancer Death Rates Down 23 Percent Since 1991: Study
    (07-Jan-2016)
    That translates to an additional 1.7 million survivors, expert says

  • Cancer Death Rates Down 23 Percent Since 1991: Study
    (07-Jan-2016)
    That translates to an additional 1.7 million survivors, expert says

  • New Imaging Technique 'Lights Up' Cancer Cells in Early Trial
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Technology may help surgeons identify and remove more malignant cells

  • Organ Recipients at Raised Risk of Cancer Death, Study Finds
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Researchers say immune system-suppressing drugs, poor health may leave these patients vulnerable

  • Regular Mammograms Worthwhile for Elderly Women
    (07-Jan-2016)
    New study shows screenings helped lower breast cancer deaths among those over 69

  • Cancer Death Rates Down 23 Percent Since 1991: Study
    (07-Jan-2016)
    That translates to an additional 1.7 million survivors, expert says

  • Cancer Death Rates Down 23 Percent Since 1991: Study
    (07-Jan-2016)
    That translates to an additional 1.7 million survivors, expert says

  • Some Women Face Geographic Barriers to Breast Reconstruction
    (06-Jan-2016)
    Those treated at academic hospitals travel nearly 50 miles on average, research shows

  • Some Women Face Geographic Barriers to Breast Reconstruction
    (06-Jan-2016)
    Those treated at academic hospitals travel nearly 50 miles on average, research shows

  • Targeted Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Kidney Cancer
    (06-Jan-2016)
    Nearly doubles progression-free survival to 7.4 months, but side effects reported, study shows

  • Antibody May Lower Rejection Rates After Stem Cell Transplant in Leukemia Patients
    (06-Jan-2016)
    Study showed many were able to avoid graft-versus-host disease

  • Targeted Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Kidney Cancer
    (06-Jan-2016)
    Nearly doubles progression-free survival to 7.4 months, but side effects reported, study shows

  • Antibody May Lower Rejection Rates After Stem Cell Transplant in Leukemia Patients
    (06-Jan-2016)
    Study showed many were able to avoid graft-versus-host disease

  • Childhood Cancer Treatment May Raise Adult Heart Disease Risk
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Study finds many survivors have no symptoms, but still have heart problems

  • Some Families Carry Shared Risk of Cancer, Twins Study Shows
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Large review finds if one identical twin gets a cancer, the other is at increased risk for the disease as well

  • Aspirin May Decrease Death From Prostate Cancer, Study Finds
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Researchers suspect drug may help prevent spread of deadly disease

  • Aspirin May Decrease Death From Prostate Cancer, Study Finds
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Researchers suspect drug may help prevent spread of deadly disease

  • Childhood Cancer Treatment May Raise Adult Heart Disease Risk
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Study finds many survivors have no symptoms, but still have heart problems

  • New Rules for Mammograms, Tanning Beds Top Health News of 2015
    (03-Jan-2016)
    Female libido pill, measles outbreaks and vaccine controversy also made headlines

  • New Rules for Mammograms, Tanning Beds Top Health News of 2015
    (03-Jan-2016)
    Female libido pill, measles outbreaks and vaccine controversy also made headlines

  • New Rules for Mammograms, Tanning Beds Top Health News of 2015
    (03-Jan-2016)
    Female libido pill, measles outbreaks and vaccine controversy also made headlines

  • Colon Cancer Among Hispanics Varies by Birthplace
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Study found people from Cuba, Puerto Rico have highest death rates from the disease

  • Colon Cancer Among Hispanics Varies by Birthplace
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Study found people from Cuba, Puerto Rico have highest death rates from the disease

  • Colon Cancer Among Hispanics Varies by Birthplace
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Study found people from Cuba, Puerto Rico have highest death rates from the disease

  • Thyroid Cancer Survivors: Good Prognosis, Gloomy Outlook?
    (29-Dec-2015)
    Study finds quality of life may suffer, despite favorable odds

  • Safe to Use Blood Thinner Before Major Cancer Surgery, Study Finds
    (29-Dec-2015)
    Results led Sloan Kettering to change pre-op practices

  • Breast Ultrasound, Mammography May Be Equally Effective: Study
    (28-Dec-2015)
    But ultrasound has more false positives, researchers find

  • Breast Ultrasound, Mammography May Be Equally Effective: Study
    (28-Dec-2015)
    But ultrasound has more false positives, researchers find

  • Paid Sick Leave Can Be Crucial When Cancer Strikes
    (23-Dec-2015)
    Patients nearly twice as likely to keep their jobs if they had the benefit, study found

  • Paid Sick Leave Can Be Crucial When Cancer Strikes
    (23-Dec-2015)
    Patients nearly twice as likely to keep their jobs if they had the benefit, study found

  • Hormone Therapy Safely Helps Preserve Fertility for Breast Cancer Patients: Study
    (22-Dec-2015)
    However, in many cases doctors and patients don't discuss the issue, experts say

  • Study Suggests Link Between Gum Disease, Breast Cancer Risk
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Higher odds seen among postmenopausal women who smoke, smoked in the past

  • One-Third of Incurable Cancer Patients Keep Working, Study Finds
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Tumor location, type of treatment unlikely to influence decision

  • One-Third of Incurable Cancer Patients Keep Working, Study Finds
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Tumor location, type of treatment unlikely to influence decision

  • Keytruda May Help Fight Tough-to-Treat Lung Cancer
    (21-Dec-2015)
    In study, the immune-based therapy beat an older drug with fewer side effects, but it's expensive

  • End-of-Life Talk Often Comes Too Late for Blood Cancer Patients
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Study found most lymphoma, leukemia specialists don't discuss hospice care until death is imminent

  • Study Suggests Link Between Gum Disease, Breast Cancer Risk
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Higher odds seen among postmenopausal women who smoke, smoked in the past

  • One-Third of Incurable Cancer Patients Keep Working, Study Finds
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Tumor location, type of treatment unlikely to influence decision

  • End-of-Life Talk Often Comes Too Late for Blood Cancer Patients
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Study found most lymphoma, leukemia specialists don't discuss hospice care until death is imminent

  • Keytruda May Help Fight Tough-to-Treat Lung Cancer
    (21-Dec-2015)
    In study, the immune-based therapy beat an older drug with fewer side effects, but it's expensive

  • One-Third of Incurable Cancer Patients Keep Working, Study Finds
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Tumor location, type of treatment unlikely to influence decision

  • One-Third of Incurable Cancer Patients Keep Working, Study Finds
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Tumor location, type of treatment unlikely to influence decision

  • FDA Proposes Tanning Bed Ban for Minors
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Agency also wants those over 18 to sign papers stating they know health risks before using the beds

  • FDA Proposes Tanning Bed Ban for Minors
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Agency also wants those over 18 to sign papers stating they know health risks before using the beds

  • Annual Blood Test Might Help Prevent Deaths From Ovarian Cancer
    (17-Dec-2015)
    Analyzing results over time can detect harmful changes, study suggests

  • Annual Blood Test Might Help Prevent Deaths From Ovarian Cancer
    (17-Dec-2015)
    Analyzing results over time can detect harmful changes, study suggests

  • Electromagnetic Waves May Help Fight Deadly Brain Cancer
    (15-Dec-2015)
    Study found using it alongside follow-up chemo prolonged survival by about five months

  • Surgery May Beat Radiation for Men With Early Stage Prostate Cancer
    (15-Dec-2015)
    Analysis of 19 studies suggests surgery has an edge in survival, but experts say each case may be different

  • Electromagnetic Waves May Help Fight Deadly Brain Cancer
    (15-Dec-2015)
    Study found using it alongside follow-up chemo prolonged survival by about five months

  • Surgery May Beat Radiation for Men With Early Stage Prostate Cancer
    (15-Dec-2015)
    Analysis of 19 studies suggests surgery has an edge in survival, but experts say each case may be different

  • Cancer Rates Dropping in Rich Countries, Rising in Poorer Ones: Study
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Low- and middle-income countries adopting Western lifestyle, which increases risk of disease, experts say

  • Cancer Rates Dropping in Rich Countries, Rising in Poorer Ones: Study
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Low- and middle-income countries adopting Western lifestyle, which increases risk of disease, experts say

  • Suspicious Pigment Spots More Common on Darker Skin
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Screening can detect rare 'Bob Marley' skin cancer, study says

  • 'Suicide Gene Therapy' Plus Radiation Fights Prostate Cancer: Study
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Patients' cancer cells modified to prompt immune system to attack them, researchers explained

  • Cancer Rates Dropping in Rich Countries, Rising in Poorer Ones: Study
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Low- and middle-income countries adopting Western lifestyle, which increases risk of disease, experts say

  • Cancer Rates Dropping in Rich Countries, Rising in Poorer Ones: Study
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Low- and middle-income countries adopting Western lifestyle, which increases risk of disease, experts say

  • 'Suicide Gene Therapy' Plus Radiation Fights Prostate Cancer: Study
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Patients' cancer cells modified to prompt immune system to attack them, researchers explained

  • Suspicious Pigment Spots More Common on Darker Skin
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Screening can detect rare 'Bob Marley' skin cancer, study says

  • Early Chemo Less Likely to Help Black Breast Cancer Patients: Study
    (11-Dec-2015)
    More research needed to explain why outcomes differ among black, Hispanic and Asian women

  • Laser: A Breast Cancer Treatment Alternative?
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Procedure showed promise on tumors under 3/4 of an inch, but more study is needed

  • Two Drugs Equal in Preventing Early Breast Cancer's Return: Study
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Women with ductal carcinoma in situ had similar outcomes with tamoxifen, anastrozole

  • Vistogard Approved for Chemotherapy Overdose
    (11-Dec-2015)
    For drugs often prescribed to treat breast, colon cancers

  • Vistogard Approved for Chemotherapy Overdose
    (11-Dec-2015)
    For drugs often prescribed to treat breast, colon cancers

  • Laser: A Breast Cancer Treatment Alternative?
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Procedure showed promise on tumors under 3/4 of an inch, but more study is needed

  • Two Drugs Equal in Preventing Early Breast Cancer's Return: Study
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Women with ductal carcinoma in situ had similar outcomes with tamoxifen, anastrozole

  • Vistogard Approved for Chemotherapy Overdose
    (11-Dec-2015)
    For drugs often prescribed to treat breast, colon cancers

  • Alecensa Approved for Lung Cancer Tied to Gene Mutation
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Drug to be used for ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancers

  • Early Chemo Less Likely to Help Black Breast Cancer Patients: Study
    (11-Dec-2015)
    More research needed to explain why outcomes differ among black, Hispanic and Asian women

  • Vistogard Approved for Chemotherapy Overdose
    (11-Dec-2015)
    For drugs often prescribed to treat breast, colon cancers

  • Depression May Be Tied to Lower Breast Cancer Survival
    (10-Dec-2015)
    Doctors should be on the lookout for signs of the mood disorder, researcher says

  • Timing May Be Key to Success of Surgery, Chemo for Early Breast Cancer
    (10-Dec-2015)
    Scheduling the operation soon as possible after diagnosis seems to raise odds for survival, study finds

  • Lumpectomy Plus Radiation May Beat Mastectomy for Early Breast Cancer
    (10-Dec-2015)
    Study suggests 21 percent greater odds of survival after 10 years

  • Depression May Be Tied to Lower Breast Cancer Survival
    (10-Dec-2015)
    Doctors should be on the lookout for signs of the mood disorder, researcher says

  • Lumpectomy Plus Radiation May Beat Mastectomy for Early Breast Cancer
    (10-Dec-2015)
    Study suggests 21 percent greater odds of survival after 10 years

  • Could a Scan Someday Replace Lymph Node Biopsy?
    (10-Dec-2015)
    Noninvasive technique shows promise for detecting spread of skin cancer

  • Could a Scan Someday Replace Lymph Node Biopsy?
    (10-Dec-2015)
    Noninvasive technique shows promise for detecting spread of skin cancer

  • Drugs May Protect the Heart During Chemotherapy
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Researchers also found lower risk of complications that can interrupt breast cancer treatment

  • Breast Cancer Drugs Battle Disease's Return
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Xeloda lowered risk by a third, while Xgeva lowered chances by 18 percent, researchers report

  • Cooling Cap to Reduce Chemo-Linked Hair Loss OK'd
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Designed for women diagnosed with breast cancer

  • Drugs May Protect the Heart During Chemotherapy
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Researchers also found lower risk of complications that can interrupt breast cancer treatment

  • Breast Cancer Drugs Battle Disease's Return
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Xeloda lowered risk by a third, while Xgeva lowered chances by 18 percent, researchers report

  • Drugs May Protect the Heart During Chemotherapy
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Researchers also found lower risk of complications that can interrupt breast cancer treatment

  • Breast Cancer Drugs Battle Disease's Return
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Xeloda lowered risk by a third, while Xgeva lowered chances by 18 percent, researchers report

  • Jimmy Carter Says Brain Scans Show No Signs of Cancer
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Former president, 91, underwent radiation plus immunotherapy over past three months

  • Jimmy Carter's Recovery Highlights Power of New Cancer Treatments
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Specialized radiation, immunotherapy drug have removed signs of lesions on former president's brain

  • Experts Issue Guidelines on Caring for Breast Cancer Survivors
    (07-Dec-2015)
    New advisory comes from the American Cancer Society and American Society of Clinical Oncology

  • Researchers Focus on Risk Factors for Leukemia After Breast Cancer Treatment
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Family history of cancer, inherited gene mutation seem to raise chances of secondary malignancy

  • Experts Issue Guidelines on Caring for Breast Cancer Survivors
    (07-Dec-2015)
    New advisory comes from the American Cancer Society and American Society of Clinical Oncology

  • Researchers Focus on Risk Factors for Leukemia After Breast Cancer Treatment
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Family history of cancer, inherited gene mutation seem to raise chances of secondary malignancy

  • Jimmy Carter Says Brain Scans Show No Signs of Cancer
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Former president, 91, underwent radiation plus immunotherapy over past three months

  • Jimmy Carter's Recovery Highlights Power of New Cancer Treatments
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Specialized radiation, immunotherapy drug have removed signs of lesions on former president's brain

  • Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Possible Alzheimer's Risk
    (07-Dec-2015)
    But experts caution that study doesn't prove cause-and-effect relationship between the two

  • Researchers Focus on Risk Factors for Leukemia After Breast Cancer Treatment
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Family history of cancer, inherited gene mutation seem to raise chances of secondary malignancy

  • Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Possible Alzheimer's Risk
    (07-Dec-2015)
    But experts caution that study doesn't prove cause-and-effect relationship between the two

  • Safe to Take Antidepressants With Tamoxifen: Study
    (04-Dec-2015)
    No greater risk of breast cancer recurrence seen

  • Safe to Take Antidepressants With Tamoxifen: Study
    (04-Dec-2015)
    No greater risk of breast cancer recurrence seen

  • Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Often Not Monitored Closely
    (04-Dec-2015)
    Most men who chose 'watchful waiting' weren't followed as recommended, study finds

  • Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Often Not Monitored Closely
    (04-Dec-2015)
    Most men who chose 'watchful waiting' weren't followed as recommended, study finds

  • Is Breast Density an Overrated Cancer Risk Factor?
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Croatian study questions the link, but U.S. experts disagree with finding

  • Survival Improves for Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Study finds better prognosis in women whose tumors have spread beyond the breast, nearby lymph nodes

  • False-Positive Mammogram May Hint at Breast Cancer Risk Later
    (02-Dec-2015)
    But researcher stresses that risk is small, and women should be vigilant with screenings

  • Is Breast Density an Overrated Cancer Risk Factor?
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Croatian study questions the link, but U.S. experts disagree with finding

  • Survival Improves for Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Study finds better prognosis in women whose tumors have spread beyond the breast, nearby lymph nodes

  • False-Positive Mammogram May Hint at Breast Cancer Risk Later
    (02-Dec-2015)
    But researcher stresses that risk is small, and women should be vigilant with screenings

  • Obamacare Boosting Breast Cancer Screening Among Poor: Study
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Researchers report that expansion of Medicaid coverage is improving access to mammograms

  • Obamacare Boosting Breast Cancer Screening Among Poor: Study
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Researchers report that expansion of Medicaid coverage is improving access to mammograms

  • Empliciti Approved for Multiple Myeloma
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Drug boosts immune system to destroy cancer cells

  • Sweat to Help Reduce Your Risk for Prostate Cancer
    (27-Nov-2015)
    Vigorous exercise, nutritious diet lower odds for deadly forms of the disease, research suggests

  • Sweat to Help Reduce Your Risk for Prostate Cancer
    (27-Nov-2015)
    Vigorous exercise, nutritious diet lower odds for deadly forms of the disease, research suggests

  • Retail Prices of Dermatology Drugs Skyrocket
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Study reveals quintupling of prices over six years

  • More Cervical Cancers Caught Early Among Young Women Since Obamacare
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Researchers suggest provision allowing young adults to stay on parents' insurance linked to more screening

  • More Cervical Cancers Caught Early Among Young Women Since Obamacare
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Researchers suggest provision allowing young adults to stay on parents' insurance linked to more screening

  • Opdivo Approved for Advanced Kidney Cancer
    (24-Nov-2015)
    More than 14,000 projected to die from disease this year

  • Portrazza Approved for Advanced Lung Cancer
    (24-Nov-2015)
    The top cause of cancer death in the United States

  • Colon Cancer Screening Rates on the Rise in NYC
    (23-Nov-2015)
    Unique coalition may be one reason why, and might serve as model for other cities, experts say

  • Colon Cancer Screening Rates on the Rise in NYC
    (23-Nov-2015)
    Unique coalition may be one reason why, and might serve as model for other cities, experts say

  • Yoga May Boost Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients
    (20-Nov-2015)
    Small study shows those undergoing radiation therapy had fewer side effects, less fatigue

  • Ninlaro Approved for Multiple Myeloma
    (20-Nov-2015)
    Blocks certain enzymes, hindering cancer-cell growth

  • Yoga May Boost Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients
    (20-Nov-2015)
    Small study shows those undergoing radiation therapy had fewer side effects, less fatigue

  • Childhood Cancer Survivors May Suffer Physically, Mentally Decades Later
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Long-term effects of powerful treatments merit further study, experts say

  • Cancer Survivors, Overweight Men May Face Job Discrimination
    (19-Nov-2015)
    If applicants were heavy or revealed previous illness, they got negative responses, studies say

  • Childhood Cancer Survivors May Suffer Physically, Mentally Decades Later
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Long-term effects of powerful treatments merit further study, experts say

  • Childhood Cancer Survivors May Suffer Physically, Mentally Decades Later
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Long-term effects of powerful treatments merit further study, experts say

  • More Than 8 Percent of Kids With Cancer May Be Genetically Prone to the Disease
    (18-Nov-2015)
    Genetic screening might be useful for all childhood cancer patients, researchers say

  • Prostate Cancer Screening, Detection Both Down in U.S., Studies Say
    (17-Nov-2015)
    But whether that's good or bad isn't yet clear

  • Prostate Cancer Screening, Detection Both Down in U.S., Studies Say
    (17-Nov-2015)
    But whether that's good or bad isn't yet clear

  • Male Infertility Might Signal Higher Odds of Testicular Cancer
    (16-Nov-2015)
    Abnormally low sperm count tied to greater risk, study suggests

  • Darzalex Approved for Multiple Myeloma
    (16-Nov-2015)
    For people who have received other treatments

  • Male Infertility Might Signal Higher Odds of Testicular Cancer
    (16-Nov-2015)
    Abnormally low sperm count tied to greater risk, study suggests

  • Gene Study of Liver Tumor Reveals Versatile DNA
    (13-Nov-2015)
    More than 100 million mutations allow it to adapt quickly, resist cancer treatments

  • Lung Cancer Surgery Rates Differ Widely Between States
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Quality of insurance across U.S. may influence treatment, researcher says

  • Healthy Diet May Lower Black Women's Risk of Ovarian Cancer
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Preventing the disease is key, researchers say, since tumors often spotted too late for a cure

  • Lung Cancer Surgery Rates Differ Widely Between States
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Quality of insurance across U.S. may influence treatment, researcher says

  • Healthy Diet May Lower Black Women's Risk of Ovarian Cancer
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Preventing the disease is key, researchers say, since tumors often spotted too late for a cure

  • Gene Study of Liver Tumor Reveals Versatile DNA
    (13-Nov-2015)
    More than 100 million mutations allow it to adapt quickly, resist cancer treatments

  • Kidney Woes Tied to Raised Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Dialysis, organ transplant may boost odds for certain types of cancer

  • Head, Neck Cancer Patients May Be at Higher Risk for Suicide: Study
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Dependence on breathing tubes, feeding tubes might play a part in despair, researcher says

  • Head, Neck Cancer Patients May Be at Higher Risk for Suicide: Study
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Dependence on breathing tubes, feeding tubes might play a part in despair, researcher says

  • Kidney Woes Tied to Raised Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Dialysis, organ transplant may boost odds for certain types of cancer

  • Kidney Woes Tied to Raised Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Dialysis, organ transplant may boost odds for certain types of cancer

  • Kidney Woes Tied to Raised Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Dialysis, organ transplant may boost odds for certain types of cancer

  • Head, Neck Cancer Patients May Be at Higher Risk for Suicide: Study
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Dependence on breathing tubes, feeding tubes might play a part in despair, researcher says

  • Childhood Cancer Tied to Raised Risk for Other Ills in Adult Life
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Study found upped odds for diabetes, autoimmune disorders decades later

  • Childhood Cancer Tied to Raised Risk for Other Ills in Adult Life
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Study found upped odds for diabetes, autoimmune disorders decades later

  • Childhood Cancer Tied to Raised Risk for Other Ills in Adult Life
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Study found upped odds for diabetes, autoimmune disorders decades later

  • Childhood Cancer Tied to Raised Risk for Other Ills in Adult Life
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Study found upped odds for diabetes, autoimmune disorders decades later

  • Childhood Cancer Tied to Raised Risk for Other Ills in Adult Life
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Study found upped odds for diabetes, autoimmune disorders decades later

  • High-Risk Lung Cancer Patients May Benefit From Surgery
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Study showed procedure can be an option for people with early stage disease

  • High-Risk Lung Cancer Patients May Benefit From Surgery
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Study showed procedure can be an option for people with early stage disease

  • Cotellic Approved for Advanced Melanoma
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Nearly 10,000 projected to die this year from deadly skin cancer

  • Barbecued, Pan-Fried Meat May Boost Kidney Cancer Risk
    (09-Nov-2015)
    High-heat cooking methods implicated in new study

  • Barbecued, Pan-Fried Meat May Boost Kidney Cancer Risk
    (09-Nov-2015)
    High-heat cooking methods implicated in new study

  • Tapeworm May Have Spread Cancer Cells to Colombian Man
    (04-Nov-2015)
    CDC experts say this is first known case of the parasite causing tumors in a human

  • Study Links Having Children to Lower Ovarian Cancer Risk
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Women who've had their tubes tied also seemed to be protected

  • Study Links Having Children to Lower Ovarian Cancer Risk
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Women who've had their tubes tied also seemed to be protected

  • Breast-Feeding May Reduce Risk of Aggressive Breast Cancer: Study
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Researchers call for removing obstacles to breast-feeding in home, community and workplace

  • Giving Birth, Breast-feeding May Help Women's Long-Term Health
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Researchers find link between childbirth and lower risk of death from cancer or heart disease

  • Breast Cancer Equally Common Now Among Blacks, Whites
    (29-Oct-2015)
    In years past, rate for whites exceeded that of blacks, but that gap is gone, American Cancer Society says

  • Breast Cancer Equally Common Now Among Blacks, Whites
    (29-Oct-2015)
    In years past, rate for whites exceeded that of blacks, but that gap is gone, American Cancer Society says

  • FDA Approves Expanded Use for Melanoma Drug
    (29-Oct-2015)
    Yervoy can now be used after surgery to reduce risk of deadly skin cancer returning

  • Too Few Preteen Girls Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Says
    (29-Oct-2015)
    Common sexually transmitted virus can cause multiple cancers

  • FDA Approves Expanded Use for Melanoma Drug
    (29-Oct-2015)
    Yervoy can now be used after surgery to reduce risk of deadly skin cancer returning

  • New Treatment for Melanoma Gets FDA Approval
    (28-Oct-2015)
    In early trial, genetically engineered cold sore virus was injected into tumors, caused them to rupture and die

  • Ovarian Cancer Drug Shows Promise With Tough-to-Treat Prostate Tumors
    (28-Oct-2015)
    In small study, olaparib targeted gene mutation in men who had failed other therapy, researchers report

  • Ovarian Cancer Drug Shows Promise With Tough-to-Treat Prostate Tumors
    (28-Oct-2015)
    In small study, olaparib targeted gene mutation in men who had failed other therapy, researchers report

  • New Treatment for Melanoma Gets FDA Approval
    (28-Oct-2015)
    In early trial, genetically engineered cold sore virus was injected into tumors, caused them to rupture and die

  • Injected Drug Approved for Melanoma Skin Cancer
    (28-Oct-2015)
    Imlygic designed to rupture and kill cancer cells

  • Number of Mammograms Handled May Affect Breast Cancer Detection Rates
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Early stage invasive tumors more readily spotted at larger facilities, study says

  • More Evidence That Drinking May Raise Breast Cancer Risk
    (27-Oct-2015)
    European study found odds for the disease rose along with daily consumption

  • Risk of More Aggressive Early Breast Cancers Rises With Age, Study Finds
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Certain milk duct tumors more likely to become invasive at 60 than 50, experts say

  • Number of Mammograms Handled May Affect Breast Cancer Detection Rates
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Early stage invasive tumors more readily spotted at larger facilities, study says

  • Risk of More Aggressive Early Breast Cancers Rises With Age, Study Finds
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Certain milk duct tumors more likely to become invasive at 60 than 50, experts say

  • Death Rates From Major Illnesses Fall in U.S.
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Prevention key to continued progress in fighting cancer, heart disease and diabetes, researchers say

  • Processed Meat Can Cause Cancer: WHO
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Meanwhile, red meat only shows some association with an increased risk for colon cancer, expert panel says

  • How Cancer Wreaks Havoc on Family Finances
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Study finds an individual's earnings may drop by 40 percent in the years following diagnosis

  • Processed Meat Can Cause Cancer: WHO
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Meanwhile, red meat only shows some association with an increased risk for colon cancer, expert panel says

  • Furry Friends May Be Stress Relievers for Kids With Cancer
    (23-Oct-2015)
    'Therapy dogs' appear to help ease heart rate, anxiety in children fighting the disease

  • New Drug Approved for Soft-Tissue Cancer
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Disease most often affects head, neck, extremities and torso

  • Onivyde Approved for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Thousands projected to die from hard-to-treat disease

  • HPV-Linked Throat Cancer Responds to Reduced Chemo, Radiation: Study
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Lower doses also lower unwanted side effects, doctors report

  • Black Men May Get Worse Prostate Cancer Care, Study Contends
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Problems include longer waits, greater need for more care after surgery, and higher costs

  • FDA Approves New Pancreatic Cancer Drug
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Agency says medication can be used in combination with others for advanced cases

  • HPV-Linked Throat Cancer Responds to Reduced Chemo, Radiation: Study
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Lower doses also lower unwanted side effects, doctors report

  • FDA Approves New Pancreatic Cancer Drug
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Agency says medication can be used in combination with others for advanced cases

  • Black Men May Get Worse Prostate Cancer Care, Study Contends
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Problems include longer waits, greater need for more care after surgery, and higher costs

  • HPV-Linked Throat Cancer Responds to Reduced Chemo, Radiation: Study
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Lower doses also lower unwanted side effects, doctors report

  • HPV-Linked Throat Cancer Responds to Reduced Chemo, Radiation: Study
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Lower doses also lower unwanted side effects, doctors report

  • New Mammogram Guidelines Already Creating Controversy
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Doctors at several leading U.S. cancer hospitals say most women should get exams starting at 40, not 45

  • Study Implicates Nuclear Plants in Workers' Cancer Deaths
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Long-term exposure to low-level radiation is likely cause, researchers say

  • New Mammogram Guidelines Already Creating Controversy
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Doctors at several leading U.S. cancer hospitals say most women should get exams starting at 40, not 45

  • B Vitamin May Help Ward Off Some Skin Cancers
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Study found high-risk patients who took nicotinamide daily developed fewer non-melanoma lesions

  • B Vitamin May Help Ward Off Some Skin Cancers
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Study found high-risk patients who took nicotinamide daily developed fewer non-melanoma lesions

  • Shorter Radiation Treatment Works for Early Breast Cancers: Study
    (20-Oct-2015)
    High-dose therapy showed same survival rates as longer course of standard radiation

  • Women Should Get Annual Mammograms Starting at Age 45: Cancer Society
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Previous recommendation was 40; new guidelines place greater emphasis on approach of menopause

  • Shorter Radiation Treatment Works for Early Breast Cancers: Study
    (20-Oct-2015)
    High-dose therapy showed same survival rates as longer course of standard radiation

  • Count the Moles on Your Arm to Predict Melanoma Risk?
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Researchers recommend primary care doctors look for 11 or more

  • Women Should Get Annual Mammograms Starting at Age 45: Cancer Society
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Previous recommendation was 40; new guidelines place greater emphasis on approach of menopause

  • Count the Moles on Your Arm to Predict Melanoma Risk?
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Researchers recommend primary care doctors look for 11 or more

  • Preteen Girls Worry About Breast Cancer If It's in the Family
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Doctor recommends honest discussions to alleviate distress

  • Not All Large Breast Tumors Warrant Mastectomy, Study Says
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Doctors shouldn't automatically rule out less invasive surgery plus radiation

  • Preteen Girls Worry About Breast Cancer If It's in the Family
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Doctor recommends honest discussions to alleviate distress

  • Not All Large Breast Tumors Warrant Mastectomy, Study Says
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Doctors shouldn't automatically rule out less invasive surgery plus radiation

  • Men's Health Supplements Don't Benefit Prostate Cancer Patients: Study
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Research suggests these products won't cut risk of disease spread or death

  • Men's Health Supplements Don't Benefit Prostate Cancer Patients: Study
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Research suggests these products won't cut risk of disease spread or death

  • Many Skin Cancer Patients Skip Routine Self-Exams
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Study finds some don't know how to spot signs of trouble

  • Many Skin Cancer Patients Skip Routine Self-Exams
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Study finds some don't know how to spot signs of trouble

  • Antibiotic Resistance Could Threaten Surgery, Chemo Patients
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Study warns of thousands more deaths if bacteria grow stronger

  • Poorer Cancer Patients May Be Less Likely to Join Clinical Trial
    (15-Oct-2015)
    Just 11 percent of people with incomes of less than $20,000 a year elected to be in a trial, study found

  • Vitamin D, Calcium May Not Prevent Colon Cancer After All
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Large study finds supplements no better than placebo at warding off recurring polyps

  • Vitamin D, Calcium May Not Prevent Colon Cancer After All
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Large study finds supplements no better than placebo at warding off recurring polyps

  • Minority Women Get Worse Breast Cancer Care, Regardless of Tumor Type: Study
    (13-Oct-2015)
    Black or Hispanic women are more likely to be diagnosed later, go without recommended treatments

  • Minority Women Get Worse Breast Cancer Care, Regardless of Tumor Type: Study
    (13-Oct-2015)
    Black or Hispanic women are more likely to be diagnosed later, go without recommended treatments

  • Many Cancer Survivors Eat Poorly, Study Finds
    (13-Oct-2015)
    Doctors often overlook dietary advice, experts say

  • How to Do Breast Self-Exams
    (10-Oct-2015)
    Checks should be done once a month, doctor recommends

  • How to Do Breast Self-Exams
    (10-Oct-2015)
    Checks should be done once a month, doctor recommends

  • For Early Breast Cancer, More U.S. Women Choose Less Invasive Treatment
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Lumpectomy plus radiation results in nearly 90 percent survival over 10 years, study says

  • For Early Breast Cancer, More U.S. Women Choose Less Invasive Treatment
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Lumpectomy plus radiation results in nearly 90 percent survival over 10 years, study says

  • Risk of Bladder Cancer Rising for Workers in Many Industries
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Odds for the disease are also climbing faster among women than men, research shows

  • Colonoscopy Findings Fade Quickly From Memory
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Study found the more time between checks, the less likely patients remembered the results

  • Colonoscopy Findings Fade Quickly From Memory
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Study found the more time between checks, the less likely patients remembered the results

  • Surgery May Raise Survival With Advanced Melanoma: Study
    (08-Oct-2015)
    New analysis counters prior notion that tumor removal is useless in such cases, experts say

  • Risk of Bladder Cancer Rising for Workers in Many Industries
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Odds for the disease are also climbing faster among women than men, research shows

  • Elephants' Cancer-Crushing Secrets May Someday Help People
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Humans carry the same protective gene, but in a less aggressive form, study says

  • Surgery May Raise Survival With Advanced Melanoma: Study
    (08-Oct-2015)
    New analysis counters prior notion that tumor removal is useless in such cases, experts say

  • Early Detection Still Key to Breast Cancer Survival: Study
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Despite advances in treatment, finding smaller tumors linked to better results

  • Ovarian Tissue Transplant Can Help Some Women Have Kids After Cancer Treatment
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Researchers in Denmark report a success rate of about 30 percent

  • Early Detection Still Key to Breast Cancer Survival: Study
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Despite advances in treatment, finding smaller tumors linked to better results

  • Tanning Bed Use, Skin Cancer Rates High Among Gay Men: Study
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Experts note future prevention efforts need to target this group

  • Popular Antioxidant Seems to Spread Skin Cancer Cells in Mouse Research
    (07-Oct-2015)
    But link between N-acetylcysteine and melanoma progression needs more study

  • Popular Antioxidant Seems to Spread Skin Cancer Cells in Mouse Research
    (07-Oct-2015)
    But link between N-acetylcysteine and melanoma progression needs more study

  • Tanning Bed Use, Skin Cancer Rates High Among Gay Men: Study
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Experts note future prevention efforts need to target this group

  • Popular Antioxidant Seems to Spread Skin Cancer Cells in Mouse Research
    (07-Oct-2015)
    But link between N-acetylcysteine and melanoma progression needs more study

  • Ovarian Tissue Transplant Can Help Some Women Have Kids After Cancer Treatment
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Researchers in Denmark report a success rate of about 30 percent

  • Optune Device Approved for Newly Diagnosed Brain Cancer
    (06-Oct-2015)
    Emits electric pulses designed to thwart tumor growth

  • Young Cancer Survivors Often Develop New Malignancies
    (06-Oct-2015)
    Teens, young adults who received radiation treatment appear at higher risk, study says

  • Less-Invasive Surgery May Not Be Best Option for Rectal Cancer
    (06-Oct-2015)
    Two studies found standard surgery was slightly more successful

  • Less-Invasive Surgery May Not Be Best Option for Rectal Cancer
    (06-Oct-2015)
    Two studies found standard surgery was slightly more successful

  • Hispanic, Poor Children May Have Greater Risk of Losing Eye to Cancer
    (05-Oct-2015)
    Study suggests disparities in care; rare disease typically uncovered during routine visits

  • As HIV Patients Live Longer, Certain Cancer Risks Rise: Study
    (05-Oct-2015)
    Anal, colon and liver cancers more common now, researchers find

  • Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors May Have Memory Troubles
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Study suggests brain has to use different regions than normal to get the job done

  • Height May Be Linked to Increased Cancer Risk, Study Contends
    (02-Oct-2015)
    But experts stress only an association was found, and there's no proof being tall causes disease

  • Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors May Have Memory Troubles
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Study suggests brain has to use different regions than normal to get the job done

  • Study Says Radiation Often Overused in Late-Stage Lung Cancer
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Authors cite concerns about extra costs, side effects

  • Height May Be Linked to Increased Cancer Risk, Study Contends
    (02-Oct-2015)
    But experts stress only an association was found, and there's no proof being tall causes disease

  • FDA Approves New Treatment for Lung Cancer
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Keytruda shrank tumors in some patients with advanced disease

  • Study Says Radiation Often Overused in Late-Stage Lung Cancer
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Authors cite concerns about extra costs, side effects

  • FDA Approves New Treatment for Lung Cancer
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Keytruda shrank tumors in some patients with advanced disease

  • Keytruda Approved for Leading Form of Lung Cancer
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Helps immune system fight non-small cell lung cancer

  • Height May Be Linked to Increased Cancer Risk, Study Contends
    (02-Oct-2015)
    But experts stress only an association was found, and there's no proof being tall causes disease

  • Too Few Women Get Counseling Before Breast Cancer Gene Test: Study
    (01-Oct-2015)
    But outside expert questions whether counseling may be more important after test comes back positive

  • CT Scans for Lung Cancer Turn Up Few False-Positives: Study
    (01-Oct-2015)
    Worries that wider adoption of the screen might lead to unnecessary surgeries are unfounded, experts say

  • Too Few Women Get Counseling Before Breast Cancer Gene Test: Study
    (01-Oct-2015)
    But outside expert questions whether counseling may be more important after test comes back positive

  • CT Scans for Lung Cancer Turn Up Few False-Positives: Study
    (01-Oct-2015)
    Worries that wider adoption of the screen might lead to unnecessary surgeries are unfounded, experts say

  • Too Few Women Get Counseling Before Breast Cancer Gene Test: Study
    (01-Oct-2015)
    But outside expert questions whether counseling may be more important after test comes back positive

  • Melanoma Skin Checks Can Have Added Bonus: Stronger Relationships
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Study found that widows and their friends/family often bonded via the monthly checks

  • More Children, Teens Enticed to Smoke With Flavored Tobacco: CDC
    (30-Sep-2015)
    7 out of every 10 kids who said they used tobacco have used flavored varieties, survey shows

  • Melanoma Skin Checks Can Have Added Bonus: Stronger Relationships
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Study found that widows and their friends/family often bonded via the monthly checks

  • Cancer May Be a Hidden Danger to the Heart: Report
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Austrian researchers find telltale signs of heart disease in newly diagnosed cancer patients

  • Cancer May Be a Hidden Danger to the Heart: Report
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Austrian researchers find telltale signs of heart disease in newly diagnosed cancer patients

  • News Coverage of Angelina Jolie's Breast Surgery Boosted Awareness of Options
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Since actress went public, women know more about their choices for breast removal and reconstruction, poll finds

  • Computer-Aided Mammograms May Not Be Worth the Cost: Study
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Software doesn't appear to improve cancer detection rates, researcher says

  • Genes Help Set Menopause Timing: Study
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Findings might one day lead to fertility predictions, experts say

  • Cancer Treatment Should Proceed for Pregnant Women: Study
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Researcher says no risk found for unborn child

  • More Evidence Daily Aspirin May Fight Colon Cancer, Other Gastro Tumors
    (28-Sep-2015)
    4-year study found survival doubled for gastrointestinal cancer patients who took low-dose pill each day

  • Most of World's People Lack Access to Safe Cancer Surgery: Report
    (28-Sep-2015)
    But more than 80 percent of patients have tumors that require operations

  • New Immune-Focused Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Kidney Cancer
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Opdivo appears to outperform older med, Afinitor, in new clinical trial

  • More Evidence Daily Aspirin May Fight Colon Cancer, Other Gastro Tumors
    (28-Sep-2015)
    4-year study found survival doubled for gastrointestinal cancer patients who took low-dose pill each day

  • New Drug May Give Small Survival Boost to Some With Advanced Lung Cancer
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Nivolumab is most effective in tumors with a particular gene mutation, researchers report

  • Differences Found in Smokers, Nonsmokers Who Develop Lung Cancer
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Nonsmokers with a common form of lung cancer more apt to be women, study finds

  • Computer-Aided Mammograms May Not Be Worth the Cost: Study
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Software doesn't appear to improve cancer detection rates, researcher says

  • Cancer Treatment Should Proceed for Pregnant Women: Study
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Researcher says no risk found for unborn child

  • New Immune-Focused Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Kidney Cancer
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Opdivo appears to outperform older med, Afinitor, in new clinical trial

  • Cancer Treatment Should Proceed for Pregnant Women: Study
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Researcher says no risk found for unborn child

  • New Drug May Give Small Survival Boost to Some With Advanced Lung Cancer
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Nivolumab is most effective in tumors with a particular gene mutation, researchers report

  • Differences Found in Smokers, Nonsmokers Who Develop Lung Cancer
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Nonsmokers with a common form of lung cancer more apt to be women, study finds

  • New Genetic Clues to Which Breast Cancers Might Return
    (25-Sep-2015)
    Scientists found there were differences between primary and recurring tumors

  • New Genetic Clues to Which Breast Cancers Might Return
    (25-Sep-2015)
    Scientists found there were differences between primary and recurring tumors

  • MRIs Before Breast Cancer Surgery on the Rise: Study
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Use of imaging tool has jumped dramatically, despite unclear guidelines on its use in this setting

  • MRIs Before Breast Cancer Surgery on the Rise: Study
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Use of imaging tool has jumped dramatically, despite unclear guidelines on its use in this setting

  • Childhood Cancer Devastates Family Finances, Too
    (23-Sep-2015)
    One-quarter lost more than 40 percent of household income after diagnosis, study reveals

  • Lonsurf Approved for Advanced Colon Cancer
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Among people who aren't responding to other treatments

  • Some Prostate Cancer Patients May Not Benefit From Hormone Therapy
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Analysis found men with heart disease might live longer when treated with radiation alone

  • Relaxed Guidelines on PSA Testing Might Miss Aggressive Tumors: Study
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Men who could be cured of more advanced prostate disease may be diagnosed late, some researchers say

  • Some Prostate Cancer Patients May Not Benefit From Hormone Therapy
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Analysis found men with heart disease might live longer when treated with radiation alone

  • Relaxed Guidelines on PSA Testing Might Miss Aggressive Tumors: Study
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Men who could be cured of more advanced prostate disease may be diagnosed late, some researchers say

  • Check Yourself for Signs of Skin Cancer, Doctors Advise
    (22-Sep-2015)
    One in five Americans will develop the disease in their lifetime, experts say

  • Racial Differences in Breast Cancer Linked to Genes
    (21-Sep-2015)
    Mutations associated with aggressive tumors are more prevalent among black women, study shows

  • Racial Differences in Breast Cancer Linked to Genes
    (21-Sep-2015)
    Mutations associated with aggressive tumors are more prevalent among black women, study shows

  • Signs of Brain Tumor May Show in Blood Years Before Diagnosis
    (18-Sep-2015)
    Glioma patients appear to have early immune response, study suggests

  • Tai Chi Might Help People With Long-Term Health Conditions
    (18-Sep-2015)
    Study shows ancient exercise improves physical ability in those with arthritis, heart failure, emphysema and breast cancer

  • Signs of Brain Tumor May Show in Blood Years Before Diagnosis
    (18-Sep-2015)
    Glioma patients appear to have early immune response, study suggests

  • Tai Chi Might Help People With Long-Term Health Conditions
    (18-Sep-2015)
    Study shows ancient exercise improves physical ability in those with arthritis, heart failure, emphysema and breast cancer

  • Heavy Drinking Linked to Greater Risk for Alcohol-Related Cancers
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Researchers say it's a risk factor for death and disability that can be controlled

  • Excess Weight Linked to Brain Cancer Risk in Study
    (16-Sep-2015)
    And physical activity associated with lower odds of meningioma, though these tumors are considered rare

  • Americans Support More Funding of Cancer Research
    (16-Sep-2015)
    Most voters know someone with the disease, survey finds

  • Heating, Cooking Are Top Contributors to Air-Pollution Deaths Worldwide
    (16-Sep-2015)
    Agriculture also accounts for significant proportion, study says

  • Cancer Still the Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Hispanics: Report
    (16-Sep-2015)
    Lack of insurance is an obstacle to high-quality care, experts say

  • Excess Weight Linked to Brain Cancer Risk in Study
    (16-Sep-2015)
    And physical activity associated with lower odds of meningioma, though these tumors are considered rare

  • Heating, Cooking Are Top Contributors to Air-Pollution Deaths Worldwide
    (16-Sep-2015)
    Agriculture also accounts for significant proportion, study says

  • Removing All Visible Cancer Is Key to Treating Aggressive Brain Tumors
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Study of almost 100 children also finds greater survival rate for girls than boys after surgery

  • Mediterranean Diet With Olive Oil Might Cut Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Odds were reduced 68 percent in large Spanish review, but longer-term follow-up studies are needed

  • People in Their 50s Benefit Most From Low-Dose Aspirin, Report Says
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Heart-disease preventive may simultaneously reduce colon cancer risk, task force suggests

  • Removing All Visible Cancer Is Key to Treating Aggressive Brain Tumors
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Study of almost 100 children also finds greater survival rate for girls than boys after surgery

  • Social Factors Affect Leukemia Survival
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Uninsured, unmarried, or those with a low income are more likely to die early, study says

  • Home Pesticide Use Tied to Child Cancer Risk
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Indoor insecticides may increase chances of leukemia or lymphoma a bit, research review reports

  • Mediterranean Diet With Olive Oil Might Cut Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Odds were reduced 68 percent in large Spanish review, but longer-term follow-up studies are needed

  • People in Their 50s Benefit Most From Low-Dose Aspirin, Report Says
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Heart-disease preventive may simultaneously reduce colon cancer risk, task force suggests

  • Social Factors Affect Leukemia Survival
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Uninsured, unmarried, or those with a low income are more likely to die early, study says

  • Home Pesticide Use Tied to Child Cancer Risk
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Indoor insecticides may increase chances of leukemia or lymphoma a bit, research review reports

  • Home Pesticide Use Tied to Child Cancer Risk
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Indoor insecticides may increase chances of leukemia or lymphoma a bit, research review reports

  • People in Their 50s Benefit Most From Low-Dose Aspirin, Report Says
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Heart-disease preventive may simultaneously reduce colon cancer risk, task force suggests

  • Screening All Women for Breast Cancer Genes Not Feasible: Study
    (11-Sep-2015)
    Price of genetic tests would have to drop 90 percent to be cost-effective, researcher says

  • Screening All Women for Breast Cancer Genes Not Feasible: Study
    (11-Sep-2015)
    Price of genetic tests would have to drop 90 percent to be cost-effective, researcher says

  • Better Imaging Scans Catching More Thyroid Cancers: Study
    (11-Sep-2015)
    But many cases involve low-risk tumors where treatments could carry greater risks than benefits

  • Screening All Women for Breast Cancer Genes Not Feasible: Study
    (11-Sep-2015)
    Price of genetic tests would have to drop 90 percent to be cost-effective, researcher says

  • Nonsmokers Account for Rising Proportion of Lung Cancer Cases, Studies Find
    (10-Sep-2015)
    Experts suspect environmental factors, genetics

  • Nonsmokers Account for Rising Proportion of Lung Cancer Cases, Studies Find
    (10-Sep-2015)
    Experts suspect environmental factors, genetics

  • She Had Leukemia 7,000 Years Ago
    (04-Sep-2015)
    Telltale signs in adult woman's bones point to first recorded case of the disease, scientists say

  • Treatments for Brain Cancer Take Heavy Toll on the Brain
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Brain volume dropped, other structural changes seen in small study

  • Treatments for Brain Cancer Take Heavy Toll on the Brain
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Brain volume dropped, other structural changes seen in small study

  • Electrical Bursts to Pancreatic Cancer Cells May Help Fight Tumor
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Study found procedure improved survival for people with stage 3 disease

  • Research Spots Link Between Agent Orange, Blood Cancer in Vietnam Vets
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Exposed veterans have higher rates of precursor condition to multiple myeloma, study shows

  • Electrical Bursts to Pancreatic Cancer Cells May Help Fight Tumor
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Study found procedure improved survival for people with stage 3 disease

  • Treatments for Brain Cancer Take Heavy Toll on the Brain
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Brain volume dropped, other structural changes seen in small study

  • More Men With Breast Cancer Having Second Breast Removed
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Trend mirrors the one seen in women, researchers say

  • More Men With Breast Cancer Having Second Breast Removed
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Trend mirrors the one seen in women, researchers say

  • Could Common Diabetes Drugs Help Fight Leukemia?
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Combining glitazones with standard treatment improved survival in small study

  • Immune Cell Therapy Shows Promise Against Deadly Blood Cancer
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Treatment prolongs life for people with hard-to-treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia

  • Anti-Nausea Drug Approved
    (02-Sep-2015)
    For adults undergoing chemotherapy

  • Could Common Diabetes Drugs Help Fight Leukemia?
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Combining glitazones with standard treatment improved survival in small study

  • Immune Cell Therapy Shows Promise Against Deadly Blood Cancer
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Treatment prolongs life for people with hard-to-treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia

  • Anti-Nausea Drug Approved
    (02-Sep-2015)
    For adults undergoing chemotherapy

  • U.S. Smoking Rate Falls to 15 Percent: CDC
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Higher tobacco taxes, tough messages contribute to falloff, experts say

  • Genetics May Help Guide Kids' Cancer Treatment
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Findings may allow more targeted therapy for the toughest cases, researchers say

  • Genetics May Help Guide Kids' Cancer Treatment
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Findings may allow more targeted therapy for the toughest cases, researchers say

  • U.S. Smoking Rate Falls to 15 Percent: CDC
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Higher tobacco taxes, tough messages contribute to falloff, experts say

  • Many Seniors With Cancer Use Alternative Medicines: Study
    (28-Aug-2015)
    And a majority of these patients don't tell their doctors about it

  • Black Women at Raised Risk of Carrying Breast Cancer Genes
    (27-Aug-2015)
    In study of those under 50 with invasive form of disease, 12 percent had BRCA1, BRCA2 mutations

  • Longer Colonoscopy Time May Cut Cancer Risk
    (27-Aug-2015)
    Viewing time of less than 6 minutes linked to higher cancer rates, study finds

  • Black Women at Raised Risk of Carrying Breast Cancer Genes
    (27-Aug-2015)
    In study of those under 50 with invasive form of disease, 12 percent had BRCA1, BRCA2 mutations

  • Longer Colonoscopy Time May Cut Cancer Risk
    (27-Aug-2015)
    Viewing time of less than 6 minutes linked to higher cancer rates, study finds

  • False-Positive Mammogram Result Traumatic for Most Women: Study
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Majority had issues such as anxiety, sleeplessness, often persisting long after being declared cancer-free

  • Blood Test May One Day Predict Breast Cancer Relapse
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Circulating tumor DNA analysis spots stray cells months before scans detect recurrence, researchers say

  • False-Positive Mammogram Result Traumatic for Most Women: Study
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Majority had issues such as anxiety, sleeplessness, often persisting long after being declared cancer-free

  • Experimental Drug for Blood Cancer Shows Promise
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Researchers want to test daratumumab in a larger group of patients

  • Blood Test May One Day Predict Breast Cancer Relapse
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Circulating tumor DNA analysis spots stray cells months before scans detect recurrence, researchers say

  • Childhood Cancer Survivors Who've Had One Stroke at Risk of Second
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Rate is double that of people without cancer who've lived through one stroke, study finds

  • Acupuncture Best for Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors: Study
    (25-Aug-2015)
    Even 'sham' acupuncture beat one frequently used medication

  • Acupuncture Best for Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors: Study
    (25-Aug-2015)
    Even 'sham' acupuncture beat one frequently used medication

  • Low-Dose Aspirin, Other Painkillers May Lower Colon Cancer Risk
    (24-Aug-2015)
    But findings should be viewed with care, researcher says

  • Travel Time Can Hamper Follow-Up Chemo, Study Says
    (24-Aug-2015)
    The farther the location, the less likely patients got treatment after cancer surgery

  • Low-Dose Aspirin, Other Painkillers May Lower Colon Cancer Risk
    (24-Aug-2015)
    But findings should be viewed with care, researcher says

  • Blood Pressure Drugs Linked to Longer Ovarian Cancer Survival
    (24-Aug-2015)
    But researchers say clinical trials needed to prove older beta blockers lengthen life in these patients

  • Blood Pressure Drugs Linked to Longer Ovarian Cancer Survival
    (24-Aug-2015)
    But researchers say clinical trials needed to prove older beta blockers lengthen life in these patients

  • Travel Time Can Hamper Follow-Up Chemo, Study Says
    (24-Aug-2015)
    The farther the location, the less likely patients got treatment after cancer surgery

  • Could a Laser Skin Test Someday Replace Biopsy to Spot Melanoma?
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Small study showed high accuracy but hurdles remain, two experts said

  • Could a Laser Skin Test Someday Replace Biopsy to Spot Melanoma?
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Small study showed high accuracy but hurdles remain, two experts said

  • Early Stage Breast Cancer Far From a Death Sentence: Study
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Researchers estimated that only 3 percent of women with DCIS will die from it within 20 years of diagnosis

  • Early Stage Breast Cancer Far From a Death Sentence: Study
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Researchers estimated that only 3 percent of women with DCIS will die from it within 20 years of diagnosis

  • Jimmy Carter Being Treated for Melanoma That Has Spread to Brain
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Former president, 90, says he knows illness is incurable and is 'surprisingly at ease'

  • People With Few Moles Apt to Develop Deadlier Skin Cancer: Study
    (20-Aug-2015)
    They may be less likely to get regular skin exams, advance warning about their risk, researcher says

  • Many Parents Aren't Shielding Babies From Sun's Harmful Rays: Study
    (20-Aug-2015)
    12 percent told researchers their children had tanned in their first six months of life

  • Jimmy Carter Being Treated for Melanoma That Has Spread to Brain
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Former president, 90, says he knows illness is incurable and is 'surprisingly at ease'

  • One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk: Study
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Limit alcohol consumption, especially if you've ever smoked, experts say

  • Scientists Probe Obesity's Ties to Breast Cancer Risk
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Findings suggest heavy women might need more focused screening

  • One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk: Study
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Limit alcohol consumption, especially if you've ever smoked, experts say

  • One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk: Study
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Limit alcohol consumption, especially if you've ever smoked, experts say

  • Black Women Less Likely to Survive Uterine Cancer, Study Finds
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Researchers want to investigate possible molecular differences in tumors from women of different races

  • One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk: Study
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Limit alcohol consumption, especially if you've ever smoked, experts say

  • Scientists Probe Obesity's Ties to Breast Cancer Risk
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Findings suggest heavy women might need more focused screening

  • Genetically Modified Foods, Herbicides and Human Safety
    (19-Aug-2015)
    2 researchers decry heavy use of weedkillers; manufacturer says no threat exists

  • One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk: Study
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Limit alcohol consumption, especially if you've ever smoked, experts say

  • One or Two Drinks a Day Might Boost Cancer Risk: Study
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Limit alcohol consumption, especially if you've ever smoked, experts say

  • Black Women Less Likely to Survive Uterine Cancer, Study Finds
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Researchers want to investigate possible molecular differences in tumors from women of different races

  • Can Coffee Lower Risk of Colon Cancer's Return?
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Study found an association but didn't prove cause and effect

  • Deadly Skin Cancer More Common in Organ Transplant Recipients: Study
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Immune-suppressing drugs may play role in higher number of melanoma diagnoses

  • Can Coffee Lower Risk of Colon Cancer's Return?
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Study found an association but didn't prove cause and effect

  • Deadly Skin Cancer More Common in Organ Transplant Recipients: Study
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Immune-suppressing drugs may play role in higher number of melanoma diagnoses

  • Serving in Middle East May Raise Skin Cancer Risk in U.S. Vets
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Study cites limited use of sun protection, lack of awareness

  • Serving in Middle East May Raise Skin Cancer Risk in U.S. Vets
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Study cites limited use of sun protection, lack of awareness

  • Broader Gene Tests for Breast, Ovarian Cancer Might Benefit Some: Study
    (13-Aug-2015)
    Women who don't have BRCA mutations could have other high-risk genes that affect treatment choices

  • Broader Gene Tests for Breast, Ovarian Cancer Might Benefit Some: Study
    (13-Aug-2015)
    Women who don't have BRCA mutations could have other high-risk genes that affect treatment choices

  • Former President Jimmy Carter Has Cancer
    (13-Aug-2015)
    The 90-year-old says the disease seems to have spread to 'other parts of my body'

  • Broader Gene Tests for Breast, Ovarian Cancer Might Benefit Some: Study
    (13-Aug-2015)
    Women who don't have BRCA mutations could have other high-risk genes that affect treatment choices

  • 'Scoring System' May Spot Those in Greatest Need of Colonoscopy
    (11-Aug-2015)
    But one expert cautions that even 'low risk' patients can still develop suspicious polyps

  • 'Scoring System' May Spot Those in Greatest Need of Colonoscopy
    (11-Aug-2015)
    But one expert cautions that even 'low risk' patients can still develop suspicious polyps

  • 1 in 3 Women Survive Ovarian Cancer a Decade or More: Study
    (11-Aug-2015)
    Many of these patients even had 'high-risk' disease that lowered odds of a good prognosis

  • 1 in 3 Women Survive Ovarian Cancer a Decade or More: Study
    (11-Aug-2015)
    Many of these patients even had 'high-risk' disease that lowered odds of a good prognosis

  • Spirituality May Benefit Cancer Patients
    (10-Aug-2015)
    Studies find those with strong beliefs may have better mental and physical health

  • Scientists Spot What Keeps Moles From Becoming Melanomas
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Protein that suppresses tumor puts brakes on further cell division

  • Scientists Spot What Keeps Moles From Becoming Melanomas
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Protein that suppresses tumor puts brakes on further cell division

  • Higher-Dose, Short-Duration Radiation Better for Early Breast Cancer: Study
    (06-Aug-2015)
    Treatment offers fewer side effects and better quality of life, researchers say

  • Higher-Dose, Short-Duration Radiation Better for Early Breast Cancer: Study
    (06-Aug-2015)
    Treatment offers fewer side effects and better quality of life, researchers say

  • For Endoscopes Tied to Serious Infections, Current Cleaning Methods Not Enough
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Study found microbes still adhering to endoscopes, even after multi-step disinfection protocols were followed

  • Birth Control Pills May Cut Women's Odds for Uterine Cancer
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Protective effect seems to linger for decades after contraceptive is discontinued, researchers found

  • Spicing Up Your Meals Might Extend Your Life
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Regularly eating chili peppers, other hot foods linked to lower risk of death during study period

  • Combo Treatment May Boost Survival With Advanced Prostate Cancer
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Adding chemotherapy to hormone therapy added 14 months to patients' lives in study

  • Birth Control Pills May Cut Women's Odds for Uterine Cancer
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Protective effect seems to linger for decades after contraceptive is discontinued, researchers found

  • Combo Treatment May Boost Survival With Advanced Prostate Cancer
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Adding chemotherapy to hormone therapy added 14 months to patients' lives in study

  • Combo Treatment May Boost Survival With Advanced Prostate Cancer
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Adding chemotherapy to hormone therapy added 14 months to patients' lives in study

  • 'Yo-Yo' Dieting Won't Raise Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (04-Aug-2015)
    People trying to lose weight should be encouraged to do so, researcher says

  • Combo Rx May Boost Ovarian Cancer Outcomes, But Too Few Get It: Study
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Therapy involves dosing chemo directly into the abdomen, researchers explain

  • Urine Test Might Find Pancreatic Cancer Early, Study Suggests
    (03-Aug-2015)
    But expert says whether it will improve outcomes not proven yet

  • Combo Rx May Boost Ovarian Cancer Outcomes, But Too Few Get It: Study
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Therapy involves dosing chemo directly into the abdomen, researchers explain

  • Urine Test Might Find Pancreatic Cancer Early, Study Suggests
    (03-Aug-2015)
    But expert says whether it will improve outcomes not proven yet

  • Combo Rx May Boost Ovarian Cancer Outcomes, But Too Few Get It: Study
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Therapy involves dosing chemo directly into the abdomen, researchers explain

  • Do Sporty Teen Girls Live Longer, Healthier Lives?
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Exercise from 13 to 19 cut odds for early death from cancer and all causes, researchers say

  • Scientists Suggest New Way to Predict Lung Cancer Risk
    (29-Jul-2015)
    They focused on telomere length, discovered association

  • Scientists Suggest New Way to Predict Lung Cancer Risk
    (29-Jul-2015)
    They focused on telomere length, discovered association

  • After Breast Cancer, Many in Appalachia Say No to Lifesaving Drugs
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Access to care, not insurance, is a key issue, researcher says

  • After Breast Cancer, Many in Appalachia Say No to Lifesaving Drugs
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Access to care, not insurance, is a key issue, researcher says

  • Many Young Cancer Patients Unaware of Fertility Preservation Options
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Almost 1 in 3 weren't told cancer treatment might affect ability to have a baby later

  • Certain Generic Meds May Help Older Patients With Early Breast Cancer
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Study found benefit from drugs known as aromatase inhibitors and bisphosphonates

  • 1 in 3 Colon Cancers in Young People Has Genetic Link
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Study authors recommend that people diagnosed before age 35 get tested

  • 1 in 3 Colon Cancers in Young People Has Genetic Link
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Study authors recommend that people diagnosed before age 35 get tested

  • New Skin Cancer Drug Approved by FDA
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Odomzo is a pill for locally advanced basal cell carcinoma

  • 1 in 3 Colon Cancers in Young People Has Genetic Link
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Study authors recommend that people diagnosed before age 35 get tested

  • New Skin Cancer Drug Approved by FDA
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Odomzo is a pill for locally advanced basal cell carcinoma

  • Odomzo Approved for Recurring Basal Cell Carcinoma
    (24-Jul-2015)
    A common form of skin cancer

  • Many Cancer Survivors Who Smoke See Little Benefit to Quitting
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Those who cling to their cigarettes have a different mindset, survey finds

  • Chemo May Worsen Quality of Life for End-Stage Cancer Patients
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Study suggests those still able to work and perform daily tasks may benefit from forgoing such treatment

  • U.S. Oncologists Decry High Cost of Cancer Drugs
    (23-Jul-2015)
    They suggest letting Medicare negotiate prices, back grassroots movement calling for change

  • Many Cancer Survivors Who Smoke See Little Benefit to Quitting
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Those who cling to their cigarettes have a different mindset, survey finds

  • Chemo May Worsen Quality of Life for End-Stage Cancer Patients
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Study suggests those still able to work and perform daily tasks may benefit from forgoing such treatment

  • Added Radiation May Help Some With Early Breast Cancer
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Studies found it lowered chances of recurrence, but did not boost overall survival

  • Cell Damage Occurs When People Have CT Scans: Study
    (22-Jul-2015)
    But whether this could trigger cancer or other health issues remains unclear, experts say

  • Added Radiation May Help Some With Early Breast Cancer
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Studies found it lowered chances of recurrence, but did not boost overall survival

  • Study Refutes Notion That Diabetes Drug Actos Raises Bladder Cancer Risk
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Outcome data for more than 200,000 U.S. diabetes patients fails to show a link

  • Cancer Trials Need to Include More Seniors: Experts
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Older adults react differently to treatment, oncologists' group notes

  • Activity in Genes, Immune Cells Tied to Cancer Survival in Study
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Some patterns linked to better outcomes, while others were associated with poorer odds

  • Study Questions Radiation Use for 'Low-Risk' Prostate Cancers
    (17-Jul-2015)
    Upping the dosage didn't alter survival rates for men with these slow-growing tumors

  • Study Questions Radiation Use for 'Low-Risk' Prostate Cancers
    (17-Jul-2015)
    Upping the dosage didn't alter survival rates for men with these slow-growing tumors

  • Lung Cancer Patients Who Quit Smoking Live Longer
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Giving up cigarettes led to nearly a year of extra survival, study shows

  • New Dumb-But-Deadly Trend: Sunburn 'Art'
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Experts warn against the dangers of the increasingly popular practice

  • Many Young Women Taking Up 'Very Light' Smoking, Study Finds
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Defined as 5 or fewer cigarettes a day, the habit can still raise health risks, experts say

  • Insured Americans Up to 3 Times Likelier to Get Preventive Care: CDC
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Type of coverage doesn't matter, researchers say

  • Lung Cancer Patients Who Quit Smoking Live Longer
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Giving up cigarettes led to nearly a year of extra survival, study shows

  • Many Young Women Taking Up 'Very Light' Smoking, Study Finds
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Defined as 5 or fewer cigarettes a day, the habit can still raise health risks, experts say

  • New Dumb-But-Deadly Trend: Sunburn 'Art'
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Experts warn against the dangers of the increasingly popular practice

  • Radiation From Mammograms May Be Lower Than Thought
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Variations in tissue type throughout the breast account for difference, study says

  • Breast Cancer Survivors Tend to Gain Weight: Study
    (15-Jul-2015)
    And that could increase risk of cancer recurrence, as well as heart disease and diabetes, researchers say

  • Radiation From Mammograms May Be Lower Than Thought
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Variations in tissue type throughout the breast account for difference, study says

  • Breast Cancer Survivors Tend to Gain Weight: Study
    (15-Jul-2015)
    And that could increase risk of cancer recurrence, as well as heart disease and diabetes, researchers say

  • Too Much Sitting May Raise a Woman's Cancer Risk: Study
    (14-Jul-2015)
    Effect was not seen in men, and held even after researchers factored out a lack of exercise

  • Despite Benefits, Few U.S. States Mandate Cervical Cancer Vaccine
    (14-Jul-2015)
    Immunization protects against sexually transmitted disease, certain cancers, health experts say

  • More Evidence a Healthy Diet Can Lower Risks of Heart Disease, Cancer
    (14-Jul-2015)
    Poor adults with good nutrition had 20 percent lower odds of disease-related death during study period

  • Too Much Sitting May Raise a Woman's Cancer Risk: Study
    (14-Jul-2015)
    Effect was not seen in men, and held even after researchers factored out a lack of exercise

  • Despite Benefits, Few U.S. States Mandate Cervical Cancer Vaccine
    (14-Jul-2015)
    Immunization protects against sexually transmitted disease, certain cancers, health experts say

  • Too Much Sitting May Raise a Woman's Cancer Risk: Study
    (14-Jul-2015)
    Effect was not seen in men, and held even after researchers factored out a lack of exercise

  • Too Much Sitting May Raise a Woman's Cancer Risk: Study
    (14-Jul-2015)
    Effect was not seen in men, and held even after researchers factored out a lack of exercise

  • Young Adult Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Study finds rate is twice as high for some cancers

  • Young Adult Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Study finds rate is twice as high for some cancers

  • Young Adult Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Study finds rate is twice as high for some cancers

  • Cancer Survivors May Face More Challenges When Adopting
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Study finds agencies may request potentially discriminatory personal information

  • Young Adult Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Study finds rate is twice as high for some cancers

  • Prenatal Gene Tests Can Sometimes Spot Cancer in Mom-to-Be
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Abnormal findings on early test don't always indicate birth defects, study says

  • Young Adult Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Study finds rate is twice as high for some cancers

  • Young Adult Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Study finds rate is twice as high for some cancers

  • Iressa Approved for Specific Late-Stage Lung Cancer
    (13-Jul-2015)
    New companion diagnostic can identify candidates

  • Young Adult Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Study finds rate is twice as high for some cancers

  • Young Adult Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Study finds rate is twice as high for some cancers

  • No Change in Number of 'Living Wills' by U.S. Cancer Patients: Study
    (09-Jul-2015)
    A second study finds many younger cancer patients still receive treatment, even as they near death

  • Another Genetic Error Linked to Childhood Leukemia
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Researchers find gene variant associated with acute lymphoblastic leukemia

  • Another Genetic Error Linked to Childhood Leukemia
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Researchers find gene variant associated with acute lymphoblastic leukemia

  • Colon Cancer Deaths Falling, But 3 U.S. Regions Lag Behind
    (08-Jul-2015)
    Rates aren't improving as much in parts of the Mississippi Delta, Appalachia and eastern Virginia, study finds

  • Colon Cancer Deaths Falling, But 3 U.S. Regions Lag Behind
    (08-Jul-2015)
    Rates aren't improving as much in parts of the Mississippi Delta, Appalachia and eastern Virginia, study finds

  • Asbestos Found in Kids' Crayons, Toy Kits: Report
    (08-Jul-2015)
    Health experts, big retailer say they're concerned about findings on products from China

  • Asbestos Found in Kids' Crayons, Toy Kits: Report
    (08-Jul-2015)
    Health experts, big retailer say they're concerned about findings on products from China

  • 'Watchful Waiting' Becoming More Common for Prostate Cancer Patients
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Study finds men with low-risk disease often getting monitoring over surgery, radiation, hormone therapy

  • 'Watchful Waiting' Becoming More Common for Prostate Cancer Patients
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Study finds men with low-risk disease often getting monitoring over surgery, radiation, hormone therapy

  • Regular Mammograms Might Lead to 'Overdiagnosis' of Breast Cancer
    (06-Jul-2015)
    Study found counties with higher screening, detection rates had no significant difference in deaths

  • Less Chemo for Obese Ovarian Cancer Patients Linked to Worse Survival Rates
    (06-Jul-2015)
    Study found getting what amounted to lower doses per pound of body weight meant poorer outcomes

  • Regular Mammograms Might Lead to 'Overdiagnosis' of Breast Cancer
    (06-Jul-2015)
    Study found counties with higher screening, detection rates had no significant difference in deaths

  • Less Chemo for Obese Ovarian Cancer Patients Linked to Worse Survival Rates
    (06-Jul-2015)
    Study found getting what amounted to lower doses per pound of body weight meant poorer outcomes

  • Less Chemo for Obese Ovarian Cancer Patients Linked to Worse Survival Rates
    (06-Jul-2015)
    Study found getting what amounted to lower doses per pound of body weight meant poorer outcomes

  • Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds
    (02-Jul-2015)
    But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

  • Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds
    (02-Jul-2015)
    But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

  • Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds
    (02-Jul-2015)
    But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

  • Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds
    (02-Jul-2015)
    But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

  • Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds
    (02-Jul-2015)
    But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

  • Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds
    (02-Jul-2015)
    But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

  • Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds
    (02-Jul-2015)
    But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

  • Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds
    (02-Jul-2015)
    But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

  • Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds
    (02-Jul-2015)
    But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

  • Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds
    (02-Jul-2015)
    But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

  • Patients with Low-Grade Brain Tumors Living Longer
    (01-Jul-2015)
    Chemo improvements have likely played a role, researchers say

  • Patients with Low-Grade Brain Tumors Living Longer
    (01-Jul-2015)
    Chemo improvements have likely played a role, researchers say

  • Indoor Tanning Rates Decline As Cancer Warnings Mount
    (01-Jul-2015)
    Study finds Americans are staying away from unhealthy practice in growing numbers

  • Too Few Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancers Get 'Watch and Wait' Approach
    (30-Jun-2015)
    Study finds 12 percent or fewer getting active surveillance

  • Too Few Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancers Get 'Watch and Wait' Approach
    (30-Jun-2015)
    Study finds 12 percent or fewer getting active surveillance

  • Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk?
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Study authors think compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study needed

  • Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk?
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Study authors think compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study needed

  • Blood Protein May Spot Pancreatic Cancer Early
    (24-Jun-2015)
    But more research is needed before test is used for monitoring or screening, researchers say

  • Blood, Saliva Tests May Spot Head and Neck Cancers Early
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Study shows potential for noninvasive tumor detection

  • Blood, Saliva Tests May Spot Head and Neck Cancers Early
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Study shows potential for noninvasive tumor detection

  • Blood, Saliva Tests May Spot Head and Neck Cancers Early
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Study shows potential for noninvasive tumor detection

  • Blood Protein May Spot Pancreatic Cancer Early
    (24-Jun-2015)
    But more research is needed before test is used for monitoring or screening, researchers say

  • Blood, Saliva Tests May Spot Head and Neck Cancers Early
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Study shows potential for noninvasive tumor detection

  • Combination of 'Safe' Chemicals May Be Causing Some Cancers
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Scientists suspect low-dose effects have led to global epidemic

  • Lung Scans May Help Track Suspicious Masses, Study Says
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Annual screening could catch changes that signal beginnings of cancer

  • Viagra, Other ED Meds Won't Raise Melanoma Risk
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Study did find slightly higher odds for the skin cancer in men on ED drugs, but lifestyles are probable culprit

  • Lung Scans May Help Track Suspicious Masses, Study Says
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Annual screening could catch changes that signal beginnings of cancer

  • Viagra, Other ED Meds Won't Raise Melanoma Risk
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Study did find slightly higher odds for the skin cancer in men on ED drugs, but lifestyles are probable culprit

  • Evidence Supports Medical Pot for Some Conditions, Not Others
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Review of 79 studies suggests states may have put cart before the horse, experts say

  • HPV Vaccination Tied to Drop in Precancerous Cervical Lesions in U.S.
    (22-Jun-2015)
    But screening rules for women changed recently, so impact of the shots remains unclear, researchers say

  • HPV Vaccination Tied to Drop in Precancerous Cervical Lesions in U.S.
    (22-Jun-2015)
    But screening rules for women changed recently, so impact of the shots remains unclear, researchers say

  • Technology May Help Surgeons Tell Brain Cancer From Healthy Tissue
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Research shows promise; could be used in humans as soon as this summer, study author says

  • Technology May Help Surgeons Tell Brain Cancer From Healthy Tissue
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Research shows promise; could be used in humans as soon as this summer, study author says

  • Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home
    (18-Jun-2015)
    4 in every 10 U.S. households with a smoking parent had no 'smoke-free' rules in place, study finds

  • More Breast Cancer Patients Opting for Lumpectomy: Study
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Experts often recommend this breast-conserving surgery, but many with early disease still choose mastectomy

  • Many Consumers Don't Understand Sunscreen Labels, Study Finds
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Less than half in new survey understood what an SPF value meant

  • More Breast Cancer Patients Opting for Lumpectomy: Study
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Experts often recommend this breast-conserving surgery, but many with early disease still choose mastectomy

  • Many Consumers Don't Understand Sunscreen Labels, Study Finds
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Less than half in new survey understood what an SPF value meant

  • Pesticide Used Decades Ago May Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Higher exposure to DDT in the womb linked to four times the risk of disease

  • The Doctor Who Does Your Colonoscopy Matters
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Those with higher polyp detection rates prevent more cancers, save more lives, study says

  • The Doctor Who Does Your Colonoscopy Matters
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Those with higher polyp detection rates prevent more cancers, save more lives, study says

  • Pesticide Used Decades Ago May Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Higher exposure to DDT in the womb linked to four times the risk of disease

  • The Doctor Who Does Your Colonoscopy Matters
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Those with higher polyp detection rates prevent more cancers, save more lives, study says

  • Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say

  • Many U.S. Women Live Far From Gynecologic Cancer Care
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Long distances may impede evaluation, treatment, researcher says

  • Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say

  • Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say

  • Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say

  • Many U.S. Women Live Far From Gynecologic Cancer Care
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Long distances may impede evaluation, treatment, researcher says

  • Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say

  • Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say

  • Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say

  • Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say

  • Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say

  • Many U.S. Women Live Far From Gynecologic Cancer Care
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Long distances may impede evaluation, treatment, researcher says

  • Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say

  • Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say

  • Many U.S. Women Live Far From Gynecologic Cancer Care
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Long distances may impede evaluation, treatment, researcher says

  • Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths From Major Cancers in People Over 35
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say

  • Poor Sleep, Snoring Before Diagnosis Tied to Trouble for Breast Cancer Patients
    (12-Jun-2015)
    But whether lack of sleep -- or the causes of sleeplessness -- to blame is unclear, experts say

  • Poor Sleep, Snoring Before Diagnosis Tied to Trouble for Breast Cancer Patients
    (12-Jun-2015)
    But whether lack of sleep -- or the causes of sleeplessness -- to blame is unclear, experts say

  • Obese Postmenopausal Women May Face Higher Risk for Breast Cancer
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Researchers report the increased risk was as high as 58 percent

  • Graphic Warnings May Work Best to Keep Women From Tanning Beds
    (11-Jun-2015)
    In study, labels with pictures of skin cancer's grim toll worked better than printed cautions alone

  • Obese Postmenopausal Women May Face Higher Risk for Breast Cancer
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Researchers report the increased risk was as high as 58 percent

  • Graphic Warnings May Work Best to Keep Women From Tanning Beds
    (11-Jun-2015)
    In study, labels with pictures of skin cancer's grim toll worked better than printed cautions alone

  • 1 Dose of HPV Vaccine May Offer Protection: Study
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Two large international trials suggest single immunization may be as good as two or three

  • 1 Dose of HPV Vaccine May Offer Protection: Study
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Two large international trials suggest single immunization may be as good as two or three

  • Online Searches for 'Skin Cancer' Go Up in Summer
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Finding suggests efforts to protect Americans from the sun's harmful rays should peak in hot months, too

  • Woman Gives Birth Using Ovary Tissue Frozen in Childhood
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Transplant led to functioning ovary and then normal pregnancy, researchers say

  • Online Searches for 'Skin Cancer' Go Up in Summer
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Finding suggests efforts to protect Americans from the sun's harmful rays should peak in hot months, too

  • Health Tip: Protect Against Skin Cancer
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Use sunscreen daily, no matter the weather

  • Doctors Can Influence End-of-Life Care
    (08-Jun-2015)
    Terminally ill patients of physicians who frequently refer to hospice more likely to choose it, study says

  • World's Population Is Getting Sicker, Study Shows
    (08-Jun-2015)
    People lose more 'years of healthy life' to illness now than they did in the 1990s, global survey reports

  • Potential Liver Recipients May Have New Option
    (05-Jun-2015)
    Organs harvested after cardiac death appear safe, effective, study says

  • Fetal DNA Test May Also Help Spot Mom's Cancer, Study Finds
    (05-Jun-2015)
    Genetic analysis reveals early malignancies in 3 pregnant women

  • Double Mastectomy Benefits May Be Overrated for Some
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Many cancer patients mistakenly believe removing both breasts will extend survival, researchers say

  • Rise in Colon Cancer Screening After Obamacare, Study Finds
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Increase in colonoscopy and other tests was typically seen among poorer, less educated Americans

  • Rise in Colon Cancer Screening After Obamacare, Study Finds
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Increase in colonoscopy and other tests was typically seen among poorer, less educated Americans

  • Surgery May Boost Survival in Certain Advanced Lung Cancers
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Study finds patients with stage 3b tumors lived nearly 10 months longer, on average

  • Double Mastectomy Benefits May Be Overrated for Some
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Many cancer patients mistakenly believe removing both breasts will extend survival, researchers say

  • Surgery May Boost Survival in Certain Advanced Lung Cancers
    (04-Jun-2015)
    Study finds patients with stage 3b tumors lived nearly 10 months longer, on average

  • Surgery Not Always Needed for Early Form of Breast Cancer: Study
    (03-Jun-2015)
    No difference found in survival for women with low-grade DCIS who did or did not have surgery

  • International Panel Finds Only 'Limited' Evidence for Mammograms in 40s
    (03-Jun-2015)
    But conclusion wasn't unanimous, one expert says

  • Surgery Not Always Needed for Early Form of Breast Cancer: Study
    (03-Jun-2015)
    No difference found in survival for women with low-grade DCIS who did or did not have surgery

  • International Panel Finds Only 'Limited' Evidence for Mammograms in 40s
    (03-Jun-2015)
    But conclusion wasn't unanimous, one expert says

  • Exercise May Blunt a Woman's Risk of Lung and Breast Cancer: Studies
    (02-Jun-2015)
    Experts say findings make sense, but note they are preliminary

  • Genetic Differences Seen in Younger Colon Cancer Patients
    (02-Jun-2015)
    New research suggests different treatment may be warranted

  • Blood Thinners OK for Cancers That Spread to Brain, Study Finds
    (02-Jun-2015)
    Treatment didn't cause significant increase in bleeding in head

  • Melanoma Rates Way Up Among Young People in U.S.
    (02-Jun-2015)
    Women account for two-thirds of cases, likely due to unsafe tanning, researchers say

  • Genetic Differences Seen in Younger Colon Cancer Patients
    (02-Jun-2015)
    New research suggests different treatment may be warranted

  • Exercise May Blunt a Woman's Risk of Lung and Breast Cancer: Studies
    (02-Jun-2015)
    Experts say findings make sense, but note they are preliminary

  • New Drug Shows Potential for Blood Cancer
    (02-Jun-2015)
    Multiple myeloma patients saw survival gains when elotuzumab was added to treatment

  • Exercise May Blunt a Woman's Risk of Lung and Breast Cancer: Studies
    (02-Jun-2015)
    Experts say findings make sense, but note they are preliminary

  • Genetic Differences Seen in Younger Colon Cancer Patients
    (02-Jun-2015)
    New research suggests different treatment may be warranted

  • Melanoma Rates Way Up Among Young People in U.S.
    (02-Jun-2015)
    Women account for two-thirds of cases, likely due to unsafe tanning, researchers say

  • Gene Therapy Shows Early Promise Against Deadly Brain Cancer
    (01-Jun-2015)
    DNA-modified virus serves as decoy to help target and destroy glioblastoma cells, researchers say

  • Targeted Radiation to Treat Brain Tumors May Be Best: Study
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Damage to thinking and memory less than with radiation for entire brain, while survival is similar, study finds

  • Are 2nd Breast Cancer Surgeries Always Necessary?
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Study suggests that taking more tissue the first time might reduce need for subsequent procedures

  • New Drug Keeps Common Breast Cancer Under Control Longer: Study
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Adding Ibrance to standard hormone therapy kept disease from progressing for nine months

  • Gene Therapy Shows Early Promise Against Deadly Brain Cancer
    (01-Jun-2015)
    DNA-modified virus serves as decoy to help target and destroy glioblastoma cells, researchers say

  • Are 2nd Breast Cancer Surgeries Always Necessary?
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Study suggests that taking more tissue the first time might reduce need for subsequent procedures

  • High-Fat Diet May Raise Prostate Cancer Death Risk
    (01-Jun-2015)
    In study, patients who ate typical 'Western' fare had more than twice the odds of dying from the disease

  • New Drug Keeps Common Breast Cancer Under Control Longer: Study
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Adding Ibrance to standard hormone therapy kept disease from progressing for nine months

  • Melanoma Treatment May Not Always Require Extensive Lymph Node Removal
    (01-Jun-2015)
    No survival difference seen for patients spared surgery, study says

  • 2 Drugs Show Promise Against Blood Cancers
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Ibrutinib, obinutuzumab slowed progression of common leukemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma

  • Improved Therapies Have Extended Life Spans of Childhood Cancer Survivors
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Fewer die of 'late effects' from radiation, chemotherapy, study finds

  • Cancer Patient's Health Affected by Spouse's Mood
    (01-Jun-2015)
    A depressed caregiver raises odds of depression in ill loved one, too, study shows

  • Immune-Based Drug Shows Potential Against Another Form of Lung Cancer
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Patients with squamous cell non-small cell lung cancer who got nivolumab lived longer, had fewer side effects

  • New Drug a Weapon Against Advanced Melanoma: Study
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Compared to Yervoy, nivolumab more than doubled time to disease progression, researchers found

  • Targeted Radiation to Treat Brain Tumors May Be Best: Study
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Damage to thinking and memory less than with radiation for entire brain, while survival is similar, study finds

  • Breast-feeding May Lower Risk of Childhood Leukemia: Study
    (01-Jun-2015)
    It's one more potential benefit for breast-fed babies, research suggests

  • 2 Drugs Show Promise Against Blood Cancers
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Ibrutinib, obinutuzumab slowed progression of common leukemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma

  • Breast-feeding May Lower Risk of Childhood Leukemia: Study
    (01-Jun-2015)
    It's one more potential benefit for breast-fed babies, research suggests

  • Immune-Based Drug Shows Potential Against Another Form of Lung Cancer
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Patients with squamous cell non-small cell lung cancer who got nivolumab lived longer, had fewer side effects

  • 2 Drugs Show Promise Against Blood Cancers
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Ibrutinib, obinutuzumab slowed progression of common leukemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma

  • High-Fat Diet May Raise Prostate Cancer Death Risk
    (01-Jun-2015)
    In study, patients who ate typical 'Western' fare had more than twice the odds of dying from the disease

  • Melanoma Treatment May Not Always Require Extensive Lymph Node Removal
    (01-Jun-2015)
    No survival difference seen for patients spared surgery, study says

  • New Drug a Weapon Against Advanced Melanoma: Study
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Compared to Yervoy, nivolumab more than doubled time to disease progression, researchers found

  • Improved Therapies Have Extended Life Spans of Childhood Cancer Survivors
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Fewer die of 'late effects' from radiation, chemotherapy, study finds

  • Gene Test May Predict Success of Cancer Drug in Certain Patients
    (29-May-2015)
    Finding might one day help doctors better choose patients to receive Keytruda, study says

  • Gene Test May Predict Success of Cancer Drug in Certain Patients
    (29-May-2015)
    Finding might one day help doctors better choose patients to receive Keytruda, study says

  • Excess Weight Linked to Worse Prostate Cancer Prognosis
    (29-May-2015)
    Radiation less effective for overweight, obese men, researchers say

  • Immune-Based Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Lung Cancer
    (29-May-2015)
    Patients given nivolumab reported fewer side effects, longer survival than those receiving usual chemo agent

  • Immune-Based Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Lung Cancer
    (29-May-2015)
    Patients given nivolumab reported fewer side effects, longer survival than those receiving usual chemo agent

  • Excess Weight Linked to Worse Prostate Cancer Prognosis
    (29-May-2015)
    Radiation less effective for overweight, obese men, researchers say

  • Gene Test May Predict Success of Cancer Drug in Certain Patients
    (29-May-2015)
    Finding might one day help doctors better choose patients to receive Keytruda, study says

  • Immune-Based Drug Shows Promise Against Advanced Lung Cancer
    (29-May-2015)
    Patients given nivolumab reported fewer side effects, longer survival than those receiving usual chemo agent

  • Bigger Share of Deaths Worldwide Now Due to Cancer
    (28-May-2015)
    Throat, lung cancers were leading cause of deaths, study finds

  • Mediterranean Diet Tied to Lower Odds of Uterine Cancer
    (28-May-2015)
    Women who followed it most closely saw significant reduction in risk, study suggests

  • Bigger Share of Deaths Worldwide Now Due to Cancer
    (28-May-2015)
    Throat, lung cancers were leading cause of deaths, study finds

  • Bigger Share of Deaths Worldwide Now Due to Cancer
    (28-May-2015)
    Throat, lung cancers were leading cause of deaths, study finds

  • Mediterranean Diet Tied to Lower Odds of Uterine Cancer
    (28-May-2015)
    Women who followed it most closely saw significant reduction in risk, study suggests

  • Helpful Bacteria May Help Detect Cancers That Have Spread to Liver
    (27-May-2015)
    Researchers used harmless strain of E. coli to find metastatic disease in mice

  • Immune-Based Therapy Uses Virus to Fight Advanced Melanoma
    (26-May-2015)
    Study shows it helped a minority of patients, and experts say this approach has promise

  • Immune-Based Therapy Uses Virus to Fight Advanced Melanoma
    (26-May-2015)
    Study shows it helped a minority of patients, and experts say this approach has promise

  • Can Asthma Protect Men From Prostate Cancer?
    (22-May-2015)
    New research finds an association, but doesn't prove cause and effect

  • Can Asthma Protect Men From Prostate Cancer?
    (22-May-2015)
    New research finds an association, but doesn't prove cause and effect

  • Too Few Younger, High-Risk Americans Get a Colonoscopy: Study
    (21-May-2015)
    Those with a family history of disease should have screening at age 40, but only 38 percent do

  • Too Few Younger, High-Risk Americans Get a Colonoscopy: Study
    (21-May-2015)
    Those with a family history of disease should have screening at age 40, but only 38 percent do

  • Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC
    (21-May-2015)
    But some people are using alternative tobacco products in addition to cigarettes

  • Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC
    (21-May-2015)
    But some people are using alternative tobacco products in addition to cigarettes

  • Too Few Younger, High-Risk Americans Get a Colonoscopy: Study
    (21-May-2015)
    Those with a family history of disease should have screening at age 40, but only 38 percent do

  • Family History of Breast Cancer Doesn't Worsen Patient's Prognosis: Study
    (20-May-2015)
    Over roughly six years, no difference seen in survival

  • Chemo Before Surgery May Boost Outcomes for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (20-May-2015)
    Shrinking the tumor beforehand seems to raise quality of life without shortening survival, study finds

  • Family History of Breast Cancer Doesn't Worsen Patient's Prognosis: Study
    (20-May-2015)
    Over roughly six years, no difference seen in survival

  • Chemo Before Surgery May Boost Outcomes for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (20-May-2015)
    Shrinking the tumor beforehand seems to raise quality of life without shortening survival, study finds

  • Chemo Before Surgery May Boost Outcomes for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (20-May-2015)
    Shrinking the tumor beforehand seems to raise quality of life without shortening survival, study finds

  • Smoking May Make Return of Lung Cancer More Likely
    (19-May-2015)
    Study found chance of recurrence rose 1 percent for each additional pack of cigarettes smoked each year

  • Most Americans Still Not Using Sunscreen
    (19-May-2015)
    Women do so more than men, but still fall short of recommendations, CDC study finds

  • Rural Poor Bear Higher Burden of COPD, Study Finds
    (19-May-2015)
    Reasons aren't clear, but workplace exposures and fuel sources might play a role, researchers say

  • Smoking May Make Return of Lung Cancer More Likely
    (19-May-2015)
    Study found chance of recurrence rose 1 percent for each additional pack of cigarettes smoked each year

  • Most Americans Still Not Using Sunscreen
    (19-May-2015)
    Women do so more than men, but still fall short of recommendations, CDC study finds

  • Parents of Child Cancer Patients Prefer Honesty, Study Finds
    (18-May-2015)
    Parents say they're less anxious, better able to plan

  • Prostate Cancer Testing Drops Off After Controversial Guidelines
    (18-May-2015)
    More men will die without PSA screening, researchers contend; other experts applaud the downward trend

  • Prostate Cancer Testing Drops Off After Controversial Guidelines
    (18-May-2015)
    More men will die without PSA screening, researchers contend; other experts applaud the downward trend

  • Smoking Ups Risk of Complications From Urologic Cancers: Study
    (15-May-2015)
    Although former smokers also have higher odds of trouble, quitting does help

  • Smoking Ups Risk of Complications From Urologic Cancers: Study
    (15-May-2015)
    Although former smokers also have higher odds of trouble, quitting does help

  • Smoking Ups Risk of Complications From Urologic Cancers: Study
    (15-May-2015)
    Although former smokers also have higher odds of trouble, quitting does help

  • Health Tip: Coping With Diarrhea From Chemo
    (15-May-2015)
    Take it easy on your stomach

  • Early Chemo May Boost Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer
    (14-May-2015)
    Study found combination with hormone therapy extended life by almost a year

  • Smoking Makes a Comeback in Georgia Bars, Restaurants
    (14-May-2015)
    State's laws permit designated smoking areas, and more establishments are allowing them, study says

  • Early Chemo May Boost Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer
    (14-May-2015)
    Study found combination with hormone therapy extended life by almost a year

  • Early Chemo May Boost Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer
    (14-May-2015)
    Study found combination with hormone therapy extended life by almost a year

  • HPV Vaccination for Girls May Help Prevent Cancers in Males
    (13-May-2015)
    But, while they remain at risk of infection, immunizing boys may not be cost-effective, study says

  • HPV Vaccination for Girls May Help Prevent Cancers in Males
    (13-May-2015)
    But, while they remain at risk of infection, immunizing boys may not be cost-effective, study says

  • HPV Vaccination for Girls May Help Prevent Cancers in Males
    (13-May-2015)
    But, while they remain at risk of infection, immunizing boys may not be cost-effective, study says

  • Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy May Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients
    (13-May-2015)
    Study found five-year death risk was 50 percent lower in combo-treatment group

  • Vitamin Supplement Linked to Reduction in Skin Cancer Risk
    (13-May-2015)
    Preliminary Australian study saw association between nicotinamide and lower rates

  • HPV Vaccination for Girls May Help Prevent Cancers in Males
    (13-May-2015)
    But, while they remain at risk of infection, immunizing boys may not be cost-effective, study says

  • HPV Vaccination for Girls May Help Prevent Cancers in Males
    (13-May-2015)
    But, while they remain at risk of infection, immunizing boys may not be cost-effective, study says

  • Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy May Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients
    (13-May-2015)
    Study found five-year death risk was 50 percent lower in combo-treatment group

  • HPV Vaccination for Girls May Help Prevent Cancers in Males
    (13-May-2015)
    But, while they remain at risk of infection, immunizing boys may not be cost-effective, study says

  • Vitamin Supplement Linked to Reduction in Skin Cancer Risk
    (13-May-2015)
    Preliminary Australian study saw association between nicotinamide and lower rates

  • HPV Vaccination for Girls May Help Prevent Cancers in Males
    (13-May-2015)
    But, while they remain at risk of infection, immunizing boys may not be cost-effective, study says

  • MRI Might Predict Breast Cancer Risk in Some Women
    (12-May-2015)
    Finding suggests scans may have value beyond detection

  • MRI Might Predict Breast Cancer Risk in Some Women
    (12-May-2015)
    Finding suggests scans may have value beyond detection

  • Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Impair Thinking
    (12-May-2015)
    Men with a particular gene mutation suffered most, study finds

  • Kids Born to Older Dads May Face Risk of Blood Cancers
    (12-May-2015)
    But study only showed association, not cause-and-effect link

  • Kids Born to Older Dads May Face Risk of Blood Cancers
    (12-May-2015)
    But study only showed association, not cause-and-effect link

  • Kids Born to Older Dads May Face Risk of Blood Cancers
    (12-May-2015)
    But study only showed association, not cause-and-effect link

  • Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Impair Thinking
    (12-May-2015)
    Men with a particular gene mutation suffered most, study finds

  • 'Wiser' Surgeries for Those With Terminal Cancers
    (11-May-2015)
    Surgeons are focusing on life-enhancing procedures for patients, study finds

  • They Overcame Childhood Cancer, But Now Obesity?
    (11-May-2015)
    Certain treatments linked to later weight gain, study finds

  • Many Americans Not Getting Routine Cancer Screenings: CDC
    (07-May-2015)
    These include tests for colon, breast and cervical malignancies

  • Many Americans Not Getting Routine Cancer Screenings: CDC
    (07-May-2015)
    These include tests for colon, breast and cervical malignancies

  • Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Colon Cancer Survival
    (07-May-2015)
    Strongest factors included eating more fruits and veggies, maintaining normal weight before diagnosis

  • Many Americans Not Getting Routine Cancer Screenings: CDC
    (07-May-2015)
    These include tests for colon, breast and cervical malignancies

  • Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Colon Cancer Survival
    (07-May-2015)
    Strongest factors included eating more fruits and veggies, maintaining normal weight before diagnosis

  • Statins May Slow Prostate Cancer Progression: Study
    (07-May-2015)
    But more trials are needed to confirm benefits, experts say

  • Study Sees Improving Survival Odds for Ovarian Cancer
    (07-May-2015)
    Women diagnosed today 50 percent less likely to die than they were in the 1970s, researchers say

  • Many Americans Not Getting Routine Cancer Screenings: CDC
    (07-May-2015)
    These include tests for colon, breast and cervical malignancies

  • Study Sees Improving Survival Odds for Ovarian Cancer
    (07-May-2015)
    Women diagnosed today 50 percent less likely to die than they were in the 1970s, researchers say

  • Statins May Slow Prostate Cancer Progression: Study
    (07-May-2015)
    But more trials are needed to confirm benefits, experts say

  • Age-Linked Structures on DNA May Also Hint at Cancer Risk
    (05-May-2015)
    Telomere 'caps' shorten as people get older, but this process speeds up in cancer-prone people, study suggests

  • Too Many Americans Neglect Backs in Skin Cancer Prevention
    (04-May-2015)
    Survey by dermatologists' group finds many people don't use sunscreen on this area, or check it for cancer

  • Expert Panel Unclear on Whether E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit
    (04-May-2015)
    More and better data is needed, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says

  • Too Many Americans Neglect Backs in Skin Cancer Prevention
    (04-May-2015)
    Survey by dermatologists' group finds many people don't use sunscreen on this area, or check it for cancer

  • Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy as Good as Full Breast Removal: Study
    (01-May-2015)
    No differences in survival or recurrence in women who chose to keep nipple, researcher says

  • Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy as Good as Full Breast Removal: Study
    (01-May-2015)
    No differences in survival or recurrence in women who chose to keep nipple, researcher says

  • Fitness May Help Lower Odds for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    (01-May-2015)
    Intense physical activity throughout life was linked to a 30 percent reduction in risk, study suggests

  • Can Statins Help Lower Lung Cancer Death Risk?
    (01-May-2015)
    Small reduction seen with cholesterol-lowering drugs, but study couldn't prove cause-and-effect link

  • Can Statins Help Lower Lung Cancer Death Risk?
    (01-May-2015)
    Small reduction seen with cholesterol-lowering drugs, but study couldn't prove cause-and-effect link

  • Fitness May Help Lower Odds for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    (01-May-2015)
    Intense physical activity throughout life was linked to a 30 percent reduction in risk, study suggests

  • Breast Reconstruction Often Involves Multiple Operations
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Study finds most breast cancer patients will need two or more procedures to complete process

  • Cloudy Climes May Up Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: Study
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Shortage of vitamin D may be to blame

  • Breast Reconstruction Often Involves Multiple Operations
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Study finds most breast cancer patients will need two or more procedures to complete process

  • Cloudy Climes May Up Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: Study
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Shortage of vitamin D may be to blame

  • Drugs Show Promise for Some Advanced Lung Cancers
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Two experimental medications target mutation that fuels treatment resistance

  • Drugs Show Promise for Some Advanced Lung Cancers
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Two experimental medications target mutation that fuels treatment resistance

  • Drugs Show Promise for Some Advanced Lung Cancers
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Two experimental medications target mutation that fuels treatment resistance

  • Breast-Feeding May Lower Breast Cancer Recurrence, Death: Study
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Strongest benefit seen in most common types of tumors, researchers say

  • Switch From U.S. to African Diet May Lower Colon Cancer Risk in Blacks
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Study found more polyps, other markers of colon tumor risk in those eating 'Western' high-fat, low-fiber fare

  • Breast-Feeding May Lower Breast Cancer Recurrence, Death: Study
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Strongest benefit seen in most common types of tumors, researchers say

  • Switch From U.S. to African Diet May Lower Colon Cancer Risk in Blacks
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Study found more polyps, other markers of colon tumor risk in those eating 'Western' high-fat, low-fiber fare

  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma Survivors Face Higher Long-Term Heart Risks
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Study suggests chemotherapy, radiation can damage the heart for decades to come

  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma Survivors Face Higher Long-Term Heart Risks
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Study suggests chemotherapy, radiation can damage the heart for decades to come

  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma Survivors Face Higher Long-Term Heart Risks
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Study suggests chemotherapy, radiation can damage the heart for decades to come

  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma Survivors Face Higher Long-Term Heart Risks
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Study suggests chemotherapy, radiation can damage the heart for decades to come

  • Daily Aspirin Taken by More Than Half of Older U.S. Adults
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Usage doesn't always comply with national guidelines

  • Many Breast Cancer Patients Still Opt for Mastectomy Over Lump Removal
    (23-Apr-2015)
    Better pre-surgical chemotherapy means more of the breast can safely be saved, researchers say

  • Ovary Removal Reduces Breast Cancer Death in BRCA1 Carriers: Study
    (23-Apr-2015)
    The sooner, the better, researchers found

  • Many Breast Cancer Patients Still Opt for Mastectomy Over Lump Removal
    (23-Apr-2015)
    Better pre-surgical chemotherapy means more of the breast can safely be saved, researchers say

  • Ovary Removal Reduces Breast Cancer Death in BRCA1 Carriers: Study
    (23-Apr-2015)
    The sooner, the better, researchers found

  • Ovary Removal Reduces Breast Cancer Death in BRCA1 Carriers: Study
    (23-Apr-2015)
    The sooner, the better, researchers found

  • New Technology Tests Tumors Inside the Patient to Find Best Treatment
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Experimental devices might reduce risk of side effects, lower costs, researchers say

  • Vaccine Spurs Immune Response to Fight Aggressive Cancers in Mice
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Researchers have begun early human trials, say findings could lead to blueprint for tailored treatments

  • Vaccine Spurs Immune Response to Fight Aggressive Cancers in Mice
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Researchers have begun early human trials, say findings could lead to blueprint for tailored treatments

  • New Technology Tests Tumors Inside the Patient to Find Best Treatment
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Experimental devices might reduce risk of side effects, lower costs, researchers say

  • Vaccine Spurs Immune Response to Fight Aggressive Cancers in Mice
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Researchers have begun early human trials, say findings could lead to blueprint for tailored treatments

  • New Technology Tests Tumors Inside the Patient to Find Best Treatment
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Experimental devices might reduce risk of side effects, lower costs, researchers say

  • New Technology Tests Tumors Inside the Patient to Find Best Treatment
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Experimental devices might reduce risk of side effects, lower costs, researchers say

  • Vaccine Spurs Immune Response to Fight Aggressive Cancers in Mice
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Researchers have begun early human trials, say findings could lead to blueprint for tailored treatments

  • New Technology Tests Tumors Inside the Patient to Find Best Treatment
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Experimental devices might reduce risk of side effects, lower costs, researchers say

  • New Technology Tests Tumors Inside the Patient to Find Best Treatment
    (22-Apr-2015)
    Experimental devices might reduce risk of side effects, lower costs, researchers say

  • Study Supports HPV Vaccination Guidelines
    (21-Apr-2015)
    Protection may go beyond cervical infection

  • Diabetes Drug May Not Guard Against Pancreatic Cancer
    (21-Apr-2015)
    Survival not significantly different from patients who didn't take metformin, study finds

  • Study Supports HPV Vaccination Guidelines
    (21-Apr-2015)
    Protection may go beyond cervical infection

  • Diabetes Drug May Not Guard Against Pancreatic Cancer
    (21-Apr-2015)
    Survival not significantly different from patients who didn't take metformin, study finds

  • Black Women More Likely to Have Dense Breast Tissue, Study Shows
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Finding may help explain greater breast cancer risk in this population, researchers say

  • U.S. Breast Cancer Cases Could Rise 50 Percent by 2030
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Elderly women will account for growing proportion of cases, study predicts

  • Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says
    (20-Apr-2015)
    U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening every 2 years for all after 50

  • Aspirin May Help Ward Off Gastro Cancers, Study Finds
    (20-Apr-2015)
    But experts caution against starting to take it every day in hopes of preventing disease

  • Aspirin May Help Ward Off Gastro Cancers, Study Finds
    (20-Apr-2015)
    But experts caution against starting to take it every day in hopes of preventing disease

  • Black Women More Likely to Have Dense Breast Tissue, Study Shows
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Finding may help explain greater breast cancer risk in this population, researchers say

  • U.S. Breast Cancer Cases Could Rise 50 Percent by 2030
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Elderly women will account for growing proportion of cases, study predicts

  • Aspirin May Help Ward Off Gastro Cancers, Study Finds
    (20-Apr-2015)
    But experts caution against starting to take it every day in hopes of preventing disease

  • Drug Shows Early Promise for Advanced Lung Cancer
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Keytruda is already approved to treat melanoma

  • Income May Affect Survival After Lung Cancer Surgery
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Study also finds education level, hospital linked to odds of death in month after operation

  • Immune-Focused Drugs Show Promise Against Melanoma
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Keytruda, Yervoy and other medications harness immune cells to target cancers, experts say

  • Many Smokers Try to Quit After Cancer Diagnosis
    (20-Apr-2015)
    But majority don't succeed in kicking the habit, study found

  • Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says
    (20-Apr-2015)
    U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening every 2 years for all after 50

  • Drug Shows Early Promise for Advanced Lung Cancer
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Keytruda is already approved to treat melanoma

  • Income May Affect Survival After Lung Cancer Surgery
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Study also finds education level, hospital linked to odds of death in month after operation

  • Aspirin May Help Ward Off Gastro Cancers, Study Finds
    (20-Apr-2015)
    But experts caution against starting to take it every day in hopes of preventing disease

  • Immune-Focused Drugs Show Promise Against Melanoma
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Keytruda, Yervoy and other medications harness immune cells to target cancers, experts say

  • Drug Shows Early Promise for Advanced Lung Cancer
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Keytruda is already approved to treat melanoma

  • Gene Variation Could Spur Longer Smoking, Earlier Cancer
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Researcher suggests a change in screening policies

  • Gene Variation Could Spur Longer Smoking, Earlier Cancer
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Researcher suggests a change in screening policies

  • Walking Boosts Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Survivors
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Study found real improvements in quality of life once men got active

  • Obesity Linked to Greater Risk of Prostate Cancer in Blacks, Study Says
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Researcher urges physicians to take note of findings

  • Walking Boosts Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Survivors
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Study found real improvements in quality of life once men got active

  • Obesity Linked to Greater Risk of Prostate Cancer in Blacks, Study Says
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Researcher urges physicians to take note of findings

  • Chemo for Breast Cancer Erases Woman's Fingerprints
    (15-Apr-2015)
    Side effect is very rare, tied to drug-linked inflammation of hands, experts say

  • Cancer Gene Tests Should Include Healthy Tissue, Too: Study
    (15-Apr-2015)
    Current practice of only focusing on tumor samples might adversely affect care

  • Chemo for Breast Cancer Erases Woman's Fingerprints
    (15-Apr-2015)
    Side effect is very rare, tied to drug-linked inflammation of hands, experts say

  • Cancer Gene Tests Should Include Healthy Tissue, Too: Study
    (15-Apr-2015)
    Current practice of only focusing on tumor samples might adversely affect care

  • Chemo for Breast Cancer Erases Woman's Fingerprints
    (15-Apr-2015)
    Side effect is very rare, tied to drug-linked inflammation of hands, experts say

  • Breath Test Might Spot Stomach Cancer Risk
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Compounds in breath may signal chances of developing deadly disease, researchers say

  • Tan Skin Is Damaged Skin
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Dermatologist stresses there is no safe amount of sunning time

  • Tan Skin Is Damaged Skin
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Dermatologist stresses there is no safe amount of sunning time

  • Contagious Leukemia Killing East Coast Clams
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Scientists 'astonished' by the finding

  • Fewer U.S. Children Getting Melanoma: Study
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Researchers credit better education on risk of UV rays, changes in children's play

  • Study Yields Genetic Insights Into Pancreatic Cancer
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Multiple gene mutations identified that could be targets for treatment

  • Contagious Leukemia Killing East Coast Clams
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Scientists 'astonished' by the finding

  • Study Yields Genetic Insights Into Pancreatic Cancer
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Multiple gene mutations identified that could be targets for treatment

  • Fewer U.S. Children Getting Melanoma: Study
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Researchers credit better education on risk of UV rays, changes in children's play

  • Study Probes Use of MRI to Spot Pancreatic Cancer in High-Risk Patients
    (08-Apr-2015)
    Small trial suggests the scans might help, but experts aren't so sure

  • 1 in 5 Medicare Patients Faces Delay in Melanoma Surgery: Study
    (08-Apr-2015)
    Long waits can be anxiety-provoking

  • Study Probes Use of MRI to Spot Pancreatic Cancer in High-Risk Patients
    (08-Apr-2015)
    Small trial suggests the scans might help, but experts aren't so sure

  • 1 in 5 Medicare Patients Faces Delay in Melanoma Surgery: Study
    (08-Apr-2015)
    Long waits can be anxiety-provoking

  • Genes Linked to Breast, Ovarian Cancers Act Differently in Each Woman: Study
    (07-Apr-2015)
    Angelina Jolie's decision for surgery might not be right for everyone carrying BRCA mutations

  • Genes Linked to Breast, Ovarian Cancers Act Differently in Each Woman: Study
    (07-Apr-2015)
    Angelina Jolie's decision for surgery might not be right for everyone carrying BRCA mutations

  • Uninsured May Face Much Higher Charges for Cancer Drugs
    (07-Apr-2015)
    Chemotherapy fees can be 43 times more than those for insured patients, study finds

  • Genes Linked to Breast, Ovarian Cancers Act Differently in Each Woman: Study
    (07-Apr-2015)
    Angelina Jolie's decision for surgery might not be right for everyone carrying BRCA mutations

  • Uninsured May Face Much Higher Charges for Cancer Drugs
    (07-Apr-2015)
    Chemotherapy fees can be 43 times more than those for insured patients, study finds

  • Costlier Breast Cancer Treatments Linked to Better Survival
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Study shows recent advances help improve odds, but medical bills are rising

  • Breast Cancer Patients Concerned About Genetic Risk, Survey Finds
    (06-Apr-2015)
    But almost half don't have conversation with doctor about potential for future problems

  • Costlier Breast Cancer Treatments Linked to Better Survival
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Study shows recent advances help improve odds, but medical bills are rising

  • Breast Cancer Patients Concerned About Genetic Risk, Survey Finds
    (06-Apr-2015)
    But almost half don't have conversation with doctor about potential for future problems

  • Breast Cancer Surgery Now Often Involves Fewer Lymph Nodes
    (03-Apr-2015)
    2010 study led to a change in practice

  • Breast Cancer Surgery Now Often Involves Fewer Lymph Nodes
    (03-Apr-2015)
    2010 study led to a change in practice

  • Excess Weight Early in Life Linked to Colon Cancer Risk in Women
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Study supports evidence that body size in childhood may influence cancer risk decades later

  • Experimental Melanoma Vaccine Shows Early Promise
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Still not clear if it will prevent recurrence or lengthen survival

  • Excess Weight Early in Life Linked to Colon Cancer Risk in Women
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Study supports evidence that body size in childhood may influence cancer risk decades later

  • Could Fish Oil Interfere With Cancer Care?
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Answer isn't clear, but research suggests supplements, and certain fish, might reduce effect of chemotherapy

  • Experimental Melanoma Vaccine Shows Early Promise
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Still not clear if it will prevent recurrence or lengthen survival

  • Could Fish Oil Interfere With Cancer Care?
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Answer isn't clear, but research suggests supplements, and certain fish, might reduce effect of chemotherapy

  • Study Supports Use of Laparoscopic Surgery for Rectal Cancer
    (01-Apr-2015)
    Less-invasive procedure had survival rates similar to open surgery, with less pain and shorter hospital stays

  • More Americans Survive Childhood Cancers, But Health Problems Persist
    (01-Apr-2015)
    Malignancies and treatments can take toll on quality of life in adulthood, study finds

  • Study Supports Use of Laparoscopic Surgery for Rectal Cancer
    (01-Apr-2015)
    Less-invasive procedure had survival rates similar to open surgery, with less pain and shorter hospital stays

  • Study Supports Use of Laparoscopic Surgery for Rectal Cancer
    (01-Apr-2015)
    Less-invasive procedure had survival rates similar to open surgery, with less pain and shorter hospital stays

  • Breast Cancer Is Not One Disease, Experts Say
    (30-Mar-2015)
    New focus on tumor subtypes could help patients, according to medical groups

  • Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade

  • Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade

  • Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade

  • Breast Cancer Is Not One Disease, Experts Say
    (30-Mar-2015)
    New focus on tumor subtypes could help patients, according to medical groups

  • Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade

  • Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade

  • Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade

  • Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade

  • Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade

  • Progress in Battling Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Experimental vaccine and cancer drug each slow disease progression, researchers find

  • Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade

  • Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade

  • Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade

  • Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Small, but steady declines in deaths seen over past decade

  • Progress in Battling Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Experimental vaccine and cancer drug each slow disease progression, researchers find

  • Connection Between Diabetes, Advanced Breast Cancer Detected in Study
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Findings suggest need to modify screening methods

  • Connection Between Diabetes, Advanced Breast Cancer Detected in Study
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Findings suggest need to modify screening methods

  • Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older

  • Terminally Ill Can Do Without Statins, Study Finds
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Reducing pill burden improves quality of life

  • Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older

  • 3 Drinks Per Day May Raise Liver Cancer Risk, But Coffee Lowers It
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Expert panel looked at data on over 8 million people to come up with risk factors for the disease

  • Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older

  • Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older

  • Angelina Jolie's Choice Not Uncommon for Women With Cancer Gene
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Disclosure that she had ovaries removed spotlights issues faced by women with BRCA mutations

  • Angelina Jolie's Choice Not Uncommon for Women With Cancer Gene
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Disclosure that she had ovaries removed spotlights issues faced by women with BRCA mutations

  • Health Tip: Cancer Treatment Makes Foodborne Illness a Bigger Concern
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Chemotherapy or radiation could compromise the immune system

  • Smoking May Be Linked to Prostate Cancer's Return
    (23-Mar-2015)
    But quitting more than 10 years ago is associated with reduced risk, study says

  • Vitamin D Supplements Might Slow Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests
    (23-Mar-2015)
    But it's too early to make blanket recommendation, expert says

  • Smoking May Be Linked to Prostate Cancer's Return
    (23-Mar-2015)
    But quitting more than 10 years ago is associated with reduced risk, study says

  • Vitamin D Supplements Might Slow Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests
    (23-Mar-2015)
    But it's too early to make blanket recommendation, expert says

  • Skin Cancer Rates Rise for Hispanic, Asian Women
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Shifting preferences for tanning, along with belief that darker skin is protected, may explain trend

  • Urine Test Shows Promise for Early Diagnosis of Kidney Cancer
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Simple screen used levels of two proteins to spot the disease with 95 percent accuracy, study found

  • Urine Test Shows Promise for Early Diagnosis of Kidney Cancer
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Simple screen used levels of two proteins to spot the disease with 95 percent accuracy, study found

  • Skin Cancer Rates Rise for Hispanic, Asian Women
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Shifting preferences for tanning, along with belief that darker skin is protected, may explain trend

  • Study Finds Racial Differences in Choices for Breast Cancer Care
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Blacks, Hispanics more likely to be guided by referrals, health plan limits

  • Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube Use
    (19-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear from study if dropping these habits would shorten the time people need outside nutrition

  • New Drug May Help Keep Hodgkin Lymphoma at Bay
    (19-Mar-2015)
    In study, brentuximab extended time patients survived without further progression of the blood cancer

  • Study Finds Racial Differences in Choices for Breast Cancer Care
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Blacks, Hispanics more likely to be guided by referrals, health plan limits

  • Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube Use
    (19-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear from study if dropping these habits would shorten the time people need outside nutrition

  • Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube Use
    (19-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear from study if dropping these habits would shorten the time people need outside nutrition

  • New Drug May Help Keep Hodgkin Lymphoma at Bay
    (19-Mar-2015)
    In study, brentuximab extended time patients survived without further progression of the blood cancer

  • Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube Use
    (19-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear from study if dropping these habits would shorten the time people need outside nutrition

  • Cancer Patients Who Smoke, Drink May Face Longer Feeding Tube Use
    (19-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear from study if dropping these habits would shorten the time people need outside nutrition

  • Dietary Dioxins Don't Seem to Increase Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (17-Mar-2015)
    But, researchers say more study needed to confirm findings

  • Study Questions Accuracy of Many Breast Cancer Biopsies
    (17-Mar-2015)
    Abnormal cells are misidentified in one-fourth of cases, research suggests

  • Certain Painkillers May Lower Colon Cancer Risk for Some
    (17-Mar-2015)
    Genetics might be key to the anti-cancer benefits of drugs like aspirin or ibuprofen, study finds

  • Certain Painkillers May Lower Colon Cancer Risk for Some
    (17-Mar-2015)
    Genetics might be key to the anti-cancer benefits of drugs like aspirin or ibuprofen, study finds

  • Dietary Dioxins Don't Seem to Increase Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (17-Mar-2015)
    But, researchers say more study needed to confirm findings

  • Obesity Raises Women's Cancer Risk by 40 Percent, Study Finds
    (17-Mar-2015)
    British researchers stress that losing excess weight lowers the odds again, however

  • Study Questions Accuracy of Many Breast Cancer Biopsies
    (17-Mar-2015)
    Abnormal cells are misidentified in one-fourth of cases, research suggests

  • Tetanus Shot Helped Boost Brain Cancer Survival, Small Study Finds
    (12-Mar-2015)
    One patient with glioblastoma still alive nine years later

  • More Screening Could Cut Annual Colon Cancer Deaths by 21,000: Study
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Coalition aims for 80 percent participation by 2018

  • More Screening Could Cut Annual Colon Cancer Deaths by 21,000: Study
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Coalition aims for 80 percent participation by 2018

  • Excessive Use of Medical Scans Varies By Region
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Doctors tend to order more imaging technologies in the Northeast, study found

  • Tetanus Shot Helped Boost Brain Cancer Survival, Small Study Finds
    (12-Mar-2015)
    One patient with glioblastoma still alive nine years later

  • More Screening Could Cut Annual Colon Cancer Deaths by 21,000: Study
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Coalition aims for 80 percent participation by 2018

  • Transgender People Do Not Face Higher Breast Cancer Risk, Study Shows
    (11-Mar-2015)
    Research based on VA medical records finds no bump up in risk, despite use of hormone therapy

  • Transgender People Do Not Face Higher Breast Cancer Risk, Study Shows
    (11-Mar-2015)
    Research based on VA medical records finds no bump up in risk, despite use of hormone therapy

  • More Evidence That Hormone Therapy Might Not Help Women's Hearts
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Review also found raised risk of stroke for some, although timing of use may be a key factor

  • Statins May Help Improve Prostate Cancer Survival: Study
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Finds the cholesterol-lowering drugs linked to slower progression of disease

  • Unituxin Approved for Deadly Pediatric Cancer
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Neuroblastoma typically strikes children under age 5

  • Statins May Help Improve Prostate Cancer Survival: Study
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Finds the cholesterol-lowering drugs linked to slower progression of disease

  • Privately Insured Brain Tumor Patients May Fare Better
    (09-Mar-2015)
    But that's not because they're treated differently, researcher says

  • Study Links Family History of Prostate Cancer to Breast Cancer Risk
    (09-Mar-2015)
    Doctors should ask about medical history of first-degree male relatives, researchers say

  • Vegetarian Diet May Lower Colon Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
    (09-Mar-2015)
    Benefits greatest for fish eaters, researchers say

  • Privately Insured Brain Tumor Patients May Fare Better
    (09-Mar-2015)
    But that's not because they're treated differently, researcher says

  • Study Links Family History of Prostate Cancer to Breast Cancer Risk
    (09-Mar-2015)
    Doctors should ask about medical history of first-degree male relatives, researchers say

  • Vegetarian Diet May Lower Colon Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
    (09-Mar-2015)
    Benefits greatest for fish eaters, researchers say

  • Study Links Family History of Prostate Cancer to Breast Cancer Risk
    (09-Mar-2015)
    Doctors should ask about medical history of first-degree male relatives, researchers say

  • Vegetarian Diet May Lower Colon Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
    (09-Mar-2015)
    Benefits greatest for fish eaters, researchers say

  • New Study Casts Doubt on Dangers of Hormone Therapy for Hot Flashes
    (06-Mar-2015)
    But other experts warn it's too soon to say the treatment is safe

  • Breast Cancer Survivors May Have Higher Thyroid Cancer Risk
    (06-Mar-2015)
    It's unclear how the conditions might be connected; experts recommend caution

  • Specially Trained Pooch Sniffs Out Thyroid Cancer
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Frankie, a German Shepherd mix, had 90 percent accuracy at spotting tumor traces in urine samples

  • New Study Casts Doubt on Dangers of Hormone Therapy for Hot Flashes
    (06-Mar-2015)
    But other experts warn it's too soon to say the treatment is safe

  • First Biosimilar Drug Approved
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Zarxio is 'highly similar' to long-sanctioned cancer drug

  • Breast Cancer Survivors May Have Higher Thyroid Cancer Risk
    (06-Mar-2015)
    It's unclear how the conditions might be connected; experts recommend caution

  • FDA OK of 1st 'Biosimilar' Drug May Mean Cheaper Options for Patients
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Zarxio approval paves way for less expensive cutting-edge medications, experts say

  • Be Wary of Websites Selling Genetic Cancer Tests: Study
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Marketers often overstate benefits, downplay limitations, oncologists say

  • Drug May Help Some Breast Cancer Patients Avoid Early Menopause
    (04-Mar-2015)
    Standard chemo can end fertility, but adding goserelin helped some survivors go on to conceive, study found

  • Drug May Help Some Breast Cancer Patients Avoid Early Menopause
    (04-Mar-2015)
    Standard chemo can end fertility, but adding goserelin helped some survivors go on to conceive, study found

  • Opdivo Approval Expanded to Include Lung Cancer
    (04-Mar-2015)
    The leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.

  • Study Questions Close Monitoring of Thyroid Growths
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Five-year follow-up shows the overwhelming majority remain harmless

  • Gene Mutations Tied to Leukemia Rise With Age, Study Finds
    (26-Feb-2015)
    But just having cancer-linked DNA doesn't mean the disease will develop, study authors stressed

  • Gene Mutations Tied to Leukemia Rise With Age, Study Finds
    (26-Feb-2015)
    But just having cancer-linked DNA doesn't mean the disease will develop, study authors stressed

  • Colon Cancer's Location May Be Factor in Survival
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Poorer outcome seen in study when tumor began on the organ's right side

  • Colon Cancer's Location May Be Factor in Survival
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Poorer outcome seen in study when tumor began on the organ's right side

  • Did PSA Test's Decline Spur Rise in Prostate Cancers?
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Researchers report 3 percent annual rise in intermediate- and high-risk cases

  • Farydak Approved for Multiple Myeloma
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Blood cancer kills more than 10,000 Americans annually

  • Did PSA Test's Decline Spur Rise in Prostate Cancers?
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Researchers report 3 percent annual rise in intermediate- and high-risk cases

  • Testicular Cancer May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study
    (23-Feb-2015)
    But it's too soon to make any recommendations, and overall risk is low, researcher says

  • Watch-and-Wait Strategy May Be Riskier for Certain Prostate Cancers
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Study found lower survival for intermediate-risk disease, compared to low-risk cases

  • Testicular Cancer May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study
    (23-Feb-2015)
    But it's too soon to make any recommendations, and overall risk is low, researcher says

  • Watch-and-Wait Strategy May Be Riskier for Certain Prostate Cancers
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Study found lower survival for intermediate-risk disease, compared to low-risk cases

  • Testicular Cancer May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study
    (23-Feb-2015)
    But it's too soon to make any recommendations, and overall risk is low, researcher says

  • Think Hookahs Filter Out Tobacco Toxins? Think Again
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Study finds the popular water pipes do not rid smoke of heavy metals

  • Mammogram Rates May Fall When Women Learn of 'Overdiagnosis' Risk
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Study found patients were more reluctant to undergo the screen if told it often caught less harmful disease

  • More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64

  • More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64

  • Sun's Damage Lingers Long After Dark
    (19-Feb-2015)
    UV rays cause DNA-related harm to skin cells, study finds

  • Mammogram Rates May Fall When Women Learn of 'Overdiagnosis' Risk
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Study found patients were more reluctant to undergo the screen if told it often caught less harmful disease

  • Low Cancer Risk With Device Used to Remove Fibroids, Study Finds
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Researchers call the findings 'reassuring,' but FDA warnings remain for older women

  • Are Too Many Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Treatment?
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Study also raises concerns about possible overuse of radiation therapy

  • More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64

  • More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64

  • More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64

  • More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64

  • Are Too Many Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Treatment?
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Study also raises concerns about possible overuse of radiation therapy

  • More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64

  • More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64

  • Sun's Damage Lingers Long After Dark
    (19-Feb-2015)
    UV rays cause DNA-related harm to skin cells, study finds

  • Low Cancer Risk With Device Used to Remove Fibroids, Study Finds
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Researchers call the findings 'reassuring,' but FDA warnings remain for older women

  • Eczema Cream for Children Not a Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (18-Feb-2015)
    Company-funded research followed nearly 7,500 kids over 10 years

  • Mouse Study Explores Secrets of Marijuana 'Munchies'
    (18-Feb-2015)
    Researcher says pot might help release an appetite-stimulating hormone

  • Eczema Cream for Children Not a Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (18-Feb-2015)
    Company-funded research followed nearly 7,500 kids over 10 years

  • Eczema Cream for Children Not a Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (18-Feb-2015)
    Company-funded research followed nearly 7,500 kids over 10 years

  • Too Few Breast Cancer Patients Getting Radiation After Mastectomy: Study
    (17-Feb-2015)
    More than a third with 'locally advanced' disease don't get treatment aimed at preventing tumor's return

  • Too Few Breast Cancer Patients Getting Radiation After Mastectomy: Study
    (17-Feb-2015)
    More than a third with 'locally advanced' disease don't get treatment aimed at preventing tumor's return

  • Health Tip: Using Household Chemicals
    (17-Feb-2015)
    Suggestions to protect yourself

  • Too Few Breast Cancer Patients Getting Radiation After Mastectomy: Study
    (17-Feb-2015)
    More than a third with 'locally advanced' disease don't get treatment aimed at preventing tumor's return

  • New Techniques Outline Tumors' Location in the Brain
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Early trials show promise of scans to help surgeons in the OR, or to track the effect of treatments

  • Don't Exclude Cancer Survivors From Lung Cancer Trials, Study Urges
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Finding runs counter to current practice, researchers note

  • Study Ties Hormone Therapy to Increased Ovarian Cancer Risk
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Overall increase is small, though, adding 1 cancer per 1,000 women treated

  • New Techniques Outline Tumors' Location in the Brain
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Early trials show promise of scans to help surgeons in the OR, or to track the effect of treatments

  • FDA Approves Drug for Advanced Thyroid Cancer
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Progression-free survival with Lenvima was nearly five times longer compared to a placebo

  • Don't Exclude Cancer Survivors From Lung Cancer Trials, Study Urges
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Finding runs counter to current practice, researchers note

  • Study Ties Hormone Therapy to Increased Ovarian Cancer Risk
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Overall increase is small, though, adding 1 cancer per 1,000 women treated

  • Cancer Patients Prefer Care That Includes Their Input
    (12-Feb-2015)
    But whether shared decision making results in better outcomes isn't clear, study finds

  • Some Stroke Survivors May Face Heightened Cancer Risk, Study Shows
    (12-Feb-2015)
    But cancer only affected about 2 percent of those in two-year follow-up period

  • Cancer Patients Rarely Request Unneeded Tests, Treatments: Study
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Doctors' claims that this is fueling increasing health costs unwarranted, expert says

  • Cancer Patients Prefer Care That Includes Their Input
    (12-Feb-2015)
    But whether shared decision making results in better outcomes isn't clear, study finds

  • New Drug May Slow Recurrent Thyroid Cancer, Study Finds
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Progression-free survival nearly five times longer in people receiving treatment

  • Cancer Patients Prefer Care That Includes Their Input
    (12-Feb-2015)
    But whether shared decision making results in better outcomes isn't clear, study finds

  • U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Each year, 60,000 more smokers die from causes that have association with smoking, researchers say

  • U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Each year, 60,000 more smokers die from causes that have association with smoking, researchers say

  • U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Each year, 60,000 more smokers die from causes that have association with smoking, researchers say

  • U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Each year, 60,000 more smokers die from causes that have association with smoking, researchers say

  • Researchers Identify 8 Signs of Impending Death
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Findings could help families prepare and aid in end-of-life care choices

  • Smoking Tied to Higher Death Risk After Colon Cancer
    (06-Feb-2015)
    After 7 years of follow-up, researchers found smokers' odds of dying twice as high

  • Smoking Tied to Higher Death Risk After Colon Cancer
    (06-Feb-2015)
    After 7 years of follow-up, researchers found smokers' odds of dying twice as high

  • Coffee Linked to Possible Lower Endometrial Cancer Risk
    (06-Feb-2015)
    Women benefited from drinking about 4 cups daily, study suggests

  • 2 Genetic Variants for Breast Cancer Identified
    (05-Feb-2015)
    London scientists say variants most strongly linked to estrogen receptor-positive disease

  • 2 Genetic Variants for Breast Cancer Identified
    (05-Feb-2015)
    London scientists say variants most strongly linked to estrogen receptor-positive disease

  • FDA Approves New Breast Cancer Drug
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Ibrance is targeted for postmenopausal women with advanced disease

  • Lung Cancer No. 1 Cancer Killer of Women in Wealthy Nations
    (04-Feb-2015)
    It has been the leading cancer killer of American women for many years

  • Ibrance Approved to Treat Advanced Breast Cancer
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Among postmenopausal women

  • Americans Confused About Cancer Risks
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Survey finds many worry about unproven factors like food additives, and less about exercise and obesity

  • Device Aims to Deliver Cancer-Killing Drugs Directly to Pancreas
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Early trial consistently shrunk tumors in mice, but some experts question the potential use for humans

  • Lung Cancer No. 1 Cancer Killer of Women in Wealthy Nations
    (04-Feb-2015)
    It has been the leading cancer killer of American women for many years

  • Lung Cancer No. 1 Cancer Killer of Women in Wealthy Nations
    (04-Feb-2015)
    It has been the leading cancer killer of American women for many years

  • Device Aims to Deliver Cancer-Killing Drugs Directly to Pancreas
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Early trial consistently shrunk tumors in mice, but some experts question the potential use for humans

  • Device Aims to Deliver Cancer-Killing Drugs Directly to Pancreas
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Early trial consistently shrunk tumors in mice, but some experts question the potential use for humans

  • Bacteria May Help Battle Cancer, Study Suggests
    (02-Feb-2015)
    Weakened germ injected into tumor killed malignant cells, researchers report

  • Breast Reconstruction Complications Similar for Older, Younger Women
    (30-Jan-2015)
    But risk of blood clots higher with use of seniors' own tissue instead of implants

  • Colon Cancer Rates Rising Among Americans Under 50
    (30-Jan-2015)
    Still, only 10 percent of cases occur in younger group, study finds

  • Researchers Learning More About Deadly Pancreatic Cancer
    (30-Jan-2015)
    FDA hopes targeted drug research will lead to 'big break'

  • Colon Cancer Rates Rising Among Americans Under 50
    (30-Jan-2015)
    Still, only 10 percent of cases occur in younger group, study finds

  • Breast Reconstruction Complications Similar for Older, Younger Women
    (30-Jan-2015)
    But risk of blood clots higher with use of seniors' own tissue instead of implants

  • Obama to Announce Major Personalized Medicine Initiative
    (30-Jan-2015)
    He will ask Congress for $215 million to compile genetic data of 1 million Americans for scientific study

  • Researchers Learning More About Deadly Pancreatic Cancer
    (30-Jan-2015)
    FDA hopes targeted drug research will lead to 'big break'

  • Diabetes Patients Lax With Meds If Diagnosed With Cancer, Study Finds
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Effect was more pronounced if cancer had a grim prognosis

  • Diabetes Patients Lax With Meds If Diagnosed With Cancer, Study Finds
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Effect was more pronounced if cancer had a grim prognosis

  • Diabetes Patients Lax With Meds If Diagnosed With Cancer, Study Finds
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Effect was more pronounced if cancer had a grim prognosis

  • Soda Habit May Prompt Early Puberty in Girls, Study Suggests
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say

  • It Pays for Moms-to-Be to Stop Smoking
    (28-Jan-2015)
    More than twice as many quit when offered financial incentives, study says

  • Soda Habit May Prompt Early Puberty in Girls, Study Suggests
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say

  • Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Finds
    (27-Jan-2015)
    They were twice as likely to see disease spread, die from illness

  • MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds
    (27-Jan-2015)
    New technology spots more aggressive cancer, but fewer low-risk cases

  • Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Finds
    (27-Jan-2015)
    They were twice as likely to see disease spread, die from illness

  • MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds
    (27-Jan-2015)
    New technology spots more aggressive cancer, but fewer low-risk cases

  • Many Breast Cancer Patients Lack Info on Their Cancer
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Problem more pronounced among minority women, study finds

  • Many Breast Cancer Patients Lack Info on Their Cancer
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Problem more pronounced among minority women, study finds

  • Many U.S. Girls Aren't Getting HPV Vaccine, Study Finds
    (23-Jan-2015)
    Researchers note that CDC recommends vaccination at age 11 or 12

  • Use of 'the Pill' Tied to Higher Risk for Rare Brain Cancer
    (22-Jan-2015)
    But the odds of any one birth control pill user getting the tumor remain extremely small, experts stress

  • Use of 'the Pill' Tied to Higher Risk for Rare Brain Cancer
    (22-Jan-2015)
    But the odds of any one birth control pill user getting the tumor remain extremely small, experts stress

  • Efforts to Curtail Tobacco Use Stalled in 2014, Report Says
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Smoking still claims 500,000 lives a year in the United States

  • High Levels of Cancer-Linked Chemical in E-Cigarette Vapor, Study Finds
    (21-Jan-2015)
    When users turn up the heat, formaldehyde levels may increase as well

  • Efforts to Curtail Tobacco Use Stalled in 2014, Report Says
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Smoking still claims 500,000 lives a year in the United States

  • Therapy Dogs Help Cancer Patients Cope With Tough Treatments
    (20-Jan-2015)
    'I would've stopped the treatment, but I wanted to come see the dog'

  • Test Your Home for Radon: EPA
    (20-Jan-2015)
    The naturally occurring gas is tied to 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. each year, agency says

  • Can Coffee Protect You From Melanoma?
    (20-Jan-2015)
    Researchers suggest caffeine might mitigate sun damage

  • Therapy Dogs Help Cancer Patients Cope With Tough Treatments
    (20-Jan-2015)
    'I would've stopped the treatment, but I wanted to come see the dog'

  • Test Your Home for Radon: EPA
    (20-Jan-2015)
    The naturally occurring gas is tied to 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. each year, agency says

  • Therapy Dogs Help Cancer Patients Cope With Tough Treatments
    (20-Jan-2015)
    'I would've stopped the treatment, but I wanted to come see the dog'

  • Can Coffee Protect You From Melanoma?
    (20-Jan-2015)
    Researchers suggest caffeine might mitigate sun damage

  • Scientists Spot Gene Linked to Tanning 'Addiction'
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Understanding biology behind dependence important because of rising skin cancer rates, expert says

  • Children of Melanoma Survivors Often Get Sunburned: Study
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Nearly half had experienced sun-linked injury in the past year, researchers said

  • Pursuing Pancreatic Cancer's Deadly Secret
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Researchers identify a gene that may trigger early spread

  • Pursuing Pancreatic Cancer's Deadly Secret
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Researchers identify a gene that may trigger early spread

  • Scientists Spot Gene Linked to Tanning 'Addiction'
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Understanding biology behind dependence important because of rising skin cancer rates, expert says

  • Children of Melanoma Survivors Often Get Sunburned: Study
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Nearly half had experienced sun-linked injury in the past year, researchers said

  • Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
    (15-Jan-2015)
    Study of postmenopausal women suggested hormone levels mattered more than excess weight

  • Gene-Based Spit Test Shows Promise in Lung Cancer Detection
    (15-Jan-2015)
    It was more than 80 percent correct in spotting cancerous nodules, but accuracy still needs improving

  • Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
    (15-Jan-2015)
    Study of postmenopausal women suggested hormone levels mattered more than excess weight

  • Gene-Based Spit Test Shows Promise in Lung Cancer Detection
    (15-Jan-2015)
    It was more than 80 percent correct in spotting cancerous nodules, but accuracy still needs improving

  • Fewer Patients With Advanced Colon Cancer Getting Surgery, Report Finds
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Chemotherapy is best treatment, especially for those whose cancer has spread, researcher says

  • Fewer Patients With Advanced Colon Cancer Getting Surgery, Report Finds
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Chemotherapy is best treatment, especially for those whose cancer has spread, researcher says

  • Fewer Patients With Advanced Colon Cancer Getting Surgery, Report Finds
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Chemotherapy is best treatment, especially for those whose cancer has spread, researcher says

  • Fewer Patients With Advanced Colon Cancer Getting Surgery, Report Finds
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Chemotherapy is best treatment, especially for those whose cancer has spread, researcher says

  • Race, Ethnicity Affect Breast Cancer Survival, Study Shows
    (13-Jan-2015)
    New research finds biological differences in tumor type, behavior

  • Gene Mutations Linked to Colon Cancer in Black Patients
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Finding might lead to better treatment of the disease, researchers say

  • Cluster of Heart Risk Factors Tied to Uterine Cancer Risk
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Excess weight likely a big factor, but other conditions also appear to matter

  • As Altitude Rises, Lung Cancer Rates Seem to Fall
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Lower oxygen levels may play a role in study findings

  • Gene Mutations Linked to Colon Cancer in Black Patients
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Finding might lead to better treatment of the disease, researchers say

  • Race, Ethnicity Affect Breast Cancer Survival, Study Shows
    (13-Jan-2015)
    New research finds biological differences in tumor type, behavior

  • As Altitude Rises, Lung Cancer Rates Seem to Fall
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Lower oxygen levels may play a role in study findings

  • Gene Mutations Linked to Colon Cancer in Black Patients
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Finding might lead to better treatment of the disease, researchers say

  • Cluster of Heart Risk Factors Tied to Uterine Cancer Risk
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Excess weight likely a big factor, but other conditions also appear to matter

  • Vitamin D May Boost Colon Cancer Survival, Study Finds
    (12-Jan-2015)
    But experts aren't suggesting patients strive for higher-than-normal levels

  • Skipping Surgery May Work for Some Rectal Cancer Patients: Study
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Researchers found just chemo/radiation was as effective in half of those with earliest stage of disease

  • Cancer Survivors May Struggle for Years With Mental, Physical Problems
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Survey finds financial health often suffers, too

  • Vitamin D May Boost Colon Cancer Survival, Study Finds
    (12-Jan-2015)
    But experts aren't suggesting patients strive for higher-than-normal levels

  • Skipping Surgery May Work for Some Rectal Cancer Patients: Study
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Researchers found just chemo/radiation was as effective in half of those with earliest stage of disease

  • Vitamin D May Boost Colon Cancer Survival, Study Finds
    (12-Jan-2015)
    But experts aren't suggesting patients strive for higher-than-normal levels

  • Skipping Surgery May Work for Some Rectal Cancer Patients: Study
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Researchers found just chemo/radiation was as effective in half of those with earliest stage of disease

  • Advisers Endorse HPV Test for Cervical Cancer Checks
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Two groups call it an effective alternative to the Pap test, but another group disagrees

  • Oral HPV Infection Lasts Longer in Older Men, Study Finds
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Potentially cancer-causing infection appears to linger in males over 45

  • Advisers Endorse HPV Test for Cervical Cancer Checks
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Two groups call it an effective alternative to the Pap test, but another group disagrees

  • Study Says Biopsies Are Safe
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Cancer patients who had fine needle aspiration lived longer

  • Oral HPV Infection Lasts Longer in Older Men, Study Finds
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Potentially cancer-causing infection appears to linger in males over 45

  • Oral HPV Infection Lasts Longer in Older Men, Study Finds
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Potentially cancer-causing infection appears to linger in males over 45

  • Study Says Biopsies Are Safe
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Cancer patients who had fine needle aspiration lived longer

  • Oral HPV Infection Lasts Longer in Older Men, Study Finds
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Potentially cancer-causing infection appears to linger in males over 45

  • Cancer Groups Urge More Regulation of E-Cigarettes
    (08-Jan-2015)
    Say too little is known about potential health hazards of 'vaping' devices

  • Study Finds Link Between Cancer Diagnosis, Stroke Risk
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Threat was highest first three months after diagnosis, researchers say

  • Herceptin May Benefit Some Women With Early Breast Cancer
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Drug-chemo combo yields low rate of recurrence after three years, study says

  • Study Finds Link Between Cancer Diagnosis, Stroke Risk
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Threat was highest first three months after diagnosis, researchers say

  • Strategy Might Thwart Resistance to a Common Prostate Cancer Treatment
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Small study suggests that alternating testosterone levels may make hormonal therapy work longer

  • Study Finds Link Between Cancer Diagnosis, Stroke Risk
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Threat was highest first three months after diagnosis, researchers say

  • Herceptin May Benefit Some Women With Early Breast Cancer
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Drug-chemo combo yields low rate of recurrence after three years, study says

  • Nearly Half of Older Adults With Asthma, COPD Still Smoke: CDC
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Quitting is 'challenging' and depression often plays a role, one expert says

  • Study Finds Link Between Cancer Diagnosis, Stroke Risk
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Threat was highest first three months after diagnosis, researchers say

  • Study Finds Link Between Cancer Diagnosis, Stroke Risk
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Threat was highest first three months after diagnosis, researchers say

  • Strategy Might Thwart Resistance to a Common Prostate Cancer Treatment
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Small study suggests that alternating testosterone levels may make hormonal therapy work longer

  • Study Finds Link Between Cancer Diagnosis, Stroke Risk
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Threat was highest first three months after diagnosis, researchers say

  • Herceptin May Benefit Some Women With Early Breast Cancer
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Drug-chemo combo yields low rate of recurrence after three years, study says

  • Study: HPV Vaccine Doesn't Increase Risk for Multiple Sclerosis
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Researchers say findings provide more evidence supporting safety of the cervical cancer inoculation

  • Study: HPV Vaccine Doesn't Increase Risk for Multiple Sclerosis
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Researchers say findings provide more evidence supporting safety of the cervical cancer inoculation

  • Rotating Night Shift Work May Raise Risks of Heart Disease, Lung Cancer: Study
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Research can't prove cause-and-effect, but does suggest a link

  • Less Booze, More Veggies Might Lower Odds for Some Cancers
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Study supports recent expert guidelines on an anti-cancer lifestyle

  • Cancer Doctors Don't Discuss Herbs, Supplements With Patients
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Many physicians cite a lack of knowledge as a primary reason, survey finds

  • Ebola, Obamacare Top U.S. Health News for 2014
    (04-Jan-2015)
    VA hospitals scandal, enterovirus illnesses in kids, surge in e-cigarette use also made headlines this year

  • Ebola, Obamacare Top U.S. Health News for 2014
    (04-Jan-2015)
    VA hospitals scandal, enterovirus illnesses in kids, surge in e-cigarette use also made headlines this year

  • Random Mutations Responsible for About Two-Thirds of Cancer Risk: Study
    (01-Jan-2015)
    Cancer often linked to 'bad luck,' Hopkins researchers say

  • Common Breast Biopsy Finding May Be More Dangerous Than Thought
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Thirty percent of women with 'atypical hyperplasia' eventually developed breast cancer, study found

  • Falling Cancer Death Rate Means 1.5 Million Lives Saved Over 20 Years
    (31-Dec-2014)
    American Cancer Society report finds a 22 percent drop in deaths

  • Falling Cancer Death Rate Means 1.5 Million Lives Saved Over 20 Years
    (31-Dec-2014)
    American Cancer Society report finds a 22 percent drop in deaths

  • Common Breast Biopsy Finding May Be More Dangerous Than Thought
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Thirty percent of women with 'atypical hyperplasia' eventually developed breast cancer, study found

  • Falling Cancer Death Rate Means 1.5 Million Lives Saved Over 20 Years
    (31-Dec-2014)
    American Cancer Society report finds a 22 percent drop in deaths

  • Stem Cell Therapy Fixes Post-Surgical Airway Abnormality
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Technique could treat these abnormalities elsewhere in the body, researchers say

  • Falling Cancer Death Rate Means 1.5 Million Lives Saved Over 20 Years
    (31-Dec-2014)
    American Cancer Society report finds a 22 percent drop in deaths

  • Stem Cell Therapy Fixes Post-Surgical Airway Abnormality
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Technique could treat these abnormalities elsewhere in the body, researchers say

  • Falling Cancer Death Rate Means 1.5 Million Lives Saved Over 20 Years
    (31-Dec-2014)
    American Cancer Society report finds a 22 percent drop in deaths

  • Stem Cell Therapy for MS Shows Promise
    (29-Dec-2014)
    Experimental treatment kills off, then 'resets' the immune system

  • Breast Cancer Chemo Tied to Small But Significant Leukemia Risk
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Blood cancer arises later in about a half-percent of early stage breast cancer patients, study finds

  • Breast Cancer Chemo Tied to Small But Significant Leukemia Risk
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Blood cancer arises later in about a half-percent of early stage breast cancer patients, study finds

  • Breast Cancer Chemo Tied to Small But Significant Leukemia Risk
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Blood cancer arises later in about a half-percent of early stage breast cancer patients, study finds

  • Breast Cancer Chemo Tied to Small But Significant Leukemia Risk
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Blood cancer arises later in about a half-percent of early stage breast cancer patients, study finds

  • Fewer U.S. Teens in Tanning Salons, Study Finds
    (23-Dec-2014)
    But, millions still putting their skin's health at risk

  • Bone Drugs May Protect Against Endometrial Cancer
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Women taking bisphosphonates had about half the risk, study reports

  • Opdivo Approved for Advanced Melanoma
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Drug helps harness immune system to attack the cancer

  • FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (21-Dec-2014)
    Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients

  • FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (21-Dec-2014)
    Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients

  • FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (21-Dec-2014)
    Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients

  • Cancer Treatment Costs Weigh Heavily on Patients, Study Finds
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Researchers say half of people treated struggle to pay medical bills

  • Could Bacteria Play a Role in Colon Cancer?
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Bacterial 'bunches' were prevalent on colon polyps, cancers, study found

  • Cancer Treatment Costs Weigh Heavily on Patients, Study Finds
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Researchers say half of people treated struggle to pay medical bills

  • Could Bacteria Play a Role in Colon Cancer?
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Bacterial 'bunches' were prevalent on colon polyps, cancers, study found

  • Lynparza Approved for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Associated with genetic defect

  • Cancer Treatment Costs Weigh Heavily on Patients, Study Finds
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Researchers say half of people treated struggle to pay medical bills

  • Lynparza Approved for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Associated with genetic defect

  • Cancer Treatment Costs Weigh Heavily on Patients, Study Finds
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Researchers say half of people treated struggle to pay medical bills

  • Could Bacteria Play a Role in Colon Cancer?
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Bacterial 'bunches' were prevalent on colon polyps, cancers, study found

  • Global Life Expectancy Continues to Climb
    (18-Dec-2014)
    Women have slightly greater gains than men, study finds

  • Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds
    (18-Dec-2014)
    But medications such as ibuprofen pose their own risks, experts say

  • Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds
    (18-Dec-2014)
    But medications such as ibuprofen pose their own risks, experts say

  • Flying Time Could Raise Skin Cancer Risks for Pilots
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Study found a one-hour flight equaled the UV ray exposure of a 20-minute tanning bed session

  • Flying Time Could Raise Skin Cancer Risks for Pilots
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Study found a one-hour flight equaled the UV ray exposure of a 20-minute tanning bed session

  • Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Women without estrogen-dependent disease benefited most in study

  • Gene Test May Help Predict Return of Early Breast Tumor, Study Says
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Idea is to identify women who do and don't need further treatment

  • No Link Between Migraine, Breast Cancer Risk, Study Says
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Since both involve hormone levels, researchers suspected a possible connection

  • When the Cancer Patient Is a Pet You Love
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Risk of the disease rises with age, but there are many therapies that can help, expert says

  • Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Women without estrogen-dependent disease benefited most in study

  • Gene Test May Help Predict Return of Early Breast Tumor, Study Says
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Idea is to identify women who do and don't need further treatment

  • No Link Between Migraine, Breast Cancer Risk, Study Says
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Since both involve hormone levels, researchers suspected a possible connection

  • Cyramza Approval Expanded to Include Non-Small Lung Cancer
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Drug blocks blood supply that fuels tumors

  • New Treatment Shows Promise in Younger Breast Cancer Patients: Study
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Suppressing the ovaries and adding an anti-estrogen drug reduced recurrence in premenopausal women

  • New Treatment Shows Promise in Younger Breast Cancer Patients: Study
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Suppressing the ovaries and adding an anti-estrogen drug reduced recurrence in premenopausal women

  • Screening Test Approved for Viruses That Cause Blood Cancer
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Screen looks for viruses tied to a number of blood cancers or abnormalities

  • Screening Test Approved for Viruses That Cause Blood Cancer
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Screen looks for viruses tied to a number of blood cancers or abnormalities

  • Many Breast Cancer Patients Get Too Much Radiation Therapy, Research Suggests
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Studies show that a shorter course of treatment yields similar benefits, but it remains underused, experts say

  • Preliminary Studies Target Advanced Breast Cancers
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Combination treatment for estrogen-receptor-positive tumors shows promise, researchers say

  • FDA Approves Cervical Cancer Vaccine That Covers More HPV Strains
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Gardasil 9 protects against 9 types of the virus, compared to the 4 covered by Gardasil

  • Gardasil Approved for Additional Types of HPV
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Virus can lead to cervical cancer

  • Many Breast Cancer Patients Get Too Much Radiation Therapy, Research Suggests
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Studies show that a shorter course of treatment yields similar benefits, but it remains underused, experts say

  • Preliminary Studies Target Advanced Breast Cancers
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Combination treatment for estrogen-receptor-positive tumors shows promise, researchers say

  • FDA Approves Cervical Cancer Vaccine That Covers More HPV Strains
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Gardasil 9 protects against 9 types of the virus, compared to the 4 covered by Gardasil

  • Male Breast Cancer Is Different
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Men's tumor types differ; survival is increasing but not as much as for women, study finds

  • Male Breast Cancer Is Different
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Men's tumor types differ; survival is increasing but not as much as for women, study finds

  • Cigarettes Cause One-Third of U.S. Cancer Deaths: Report
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Figure doesn't include secondhand smoke, cigars, pipes or smokeless tobacco

  • Cigarettes Cause One-Third of U.S. Cancer Deaths: Report
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Figure doesn't include secondhand smoke, cigars, pipes or smokeless tobacco

  • Are Routine Ultrasounds for Women With Dense Breasts Worthwhile?
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Study finds test after normal mammogram saves few lives while boosting costs and false-positive results

  • Too Much TV Time May Lower Survival Odds After Colon Cancer, Study Suggests
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Researchers also found exercising seven hours or more a week boosted chances of living longer

  • Are Routine Ultrasounds for Women With Dense Breasts Worthwhile?
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Study finds test after normal mammogram saves few lives while boosting costs and false-positive results

  • Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Shows Promise in Small Trial
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Nivolumab harnesses power of immune system to attack cancer in patients who've failed other therapy

  • Too Much TV Time May Lower Survival Odds After Colon Cancer, Study Suggests
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Researchers also found exercising seven hours or more a week boosted chances of living longer

  • Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Shows Promise in Small Trial
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Nivolumab harnesses power of immune system to attack cancer in patients who've failed other therapy

  • Study Casts Doubt on Low-Dose Aspirin for Women Under 65
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Benefits of cutting heart disease and cancer risk is clearer in older women, but use should be individualized, experts say

  • Home Treatment for Cancer-Related Swelling May Slash Costs
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Annual cost of lymphedema treatment fell $12,000, study found

  • Study Casts Doubt on Low-Dose Aspirin for Women Under 65
    (05-Dec-2014)
    Benefits of cutting heart disease and cancer risk is clearer in older women, but use should be individualized, experts say

  • Breast Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Mentally Ill: Study
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Conditions such as depression or schizophrenia linked to lower mammogram rates

  • Breast Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Mentally Ill: Study
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Conditions such as depression or schizophrenia linked to lower mammogram rates

  • Blincyto Approved for Rare Leukemia
    (03-Dec-2014)
    Drug sanctioned for rapidly-growing form of bone marrow cancer

  • Breast Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Injection boosted immune response, seemed to slow spread in those with advanced disease

  • Mammograms for 40-Somethings Supported by New Study
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Limiting screening to women with family history, dense breasts would miss many cancers, researchers find

  • Antacids May Improve Head and Neck Cancer Survival
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Reason for benefit unclear, more research is needed, study author says

  • Many Ignore Cancer's Warning Signs, Survey Finds
    (02-Dec-2014)
    While more than half had experienced a potential symptom, only 2 percent thought malignancy possible

  • Breast Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Injection boosted immune response, seemed to slow spread in those with advanced disease

  • Mammograms for 40-Somethings Supported by New Study
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Limiting screening to women with family history, dense breasts would miss many cancers, researchers find

  • Too Few Prostate Cancer Patients Get Bone-Strengthening Meds: Study
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Men receiving hormone therapy may be missing out on protective drugs, researcher says

  • Antacids May Improve Head and Neck Cancer Survival
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Reason for benefit unclear, more research is needed, study author says

  • Antacids May Improve Head and Neck Cancer Survival
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Reason for benefit unclear, more research is needed, study author says

  • Too Few Prostate Cancer Patients Get Bone-Strengthening Meds: Study
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Men receiving hormone therapy may be missing out on protective drugs, researcher says

  • Antacids May Improve Head and Neck Cancer Survival
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Reason for benefit unclear, more research is needed, study author says

  • Obesity Tied to Half a Million Cancers Worldwide, Report Shows
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Largest number of obesity-related cancers diagnosed in North America and Europe, researchers report

  • Obesity Tied to Half a Million Cancers Worldwide, Report Shows
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Largest number of obesity-related cancers diagnosed in North America and Europe, researchers report

  • Obesity Tied to Half a Million Cancers Worldwide, Report Shows
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Largest number of obesity-related cancers diagnosed in North America and Europe, researchers report

  • EPA Issues Tougher Rules on Ozone Emissions
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Health experts praised the new limits, but industry advocates said they aren't needed

  • New Device May Make Mammograms More Comfortable
    (25-Nov-2014)
    Less pain was reported in study, while image quality was still preserved, researcher says

  • FDA Adds 'Boxed Warning' to Devices Used to Remove Uterine Fibroids
    (24-Nov-2014)
    Risk of spreading unsuspected cancers prompted new warnings, agency says

  • FDA Adds 'Boxed Warning' to Devices Used to Remove Uterine Fibroids
    (24-Nov-2014)
    Risk of spreading unsuspected cancers prompted new warnings, agency says

  • Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows
    (21-Nov-2014)
    Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels of the chemical, which is tied to leukemia risk

  • Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows
    (21-Nov-2014)
    Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels of the chemical, which is tied to leukemia risk

  • Mastectomy Rates Rising Among Women Eligible for Lumpectomy
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Better breast reconstruction outcomes may be one reason behind the trend, one expert said

  • Mastectomy Rates Rising Among Women Eligible for Lumpectomy
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Better breast reconstruction outcomes may be one reason behind the trend, one expert said

  • Blue-Eyed People May Face Higher Melanoma Risk
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Study found genes for the eye color and for red hair were tied to moles, often a precursor for the skin cancer

  • Get Ready for the Great American Smokeout
    (19-Nov-2014)
    American Cancer Society has plenty of tips to help you kick the habit

  • Get Ready for the Great American Smokeout
    (19-Nov-2014)
    American Cancer Society has plenty of tips to help you kick the habit

  • Blue-Eyed People May Face Higher Melanoma Risk
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Study found genes for the eye color and for red hair were tied to moles, often a precursor for the skin cancer

  • Want to Raise Colon Cancer Screening Rates? Run a Lottery
    (18-Nov-2014)
    VA study found 20 percent boost in uptake if patients thought they might also win $50

  • Want to Raise Colon Cancer Screening Rates? Run a Lottery
    (18-Nov-2014)
    VA study found 20 percent boost in uptake if patients thought they might also win $50

  • Even With a Little Weight Gain, Quitting Smoking Is Still Healthier Choice
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Japanese study found that stopping the habit boosted survival, even if a few pounds were added on

  • Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Pain for Breast Cancer Patients
    (13-Nov-2014)
    Treatment-related discomfort, swelling helped by the approaches, studies find

  • Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Pain for Breast Cancer Patients
    (13-Nov-2014)
    Treatment-related discomfort, swelling helped by the approaches, studies find

  • More Than One-Fifth of High School Students Smoke: CDC
    (13-Nov-2014)
    Experts say more regulation could stop young Americans from picking up the deadly habit

  • Guidelines Aim to Reduce 2nd Surgeries After Breast Cancer Lumpectomy
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Currently, 1 in 4 women who undergo lump removal require a follow-up surgery, study finds

  • Study Shows Men Can Get Oral HPV Infection From Women
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Virus could put them at raised risk for throat cancers, researchers say

  • Scientists Find Signs of Toxic Flame Retardants in Americans
    (12-Nov-2014)
    One type has never been detected before, the other is a surprise because it was phased out of kids' pajamas

  • Guidelines Aim to Reduce 2nd Surgeries After Breast Cancer Lumpectomy
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Currently, 1 in 4 women who undergo lump removal require a follow-up surgery, study finds

  • Study Shows Men Can Get Oral HPV Infection From Women
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Virus could put them at raised risk for throat cancers, researchers say

  • Study Shows Men Can Get Oral HPV Infection From Women
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Virus could put them at raised risk for throat cancers, researchers say

  • Study Shows Men Can Get Oral HPV Infection From Women
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Virus could put them at raised risk for throat cancers, researchers say

  • Phone Counseling Helps Rural Women With Cancer Gene Tests
    (11-Nov-2014)
    Telephone could be a lifeline for these patients, researchers say

  • HPV Vaccination Rates Lowest in States With Highest Cervical Cancer Rates: Study
    (11-Nov-2014)
    Vaccination could prevent most cervical cancers, researcher notes

  • Cancer Patients in Hospice Face Less Aggressive Treatment: Study
    (11-Nov-2014)
    More health care strategies and costs seen for non-hospice patients at end of life

  • Phone Counseling Helps Rural Women With Cancer Gene Tests
    (11-Nov-2014)
    Telephone could be a lifeline for these patients, researchers say

  • HPV Vaccination Rates Lowest in States With Highest Cervical Cancer Rates: Study
    (11-Nov-2014)
    Vaccination could prevent most cervical cancers, researcher notes

  • Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening for Long-Time Smokers
    (11-Nov-2014)
    Experts applaud decision, saying it will save thousands of lives

  • Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening for Long-Time Smokers
    (11-Nov-2014)
    Experts applaud decision, saying it will save thousands of lives

  • Phone Counseling Helps Rural Women With Cancer Gene Tests
    (11-Nov-2014)
    Telephone could be a lifeline for these patients, researchers say

  • Skin Cancer Costs Soar Compared to Other Malignancies: CDC
    (10-Nov-2014)
    Findings underscore importance of prevention efforts

  • Skin Cancer Costs Soar Compared to Other Malignancies: CDC
    (10-Nov-2014)
    Findings underscore importance of prevention efforts

  • Are the Lactose Intolerant Safer From Some Cancers?
    (07-Nov-2014)
    Researchers suspect diet may play role in possible reduced risk

  • Are the Lactose Intolerant Safer From Some Cancers?
    (07-Nov-2014)
    Researchers suspect diet may play role in possible reduced risk

  • Cigars Loaded With Harmful Toxins, Study Shows
    (07-Nov-2014)
    Even though they may not be inhaled, 'cloud' of smoke could be as dangerous as that from cigarettes

  • Are the Lactose Intolerant Safer From Some Cancers?
    (07-Nov-2014)
    Researchers suspect diet may play role in possible reduced risk

  • Cigars Loaded With Harmful Toxins, Study Shows
    (07-Nov-2014)
    Even though they may not be inhaled, 'cloud' of smoke could be as dangerous as that from cigarettes

  • Are the Lactose Intolerant Safer From Some Cancers?
    (07-Nov-2014)
    Researchers suspect diet may play role in possible reduced risk

  • 11 Percent of U.S. Women Not Checked for Cervical Cancer in 5 Years
    (05-Nov-2014)
    CDC report notes that half of cases occur among women never or rarely screened

  • Colon Cancer on the Rise for U.S. Adults Under 50
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Reasons behind trend unclear, and it's happening even as rates decline among older Americans

  • Colon Cancer on the Rise for U.S. Adults Under 50
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Reasons behind trend unclear, and it's happening even as rates decline among older Americans

  • Lung Cancer Screening Can Be Cost Effective, Study Reports
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Benefit seen in long-term smokers when testing is done by skilled experts

  • 11 Percent of U.S. Women Not Checked for Cervical Cancer in 5 Years
    (05-Nov-2014)
    CDC report notes that half of cases occur among women never or rarely screened

  • Lung Cancer Screening Can Be Cost Effective, Study Reports
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Benefit seen in long-term smokers when testing is done by skilled experts

  • Breast Cancer Patients Might Prefer 'Invisible Tattoo'
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Dark ink used to mark treatment area is a permanent reminder of the disease, researchers say

  • Breast Cancer Patients Might Prefer 'Invisible Tattoo'
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Dark ink used to mark treatment area is a permanent reminder of the disease, researchers say

  • Moving Toward Blood Test for Many Cancers
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Researchers say they've identified 800 'markers' of disease

  • Combo Treatment for Advanced Melanoma Seems to Improve Survival
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Pairing cancer drug, immune booster gave patients about 5 extra months, researchers report

  • Combo Treatment for Advanced Melanoma Seems to Improve Survival
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Pairing cancer drug, immune booster gave patients about 5 extra months, researchers report

  • Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy
    (31-Oct-2014)
    Cost a key factor for women to maintain hormone treatment regimen, researchers report

  • Study Confirms Obesity-Breast Cancer Link for Blacks, Hispanics
    (31-Oct-2014)
    You can't change your genes, but you can control your weight, researcher says

  • Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy
    (31-Oct-2014)
    Cost a key factor for women to maintain hormone treatment regimen, researchers report

  • Study Confirms Obesity-Breast Cancer Link for Blacks, Hispanics
    (31-Oct-2014)
    You can't change your genes, but you can control your weight, researcher says

  • Is Milk Your Friend or Foe?
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Instead of reduction in fractures, study suggests higher risk of heart disease, cancer

  • Can Lots of Sex Protect the Prostate?
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Men who sleep with plenty of women less likely to develop cancer in the gland, study suggests

  • Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Universities should ban them because of skin cancer risk, researchers say

  • Hormone Therapy May Up Heart-Related Deaths in Some Prostate Cancer Patients
    (29-Oct-2014)
    But the overall risk is small, researchers say

  • Scientists Create Tiny Stomachs From Stem Cells
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Feat may help researchers learn more about causes of stomach diseases

  • Can Lots of Sex Protect the Prostate?
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Men who sleep with plenty of women less likely to develop cancer in the gland, study suggests

  • Hormone Therapy May Up Heart-Related Deaths in Some Prostate Cancer Patients
    (29-Oct-2014)
    But the overall risk is small, researchers say

  • Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Universities should ban them because of skin cancer risk, researchers say

  • After Breast Cancer, Depression Risk Lingers
    (28-Oct-2014)
    Study finds survivors more likely to need hospital care, antidepressants to cope than cancer-free women

  • After Breast Cancer, Depression Risk Lingers
    (28-Oct-2014)
    Study finds survivors more likely to need hospital care, antidepressants to cope than cancer-free women

  • Playing the Field May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk: Study
    (28-Oct-2014)
    Finding only held true when men's sex partners were female, not male, researchers say

  • Playing the Field May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk: Study
    (28-Oct-2014)
    Finding only held true when men's sex partners were female, not male, researchers say

  • 'Prehabilitation' Before Colon Cancer Surgery May Aid Recovery
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Study finds pre-op exercise, diet and relaxation program helps after procedure

  • 'Prehabilitation' Before Colon Cancer Surgery May Aid Recovery
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Study finds pre-op exercise, diet and relaxation program helps after procedure

  • Obese Children With Leukemia Fared Worse in Study
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Excess weight linked to doubled risk of leftover cancer cells after chemotherapy

  • Obese Children With Leukemia Fared Worse in Study
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Excess weight linked to doubled risk of leftover cancer cells after chemotherapy

  • Obese Children With Leukemia Fared Worse in Study
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Excess weight linked to doubled risk of leftover cancer cells after chemotherapy

  • Knowing Genetic Risk for Cancer May Not Change Behavior
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Study found those who knew they had greater chance of getting colon cancer no more likely to be screened

  • Knowing Genetic Risk for Cancer May Not Change Behavior
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Study found those who knew they had greater chance of getting colon cancer no more likely to be screened

  • Y Chromosome Loss May Predict Earlier Death for Men
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Risk of cancer appears to rise with depletion, study finds

  • Mutations Linked to Blood Cancers Rise With Age, Study Shows
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Still, these diseases occur in less than 0.1 percent of elderly Americans, researchers say

  • Many Americans in Debt, Bankruptcy Paying for Cancer Care
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Others cut back on food, medicines trying to cover costs, studies found

  • Mutations Linked to Blood Cancers Rise With Age, Study Shows
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Still, these diseases occur in less than 0.1 percent of elderly Americans, researchers say

  • Mutations Linked to Blood Cancers Rise With Age, Study Shows
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Still, these diseases occur in less than 0.1 percent of elderly Americans, researchers say

  • Gene May Help Shield Hispanic Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Genetic variation also linked to less dense tissue

  • Gene May Help Shield Hispanic Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Genetic variation also linked to less dense tissue

  • Herceptin Boosts Survival for Breast Cancer, Study Reports
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Taking drug in addition to chemotherapy also reduces risk of cancer recurrence

  • Herceptin Boosts Survival for Breast Cancer, Study Reports
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Taking drug in addition to chemotherapy also reduces risk of cancer recurrence

  • Herceptin Boosts Survival for Breast Cancer, Study Reports
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Taking drug in addition to chemotherapy also reduces risk of cancer recurrence

  • Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Proper diet, exercise, weight control among factors that may help, experts say

  • Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Proper diet, exercise, weight control among factors that may help, experts say

  • Medicare Subsidy Helps Breast Cancer Patients Afford Treatment
    (15-Oct-2014)
    'Extra Help' program leads to more women on hormone therapy, study reports

  • Parenthood May Push Cancer Patients to Seek More Treatment
    (15-Oct-2014)
    They may choose aggressive therapy in attempt to have more time with children, study finds

  • Medicare Subsidy Helps Breast Cancer Patients Afford Treatment
    (15-Oct-2014)
    'Extra Help' program leads to more women on hormone therapy, study reports

  • Immune Therapy Induces Remission for Many With a Tough-to-Treat Blood Cancer
    (15-Oct-2014)
    But, some advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients relapsed, study finds

  • Immune Therapy Induces Remission for Many With a Tough-to-Treat Blood Cancer
    (15-Oct-2014)
    But, some advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients relapsed, study finds

  • Parenthood May Push Cancer Patients to Seek More Treatment
    (15-Oct-2014)
    They may choose aggressive therapy in attempt to have more time with children, study finds

  • Allergy to Some Metal Implants Linked to Rare Skin Cancer, Study Says
    (14-Oct-2014)
    Researchers say testing patients for adverse reaction may be needed

  • Nearly 1 in 20 Cancer Patients Die Within Month of Surgery: Study
    (14-Oct-2014)
    Lack of access to quality care a major factor in these deaths, researchers say

  • Allergy to Some Metal Implants Linked to Rare Skin Cancer, Study Says
    (14-Oct-2014)
    Researchers say testing patients for adverse reaction may be needed

  • Anesthetic During Breast-Removal Surgery May Reduce Long-Term Pain
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Mastectomy patients benefit from lidocaine, study says

  • Smoking-Related Illnesses in U.S. Total 14 Million, Report Finds
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Many Americans suffer from multiple conditions related to cigarettes

  • Anesthetic During Breast-Removal Surgery May Reduce Long-Term Pain
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Mastectomy patients benefit from lidocaine, study says

  • Smoking-Related Illnesses in U.S. Total 14 Million, Report Finds
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Many Americans suffer from multiple conditions related to cigarettes

  • Healthy Habits Might Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Men in particular would benefit from 5 lifestyle practices, researchers say

  • Healthy Habits Might Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Men in particular would benefit from 5 lifestyle practices, researchers say

  • High Cholesterol Tied to Prostate Cancer's Return in Study
    (10-Oct-2014)
    But expert doesn't recommend taking statins to prevent recurrence

  • Akynzeo Approved for Side Effects of Chemotherapy
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Drug helps ease nausea, vomiting

  • High Cholesterol Tied to Prostate Cancer's Return in Study
    (10-Oct-2014)
    But expert doesn't recommend taking statins to prevent recurrence

  • Akynzeo Approved for Side Effects of Chemotherapy
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Drug helps ease nausea, vomiting

  • Lung Cancer May Lie Dormant for 2 Decades
    (09-Oct-2014)
    Additional genetic mistakes eventually trigger aggressive growth, study finds

  • Lung Cancer May Lie Dormant for 2 Decades
    (09-Oct-2014)
    Additional genetic mistakes eventually trigger aggressive growth, study finds

  • Laxative Type Might Influence Colon Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Fiber-based formulations seem to lower chances for the disease, non-fiber products seem to raise them

  • Laxative Type Might Influence Colon Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Fiber-based formulations seem to lower chances for the disease, non-fiber products seem to raise them

  • U.S. Life Expectancy Hits Record High of Nearly 79 Years: CDC
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Lifestyle changes cited as reason for gains, researchers say

  • Woman's Thyroid Tumor Yields Clues on How to Battle Cancer
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Researchers discover two gene mutations that worked at cross purposes in responding to treatment

  • Gene Therapy Shows Potential for 'Bubble Boy' Disease
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Newer treatment seems to have less risk of certain cancer, researchers say

  • Woman's Thyroid Tumor Yields Clues on How to Battle Cancer
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Researchers discover two gene mutations that worked at cross purposes in responding to treatment

  • Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

  • As Culture Changed, So Did Melanoma Risk, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    New fashions led to more revealing clothing -- and tans

  • Ovarian Cancer DNA Detected in Vaginal Fluid, Researchers Report
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Preliminary finding may bring doctors one step closer to test that could catch the disease in early stages

  • Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

  • Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

  • Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

  • Ovarian Cancer DNA Detected in Vaginal Fluid, Researchers Report
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Preliminary finding may bring doctors one step closer to test that could catch the disease in early stages

  • As Culture Changed, So Did Melanoma Risk, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    New fashions led to more revealing clothing -- and tans

  • Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

  • Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Toll on Mental Health, Study Finds
    (06-Oct-2014)
    Breast cancer particularly troubling, researchers report

  • Taller People May Have Lower Risk of Esophageal Cancer: Study
    (06-Oct-2014)
    But researchers aren't sure why there is an association between the two

  • Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Toll on Mental Health, Study Finds
    (06-Oct-2014)
    Breast cancer particularly troubling, researchers report

  • Taller People May Have Lower Risk of Esophageal Cancer: Study
    (06-Oct-2014)
    But researchers aren't sure why there is an association between the two

  • Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Toll on Mental Health, Study Finds
    (06-Oct-2014)
    Breast cancer particularly troubling, researchers report

  • Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Toll on Mental Health, Study Finds
    (06-Oct-2014)
    Breast cancer particularly troubling, researchers report

  • Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Toll on Mental Health, Study Finds
    (06-Oct-2014)
    Breast cancer particularly troubling, researchers report

  • More Women Having Reconstruction Surgery After Breast Cancer Treatment
    (03-Oct-2014)
    Study finds notable rise in number of women once considered at high risk for the procedure

  • More Women Having Reconstruction Surgery After Breast Cancer Treatment
    (03-Oct-2014)
    Study finds notable rise in number of women once considered at high risk for the procedure

  • Cancer Treatments in Pregnancy Safe for Offspring, Small Studies Find
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Chemo, radiation given after first trimester did not raise health risks for children

  • Cancer Treatments in Pregnancy Safe for Offspring, Small Studies Find
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Chemo, radiation given after first trimester did not raise health risks for children

  • Rat Study Suggests Light at Night Might Hamper Breast Cancer Therapy
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Tumors in rodents exposed to dim light seemed to develop resistance to a common cancer drug

  • Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Research suggests the HPV shot could prevent 90 percent of malignancies

  • Rat Study Suggests Light at Night Might Hamper Breast Cancer Therapy
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Tumors in rodents exposed to dim light seemed to develop resistance to a common cancer drug

  • Oncologists' Group Calls for Measures to Curb Obesity-Related Cancers
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Better screening and treatments for obesity top to-do list, experts say

  • Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Research suggests the HPV shot could prevent 90 percent of malignancies

  • Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients, Study Says
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Drug should remain standard of care for HER2-positive tumors, doctors say

  • Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Finding is yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight, experts say

  • Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Finding is yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight, experts say

  • Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Finding is yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight, experts say

  • Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients, Study Says
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Drug should remain standard of care for HER2-positive tumors, doctors say

  • Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Finding is yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight, experts say

  • Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening
    (30-Sep-2014)
    CT scans for high-risk seniors covered by private insurers, but Medicare not required to do so

  • Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Finding is yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight, experts say

  • Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening
    (30-Sep-2014)
    CT scans for high-risk seniors covered by private insurers, but Medicare not required to do so

  • Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Finding is yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight, experts say

  • Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Finding is yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight, experts say

  • Drug Gives Big Survival Boost Against Type of Advanced Breast Cancer
    (29-Sep-2014)
    Women with HER2-positive tumors gained an average 16 more months of life with Perjeta, study finds

  • Obese in Adolescence, Colon Cancer in Later Life?
    (29-Sep-2014)
    Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests the need for healthy habits in childhood

  • Scientists Detect Early Sign of Pancreatic Cancer
    (29-Sep-2014)
    Finding might lead one day to test for a disease that's hard to detect before advanced stages

  • Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say
    (29-Sep-2014)
    American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate

  • Obese in Adolescence, Colon Cancer in Later Life?
    (29-Sep-2014)
    Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests the need for healthy habits in childhood

  • Drug Gives Big Survival Boost Against Type of Advanced Breast Cancer
    (29-Sep-2014)
    Women with HER2-positive tumors gained an average 16 more months of life with Perjeta, study finds

  • Scientists Detect Early Sign of Pancreatic Cancer
    (29-Sep-2014)
    Finding might lead one day to test for a disease that's hard to detect before advanced stages

  • Obese in Adolescence, Colon Cancer in Later Life?
    (29-Sep-2014)
    Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests the need for healthy habits in childhood

  • Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk for Aggressive Breast Cancer in Black Women
    (26-Sep-2014)
    Finding was specific to tough-to-treat estrogen receptor-negative tumors, researchers say

  • Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk for Aggressive Breast Cancer in Black Women
    (26-Sep-2014)
    Finding was specific to tough-to-treat estrogen receptor-negative tumors, researchers say

  • Increasing Skirt Sizes May Hike Your Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (25-Sep-2014)
    British researchers suggest that going up a size every 10 years raised chances of disease by 33 percent

  • Increasing Skirt Sizes May Hike Your Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (25-Sep-2014)
    British researchers suggest that going up a size every 10 years raised chances of disease by 33 percent

  • Lung Infections May Hamper Ability to Detect Lung Cancer
    (23-Sep-2014)
    Certain conditions make it harder to reliably detect tumors, study says

  • Lung Infections May Hamper Ability to Detect Lung Cancer
    (23-Sep-2014)
    Certain conditions make it harder to reliably detect tumors, study says

  • E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study
    (22-Sep-2014)
    Long-term safety, effectiveness of the devices still unclear, researchers caution

  • Family Squabbles Can Derail Recovery From Cancer Surgery
    (19-Sep-2014)
    Study finds infection, other complications more likely for patients with difficult lives

  • Family Squabbles Can Derail Recovery From Cancer Surgery
    (19-Sep-2014)
    Study finds infection, other complications more likely for patients with difficult lives

  • Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk
    (19-Sep-2014)
    Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals

  • Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk
    (19-Sep-2014)
    Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals

  • Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds
    (17-Sep-2014)
    It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say

  • Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds
    (17-Sep-2014)
    It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say

  • DNA Blood Test Might Identify Status of Prostate Cancer
    (17-Sep-2014)
    May help doctors pinpoint best treatment, researchers say

  • DNA Blood Test Might Identify Status of Prostate Cancer
    (17-Sep-2014)
    May help doctors pinpoint best treatment, researchers say

  • Some Benefits of Screening Elderly Women for Breast Cancer Questioned
    (16-Sep-2014)
    Mammograms for those aged 69 to 75 could result in overtreatment, researchers caution

  • Some Benefits of Screening Elderly Women for Breast Cancer Questioned
    (16-Sep-2014)
    Mammograms for those aged 69 to 75 could result in overtreatment, researchers caution

  • Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report
    (16-Sep-2014)
    But aging population and increasing obesity threaten progress

  • Chest Radiation May Help Fight Some Advanced Lung Cancers: Study
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Added to chemo, it lowered recurrence rates, improved survival, researchers report

  • New Gene Variants for Prostate Cancer Identified
    (15-Sep-2014)
    23 new variants associated with increased risk of the disease, study shows

  • Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Testosterone might be the link between the two, but more research needed to prove a connection

  • Chest Radiation May Help Fight Some Advanced Lung Cancers: Study
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Added to chemo, it lowered recurrence rates, improved survival, researchers report

  • New Gene Variants for Prostate Cancer Identified
    (15-Sep-2014)
    23 new variants associated with increased risk of the disease, study shows

  • Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Testosterone might be the link between the two, but more research needed to prove a connection

  • Golden Retriever Study Sniffs for Cancer Clues
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Researchers enrolling 3,000 dogs to learn about risk factors for canine disease

  • Can Prediabetes Raise Risk of Certain Cancers?
    (09-Sep-2014)
    Study found link to breast, colon, liver and other tumors

  • Can Prediabetes Raise Risk of Certain Cancers?
    (09-Sep-2014)
    Study found link to breast, colon, liver and other tumors

  • Can Prediabetes Raise Risk of Certain Cancers?
    (09-Sep-2014)
    Study found link to breast, colon, liver and other tumors

  • Can Prediabetes Raise Risk of Certain Cancers?
    (09-Sep-2014)
    Study found link to breast, colon, liver and other tumors

  • Can Prediabetes Raise Risk of Certain Cancers?
    (09-Sep-2014)
    Study found link to breast, colon, liver and other tumors

  • Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for Black Men With Prostate Cancer
    (08-Sep-2014)
    They were more likely to develop aggressive disease sooner than white patients, study says

  • New Guidelines for Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer
    (08-Sep-2014)
    Recommendations are for men whose tumors have grown resistant to hormonal therapies

  • Kidney and Thyroid Cancer Rates Up Among U.S. Children, Study Finds
    (08-Sep-2014)
    But these pediatric cancers remain rare and the increases are very small, experts say

  • Kidney and Thyroid Cancer Rates Up Among U.S. Children, Study Finds
    (08-Sep-2014)
    But these pediatric cancers remain rare and the increases are very small, experts say

  • Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for Black Men With Prostate Cancer
    (08-Sep-2014)
    They were more likely to develop aggressive disease sooner than white patients, study says

  • New Guidelines for Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer
    (08-Sep-2014)
    Recommendations are for men whose tumors have grown resistant to hormonal therapies

  • Bras Blameless for Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (05-Sep-2014)
    Contrary to media reports, researchers found no evidence wearing them boosted chances of disease

  • Sexually Transmitted Cancer Still Plaguing Dogs
    (05-Sep-2014)
    But areas that actively spay, neuter and control stray animals have lower rates

  • Canine Cancer Treatments Getting More Dog-Specific
    (05-Sep-2014)
    FDA expert details what you need to know to help your 'best friend'

  • Bras Blameless for Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (05-Sep-2014)
    Contrary to media reports, researchers found no evidence wearing them boosted chances of disease

  • Is Soy a Foe to Women With Breast Cancer?
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Study raises questions about the effect of its estrogen-like properties

  • Is Soy a Foe to Women With Breast Cancer?
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Study raises questions about the effect of its estrogen-like properties

  • FDA Approves New Drug to Combat Melanoma
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Experts in the fight against the deadly skin cancer see Keytruda's OK as big step forward

  • FDA Approves New Drug to Combat Melanoma
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Experts in the fight against the deadly skin cancer see Keytruda's OK as big step forward

  • Keytruda Approved for Advanced Melanoma
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Nearly 10,000 in U.S. expected to die this year from deadly skin cancer

  • Personal Reminders Seem to Boost Mammography Rates
    (03-Sep-2014)
    Signed letter from family doctor generates greater response, study finds

  • 'Angelina Jolie Effect' Prompted More Testing for Breast Cancer Genes: Study
    (03-Sep-2014)
    Women at greatest risk were the ones who sought genetic counseling, researcher said

  • Personal Reminders Seem to Boost Mammography Rates
    (03-Sep-2014)
    Signed letter from family doctor generates greater response, study finds

  • 'Angelina Jolie Effect' Prompted More Testing for Breast Cancer Genes: Study
    (03-Sep-2014)
    Women at greatest risk were the ones who sought genetic counseling, researcher said

  • Pilots, Cabin Crews Face Higher Risk of Skin Cancer, Study Says
    (03-Sep-2014)
    But, it's not clear whether flying is to blame

  • Newer Drug Helps Myeloma Patients Who Can't Have Transplant
    (03-Sep-2014)
    Treatment may extend survival for patients over 65, researchers say

  • Pilots, Cabin Crews Face Higher Risk of Skin Cancer, Study Says
    (03-Sep-2014)
    But, it's not clear whether flying is to blame

  • Complication Rates Low With Mastectomy, Breast Reconstruction: Study
    (02-Sep-2014)
    But there was slightly higher risk of complications with double mastectomy, researchers added

  • New Guidelines for Treating Form of Advanced Breast Cancer
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Four-fifths of advanced cases are HER2-negative tumors, doctors' group says

  • Double Mastectomy Doesn't Improve Survival, Study Finds
    (02-Sep-2014)
    But many more women in U.S. are choosing the radical procedure

  • Complication Rates Low With Mastectomy, Breast Reconstruction: Study
    (02-Sep-2014)
    But there was slightly higher risk of complications with double mastectomy, researchers added

  • New Guidelines for Treating Form of Advanced Breast Cancer
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Four-fifths of advanced cases are HER2-negative tumors, doctors' group says

  • Double Mastectomy Doesn't Improve Survival, Study Finds
    (02-Sep-2014)
    But many more women in U.S. are choosing the radical procedure

  • Faced With Prostate Cancer, It Helps to Know the Enemy
    (29-Aug-2014)
    Men with little knowledge of the disease have trouble deciding on treatment, study finds

  • Faced With Prostate Cancer, It Helps to Know the Enemy
    (29-Aug-2014)
    Men with little knowledge of the disease have trouble deciding on treatment, study finds

  • Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says
    (27-Aug-2014)
    Findings suggest doctors may repeat colonoscopies unnecessarily

  • Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions, Study Says
    (27-Aug-2014)
    But it's more painful, time consuming than common treatment, dermatologist notes

  • Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says
    (27-Aug-2014)
    Findings suggest doctors may repeat colonoscopies unnecessarily

  • Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions, Study Says
    (27-Aug-2014)
    But it's more painful, time consuming than common treatment, dermatologist notes

  • Hospital Admission Day Tied to Outcomes for Children With Leukemia
    (25-Aug-2014)
    Those admitted on weekend after first diagnosis have more complications, study finds

  • Hospital Admission Day Tied to Outcomes for Children With Leukemia
    (25-Aug-2014)
    Those admitted on weekend after first diagnosis have more complications, study finds

  • Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years
    (25-Aug-2014)
    CDC report also finds that teens who used the devices were more likely to say they would try smoking

  • Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds
    (21-Aug-2014)
    Warnings about sun exposure and skin cancer aren't getting through, experts say

  • Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds
    (21-Aug-2014)
    Warnings about sun exposure and skin cancer aren't getting through, experts say

  • Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Most were satisfied with their decision, researchers noted

  • Botox Tested on Stomach Cancer in Mice
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Preliminary research suggests the wrinkle treatment might silence critical nerves that support tumors

  • High-Risk Melanomas Often on Head or Neck, Study Finds
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Rate of cell growth may be a key to diagnosis and treatment, an expert says

  • Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Most were satisfied with their decision, researchers noted

  • High-Risk Melanomas Often on Head or Neck, Study Finds
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Rate of cell growth may be a key to diagnosis and treatment, an expert says

  • Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit
    (19-Aug-2014)
    New study finds that follow-up monitoring and care is crucial

  • Study: Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Screening shouldn't be done when patients have less than a 10-year life expectancy, researchers say

  • HPV Vaccine Protects Against Infection 8 Years Out: Study
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Doctors continue to urge parents to get the recommended three doses for their preteens

  • Study: Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Screening shouldn't be done when patients have less than a 10-year life expectancy, researchers say

  • HPV Vaccine Protects Against Infection 8 Years Out: Study
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Doctors continue to urge parents to get the recommended three doses for their preteens

  • Study: Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Screening shouldn't be done when patients have less than a 10-year life expectancy, researchers say

  • Study: Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Screening shouldn't be done when patients have less than a 10-year life expectancy, researchers say

  • Exercise Helps Protect Black Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says
    (15-Aug-2014)
    Research confirms findings previously noted for whites

  • Avastin Approved for Late-Stage Cervical Cancer
    (15-Aug-2014)
    More than 4,000 women projected to die this year from the disease

  • Common Respiratory Diseases Tied to Lung Cancer Risk
    (15-Aug-2014)
    Chronic bronchitis, emphysema and pneumonia linked to risk in study, but not asthma, tuberculosis

  • Exercise Helps Protect Black Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says
    (15-Aug-2014)
    Research confirms findings previously noted for whites

  • Common Respiratory Diseases Tied to Lung Cancer Risk
    (15-Aug-2014)
    Chronic bronchitis, emphysema and pneumonia linked to risk in study, but not asthma, tuberculosis

  • Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Experts think anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin might help cancer treatments work better

  • Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Experts think anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin might help cancer treatments work better

  • Dog Study Suggests Bacteria as Cancer Fighter
    (13-Aug-2014)
    Six of 16 canines showed tumor-shrinking response

  • Bone Drugs Don't Lower Breast Cancer Risk After All, Study Finds
    (12-Aug-2014)
    Instead, low estrogen might be the beneficial factor, researcher suggests

  • FDA Approves Highly Accurate At-Home Colon Cancer Test
    (12-Aug-2014)
    DNA analysis of stool boosts accuracy rate of Cologuard to more than 90 percent, researchers say

  • New Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Approved
    (12-Aug-2014)
    Disease is the second-leading cause of cancer death in United States

  • Sigmoidoscopy Does Cut Risk of Dying From Colon Cancer: Study
    (12-Aug-2014)
    But experts note most Americans get colonoscopies instead

  • Bone Drugs Don't Lower Breast Cancer Risk After All, Study Finds
    (12-Aug-2014)
    Instead, low estrogen might be the beneficial factor, researcher suggests

  • FDA Approves Highly Accurate At-Home Colon Cancer Test
    (12-Aug-2014)
    DNA analysis of stool boosts accuracy rate of Cologuard to more than 90 percent, researchers say

  • Sigmoidoscopy Does Cut Risk of Dying From Colon Cancer: Study
    (12-Aug-2014)
    But experts note most Americans get colonoscopies instead

  • FDA Approves Highly Accurate At-Home Colon Cancer Test
    (12-Aug-2014)
    DNA analysis of stool boosts accuracy rate of Cologuard to more than 90 percent, researchers say

  • Sigmoidoscopy Does Cut Risk of Dying From Colon Cancer: Study
    (12-Aug-2014)
    But experts note most Americans get colonoscopies instead

  • Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women, Study Finds
    (11-Aug-2014)
    But the effect quickly fades once workouts stop, researchers noted

  • Black Veterans Less Likely to Get Colon Cancer Screening, Study Finds
    (11-Aug-2014)
    Research in Southern California VA system points to lack of primary care doctor as one factor

  • Black Veterans Less Likely to Get Colon Cancer Screening, Study Finds
    (11-Aug-2014)
    Research in Southern California VA system points to lack of primary care doctor as one factor

  • Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women, Study Finds
    (11-Aug-2014)
    But the effect quickly fades once workouts stop, researchers noted

  • U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Falling Overall, Study Finds
    (11-Aug-2014)
    Yet certain types of lung malignancies are still on the rise

  • U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Falling Overall, Study Finds
    (11-Aug-2014)
    Yet certain types of lung malignancies are still on the rise

  • Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Outcome: Study
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Those with no coverage or Medicaid were diagnosed later, less likely to be alive two years later

  • Shingles Vaccine Still Effective After Chemotherapy
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Study finds cancer treatment didn't seem to lessen immunization's effects

  • Shingles Vaccine Still Effective After Chemotherapy
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Study finds cancer treatment didn't seem to lessen immunization's effects

  • New Cancer Classification System Might Boost Patient Outcomes
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Categorizing tumors by cell type and not the organ they grow in may alter treatment, experts say

  • New Cancer Classification System Might Boost Patient Outcomes
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Categorizing tumors by cell type and not the organ they grow in may alter treatment, experts say

  • Millions Given Access to Breast, Cervical Cancer Screening: CDC
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Report details success of CDC program for women with limited health care access

  • Millions Given Access to Breast, Cervical Cancer Screening: CDC
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Report details success of CDC program for women with limited health care access

  • Gut Bacteria May Reveal Colon Cancer, Study Finds
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Test could be used in addition to current methods to better improve detection

  • New Cancer Classification System Might Boost Patient Outcomes
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Categorizing tumors by cell type and not the organ they grow in may alter treatment, experts say

  • Gut Bacteria May Reveal Colon Cancer, Study Finds
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Test could be used in addition to current methods to better improve detection

  • Is the PSA Test Worth It? Major Study Is Inconclusive
    (07-Aug-2014)
    While the prostate screen does seem to save lives, worries about overdiagnosis remain, experts say

  • New Cancer Classification System Might Boost Patient Outcomes
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Categorizing tumors by cell type and not the organ they grow in may alter treatment, experts say

  • Millions Given Access to Breast, Cervical Cancer Screening: CDC
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Report details success of CDC program for women with limited health care access

  • New Cancer Classification System Might Boost Patient Outcomes
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Categorizing tumors by cell type and not the organ they grow in may alter treatment, experts say

  • Is the PSA Test Worth It? Major Study Is Inconclusive
    (07-Aug-2014)
    While the prostate screen does seem to save lives, worries about overdiagnosis remain, experts say

  • New Cancer Classification System Might Boost Patient Outcomes
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Categorizing tumors by cell type and not the organ they grow in may alter treatment, experts say

  • One in 10 Cancer Survivors Still Smoke Years Later, Study Finds
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Experts say finding shows how hard it is to quit, and that doctors need to make better effort to help

  • Sharp Rise in Risk With New Breast Cancer Gene, Scientists Say
    (06-Aug-2014)
    One in three women with PALB2 mutation will develop disease by age 70

  • Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Cancer, Study Shows
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Taking low-dose pill each day fights numerous malignancies, and benefits outweigh any risk

  • Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Cancer, Study Shows
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Taking low-dose pill each day fights numerous malignancies, and benefits outweigh any risk

  • Prisons That Bar Smoking May Boost Inmates' Health: Study
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Rates of tobacco-related deaths 11 percent lower after long-term bans, researchers say

  • One in 10 Cancer Survivors Still Smoke Years Later, Study Finds
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Experts say finding shows how hard it is to quit, and that doctors need to make better effort to help

  • Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Cancer, Study Shows
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Taking low-dose pill each day fights numerous malignancies, and benefits outweigh any risk

  • Sharp Rise in Risk With New Breast Cancer Gene, Scientists Say
    (06-Aug-2014)
    One in three women with PALB2 mutation will develop disease by age 70

  • Prisons That Bar Smoking May Boost Inmates' Health: Study
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Rates of tobacco-related deaths 11 percent lower after long-term bans, researchers say

  • One in 10 Cancer Survivors Still Smoke Years Later, Study Finds
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Experts say finding shows how hard it is to quit, and that doctors need to make better effort to help

  • Women Over 75 May Benefit From Mammograms
    (05-Aug-2014)
    Study says early-stage cancer detection is key, but another expert says it may lead to 'overtreatment'

  • Women Over 75 May Benefit From Mammograms
    (05-Aug-2014)
    Study says early-stage cancer detection is key, but another expert says it may lead to 'overtreatment'

  • No Link Between Sleep Apnea, Cancer, Study Finds
    (05-Aug-2014)
    Risk factors for the two are similar, an expert says

  • Statins May Aid Survival From Colon Cancer
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs was linked to a 29 percent reduction in risk of cancer death in study

  • Statins May Aid Survival From Colon Cancer
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs was linked to a 29 percent reduction in risk of cancer death in study

  • Hepatitis C Could Become Rare Disease in 20 Years: Study
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Newer medications, better screening would fuel the trend, researcher says

  • Statins May Aid Survival From Colon Cancer
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs was linked to a 29 percent reduction in risk of cancer death in study

  • Shield Yourself From the Sun
    (02-Aug-2014)
    Expert offers tips on avoiding, treating sunburn

  • Some Birth Control Pills May Up Breast Cancer Risk
    (01-Aug-2014)
    High-dose estrogen formulations linked to greater risk in women under 50, experts find

  • Some Birth Control Pills May Up Breast Cancer Risk
    (01-Aug-2014)
    High-dose estrogen formulations linked to greater risk in women under 50, experts find

  • J&J Pulls Hysterectomy Tool Tied to Cancer Risk From Market
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Controversial device had been used for minimally invasive hysterectomies, uterine fibroid removal

  • J&J Pulls Hysterectomy Tool Tied to Cancer Risk From Market
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Controversial device had been used for minimally invasive hysterectomies, uterine fibroid removal

  • Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills
    (28-Jul-2014)
    Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says

  • FDA Expands Use of Imbruvica for Form of Leukemia
    (28-Jul-2014)
    People with CLL and a specific genetic anomaly can now get the therapy

  • Anal, Throat Cancers on the Rise Among Young Adults, Study Finds
    (25-Jul-2014)
    HPV is the main culprit, but vaccination can reduce the risk, experts say

  • Anal, Throat Cancers on the Rise Among Young Adults, Study Finds
    (25-Jul-2014)
    HPV is the main culprit, but vaccination can reduce the risk, experts say

  • Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men's Sperm Production
    (25-Jul-2014)
    But most men regain their fertility within two years of final treatment, researchers add

  • Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men's Sperm Production
    (25-Jul-2014)
    But most men regain their fertility within two years of final treatment, researchers add

  • Anal, Throat Cancers on the Rise Among Young Adults, Study Finds
    (25-Jul-2014)
    HPV is the main culprit, but vaccination can reduce the risk, experts say

  • Anal, Throat Cancers on the Rise Among Young Adults, Study Finds
    (25-Jul-2014)
    HPV is the main culprit, but vaccination can reduce the risk, experts say

  • Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men's Sperm Production
    (25-Jul-2014)
    But most men regain their fertility within two years of final treatment, researchers add

  • Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Agency urges doctors to recommend it along with other routine immunizations

  • Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Agency urges doctors to recommend it along with other routine immunizations

  • Painful, Itchy Patches Could Be Sign of Skin Cancer
    (23-Jul-2014)
    But it's likely to be the non-melanoma type, dermatologist says

  • Good Odds for Those Who Need Bone Marrow Donor, Study Finds
    (23-Jul-2014)
    Most blood cancer patients will find an acceptable match through bone marrow registry

  • Good Odds for Those Who Need Bone Marrow Donor, Study Finds
    (23-Jul-2014)
    Most blood cancer patients will find an acceptable match through bone marrow registry

  • Zydelig Approved for Three Types of Blood Cancer
    (23-Jul-2014)
    But label warns drug may be toxic to liver

  • Good Odds for Those Who Need Bone Marrow Donor, Study Finds
    (23-Jul-2014)
    Most blood cancer patients will find an acceptable match through bone marrow registry

  • Zydelig Approved for Three Types of Blood Cancer
    (23-Jul-2014)
    But label warns drug may be toxic to liver

  • Painful, Itchy Patches Could Be Sign of Skin Cancer
    (23-Jul-2014)
    But it's likely to be the non-melanoma type, dermatologist says

  • Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Cutting uterus into smaller fragments for minimally invasive removal can disperse undetected malignancy

  • Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Cutting uterus into smaller fragments for minimally invasive removal can disperse undetected malignancy

  • HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (18-Jul-2014)
    Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method

  • Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?
    (18-Jul-2014)
    Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal

  • HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (18-Jul-2014)
    Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method

  • Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?
    (18-Jul-2014)
    Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal

  • Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients: Study
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Women choosing the procedure gained just one to seven extra months of life over 20 years, researchers say

  • Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients: Study
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Women choosing the procedure gained just one to seven extra months of life over 20 years, researchers say

  • Testicular Cancer Up Sharply Among Young Hispanics, Study Finds
    (14-Jul-2014)
    More research is needed to understand why, authors say

  • FDA Advisers Weigh Risks of Procedure for Removal of Uterine Fibroids
    (14-Jul-2014)
    No guarantee that devices won't increase chances of spreading cancer to other parts of a woman's body, experts say

  • Men With Prostate Cancer May Not Always Get Best Advice
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Doctors suggest widely varying treatments; second opinion vital, experts say

  • Men With Prostate Cancer May Not Always Get Best Advice
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Doctors suggest widely varying treatments; second opinion vital, experts say

  • Testicular Cancer Up Sharply Among Young Hispanics, Study Finds
    (14-Jul-2014)
    More research is needed to understand why, authors say

  • FDA Advisers Weigh Risks of Procedure for Removal of Uterine Fibroids
    (14-Jul-2014)
    No guarantee that devices won't increase chances of spreading cancer to other parts of a woman's body, experts say

  • Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer
    (11-Jul-2014)
    Men with both conditions have worse survival odds, study contends

  • Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer
    (11-Jul-2014)
    Men with both conditions have worse survival odds, study contends

  • Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
    (10-Jul-2014)
    But the finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect; urologists call for more research

  • Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
    (10-Jul-2014)
    But the finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect; urologists call for more research

  • Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women
    (09-Jul-2014)
    It produced lower 5-year recurrence rates compared to tamoxifen, but didn't boost overall survival, study finds

  • Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women
    (09-Jul-2014)
    It produced lower 5-year recurrence rates compared to tamoxifen, but didn't boost overall survival, study finds

  • Cervical Cancer Vaccine Doesn't Boost Clot Risk: Study
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Analysis included more than 500,000 women from Denmark

  • Cervical Cancer Vaccine Doesn't Boost Clot Risk: Study
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Analysis included more than 500,000 women from Denmark

  • Men Develop Breast Cancer, Too
    (07-Jul-2014)
    But little research is done on male treatments, expert says

  • Possible Advance for Some Late-Stage Lung Cancer Patients
    (07-Jul-2014)
    Surgical biopsy could pave way for targeted treatments, study says

  • Men Develop Breast Cancer, Too
    (07-Jul-2014)
    But little research is done on male treatments, expert says

  • Possible Advance for Some Late-Stage Lung Cancer Patients
    (07-Jul-2014)
    Surgical biopsy could pave way for targeted treatments, study says

  • Cholesterol Levels May Be Linked to Breast Cancer Risk
    (04-Jul-2014)
    But research is still preliminary, experts say

  • Cholesterol Levels May Be Linked to Breast Cancer Risk
    (04-Jul-2014)
    But research is still preliminary, experts say

  • Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Expert offers tips on avoiding food poisoning and reducing cancer risk from barbecued meat

  • Beleodaq Approved for Aggressive non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
    (03-Jul-2014)
    When lymph nodes become cancerous

  • 'Generally Reassuring' Findings on Fertility Drugs, Women's Cancers
    (02-Jul-2014)
    But researchers still urge long-term monitoring

  • 'Generally Reassuring' Findings on Fertility Drugs, Women's Cancers
    (02-Jul-2014)
    But researchers still urge long-term monitoring

  • 'Generally Reassuring' Findings on Fertility Drugs, Women's Cancers
    (02-Jul-2014)
    But researchers still urge long-term monitoring

  • 'Generally Reassuring' Findings on Fertility Drugs, Women's Cancers
    (02-Jul-2014)
    But researchers still urge long-term monitoring

  • Mammography Costs Soar for Seniors, But Detection Rates the Same: Study
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Research hasn't shown expensive technologies benefit women over 65, researcher says

  • HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Cancer Treatment: Study
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Challenges in managing side effects may prompt some doctors to treat tumors less aggressively, researchers suggest

  • HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Cancer Treatment: Study
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Challenges in managing side effects may prompt some doctors to treat tumors less aggressively, researchers suggest

  • HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Cancer Treatment: Study
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Challenges in managing side effects may prompt some doctors to treat tumors less aggressively, researchers suggest

  • Liver Cancer Drug Fails to Live Up to Early Promise
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Everolimus didn't improve survival for people with advanced liver disease, study finds

  • Mammography Costs Soar for Seniors, But Detection Rates the Same: Study
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Research hasn't shown expensive technologies benefit women over 65, researcher says

  • Childhood Vaccines Vindicated Once More
    (01-Jul-2014)
    No link to autism found in large review of previous research on measles, mumps, rubella vaccine

  • Childhood Vaccines Vindicated Once More
    (01-Jul-2014)
    No link to autism found in large review of previous research on measles, mumps, rubella vaccine

  • HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Cancer Treatment: Study
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Challenges in managing side effects may prompt some doctors to treat tumors less aggressively, researchers suggest

  • HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Cancer Treatment: Study
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Challenges in managing side effects may prompt some doctors to treat tumors less aggressively, researchers suggest

  • Liver Cancer Drug Fails to Live Up to Early Promise
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Everolimus didn't improve survival for people with advanced liver disease, study finds

  • Most Women Don't Need Regular Pelvic Exams, New Guidelines State
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Review found no evidence they benefit many women, but cervical cancer screening still needed

  • Most Women Don't Need Regular Pelvic Exams, New Guidelines State
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Review found no evidence they benefit many women, but cervical cancer screening still needed

  • Most Women Don't Need Regular Pelvic Exams, New Guidelines State
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Review found no evidence they benefit many women, but cervical cancer screening still needed

  • Most Women Don't Need Regular Pelvic Exams, New Guidelines State
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Review found no evidence they benefit many women, but cervical cancer screening still needed

  • Teens Who Prefer Menthols Are Heavier Smokers: Study
    (27-Jun-2014)
    It's a fallacy that they're safer than other tobacco products, researcher says

  • Teens Who Prefer Menthols Are Heavier Smokers: Study
    (27-Jun-2014)
    It's a fallacy that they're safer than other tobacco products, researcher says

  • Study: Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Ward Off Pancreatic Cancer
    (26-Jun-2014)
    But, finding isn't conclusive, and people shouldn't take the drug just to cut cancer risk, experts say

  • Study: Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Ward Off Pancreatic Cancer
    (26-Jun-2014)
    But, finding isn't conclusive, and people shouldn't take the drug just to cut cancer risk, experts say

  • 3D Mammograms May Improve Breast Cancer Screening
    (24-Jun-2014)
    Higher detection rates, fewer false alarms seen with newer technology, study says

  • Diets High in Dairy Might Boost Colon Cancer Survival, a Bit
    (24-Jun-2014)
    But, at least one expert strongly disagrees, and instead recommends that cancer patients avoid dairy

  • Pavement Sealant Ban Linked to Cleaner Lake Water
    (24-Jun-2014)
    Lake that receives city water runoff contains less potential cancer-causing chemicals after ban, study finds

  • Diets High in Dairy Might Boost Colon Cancer Survival, a Bit
    (24-Jun-2014)
    But, at least one expert strongly disagrees, and instead recommends that cancer patients avoid dairy

  • 3D Mammograms May Improve Breast Cancer Screening
    (24-Jun-2014)
    Higher detection rates, fewer false alarms seen with newer technology, study says

  • Women With Breast Cancer Genes More Likely to Choose Extensive Surgery
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Nearly three-quarters of patients changed their plans after learning they had increased risk: study

  • New Clues to Why Blacks Fare Worse With Colon Cancer
    (23-Jun-2014)
    They may be less likely to develop a form of the disease that's easier to treat, study says

  • Women With Breast Cancer Genes More Likely to Choose Extensive Surgery
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Nearly three-quarters of patients changed their plans after learning they had increased risk: study

  • New Clues to Why Blacks Fare Worse With Colon Cancer
    (23-Jun-2014)
    They may be less likely to develop a form of the disease that's easier to treat, study says

  • Indoor Tanning Leads to Early Skin Cancer, Study Says
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Researchers say radiation from artificial sources is much stronger than midday sun

  • Smog Controls Tied to Fewer Lung Disease Deaths in N.C.
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Study of 20 years of data suggests federal mandates on cleaner air had positive impact on health

  • Indoor Tanning Leads to Early Skin Cancer, Study Says
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Researchers say radiation from artificial sources is much stronger than midday sun

  • When Is the Cost of Cancer 'Toxic'?
    (20-Jun-2014)
    Researchers develop tool to assess patients' ability to withstand financial pressures

  • Timing of Day's First Cigarette May Influence Lung Cancer Risk
    (19-Jun-2014)
    People who light up soon after rising might face higher odds for the disease, research shows

  • Cost of Prostate Cancer Surgery Varies Widely in U.S.
    (19-Jun-2014)
    Fees have no reflection on quality, researchers say

  • Mouse Study Supports Notion of 'Tanning Addiction'
    (19-Jun-2014)
    'Feel-good' hormones respond to daily UV light exposure, researchers find

  • Timing of Day's First Cigarette May Influence Lung Cancer Risk
    (19-Jun-2014)
    People who light up soon after rising might face higher odds for the disease, research shows

  • Cost of Prostate Cancer Surgery Varies Widely in U.S.
    (19-Jun-2014)
    Fees have no reflection on quality, researchers say

  • Mouse Study Supports Notion of 'Tanning Addiction'
    (19-Jun-2014)
    'Feel-good' hormones respond to daily UV light exposure, researchers find

  • Breast Cancer Surgery Rates Vary Greatly in Canada
    (18-Jun-2014)
    Those living farther from radiation centers more likely to receive mastectomy, study finds

  • Mammography Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths by 28 Percent: Study
    (18-Jun-2014)
    But experts say women still need risks, benefits spelled out

  • Popular Crohn's, Colitis Drugs Not Linked to Short-Term Cancer Risk: Study
    (18-Jun-2014)
    After nearly 4 years of follow-up, people taking the drugs were no more likely to develop cancer

  • Breast Cancer Surgery Rates Vary Greatly in Canada
    (18-Jun-2014)
    Those living farther from radiation centers more likely to receive mastectomy, study finds

  • Vitamin D: A Key to a Longer Life?
    (18-Jun-2014)
    But experts aren't sure that vitamin D is responsible for lower risk of dying from heart disease, cancer

  • Soy Foods Don't Seem to Protect Against Uterine Cancer: Researchers
    (18-Jun-2014)
    Japanese scientists find no association in large, five-year study

  • Mammography Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths by 28 Percent: Study
    (18-Jun-2014)
    But experts say women still need risks, benefits spelled out

  • Popular Crohn's, Colitis Drugs Not Linked to Short-Term Cancer Risk: Study
    (18-Jun-2014)
    After nearly 4 years of follow-up, people taking the drugs were no more likely to develop cancer

  • MRIs Plus Mammograms Best for High-Risk Women, Study Finds
    (17-Jun-2014)
    Canadian researchers say combination better for those at risk of breast cancer

  • MRIs Plus Mammograms Best for High-Risk Women, Study Finds
    (17-Jun-2014)
    Canadian researchers say combination better for those at risk of breast cancer

  • Older Breast Cancer Patients Do Follow Drug Therapy: Study
    (16-Jun-2014)
    7-year review finds adherence to recommendations for preventing cancer return

  • Study Ties Too Much Sitting to Risks for Certain Cancers
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Those with the most chair time had worse odds for colon, endometrial cancers, researchers suggest

  • Older Breast Cancer Patients Do Follow Drug Therapy: Study
    (16-Jun-2014)
    7-year review finds adherence to recommendations for preventing cancer return

  • Study Ties Too Much Sitting to Risks for Certain Cancers
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Those with the most chair time had worse odds for colon, endometrial cancers, researchers suggest

  • Study Ties Too Much Sitting to Risks for Certain Cancers
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Those with the most chair time had worse odds for colon, endometrial cancers, researchers suggest

  • Can Weight-Loss Surgery Lower Cancer Risk for the Obese?
    (13-Jun-2014)
    Study found it might cut chances to levels of normal-weight people, but experts view finding with caution

  • Lymphoseek Approved for Diagnosing Cancer Severity
    (13-Jun-2014)
    Imaging agent helps determine if squamous cell has spread to head and neck

  • Low Cholesterol Levels May Spell Trouble for Kidney Cancer Patients
    (12-Jun-2014)
    Study found it was associated with spread of disease, raised death risk

  • Childhood Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized: Study
    (12-Jun-2014)
    Findings show that ongoing health problems follow them long after they've beaten their disease

  • Cancer Survivors Face Mounting Costs of Continuing Medical Care: Study
    (12-Jun-2014)
    Their annual expenses were almost twice that of people who never had cancer, researchers report

  • Low Cholesterol Levels May Spell Trouble for Kidney Cancer Patients
    (12-Jun-2014)
    Study found it was associated with spread of disease, raised death risk

  • Tumor-Targeting Agent Attaches to Cancer Cells: Study
    (11-Jun-2014)
    New molecule may lead to improvements in detection and treatment, researchers say

  • Red Meat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Eating more fish, nuts, poultry may help, but findings don't prove cause-and-effect

  • Tumor-Targeting Agent Attaches to Cancer Cells: Study
    (11-Jun-2014)
    New molecule may lead to improvements in detection and treatment, researchers say

  • Tumor-Targeting Agent Attaches to Cancer Cells: Study
    (11-Jun-2014)
    New molecule may lead to improvements in detection and treatment, researchers say

  • Red Meat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Eating more fish, nuts, poultry may help, but findings don't prove cause-and-effect

  • Tumor-Targeting Agent Attaches to Cancer Cells: Study
    (11-Jun-2014)
    New molecule may lead to improvements in detection and treatment, researchers say

  • Tumor-Targeting Agent Attaches to Cancer Cells: Study
    (11-Jun-2014)
    New molecule may lead to improvements in detection and treatment, researchers say

  • Tumor-Targeting Agent Attaches to Cancer Cells: Study
    (11-Jun-2014)
    New molecule may lead to improvements in detection and treatment, researchers say

  • Breast Cancer Drug Herceptin Linked to Risk of Heart Problems: Study
    (10-Jun-2014)
    But most of these effects reverse after women finish treatment, experts say

  • Moles May Be Harbinger of Higher Breast Cancer Risk
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Studies found that women with more moles on their arms had slightly higher chance of malignancies

  • Breast Cancer Drug Herceptin Linked to Risk of Heart Problems: Study
    (10-Jun-2014)
    But most of these effects reverse after women finish treatment, experts say

  • Moles May Be Harbinger of Higher Breast Cancer Risk
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Studies found that women with more moles on their arms had slightly higher chance of malignancies

  • Sophisticated Chest Scans May Raise Children's Lifetime Cancer Risk
    (09-Jun-2014)
    These imaging tests expose kids with heart disease to high doses of radiation, researchers report

  • Many Women With Breast Cancer Get Too Little Exercise
    (09-Jun-2014)
    Physical activity linked to improved survival odds, experts say

  • Sophisticated Chest Scans May Raise Children's Lifetime Cancer Risk
    (09-Jun-2014)
    These imaging tests expose kids with heart disease to high doses of radiation, researchers report

  • Many Women With Breast Cancer Get Too Little Exercise
    (09-Jun-2014)
    Physical activity linked to improved survival odds, experts say

  • Use Your 'ABCDE' to Spot Deadly Skin Cancer
    (08-Jun-2014)
    Tried and true checklist is best for warning signs of melanoma

  • Use Your 'ABCDE' to Spot Deadly Skin Cancer
    (08-Jun-2014)
    Tried and true checklist is best for warning signs of melanoma

  • It's Better to Prevent a Sunburn Than to Treat One, Dermatologist Says
    (07-Jun-2014)
    Sunscreen, shade and covering up can help protect against skin damage in the short- and long-term

  • It's Better to Prevent a Sunburn Than to Treat One, Dermatologist Says
    (07-Jun-2014)
    Sunscreen, shade and covering up can help protect against skin damage in the short- and long-term

  • Half a Million Cancers Prevented by Colon Screenings: Study
    (06-Jun-2014)
    Finding estimates success of colorectal exams over 30 years

  • Half a Million Cancers Prevented by Colon Screenings: Study
    (06-Jun-2014)
    Finding estimates success of colorectal exams over 30 years

  • Many Childhood Leukemia Survivors Aren't Taking 'Maintenance' Meds: Study
    (06-Jun-2014)
    These drugs help stop acute lymphocytic leukemia from coming back, experts note

  • Many Childhood Leukemia Survivors Aren't Taking 'Maintenance' Meds: Study
    (06-Jun-2014)
    These drugs help stop acute lymphocytic leukemia from coming back, experts note

  • Half a Million Cancers Prevented by Colon Screenings: Study
    (06-Jun-2014)
    Finding estimates success of colorectal exams over 30 years

  • Are You Eating Enough 'Powerhouse' Vegetables?
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Chard, beet greens are among the most nutrient-packed, report finds

  • No Drop in Smokeless Tobacco Use Among U.S. Workers: CDC
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Mining, construction fields hotbeds for products like snuff, survey finds

  • No Drop in Smokeless Tobacco Use Among U.S. Workers: CDC
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Mining, construction fields hotbeds for products like snuff, survey finds

  • No Drop in Smokeless Tobacco Use Among U.S. Workers: CDC
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Mining, construction fields hotbeds for products like snuff, survey finds

  • No Drop in Smokeless Tobacco Use Among U.S. Workers: CDC
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Mining, construction fields hotbeds for products like snuff, survey finds

  • Medicaid Patients Get Worse Cancer Care, Studies Contend
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Researchers found screening, treatments weren't as good as patients with private insurance

  • Medicaid Patients Get Worse Cancer Care, Studies Contend
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Researchers found screening, treatments weren't as good as patients with private insurance

  • Medicaid Patients Get Worse Cancer Care, Studies Contend
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Researchers found screening, treatments weren't as good as patients with private insurance

  • Medicaid Patients Get Worse Cancer Care, Studies Contend
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Researchers found screening, treatments weren't as good as patients with private insurance

  • Some Breast Cancer Patients May Get Drug-Linked Heart Failure: Study
    (03-Jun-2014)
    But many aren't getting treated for the condition, researchers say

  • First-Time Colon Cancer Screening May Be Beneficial for Elderly
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Healthy seniors might gain an extra month or more of life by getting checked, study suggests

  • Fish, Exercise May Help Thwart Colon Cancer's Return: Study
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Healthy habits important even when you're sick, researcher says

  • Some Breast Cancer Patients May Get Drug-Linked Heart Failure: Study
    (03-Jun-2014)
    But many aren't getting treated for the condition, researchers say

  • First-Time Colon Cancer Screening May Be Beneficial for Elderly
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Healthy seniors might gain an extra month or more of life by getting checked, study suggests

  • Fish, Exercise May Help Thwart Colon Cancer's Return: Study
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Healthy habits important even when you're sick, researcher says

  • Fish, Exercise May Help Thwart Colon Cancer's Return: Study
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Healthy habits important even when you're sick, researcher says

  • Certain Breast Cancer Patients May Need Little Treatment After Tumor Removal
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Study might provide an option to women with very small HER2-positive tumors

  • Immune-Based Treatment May Fight Advanced Cervical Cancer
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Therapy shows promise in small trial, but side effects were often severe

  • New Drug Shows Promise for Resistant Thyroid Cancer
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Lenvatinib shrunk tumors in 65 percent of those taking the drug, according to late-stage research

  • Immune-Based Treatment May Fight Advanced Cervical Cancer
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Therapy shows promise in small trial, but side effects were often severe

  • New Approach May Boost Survival From Advanced Prostate Cancer
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Adding generic docetaxel to standard hormonal treatment seems to have benefit, study shows

  • Melanoma Drug Trials Show Significant Promise
    (02-Jun-2014)
    By targeting immune system, new treatments extend average survival

  • Number of Cancer Survivors Will Reach 19 Million in Next Decade: Report
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Meeting their medical needs will become even more important in coming years, researcher says

  • Pair of Pills Shows Promise for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Preliminary findings suggest this experimental treatment might slow disease

  • 1 in 4 Smokers With Gene Defect May Get Lung Cancer
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Study finds smokers with gene normally linked to breast cancer appear to have a much higher risk of lung cancer

  • Experimental Drug May Extend Lung Cancer Survival, Study Suggests
    (02-Jun-2014)
    But experts debate significance of this expensive treatment

  • Certain Breast Cancer Patients May Need Little Treatment After Tumor Removal
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Study might provide an option to women with very small HER2-positive tumors

  • New Drug May Boost Survival for Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients: Study
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Enzalutamide also delays need for chemotherapy, researchers report

  • Breath Test May Spot Lung Cancer
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Researchers report test could also differentiate early and late stages of the disease

  • 1 in 4 Smokers With Gene Defect May Get Lung Cancer
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Study finds smokers with gene normally linked to breast cancer appear to have a much higher risk of lung cancer

  • Experimental Drug May Extend Lung Cancer Survival, Study Suggests
    (02-Jun-2014)
    But experts debate significance of this expensive treatment

  • Breath Test May Spot Lung Cancer
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Researchers report test could also differentiate early and late stages of the disease

  • Pair of Pills Shows Promise for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Preliminary findings suggest this experimental treatment might slow disease

  • New Approach May Boost Survival From Advanced Prostate Cancer
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Adding generic docetaxel to standard hormonal treatment seems to have benefit, study shows

  • New Drug May Boost Survival for Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients: Study
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Enzalutamide also delays need for chemotherapy, researchers report

  • Melanoma Drug Trials Show Significant Promise
    (02-Jun-2014)
    By targeting immune system, new treatments extend average survival

  • Experimental Drug May Extend Lung Cancer Survival, Study Suggests
    (02-Jun-2014)
    But experts debate significance of this expensive treatment

  • Newer Anti-Estrogen Treatment May Benefit Younger Breast Cancer Survivors
    (01-Jun-2014)
    Drug appears more effective than tamoxifen at reducing recurrence in premenopausal women: study

  • Newer Anti-Estrogen Treatment May Benefit Younger Breast Cancer Survivors
    (01-Jun-2014)
    Drug appears more effective than tamoxifen at reducing recurrence in premenopausal women: study

  • Drug May Lower Odds of Early Menopause in Breast Cancer Patients
    (30-May-2014)
    When added to chemotherapy, it also boosted survival rates, researchers report

  • Schizophrenia May Raise Dementia Risk in Older Adults
    (30-May-2014)
    Researchers find chances double for those with the mental illness, but their rates of cancer are lower

  • Drug May Lower Odds of Early Menopause in Breast Cancer Patients
    (30-May-2014)
    When added to chemotherapy, it also boosted survival rates, researchers report

  • Stopping Statins for Terminal Patients a Safe Option: Study
    (30-May-2014)
    They didn't die sooner, had better quality of life than those who kept taking cholesterol drugs, researchers say

  • 5 or More Bad Sunburns While Young Tied to Higher Melanoma Risk
    (30-May-2014)
    Odds for deadly skin cancer rise 80 percent, nurses' study finds

  • Prom Isn't a Good Reason to Hit the Tanning Salon
    (30-May-2014)
    Indoor tanning increases the risk of skin cancer, experts say

  • 5 or More Bad Sunburns While Young Tied to Higher Melanoma Risk
    (30-May-2014)
    Odds for deadly skin cancer rise 80 percent, nurses' study finds

  • Drug May Lower Odds of Early Menopause in Breast Cancer Patients
    (30-May-2014)
    When added to chemotherapy, it also boosted survival rates, researchers report

  • Abnormal Lung Scan May Be 'Teachable Moment' for Smokers
    (29-May-2014)
    Researchers find bad news motivates many to quit tobacco

  • Animal Trials Show Promise for Treating Eye Cancer
    (29-May-2014)
    Researchers target genetic mutations common among uveal melanoma patients

  • Viewing E-Cigarette Use May Keep Smokers From Quitting
    (29-May-2014)
    Seeing smokeless devices in action triggered urge for a regular cigarette in young smokers, study found

  • Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer Seen in Circumcised Blacks: Study
    (29-May-2014)
    But findings still preliminary, need confirmation

  • FDA Orders New Warning Labels for Tanning Beds
    (29-May-2014)
    All sunlamp devices must warn against use by people under 18, agency says

  • Abnormal Lung Scan May Be 'Teachable Moment' for Smokers
    (29-May-2014)
    Researchers find bad news motivates many to quit tobacco

  • Viewing E-Cigarette Use May Keep Smokers From Quitting
    (29-May-2014)
    Seeing smokeless devices in action triggered urge for a regular cigarette in young smokers, study found

  • Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer Seen in Circumcised Blacks: Study
    (29-May-2014)
    But findings still preliminary, need confirmation

  • Animal Trials Show Promise for Treating Eye Cancer
    (29-May-2014)
    Researchers target genetic mutations common among uveal melanoma patients

  • FDA Orders New Warning Labels for Tanning Beds
    (29-May-2014)
    All sunlamp devices must warn against use by people under 18, agency says

  • Indoor Tanning Ups Melanoma Risk, Even Without Burning: Study
    (28-May-2014)
    Expert warns against trying for a pre-summer glow

  • Indoor Tanning Ups Melanoma Risk, Even Without Burning: Study
    (28-May-2014)
    Expert warns against trying for a pre-summer glow

  • New Guidelines Recommend Longer Tamoxifen Treatment
    (27-May-2014)
    Breast cancer survivors may benefit from taking the estrogen-blocking drug for up to 10 years, experts say

  • Memory Problems After Chemo Linked to Brain Changes
    (27-May-2014)
    Study finds drop in brain activity during multitasking in women who had chemotherapy for breast cancer

  • Cancer Center Ads Focus on Emotions More Than Facts, Study Finds
    (27-May-2014)
    Researchers say it's not clear whether this sways patients when making treatment decisions

  • New Guidelines Recommend Longer Tamoxifen Treatment
    (27-May-2014)
    Breast cancer survivors may benefit from taking the estrogen-blocking drug for up to 10 years, experts say

  • Task Force Recommends Hep B Screening for High-Risk People
    (27-May-2014)
    Vaccine, antiviral treatments make it worthwhile to spot chronic condition early, researcher says

  • Your Income Might Influence Your Risk for Certain Cancers
    (27-May-2014)
    Lifestyle-related disease, such as lung cancer, is more common among the poor, researchers find

  • Memory Problems After Chemo Linked to Brain Changes
    (27-May-2014)
    Study finds drop in brain activity during multitasking in women who had chemotherapy for breast cancer

  • Memory Problems After Chemo Linked to Brain Changes
    (27-May-2014)
    Study finds drop in brain activity during multitasking in women who had chemotherapy for breast cancer

  • Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun
    (26-May-2014)
    Cover up or slather on the sunscreen to protect skin from the sun, even on cloudy says, advise experts

  • Type of Kidney Disease May Dictate Cancer Risk
    (22-May-2014)
    Study of transplant recipients finds prospects best with polycystic kidney disease

  • Type of Kidney Disease May Dictate Cancer Risk
    (22-May-2014)
    Study of transplant recipients finds prospects best with polycystic kidney disease

  • Exercise Linked to Improved Bladder Cancer Survival
    (21-May-2014)
    But smoking and a delayed diagnosis might boost the risk of dying from the disease, researchers warn

  • Double Mastectomy Often Not Needed, Study Finds
    (21-May-2014)
    Most women who have both breasts removed have low risk of opposite-breast cancer, researchers say

  • Exercise Linked to Improved Bladder Cancer Survival
    (21-May-2014)
    But smoking and a delayed diagnosis might boost the risk of dying from the disease, researchers warn

  • Double Mastectomy Often Not Needed, Study Finds
    (21-May-2014)
    Most women who have both breasts removed have low risk of opposite-breast cancer, researchers say

  • Diet, Lifestyle Affect Prostate Cancer Risk, Studies Find
    (20-May-2014)
    Eating high-fiber carbs, drinking less milk, avoiding diabetes and heart risk factors may help cut risk

  • Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults May Carry HPV
    (20-May-2014)
    But study finds only 4 of 103 people whose DNA was tested had the cancer-causing strain of the virus

  • Blood Test May Spot Pancreatic Cancer Earlier
    (20-May-2014)
    Other research cites advances in treatment of this deadly disease

  • Gene Tests May Improve Lung Cancer Care: Study
    (20-May-2014)
    Screening for mutations helps doctors choose targeted therapies that could increase survival, researchers say

  • Gene Tests May Improve Lung Cancer Care: Study
    (20-May-2014)
    Screening for mutations helps doctors choose targeted therapies that could increase survival, researchers say

  • Blood Test May Spot Pancreatic Cancer Earlier
    (20-May-2014)
    Other research cites advances in treatment of this deadly disease

  • Diet, Lifestyle Affect Prostate Cancer Risk, Studies Find
    (20-May-2014)
    Eating high-fiber carbs, drinking less milk, avoiding diabetes and heart risk factors may help cut risk

  • Gene Tests May Improve Lung Cancer Care: Study
    (20-May-2014)
    Screening for mutations helps doctors choose targeted therapies that could increase survival, researchers say

  • Dogs May Help Spot Human Prostate Cancers, Study Finds
    (19-May-2014)
    With training, 2 dogs smelled urine samples and detected tumors with nearly 100 percent accuracy

  • Experts Debate Value of Self-Exam for Testicular Cancer
    (19-May-2014)
    Researchers say study shows it saves money, but others note it doesn't appear to save lives

  • Pancreatic Cancer Will Be 2nd Deadliest Cancer by 2030: Study
    (19-May-2014)
    Prediction highlights need for more research on this difficult-to-diagnose, treat disease, U.S. experts say

  • Pancreatic Cancer Will Be 2nd Deadliest Cancer by 2030: Study
    (19-May-2014)
    Prediction highlights need for more research on this difficult-to-diagnose, treat disease, U.S. experts say

  • Dogs May Help Spot Human Prostate Cancers, Study Finds
    (19-May-2014)
    With training, 2 dogs smelled urine samples and detected tumors with nearly 100 percent accuracy

  • Experts Debate Value of Self-Exam for Testicular Cancer
    (19-May-2014)
    Researchers say study shows it saves money, but others note it doesn't appear to save lives

  • Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer Nearly Twice as Common in Black Women: Study
    (16-May-2014)
    Income differences didn't account for higher risk, researchers report

  • Surgery Isn't Only Option for Women With Ovarian Cancer Genes
    (16-May-2014)
    Breast-feeding, birth control pills and getting fallopian tubes tied may also cut cancer risk, study finds

  • Surgery Isn't Only Option for Women With Ovarian Cancer Genes
    (16-May-2014)
    Breast-feeding, birth control pills and getting fallopian tubes tied may also cut cancer risk, study finds

  • Dogs Join Fight Against Bone Cancer
    (15-May-2014)
    FDA-approved drugs to be tested on canines with bone cancer that also affects humans

  • Obesity May Raise Breast Cancer Death Risk for Some Women
    (15-May-2014)
    Study found younger, obese patients with estrogen receptor-positive disease were more likely to die

  • Could a Blood Test Predict Breast Cancer's Return?
    (15-May-2014)
    Study suggests routine sample might provide information critical to treatment

  • Obesity May Raise Breast Cancer Death Risk for Some Women
    (15-May-2014)
    Study found younger, obese patients with estrogen receptor-positive disease were more likely to die

  • Scientists Get Closer to the Stem Cells That May Drive Cancers
    (15-May-2014)
    Researchers say a rare and unique tumor cell appears to help a form of blood cancer mutate and spread

  • Could a Blood Test Predict Breast Cancer's Return?
    (15-May-2014)
    Study suggests routine sample might provide information critical to treatment

  • Scientists Get Closer to the Stem Cells That May Drive Cancers
    (15-May-2014)
    Researchers say a rare and unique tumor cell appears to help a form of blood cancer mutate and spread

  • Prescription Drug Use Continues to Climb in U.S.
    (14-May-2014)
    CDC report says most common medications are for heart disease and high cholesterol

  • Some Prostate Cancer Patients Might Safely Delay Hormonal Therapy: Study
    (14-May-2014)
    Even if PSA levels are rising, postponing the treatment may boost quality of life without lowering survival

  • Unneeded Cancer Care Is Rare, Study Finds
    (14-May-2014)
    Challenges belief that inappropriate treatments fuel health care costs, researcher says

  • Stepped-Up Screening Would Uncover More Lung Cancers, Study Says
    (14-May-2014)
    But the scans and follow-up care would be expensive

  • Stepped-Up Screening Would Uncover More Lung Cancers, Study Says
    (14-May-2014)
    But the scans and follow-up care would be expensive

  • Some Prostate Cancer Patients Might Safely Delay Hormonal Therapy: Study
    (14-May-2014)
    Even if PSA levels are rising, postponing the treatment may boost quality of life without lowering survival

  • Lung Cancer Not on Many Women's Radar: Survey
    (13-May-2014)
    Although lung cancer is biggest cancer killer, women believe breast cancer is a bigger concern

  • Lung Cancer Not on Many Women's Radar: Survey
    (13-May-2014)
    Although lung cancer is biggest cancer killer, women believe breast cancer is a bigger concern

  • Lung Cancer Not on Many Women's Radar: Survey
    (13-May-2014)
    Although lung cancer is biggest cancer killer, women believe breast cancer is a bigger concern

  • U.S. Cervical Cancer Rates Higher Than Thought
    (12-May-2014)
    Rates highest in women 65 to 69, and black women, say researchers using revised data

  • U.S. Cervical Cancer Rates Higher Than Thought
    (12-May-2014)
    Rates highest in women 65 to 69, and black women, say researchers using revised data

  • Skin Cancer Prevention Tips
    (11-May-2014)
    Most lesions are treatable if caught early, says expert

  • Skin Cancer Prevention Tips
    (11-May-2014)
    Most lesions are treatable if caught early, says expert

  • Just Seeing a Doctor May Boost the Odds of Surviving Melanoma
    (09-May-2014)
    Study finds link between checkups and lower death rates from the dangerous skin cancer

  • Just Seeing a Doctor May Boost the Odds of Surviving Melanoma
    (09-May-2014)
    Study finds link between checkups and lower death rates from the dangerous skin cancer

  • One Woman's Cancer Battle Highlights Promise of New Treatment
    (08-May-2014)
    Melinda Bachini received experimental therapy that used her own immune cells to shrink her tumors

  • Ultrasound of Lymph Nodes No Less Accurate for Obese Women, Study Says
    (07-May-2014)
    Findings are 'reassuring' for breast cancer patients, according to researcher

  • Nail Salons' Drying Lamps Carry Small Cancer Risk
    (07-May-2014)
    Study of various lamps at 16 salons suggests low carcinogenic potential

  • Ultrasound of Lymph Nodes No Less Accurate for Obese Women, Study Says
    (07-May-2014)
    Findings are 'reassuring' for breast cancer patients, according to researcher

  • Screening May Help Boost Liver Cancer Survival Rates
    (07-May-2014)
    Simple tests for people with scarring of the liver spot tumors early, researchers report

  • Nail Salons' Drying Lamps Carry Small Cancer Risk
    (07-May-2014)
    Study of various lamps at 16 salons suggests low carcinogenic potential

  • Experts Issue Treatment Guidelines for Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer
    (05-May-2014)
    Up to one-fifth of patients will have these 'HER2-positive' tumors, oncologists' group says

  • Major Women's Health Study Paid Big Dividends
    (05-May-2014)
    Scientists say HRT research has returned $140 for every $1 spent on the $260 million trial

  • New Colon Polyp Removal Method May Be Easier on Patients
    (05-May-2014)
    Shorter hospital stays, less blood loss, earlier return to normal eating seen in study

  • Experts Issue Treatment Guidelines for Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer
    (05-May-2014)
    Up to one-fifth of patients will have these 'HER2-positive' tumors, oncologists' group says

  • New Colon Polyp Removal Method May Be Easier on Patients
    (05-May-2014)
    Shorter hospital stays, less blood loss, earlier return to normal eating seen in study

  • Major Women's Health Study Paid Big Dividends
    (05-May-2014)
    Scientists say HRT research has returned $140 for every $1 spent on the $260 million trial

  • Low Vitamin D Linked to Aggressive, Advanced Prostate Cancers: Study
    (01-May-2014)
    Adequate levels may help keep cell growth in check, but researchers say more study needed

  • Southeastern States Have Highest Rates of Preventable Deaths
    (01-May-2014)
    Modifiable risk factors could help combat scourges like heart disease, cancer, CDC says

  • Low Vitamin D Linked to Aggressive, Advanced Prostate Cancers: Study
    (01-May-2014)
    Adequate levels may help keep cell growth in check, but researchers say more study needed

  • Radiation May Equal Surgery, With Easier Recovery, for Cancerous Lymph Nodes
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Study of breast cancer patients found fewer complications with nonsurgical treatment

  • 'Freezing' Technique May Work for Some Women With Early Breast Cancer
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Less invasive procedure destroyed all cancer cells when tumor was 1 centimeter or less

  • Radiation May Equal Surgery, With Easier Recovery, for Cancerous Lymph Nodes
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Study of breast cancer patients found fewer complications with nonsurgical treatment

  • 'Freezing' Technique May Work for Some Women With Early Breast Cancer
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Less invasive procedure destroyed all cancer cells when tumor was 1 centimeter or less

  • Lung Cancer Surgery May Be Safest at High-Volume Hospitals, Study Finds
    (29-Apr-2014)
    But death rate higher after 90 days surprises researchers

  • HPV-Linked Oral Cancers May Not Be 'Contagious'
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Kissing doesn't seem to raise rate of viral infection between committed partners, study finds

  • Lung Cancer Surgery May Be Safest at High-Volume Hospitals, Study Finds
    (29-Apr-2014)
    But death rate higher after 90 days surprises researchers

  • HPV-Linked Oral Cancers May Not Be 'Contagious'
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Kissing doesn't seem to raise rate of viral infection between committed partners, study finds

  • HPV-Linked Oral Cancers May Not Be 'Contagious'
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Kissing doesn't seem to raise rate of viral infection between committed partners, study finds

  • Joblessness an Unwanted Side Effect of Chemo for Breast Cancer
    (28-Apr-2014)
    Survey found over one-third who had the drug therapy were unemployed four years later

  • Joblessness an Unwanted Side Effect of Chemo for Breast Cancer
    (28-Apr-2014)
    Survey found over one-third who had the drug therapy were unemployed four years later

  • Y Chromosome Loss Linked to Higher Cancer Risk in Men
    (28-Apr-2014)
    But researchers still don't know if testing seniors would be worthwhile

  • Joblessness an Unwanted Side Effect of Chemo for Breast Cancer
    (28-Apr-2014)
    Survey found over one-third who had the drug therapy were unemployed four years later

  • Smoking, Drinking Combo Raises Odds for Esophageal Cancer
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Study found having both unhealthy habits doubled risk of malignancy compared to having just one

  • Smoking, Drinking Combo Raises Odds for Esophageal Cancer
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Study found having both unhealthy habits doubled risk of malignancy compared to having just one

  • FDA Approves HPV Test as Initial Screen for Cervical Cancer
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Detects presence of high-risk strains of virus believed to cause disease

  • FDA Approves HPV Test as Initial Screen for Cervical Cancer
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Detects presence of high-risk strains of virus believed to cause disease

  • Aspirin's Ability to Prevent Colon Cancer May Depend on Your Genes
    (23-Apr-2014)
    Benefit was seen only with enzyme present, but study isn't definitive

  • People Seek Out Health Info When Famous Person Dies
    (23-Apr-2014)
    Survey found Steve Jobs' death in 2011 spurred Americans to learn more about pancreatic cancer

  • People With Kidney Disease Show Higher Cancer Risk in Study
    (23-Apr-2014)
    More research is needed to understand the link, experts say

  • Aspirin's Ability to Prevent Colon Cancer May Depend on Your Genes
    (23-Apr-2014)
    Benefit was seen only with enzyme present, but study isn't definitive

  • False-Positive Mammograms Don't Deter Women From Future Screening: Study
    (21-Apr-2014)
    While most experienced short-term anxiety, it was gone within a year, researchers say

  • False-Positive Mammograms Don't Deter Women From Future Screening: Study
    (21-Apr-2014)
    While most experienced short-term anxiety, it was gone within a year, researchers say

  • So-Called 'Apple Shape' Not a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer: Study
    (18-Apr-2014)
    Overweight, not waist size, was tied to higher odds of developing disease in older women

  • So-Called 'Apple Shape' Not a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer: Study
    (18-Apr-2014)
    Overweight, not waist size, was tied to higher odds of developing disease in older women

  • Quarter of Prostate Cancer Patients May Abandon 'Watchful Waiting' Approach
    (17-Apr-2014)
    European study tracked how many men came back for regular checkups over 13 years

  • FDA Warns Against Procedure for Uterine Fibroids
    (17-Apr-2014)
    'Laparoscopic power morcellation' may increase women's cancer risk, agency says

  • Quarter of Prostate Cancer Patients May Abandon 'Watchful Waiting' Approach
    (17-Apr-2014)
    European study tracked how many men came back for regular checkups over 13 years

  • FDA Warns Against Procedure for Uterine Fibroids
    (17-Apr-2014)
    'Laparoscopic power morcellation' may increase women's cancer risk, agency says

  • Cancer 'Vaccine' for Advanced Disease Passes Early Hurdle
    (16-Apr-2014)
    But research is still in preliminary stages and there's no proof it will work

  • Placing Donor Windpipe First in Patient's Arm Helps With Transplant
    (16-Apr-2014)
    Technique allows withdrawal of anti-rejection drugs after a year

  • Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer's Return
    (15-Apr-2014)
    Study found DNA-based screen was more than 90 percent accurate in predicting recurrence

  • Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer's Return
    (15-Apr-2014)
    Study found DNA-based screen was more than 90 percent accurate in predicting recurrence

  • Cheaper 'Gene Panel' Screening May Reveal Cancer Risks
    (14-Apr-2014)
    Study suggests this as alternative to whole genome sequencing

  • Cervical Cancer Vaccine Program in England a Success, Researchers Report
    (14-Apr-2014)
    Infections with strains of HPV believed to cause disease dropped after immunization effort

  • Cervical Cancer Vaccine Program in England a Success, Researchers Report
    (14-Apr-2014)
    Infections with strains of HPV believed to cause disease dropped after immunization effort

  • Cheaper 'Gene Panel' Screening May Reveal Cancer Risks
    (14-Apr-2014)
    Study suggests this as alternative to whole genome sequencing

  • Cheaper 'Gene Panel' Screening May Reveal Cancer Risks
    (14-Apr-2014)
    Study suggests this as alternative to whole genome sequencing

  • Vegetables in Childhood May Benefit Breast Health
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Girls who ate carotenoid-rich foods less likely to have breast conditions, study finds

  • After Skin Cancer, Removable Model Replaces Real Ear
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Attached by implanted magnets, prosthetic ear helps Chicago patient feel 'normal' again

  • Vegetables in Childhood May Benefit Breast Health
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Girls who ate carotenoid-rich foods less likely to have breast conditions, study finds

  • After Skin Cancer, Removable Model Replaces Real Ear
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Attached by implanted magnets, prosthetic ear helps Chicago patient feel 'normal' again

  • Age a Big Factor in Colon Surgery Complications, Study Finds
    (10-Apr-2014)
    People over 80, especially, had greater need for post-op emergency care, researchers say

  • Age a Big Factor in Colon Surgery Complications, Study Finds
    (10-Apr-2014)
    People over 80, especially, had greater need for post-op emergency care, researchers say

  • High-Fat Diet May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Study found women who ate the most saturated fat were more likely to develop tumors

  • Obesity May Shorten Colon Cancer Survival
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Patients' risk of death rises with every 5-point increase in BMI, study suggests

  • Obesity May Shorten Colon Cancer Survival
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Patients' risk of death rises with every 5-point increase in BMI, study suggests

  • High-Fat Diet May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Study found women who ate the most saturated fat were more likely to develop tumors

  • A Failing Mind May Mean Lower Cancer Death Risk, Study Suggests
    (09-Apr-2014)
    But scientists aren't sure why dementia seems linked to fewer malignancies

  • Irregular Periods May Be Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer, Study Suggests
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Preliminary finding might eventually offer clue to which women would benefit from early screening

  • Study Links Coffee to Lower Liver Cancer Risk
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Daily drinkers had reduced risk of the most common form of liver malignancy, but researchers can't say why

  • Irregular Periods May Be Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer, Study Suggests
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Preliminary finding might eventually offer clue to which women would benefit from early screening

  • Obesity May Shorten Colon Cancer Survival
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Patients' risk of death rises with every 5-point increase in BMI, study suggests

  • Could Daughter's Cancer Risk Be Affected by Father's Age at Birth?
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Early study tied younger dads to higher odds of breast, ovarian tumors, and older dads to increased risk of uterine disease

  • Could Daughter's Cancer Risk Be Affected by Father's Age at Birth?
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Early study tied younger dads to higher odds of breast, ovarian tumors, and older dads to increased risk of uterine disease

  • Chemo Might Give Certain Lung Cancer Patients an Edge
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Traditional treatment offers small advantage for people without a specific gene mutation, study says

  • Experimental Drug Shows Early Promise for Some Cases of Advanced Melanoma
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Helps immune system recognize, kill cancer cells, researchers explain

  • Chemo Might Give Certain Lung Cancer Patients an Edge
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Traditional treatment offers small advantage for people without a specific gene mutation, study says

  • Could Daughter's Cancer Risk Be Affected by Father's Age at Birth?
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Early study tied younger dads to higher odds of breast, ovarian tumors, and older dads to increased risk of uterine disease

  • Experimental Drug Shows Early Promise for Some Cases of Advanced Melanoma
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Helps immune system recognize, kill cancer cells, researchers explain

  • Could Daughter's Cancer Risk Be Affected by Father's Age at Birth?
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Early study tied younger dads to higher odds of breast, ovarian tumors, and older dads to increased risk of uterine disease

  • Chemo Might Give Certain Lung Cancer Patients an Edge
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Traditional treatment offers small advantage for people without a specific gene mutation, study says

  • Experimental Breast Cancer Drug Seems Safe, Effective for Advanced Disease
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Preliminary results look promising, experts say

  • DNA Test May Gauge Risk of Prostate Cancer's Return
    (07-Apr-2014)
    New method offers 80 percent accuracy, researchers say

  • Experimental Breast Cancer Drug Seems Safe, Effective for Advanced Disease
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Preliminary results look promising, experts say

  • DNA Test May Gauge Risk of Prostate Cancer's Return
    (07-Apr-2014)
    New method offers 80 percent accuracy, researchers say

  • Diabetes Tied to Higher Risk of Pancreatic Cancer in Study
    (04-Apr-2014)
    But it's not always clear which disease comes first, researchers say

  • Melanoma Death Risk Higher for Men Living Alone?
    (04-Apr-2014)
    Dangerous skin cancer often detected at advanced stages in this group, Swedish researchers say

  • Diabetes Tied to Higher Risk of Pancreatic Cancer in Study
    (04-Apr-2014)
    But it's not always clear which disease comes first, researchers say

  • Melanoma Death Risk Higher for Men Living Alone?
    (04-Apr-2014)
    Dangerous skin cancer often detected at advanced stages in this group, Swedish researchers say

  • Fertility Drugs May Not Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (03-Apr-2014)
    But subset of women who took Clomid for more than 12 cycles appeared more likely to get invasive breast cancer

  • Fertility Drugs May Not Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (03-Apr-2014)
    But subset of women who took Clomid for more than 12 cycles appeared more likely to get invasive breast cancer

  • Doctors' Skill at Colonoscopy May Affect Patients' Colon Cancer Risk: Study
    (02-Apr-2014)
    You can ask your physician for polyp detection rates, experts say

  • More Doctors Than Consumers Favor Legalizing Medical Marijuana: Survey
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Cancer and blood specialists most likely to support drug's use for health problems

  • Doctors' Skill at Colonoscopy May Affect Patients' Colon Cancer Risk: Study
    (02-Apr-2014)
    You can ask your physician for polyp detection rates, experts say

  • New Review Suggests Benefits of Annual Mammograms Are Overstated
    (01-Apr-2014)
    Analysis of 50 years of clinical data adds to controversy over who should be screened, how often

  • Fruits and Veggies May Reduce Death Risk, Study Suggests
    (01-Apr-2014)
    Large 12-year review found the more daily portions you eat, the better off you are

  • New Review Suggests Benefits of Annual Mammograms Are Overstated
    (01-Apr-2014)
    Analysis of 50 years of clinical data adds to controversy over who should be screened, how often

  • Cialis May Not Prevent Impotence in Men Treated for Prostate Cancer
    (01-Apr-2014)
    Study sees little value in taking the drug during radiation treatment

  • Cialis May Not Prevent Impotence in Men Treated for Prostate Cancer
    (01-Apr-2014)
    Study sees little value in taking the drug during radiation treatment

  • Certain Colon Cancer Patients Might Benefit From Aspirin, Study Says
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Experts divided over whether drug should be added to treatment

  • Certain Colon Cancer Patients Might Benefit From Aspirin, Study Says
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Experts divided over whether drug should be added to treatment

  • Certain Colon Cancer Patients Might Benefit From Aspirin, Study Says
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Experts divided over whether drug should be added to treatment

  • Many Breast Cancer Survivors Suffer Financially, Study Finds
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Doctors urged to consider treatment implications for their patients

  • FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Approval of At-Home Colon Cancer Test
    (28-Mar-2014)
    DNA analysis of stool boosts accuracy rate of Cologuard to more than 90 percent, researchers say

  • Many Breast Cancer Survivors Suffer Financially, Study Finds
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Doctors urged to consider treatment implications for their patients

  • Lung Cancer Diagnosis Takes Toll on Patients' Sex Lives, Experts Say
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Large percentage of patients experience sexual dysfunction linked to emotional issues

  • FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Approval of At-Home Colon Cancer Test
    (28-Mar-2014)
    DNA analysis of stool boosts accuracy rate of Cologuard to more than 90 percent, researchers say

  • Lung Cancer Diagnosis Takes Toll on Patients' Sex Lives, Experts Say
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Large percentage of patients experience sexual dysfunction linked to emotional issues

  • FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Approval of At-Home Colon Cancer Test
    (28-Mar-2014)
    DNA analysis of stool boosts accuracy rate of Cologuard to more than 90 percent, researchers say

  • Slight Drop in Rate of Advanced Cancers, CDC Says
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Number of cases where tumors have spread beyond origins declined, but experts say more can be done

  • Slight Drop in Rate of Advanced Cancers, CDC Says
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Number of cases where tumors have spread beyond origins declined, but experts say more can be done

  • Slight Drop in Rate of Advanced Cancers, CDC Says
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Number of cases where tumors have spread beyond origins declined, but experts say more can be done

  • Slight Drop in Rate of Advanced Cancers, CDC Says
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Number of cases where tumors have spread beyond origins declined, but experts say more can be done

  • Slight Drop in Rate of Advanced Cancers, CDC Says
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Number of cases where tumors have spread beyond origins declined, but experts say more can be done

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Drug-Resistant Lung Cancer
    (26-Mar-2014)
    Ceritinib might become standard when crizotinib fails, researchers say

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Drug-Resistant Lung Cancer
    (26-Mar-2014)
    Ceritinib might become standard when crizotinib fails, researchers say

  • Treatment May Prevent Esophagus Condition From Progressing to Cancer
    (25-Mar-2014)
    In study of patients with Barrett's esophagus, those who received radio-frequency ablation fared better

  • Experts Warn About Skin Cancer 'Treatments' Sold Online
    (25-Mar-2014)
    Scarring, more disease recurrence seen when patients use unproven skin salves

  • Treatment May Prevent Esophagus Condition From Progressing to Cancer
    (25-Mar-2014)
    In study of patients with Barrett's esophagus, those who received radio-frequency ablation fared better

  • Experts Warn About Skin Cancer 'Treatments' Sold Online
    (25-Mar-2014)
    Scarring, more disease recurrence seen when patients use unproven skin salves

  • Targeted Radiation Might Help Fight Advanced Breast Cancer: Study
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Therapy kills small vessels that feed liver tumors linked to breast cancer's spread

  • New Guidelines Might Limit Need for Lymph Node Removal for Breast Cancer
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Recommendation could spare many women discomfort from painful arm swelling, experts say

  • For Women's Cancers, Where You're Treated Matters
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Patients at highest-volume hospitals live more than a year longer on average, study finds

  • Anti-Seizure Drug May Guard Against Some Cancers
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Study found use of valproic acid linked to 34 percent lower risk of head, neck tumors

  • Targeted Radiation Might Help Fight Advanced Breast Cancer: Study
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Therapy kills small vessels that feed liver tumors linked to breast cancer's spread

  • For Women's Cancers, Where You're Treated Matters
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Patients at highest-volume hospitals live more than a year longer on average, study finds

  • New Guidelines Might Limit Need for Lymph Node Removal for Breast Cancer
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Recommendation could spare many women discomfort from painful arm swelling, experts say

  • Anti-Seizure Drug May Guard Against Some Cancers
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Study found use of valproic acid linked to 34 percent lower risk of head, neck tumors

  • Anti-Seizure Drug May Guard Against Some Cancers
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Study found use of valproic acid linked to 34 percent lower risk of head, neck tumors

  • For Women's Cancers, Where You're Treated Matters
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Patients at highest-volume hospitals live more than a year longer on average, study finds

  • New Therapy May Shrink Enlarged Prostate With Fewer Side Effects: Study
    (24-Mar-2014)
    'Embolization' limits prostate's blood supply, but experts say more research is needed

  • For Women's Cancers, Where You're Treated Matters
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Patients at highest-volume hospitals live more than a year longer on average, study finds

  • Ways to Cut Your Colon Cancer Risk
    (22-Mar-2014)
    Experts advise regular screenings, high-fiber foods and exercise

  • Ways to Cut Your Colon Cancer Risk
    (22-Mar-2014)
    Experts advise regular screenings, high-fiber foods and exercise

  • Ways to Cut Your Colon Cancer Risk
    (22-Mar-2014)
    Experts advise regular screenings, high-fiber foods and exercise

  • Routine Mammograms Found Not Helpful for Most Women Over 70
    (21-Mar-2014)
    More harm than good can result, and decision should be made case by case, study says

  • Serious Health Issues May Await Survivors of Childhood Cancer
    (21-Mar-2014)
    Siblings don't share these same risks, study finds

  • Still Too Few Minority Participants in U.S. Clinical Trials, Study Finds
    (21-Mar-2014)
    More emphasis must be placed on recruiting minorities for research, investigators say

  • Routine Mammograms Found Not Helpful for Most Women Over 70
    (21-Mar-2014)
    More harm than good can result, and decision should be made case by case, study says

  • Daily Exercise Lowers Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (20-Mar-2014)
    Benefit varies by tumor type, but it's another reason to encourage physical activity, researchers say

  • Colonoscopy Is Good, Not Perfect
    (20-Mar-2014)
    6 percent of patients who received clean bill of health after procedure got colon cancer within 3 to 5 years, study found

  • Daily Exercise Lowers Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (20-Mar-2014)
    Benefit varies by tumor type, but it's another reason to encourage physical activity, researchers say

  • Colonoscopy Is Good, Not Perfect
    (20-Mar-2014)
    6 percent of patients who received clean bill of health after procedure got colon cancer within 3 to 5 years, study found

  • HPV-Linked Throat Cancer May Have Telltale First Symptoms
    (20-Mar-2014)
    Signs of potential trouble could be different in people without the virus, study suggests

  • HPV-Linked Throat Cancer May Have Telltale First Symptoms
    (20-Mar-2014)
    Signs of potential trouble could be different in people without the virus, study suggests

  • Colonoscopy Is Good, Not Perfect
    (20-Mar-2014)
    6 percent of patients who received clean bill of health after procedure got colon cancer within 3 to 5 years, study found

  • HPV-Linked Throat Cancer May Have Telltale First Symptoms
    (20-Mar-2014)
    Signs of potential trouble could be different in people without the virus, study suggests

  • Study Supports Radiation When Breast Cancer Spreads to Few Lymph Nodes
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Experts say new study may clear up questions as to whether the treatment is beneficial

  • New Stool Test Shows Promise as Colon Cancer Screen
    (19-Mar-2014)
    DNA analysis boosts accuracy rate to more than 90 percent, researchers say

  • Study Supports Radiation When Breast Cancer Spreads to Few Lymph Nodes
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Experts say new study may clear up questions as to whether the treatment is beneficial

  • New Stool Test Shows Promise as Colon Cancer Screen
    (19-Mar-2014)
    DNA analysis boosts accuracy rate to more than 90 percent, researchers say

  • New Stool Test Shows Promise as Colon Cancer Screen
    (19-Mar-2014)
    DNA analysis boosts accuracy rate to more than 90 percent, researchers say

  • Colon Cancer Cases Decline for Older Americans
    (17-Mar-2014)
    American Cancer Society report finds 30 percent drop between 2000-2010, tied to better screening

  • Colon Cancer Cases Decline for Older Americans
    (17-Mar-2014)
    American Cancer Society report finds 30 percent drop between 2000-2010, tied to better screening

  • Meditation May Help Teens Cope With Cancer
    (14-Mar-2014)
    Practicing mindfulness lowers odds of depression, small study suggests

  • Diabetes Linked With Lower Cancer Survival: Study
    (14-Mar-2014)
    Diabetic people may have issues that complicate and hamper cancer care, researchers say

  • Wider Waistline May Mean Shorter Lifespan: Study
    (14-Mar-2014)
    Evidence review suggests extra inches raise risk of dying younger, regardless of body weight

  • FDA Panel Recommends HPV Test As Replacement for Pap Smear
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Experts voted 13-0 that Roche's test was safe and effective as first step in cervical cancer screening

  • FDA Panel Recommends HPV Test As Replacement for Pap Smear
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Experts voted 13-0 that Roche's test was safe and effective as first step in cervical cancer screening

  • Newer Radiation Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer More Quickly: Study
    (12-Mar-2014)
    But researchers found less expensive treatment was more likely to lead to urinary complications

  • Experimental Drug May Boost Leukemia Survival, Without Chemo
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Idelalisib is being fast-tracked for FDA approval for use in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

  • Experimental Drug May Boost Leukemia Survival, Without Chemo
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Idelalisib is being fast-tracked for FDA approval for use in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

  • Experimental Drug May Boost Leukemia Survival, Without Chemo
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Idelalisib is being fast-tracked for FDA approval for use in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

  • Newer Radiation Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer More Quickly: Study
    (12-Mar-2014)
    But researchers found less expensive treatment was more likely to lead to urinary complications

  • Experimental Drug May Boost Leukemia Survival, Without Chemo
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Idelalisib is being fast-tracked for FDA approval for use in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

  • Whole-Genome Scans Not Quite Ready for Widespread Use: Study
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Tests are promising but not yet reliable enough, experts say

  • U.S. Could Face Shortage of Cancer Doctors
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Gap projected to reach nearly 1,500 specialists in a decade, American Society of Clinical Oncology cautions

  • Excess Weight a Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer: Report
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Review adds the disease to long list of tumors linked to obesity

  • Whole-Genome Scans Not Quite Ready for Widespread Use: Study
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Tests are promising but not yet reliable enough, experts say

  • Excess Weight a Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer: Report
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Review adds the disease to long list of tumors linked to obesity

  • Whole-Genome Scans Not Quite Ready for Widespread Use: Study
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Tests are promising but not yet reliable enough, experts say

  • Younger Skin Cancer Survivors May Be at Risk for Other Cancers
    (07-Mar-2014)
    Large study followed patients with nonmelanoma skin cancer for 6 years

  • Younger Skin Cancer Survivors May Be at Risk for Other Cancers
    (07-Mar-2014)
    Large study followed patients with nonmelanoma skin cancer for 6 years

  • Study Adds to Evidence That HPV Vaccine Helps Guard Against Cervical Cancer
    (06-Mar-2014)
    Large population of Australian women were protected to some degree after vaccination, researchers report

  • Study Adds to Evidence That HPV Vaccine Helps Guard Against Cervical Cancer
    (06-Mar-2014)
    Large population of Australian women were protected to some degree after vaccination, researchers report

  • Surgery May Benefit Younger Prostate Cancer Patients
    (06-Mar-2014)
    Study adds fodder to the operate vs. 'watch and wait' debate

  • Surgery May Benefit Younger Prostate Cancer Patients
    (06-Mar-2014)
    Study adds fodder to the operate vs. 'watch and wait' debate

  • Yoga May Help Breast Cancer Patients During Radiation Therapy
    (04-Mar-2014)
    Study found it lowered levels of stress hormones, reduced fatigue, improved quality of life

  • Yoga May Help Breast Cancer Patients During Radiation Therapy
    (04-Mar-2014)
    Study found it lowered levels of stress hormones, reduced fatigue, improved quality of life

  • Experimental Drug Helps Body Fight Advanced Melanoma: Study
    (03-Mar-2014)
    Some patients kept disease at bay for more than a year after last dose of nivolumab

  • Experimental Drug Helps Body Fight Advanced Melanoma: Study
    (03-Mar-2014)
    Some patients kept disease at bay for more than a year after last dose of nivolumab

  • Late-Stage Cancer Diagnosis More Likely in Uninsured Teens, Young Adults
    (27-Feb-2014)
    Those lacking health coverage are often male, black or Hispanic and from the South, study finds

  • Necks, Butts Growth Areas for U.S. Plastic Surgeons
    (26-Feb-2014)
    More than 15 million cosmetic surgeries and minimally invasive procedures performed in 2013

  • Necks, Butts Growth Areas for U.S. Plastic Surgeons
    (26-Feb-2014)
    More than 15 million cosmetic surgeries and minimally invasive procedures performed in 2013

  • Skin Cancer May Have Driven Evolution of Black Skin
    (26-Feb-2014)
    Researchers note that Africans without any dark pigment often die young of the disease

  • Study Sees No Evidence Linking Diabetes Drugs With Pancreatic Cancer
    (26-Feb-2014)
    But FDA assessment calls for further look at injectable type-2 treatments

  • Study Sees No Evidence Linking Diabetes Drugs With Pancreatic Cancer
    (26-Feb-2014)
    But FDA assessment calls for further look at injectable type-2 treatments

  • Skin Cancer May Have Driven Evolution of Black Skin
    (26-Feb-2014)
    Researchers note that Africans without any dark pigment often die young of the disease

  • Healthy Adults Shouldn't Take Vitamin E, Beta Carotene: Expert Panel
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Jury still out on whether multivitamins prevent cancer or heart disease, task force says

  • Healthy Adults Shouldn't Take Vitamin E, Beta Carotene: Expert Panel
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Jury still out on whether multivitamins prevent cancer or heart disease, task force says

  • Ovarian Cancer Gene May Point to Early Removal of Ovaries: Study
    (24-Feb-2014)
    In particular, women with BRCA1 mutation should have surgery by age 35, researchers say

  • Thyroid Tumors May Be More Dangerous for Cancer Survivors: Study
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Researchers still found 'excellent' survival rates for both primary, secondary disease

  • Ovarian Cancer Gene May Point to Early Removal of Ovaries: Study
    (24-Feb-2014)
    In particular, women with BRCA1 mutation should have surgery by age 35, researchers say

  • Ovarian Cancer Gene May Point to Early Removal of Ovaries: Study
    (24-Feb-2014)
    In particular, women with BRCA1 mutation should have surgery by age 35, researchers say

  • Ovarian Cancer Gene May Point to Early Removal of Ovaries: Study
    (24-Feb-2014)
    In particular, women with BRCA1 mutation should have surgery by age 35, researchers say

  • Advanced Tonsil Cancer May Respond Well to Targeted Radiation
    (21-Feb-2014)
    Early study sought to reduce patients' exposure to radiation's side effects

  • Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Might Double Chances of Prostate Cancer
    (21-Feb-2014)
    Risk was highest when men had high or low levels of selenium already in their body

  • Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Might Double Chances of Prostate Cancer
    (21-Feb-2014)
    Risk was highest when men had high or low levels of selenium already in their body

  • Advanced Tonsil Cancer May Respond Well to Targeted Radiation
    (21-Feb-2014)
    Early study sought to reduce patients' exposure to radiation's side effects

  • More Evidence That HPV Vaccine Might Lower Cervical Cancer Risk
    (20-Feb-2014)
    Danish study finds reduction in precancerous lesions for women who got vaccinated in girlhood

  • 'Fat Hormone' Tied to Higher Colon Cancer Risk in Obese Men
    (20-Feb-2014)
    More precancerous polyps seen in small study as body fat increased

  • 'Fat Hormone' Tied to Higher Colon Cancer Risk in Obese Men
    (20-Feb-2014)
    More precancerous polyps seen in small study as body fat increased

  • Head, Throat Cancer Survival May Be Longer if Tumor Caused by HPV: Study
    (20-Feb-2014)
    Patients with recurrent disease seem to 'do better' if cancer is tied to the virus, researcher says

  • More Evidence That HPV Vaccine Might Lower Cervical Cancer Risk
    (20-Feb-2014)
    Danish study finds reduction in precancerous lesions for women who got vaccinated in girlhood

  • Surge in Thyroid Cancer Cases May Be Due to Overdiagnoses: Study
    (20-Feb-2014)
    Many might be getting unnecessary treatment for slow-growing disease, some experts say

  • Head, Throat Cancer Survival May Be Longer if Tumor Caused by HPV: Study
    (20-Feb-2014)
    Patients with recurrent disease seem to 'do better' if cancer is tied to the virus, researcher says

  • Avastin Shows Mixed Results Against Different Cancers
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Drug improved survival by 4 months with cervical cancer, but no such benefit seen with brain tumors

  • Avastin Shows Mixed Results Against Different Cancers
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Drug improved survival by 4 months with cervical cancer, but no such benefit seen with brain tumors

  • Avastin Shows Mixed Results Against Different Cancers
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Drug improved survival by 4 months with cervical cancer, but no such benefit seen with brain tumors

  • Radiation-Free Cancer Scans: Coming Soon?
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Children might benefit most from new way to detect tumors, but experts say more research is needed

  • Instructional Video Improves Skin Cancer Diagnoses in Older Men: Study
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Whole-body exams more common among film viewers

  • Experimental Therapy Shows Promise Against Type of Adult Leukemia
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Genetic tweak of patient's immune cells boosted chances of remission in advanced cases

  • Gene Variations Leave Infants at Risk of Leukemia, Study Suggests
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Finding might one day point the way to a cure, researchers say

  • Avastin Shows Mixed Results Against Different Cancers
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Drug improved survival by 4 months with cervical cancer, but no such benefit seen with brain tumors

  • Experimental Therapy Shows Promise Against Type of Adult Leukemia
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Genetic tweak of patient's immune cells boosted chances of remission in advanced cases

  • Gene Variations Leave Infants at Risk of Leukemia, Study Suggests
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Finding might one day point the way to a cure, researchers say

  • Avastin Shows Mixed Results Against Different Cancers
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Drug improved survival by 4 months with cervical cancer, but no such benefit seen with brain tumors

  • Instructional Video Improves Skin Cancer Diagnoses in Older Men: Study
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Whole-body exams more common among film viewers

  • Avastin Shows Mixed Results Against Different Cancers
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Drug improved survival by 4 months with cervical cancer, but no such benefit seen with brain tumors

  • More Breast Cancer Patients Choosing Reconstructive Surgery, Study Finds
    (18-Feb-2014)
    But rates vary widely from state to state, and doctors worry that not all women have equal access to procedures

  • More Breast Cancer Patients Choosing Reconstructive Surgery, Study Finds
    (18-Feb-2014)
    But rates vary widely from state to state, and doctors worry that not all women have equal access to procedures

  • Beauty, Not Health May Spur Teens to Use Sunscreen
    (17-Feb-2014)
    Tanning's damaging effect on looks mattered more to teens than skin cancer risks, study found

  • Beauty, Not Health May Spur Teens to Use Sunscreen
    (17-Feb-2014)
    Tanning's damaging effect on looks mattered more to teens than skin cancer risks, study found

  • Three Groups Miss Out on Colon Cancer Survival Gains, Study Says
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Blacks, Hispanics and elderly have benefitted less from treatment advances

  • Indoor Tanning Laws Help Keep Teen Girls Away, Study Finds
    (14-Feb-2014)
    In states that had some restrictions in place, use of tanning beds dropped 30 percent

  • Three Groups Miss Out on Colon Cancer Survival Gains, Study Says
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Blacks, Hispanics and elderly have benefitted less from treatment advances

  • Three Groups Miss Out on Colon Cancer Survival Gains, Study Says
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Blacks, Hispanics and elderly have benefitted less from treatment advances

  • Indoor Tanning Laws Help Keep Teen Girls Away, Study Finds
    (14-Feb-2014)
    In states that had some restrictions in place, use of tanning beds dropped 30 percent

  • Newsman Tom Brokaw Has Many Treatment Options for His Blood Cancer
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Doctors note advances in therapies have boosted survival rates

  • Annual Mammograms Don't Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths, Study Contends
    (12-Feb-2014)
    But some outside experts cite flaws in the 25-year review of screening's effects on women

  • Double Mastectomy May Benefit Some Women With Inherited Breast Cancer
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Study found procedure might cut risk of death in half for those with certain genetic mutations

  • Annual Mammograms Don't Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths, Study Contends
    (12-Feb-2014)
    But some outside experts cite flaws in the 25-year review of screening's effects on women

  • Double Mastectomy May Benefit Some Women With Inherited Breast Cancer
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Study found procedure might cut risk of death in half for those with certain genetic mutations

  • Newsman Tom Brokaw Battling Blood Cancer
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Veteran TV journalist has multiple myeloma, which attacks white blood cells in bone marrow

  • Newsman Tom Brokaw Has Many Treatment Options for His Blood Cancer
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Doctors note advances in therapies have boosted survival rates

  • Lymph Node Test a Good Strategy for Melanoma: Study
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Disease spread was detected and treated sooner, with better survival in patients who received 'sentinel node' biopsy

  • Imbruvica Approval Expanded to Include Chronic Leukemia
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Drug inhibits enzyme that spurs cancer growth

  • Lymph Node Test a Good Strategy for Melanoma: Study
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Disease spread was detected and treated sooner, with better survival in patients who received 'sentinel node' biopsy

  • Newsman Tom Brokaw Has Many Treatment Options for His Blood Cancer
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Doctors note advances in therapies have boosted survival rates

  • Gene Exam Might Predict Breast Cancer Progression
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Behavior of 55 genes linked to likelihood of disease spreading, study suggests

  • Partial HPV Vaccine Series May Help Prevent Genital Warts in Girls
    (11-Feb-2014)
    But Swedish study didn't address more critical issue of cervical cancer prevention

  • Gene Exam Might Predict Breast Cancer Progression
    (11-Feb-2014)
    Behavior of 55 genes linked to likelihood of disease spreading, study suggests

  • Experimental Eyewear Helps Surgeons 'See' Cancer, Study Says
    (11-Feb-2014)
    The hope is the new technology will reduce the need for follow-up surgeries

  • Partial HPV Vaccine Series May Help Prevent Genital Warts in Girls
    (11-Feb-2014)
    But Swedish study didn't address more critical issue of cervical cancer prevention

  • President's Panel Calls for More Girls, Boys to Get HPV Vaccine
    (10-Feb-2014)
    It protects against cancers of the cervix, throat, rectum and penis, but too few getting the shots

  • Fewer Heart Patients Now Dying From Heart Disease, Study Shows
    (10-Feb-2014)
    Better surgical techniques, greater use of heart meds behind trend, researchers report

  • President's Panel Calls for More Girls, Boys to Get HPV Vaccine
    (10-Feb-2014)
    It protects against cancers of the cervix, throat, rectum and penis, but too few getting the shots

  • Running Might Beat Walking for Breast Cancer Survivors
    (07-Feb-2014)
    Runners were less likely than walkers to die of the disease during nine-year study, but the findings aren't foolproof

  • Expanded DNA Testing Might Allow Personalized Breast Cancer Treatment
    (07-Feb-2014)
    Researchers were able to pinpoint specific therapies for some women in study

  • Skin Cancer Risk Seen in Vietnam Vets Exposed to Agent Orange
    (07-Feb-2014)
    Decades later, raised rates of non-melanoma disease reported in U.S. veterans exposed to the herbicide

  • Running Might Beat Walking for Breast Cancer Survivors
    (07-Feb-2014)
    Runners were less likely than walkers to die of the disease during nine-year study, but the findings aren't foolproof

  • Obesity May Raise Death Risk From Tongue Cancer
    (07-Feb-2014)
    Small study compared outcomes in patients three years after surgery for early disease

  • Expanded DNA Testing Might Allow Personalized Breast Cancer Treatment
    (07-Feb-2014)
    Researchers were able to pinpoint specific therapies for some women in study

  • Obesity May Raise Death Risk From Tongue Cancer
    (07-Feb-2014)
    Small study compared outcomes in patients three years after surgery for early disease

  • Skin Cancer Risk Seen in Vietnam Vets Exposed to Agent Orange
    (07-Feb-2014)
    Decades later, raised rates of non-melanoma disease reported in U.S. veterans exposed to the herbicide

  • Daily Aspirin May Guard Against Ovarian Cancer
    (06-Feb-2014)
    Study of almost 20,000 women found the drug lowered risk by 20 percent

  • Daily Aspirin May Guard Against Ovarian Cancer
    (06-Feb-2014)
    Study of almost 20,000 women found the drug lowered risk by 20 percent

  • Male Cancer Survivors May Live Longer If They Exercise
    (05-Feb-2014)
    Those who expended more energy each week were less likely to die of any cause during study

  • CVS Caremark to Stop Selling Tobacco Products
    (05-Feb-2014)
    Says sale of cigarettes is inconsistent with a pharmacy's mission

  • Intravenous Vitamin C May Boost Chemo's Cancer-Fighting Power
    (05-Feb-2014)
    Lab study found it also left healthy cells unharmed, but experts say more research needed

  • CVS Caremark to Stop Selling Tobacco Products
    (05-Feb-2014)
    Says sale of cigarettes is inconsistent with a pharmacy's mission

  • Intravenous Vitamin C May Boost Chemo's Cancer-Fighting Power
    (05-Feb-2014)
    Lab study found it also left healthy cells unharmed, but experts say more research needed

  • Intravenous Vitamin C May Boost Chemo's Cancer-Fighting Power
    (05-Feb-2014)
    Lab study found it also left healthy cells unharmed, but experts say more research needed

  • Only Close Family History Needed for Cancer Risk Assessment
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Oncology group releases new recommendations focused on two generations for determining genetic risk factors in new patients

  • At-Home Stool Test for Colon Cancer Called Accurate, But Not Foolproof
    (03-Feb-2014)
    Review of 19 studies found the exam spotted the disease about 79 percent of the time

  • Health Tip: Employing Art Therapy
    (03-Feb-2014)
    It may help people with physical and mental challenges

  • At-Home Stool Test for Colon Cancer Called Accurate, But Not Foolproof
    (03-Feb-2014)
    Review of 19 studies found the exam spotted the disease about 79 percent of the time

  • Body's Immune System Destroys Would-Be Cancer Cells Daily: Study
    (03-Feb-2014)
    Researchers tracked the quick elimination of mutant cells that can cause blood tumors

  • Body's Immune System Destroys Would-Be Cancer Cells Daily: Study
    (03-Feb-2014)
    Researchers tracked the quick elimination of mutant cells that can cause blood tumors

  • At-Home Stool Test for Colon Cancer Called Accurate, But Not Foolproof
    (03-Feb-2014)
    Review of 19 studies found the exam spotted the disease about 79 percent of the time

  • Childhood Cancer Report Brings Mixed News
    (31-Jan-2014)
    While treatment advances mean more children are surviving, long-term problems persist into adulthood

  • Possible Gap Seen in Adult Care for Childhood Cancer Survivors
    (31-Jan-2014)
    Survey found many primary care doctors 'somewhat uncomfortable' about treating these patients

  • Childhood Cancer Report Brings Mixed News
    (31-Jan-2014)
    While treatment advances mean more children are surviving, long-term problems persist into adulthood

  • CDC to Launch Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaign
    (31-Jan-2014)
    It will include now-deceased North Carolina woman whose appearance in first initiative stunned many viewers

  • Childhood Cancer Report Brings Mixed News
    (31-Jan-2014)
    While treatment advances mean more children are surviving, long-term problems persist into adulthood

  • CDC to Launch Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaign
    (31-Jan-2014)
    It will include now-deceased North Carolina woman whose appearance in first initiative stunned many viewers

  • Doctors May Need to Revise How They Evaluate Breast Biopsy Results
    (30-Jan-2014)
    One form of abnormal breast cells does not present lower risk after all, study finds

  • Doctors May Need to Revise How They Evaluate Breast Biopsy Results
    (30-Jan-2014)
    One form of abnormal breast cells does not present lower risk after all, study finds

  • 1 in 3 Americans Has Used Tanning Beds, Upping Skin Cancer Risk
    (29-Jan-2014)
    Global study finds similar numbers elsewhere, despite widespread knowledge of the dangers

  • Could Antioxidants Speed Up Cancer Progression?
    (29-Jan-2014)
    Study of mice suggests people with lung cancer or at risk for the disease should avoid these supplements

  • Could Antioxidants Speed Up Cancer Progression?
    (29-Jan-2014)
    Study of mice suggests people with lung cancer or at risk for the disease should avoid these supplements

  • 1 in 3 Americans Has Used Tanning Beds, Upping Skin Cancer Risk
    (29-Jan-2014)
    Global study finds similar numbers elsewhere, despite widespread knowledge of the dangers

  • Breath Test May Detect Signs of Lung Cancer: Study
    (28-Jan-2014)
    Examining breath samples from patients with suspicious growths might help determine who needs surgery

  • Drug May Extend Survival for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer
    (28-Jan-2014)
    Study participants hadn't received any treatment with chemotherapy

  • Breath Test May Detect Signs of Lung Cancer: Study
    (28-Jan-2014)
    Examining breath samples from patients with suspicious growths might help determine who needs surgery

  • Drug May Extend Survival for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer
    (28-Jan-2014)
    Study participants hadn't received any treatment with chemotherapy

  • Yoga May Reduce Fatigue, Inflammation in Breast Cancer Survivors
    (27-Jan-2014)
    Researchers think improved sleep may be the key to benefits

  • HPV Vaccination Rates Might Rise If More Docs Recommended It
    (27-Jan-2014)
    Family physicians in particular could play larger role in recommending vaccine to prevent cervical cancer, study suggests

  • HPV Vaccination Rates Might Rise If More Docs Recommended It
    (27-Jan-2014)
    Family physicians in particular could play larger role in recommending vaccine to prevent cervical cancer, study suggests

  • Music Therapy May Help Teens With Cancer Cope
    (27-Jan-2014)
    Writing lyrics, making videos helped them get through grueling treatment, connect with others, study found

  • Yoga May Reduce Fatigue, Inflammation in Breast Cancer Survivors
    (27-Jan-2014)
    Researchers think improved sleep may be the key to benefits

  • Dog Cancer Dates Back 11,000 Years, Scientists Say
    (24-Jan-2014)
    Genome study reveals origin of a transmissible genital cancer that still occurs in dogs worldwide

  • Radiation Before Surgery May Improve Survival From Rare Lung Cancer
    (23-Jan-2014)
    Small study of mesothelioma patients also found smoother recovery with this treatment method

  • Radiation Before Surgery May Improve Survival From Rare Lung Cancer
    (23-Jan-2014)
    Small study of mesothelioma patients also found smoother recovery with this treatment method

  • Much More Must Be Done to Lower Smoking Rates, Experts Say
    (22-Jan-2014)
    American Lung Association points to legislative inaction by states, stronger push by Big Tobacco

  • Much More Must Be Done to Lower Smoking Rates, Experts Say
    (22-Jan-2014)
    American Lung Association points to legislative inaction by states, stronger push by Big Tobacco

  • No Rise of PTSD Seen in Children With Cancer
    (21-Jan-2014)
    Findings should reassure young patients and their families, study author says

  • Sleep During the Day May Throw Genes Into Disarray
    (21-Jan-2014)
    Study might explain why health problems are more common among night workers

  • Blood Test Might Help Spot Pancreatic Cancer Early
    (21-Jan-2014)
    Danish researchers say findings are preliminary, test produces a lot of false positive results

  • Blood Test Might Help Spot Pancreatic Cancer Early
    (21-Jan-2014)
    Danish researchers say findings are preliminary, test produces a lot of false positive results

  • Progress Against Cancer May Be Greater Than Thought
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Gains in saving patients' lives are obscured by increase in lifespans, study says

  • 'Sleep Hormone' Tied to Possible Lower Prostate Cancer Risk
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Preliminary study measured levels of melatonin in Icelandic men

  • Progress Against Cancer May Be Greater Than Thought
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Gains in saving patients' lives are obscured by increase in lifespans, study says

  • Scientists Explore Effect of Exercise on Prostate Cancer Patients
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Brisk walkers found to have more regularly shaped blood vessels in early study

  • Progress Against Cancer May Be Greater Than Thought
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Gains in saving patients' lives are obscured by increase in lifespans, study says

  • 'Sleep Hormone' Tied to Possible Lower Prostate Cancer Risk
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Preliminary study measured levels of melatonin in Icelandic men

  • Progress Against Cancer May Be Greater Than Thought
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Gains in saving patients' lives are obscured by increase in lifespans, study says

  • Scientists Explore Effect of Exercise on Prostate Cancer Patients
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Brisk walkers found to have more regularly shaped blood vessels in early study

  • Progress Against Cancer May Be Greater Than Thought
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Gains in saving patients' lives are obscured by increase in lifespans, study says

  • 'Sleep Hormone' Tied to Possible Lower Prostate Cancer Risk
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Preliminary study measured levels of melatonin in Icelandic men

  • Too Much Sitting May Be Harmful for Older Women
    (17-Jan-2014)
    12-year study of 93,000 women found higher risk of early death for least active

  • U.S. Health Officials Urge Renewed Fight to Stamp Out Cigarette Use
    (17-Jan-2014)
    Diabetes, colorectal and liver cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, erectile dysfunction among latest ills now linked to tobacco

  • Precancerous Cells on Cervix Tied to Higher Risk of Disease, Death
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Large Swedish study also found risk increases with age

  • Precancerous Cells on Cervix Tied to Higher Risk of Disease, Death
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Large Swedish study also found risk increases with age

  • Cervical Cancer Screening Found to Benefit Older Women in New Study
    (14-Jan-2014)
    Researchers say their results support screening women up to age 65 and beyond

  • Post-Surgical Tests Might Help Spot Colon Cancer's Return
    (14-Jan-2014)
    Study patients who had CEA blood test or CT scan were more likely to undergo follow-up surgery for disease

  • Cervical Cancer Screening Found to Benefit Older Women in New Study
    (14-Jan-2014)
    Researchers say their results support screening women up to age 65 and beyond

  • Experimental Vaccines May Extend Life With Pancreatic Cancer
    (14-Jan-2014)
    Treatment is less toxic than chemotherapy, researchers find

  • Post-Surgical Tests Might Help Spot Colon Cancer's Return
    (14-Jan-2014)
    Study patients who had CEA blood test or CT scan were more likely to undergo follow-up surgery for disease

  • Experimental Vaccines May Extend Life With Pancreatic Cancer
    (14-Jan-2014)
    Treatment is less toxic than chemotherapy, researchers find

  • Post-Surgical Tests Might Help Spot Colon Cancer's Return
    (14-Jan-2014)
    Study patients who had CEA blood test or CT scan were more likely to undergo follow-up surgery for disease

  • Minorities, Poor More Likely to Be Diagnosed With Advanced Thyroid Cancer
    (13-Jan-2014)
    Researchers hope findings will prompt efforts to reduce disparities

  • FDA OKs 2-Drug Combo Treatment for Advanced Melanoma
    (10-Jan-2014)
    In trial, Mekinist and Tafinlar together seemed to perform better than Tafinlar alone, agency says

  • FDA OKs 2-Drug Combo Treatment for Advanced Melanoma
    (10-Jan-2014)
    In trial, Mekinist and Tafinlar together seemed to perform better than Tafinlar alone, agency says

  • Mekinist Plus Tafinlar Approved for Late-Stage Melanoma
    (10-Jan-2014)
    The most deadly form of skin cancer

  • New Drug Combo Might Help Older, Sicker Patients With Leukemia
    (09-Jan-2014)
    Study found adding new drug obinutuzumab extended remission in chronic lymphocytic leukemia

  • U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Continue to Drop: CDC
    (09-Jan-2014)
    Cigarette tax hikes, no-smoking policies contribute to decline, experts say

  • New Drug Combo Might Help Older, Sicker Patients With Leukemia
    (09-Jan-2014)
    Study found adding new drug obinutuzumab extended remission in chronic lymphocytic leukemia

  • U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Continue to Drop: CDC
    (09-Jan-2014)
    Cigarette tax hikes, no-smoking policies contribute to decline, experts say

  • Cancer Prevention Guidelines Seem to Pay Off for Older Women
    (08-Jan-2014)
    Large study found adherents were less likely to develop or die from disease

  • U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Again: Report
    (07-Jan-2014)
    Better prevention, screening and treatment are keys to continued progress, experts say

  • U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Again: Report
    (07-Jan-2014)
    Better prevention, screening and treatment are keys to continued progress, experts say

  • Mouse Study Hints at Plastics Chemical's Link to Prostate Cancer Risk
    (07-Jan-2014)
    BPA boosts prostate stem cells' hormonal sensitivity, researchers say

  • U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Again: Report
    (07-Jan-2014)
    Better prevention, screening and treatment are keys to continued progress, experts say

  • U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Again: Report
    (07-Jan-2014)
    Better prevention, screening and treatment are keys to continued progress, experts say

  • U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Again: Report
    (07-Jan-2014)
    Better prevention, screening and treatment are keys to continued progress, experts say

  • Mouse Study Hints at Plastics Chemical's Link to Prostate Cancer Risk
    (07-Jan-2014)
    BPA boosts prostate stem cells' hormonal sensitivity, researchers say

  • U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Again: Report
    (07-Jan-2014)
    Better prevention, screening and treatment are keys to continued progress, experts say

  • Childhood Cancer Survivors a Growing Patient Population
    (06-Jan-2014)
    But many general practitioners aren't prepared to deal with them, survey finds

  • Troubled Launch of 'Obamacare' Tops Health News for 2013
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy, new heart care guidelines also made headlines

  • Many Women Still Have Pain One Year After Breast Cancer Surgery
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Methods needed to identify those who would benefit from preventive treatments, researchers say

  • Troubled Launch of 'Obamacare' Tops Health News for 2013
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy, new heart care guidelines also made headlines

  • Many Women Still Have Pain One Year After Breast Cancer Surgery
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Methods needed to identify those who would benefit from preventive treatments, researchers say

  • Big Cigarette Tax Hikes Might Prevent 200 Million Deaths in a Century
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Study authors suggest that nations triple tobacco taxes

  • Big Cigarette Tax Hikes Might Prevent 200 Million Deaths in a Century
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Study authors suggest that nations triple tobacco taxes

  • Experimental Treatment for Rare Soft-Tissue Cancer Shows Promise in Mice
    (30-Dec-2013)
    Study looked at method for blocking key growth protein in malignant nerve sheath tumors

  • U.S. Panel Backs Routine Lung CT Scans for Older, Heavy Smokers
    (30-Dec-2013)
    Yearly testing will prevent some lung cancer deaths, experts conclude

  • Experimental Treatment for Rare Soft-Tissue Cancer Shows Promise in Mice
    (30-Dec-2013)
    Study looked at method for blocking key growth protein in malignant nerve sheath tumors

  • Experimental Treatment for Rare Soft-Tissue Cancer Shows Promise in Mice
    (30-Dec-2013)
    Study looked at method for blocking key growth protein in malignant nerve sheath tumors

  • U.S. Panel Backs Routine Lung CT Scans for Older, Heavy Smokers
    (30-Dec-2013)
    Yearly testing will prevent some lung cancer deaths, experts conclude

  • Experimental Treatment for Rare Soft-Tissue Cancer Shows Promise in Mice
    (30-Dec-2013)
    Study looked at method for blocking key growth protein in malignant nerve sheath tumors

  • Experimental Treatment for Rare Soft-Tissue Cancer Shows Promise in Mice
    (30-Dec-2013)
    Study looked at method for blocking key growth protein in malignant nerve sheath tumors

  • Cancer Patients Vulnerable to Complications From Flu
    (27-Dec-2013)
    Expert advises these patients to get vaccinated as protection

  • Surgery With Follow-Up Radiation Best for Tongue Cancer: Study
    (26-Dec-2013)
    Patients who started with chemotherapy had worse response, researchers say

  • Tanning Salons Now Outnumber McDonald's Outlets in Florida: Study
    (26-Dec-2013)
    Indoor tanning has strong ties to skin cancer and Florida has one of the highest rates of the disease

  • Surgery With Follow-Up Radiation Best for Tongue Cancer: Study
    (26-Dec-2013)
    Patients who started with chemotherapy had worse response, researchers say

  • Surgery With Follow-Up Radiation Best for Tongue Cancer: Study
    (26-Dec-2013)
    Patients who started with chemotherapy had worse response, researchers say

  • Tanning Salons Now Outnumber McDonald's Outlets in Florida: Study
    (26-Dec-2013)
    Indoor tanning has strong ties to skin cancer and Florida has one of the highest rates of the disease

  • Surgery With Follow-Up Radiation Best for Tongue Cancer: Study
    (26-Dec-2013)
    Patients who started with chemotherapy had worse response, researchers say

  • Acupuncture No Better Than 'Sham' Version in Breast-Cancer Drug Study
    (23-Dec-2013)
    Findings suggest any benefit resulted from placebo effect

  • Only High-Risk Women Need Breast Cancer Gene Test: Experts
    (23-Dec-2013)
    Even those with family history of BRCA mutations should talk with professionals first, panel says

  • Acupuncture No Better Than 'Sham' Version in Breast-Cancer Drug Study
    (23-Dec-2013)
    Findings suggest any benefit resulted from placebo effect

  • Only High-Risk Women Need Breast Cancer Gene Test: Experts
    (23-Dec-2013)
    Even those with family history of BRCA mutations should talk with professionals first, panel says

  • Only High-Risk Women Need Breast Cancer Gene Test: Experts
    (23-Dec-2013)
    Even those with family history of BRCA mutations should talk with professionals first, panel says

  • Angelina Jolie's Story Didn't Boost Knowledge of Breast Cancer Risks: Study
    (19-Dec-2013)
    Star underwent preventive mastectomy because of genetic vulnerability

  • Angelina Jolie's Story Didn't Boost Knowledge of Breast Cancer Risks: Study
    (19-Dec-2013)
    Star underwent preventive mastectomy because of genetic vulnerability

  • 80 Percent of Cancer Docs Have Faced Drug Shortages: Survey
    (18-Dec-2013)
    Many report using substitute chemo meds or delaying treatment

  • 80 Percent of Cancer Docs Have Faced Drug Shortages: Survey
    (18-Dec-2013)
    Many report using substitute chemo meds or delaying treatment

  • 80 Percent of Cancer Docs Have Faced Drug Shortages: Survey
    (18-Dec-2013)
    Many report using substitute chemo meds or delaying treatment

  • 80 Percent of Cancer Docs Have Faced Drug Shortages: Survey
    (18-Dec-2013)
    Many report using substitute chemo meds or delaying treatment

  • 80 Percent of Cancer Docs Have Faced Drug Shortages: Survey
    (18-Dec-2013)
    Many report using substitute chemo meds or delaying treatment

  • Rural Cancer Survivors May Retire Sooner, Get Less Paid Disability
    (17-Dec-2013)
    Vermont study compared their work lives to those of urban peers

  • Type of Surgical Anesthesia Might Influence Prostate Cancer's Return
    (17-Dec-2013)
    Study suggests that getting only general anesthesia raised risk of recurrence

  • Type of Surgical Anesthesia Might Influence Prostate Cancer's Return
    (17-Dec-2013)
    Study suggests that getting only general anesthesia raised risk of recurrence

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report
    (16-Dec-2013)
    But researchers added that people with other health problems have lower odds of survival

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report
    (16-Dec-2013)
    But researchers added that people with other health problems have lower odds of survival

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report
    (16-Dec-2013)
    But researchers added that people with other health problems have lower odds of survival

  • Experts: Don't Waste Your Money on Multivitamins
    (16-Dec-2013)
    Three studies find the supplements don't help extend life or ward off heart disease and memory loss

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report
    (16-Dec-2013)
    But researchers added that people with other health problems have lower odds of survival

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report
    (16-Dec-2013)
    But researchers added that people with other health problems have lower odds of survival

  • U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report
    (16-Dec-2013)
    But researchers added that people with other health problems have lower odds of survival

  • Bones Benefit From Exercise After Breast Cancer, Study Finds
    (13-Dec-2013)
    Older survivors should include physical activity in long-term care plan, researchers suggest

  • 2 Pre-Surgery Drug Treatments Show Promise Against Aggressive Breast Cancer
    (13-Dec-2013)
    In studies, combo regimens produced better results for 'triple-negative' disease

  • FDA Warns Against Nipple Test for Breast Cancer Screening
    (13-Dec-2013)
    Mammogram is still the gold standard, agency says

  • Bones Benefit From Exercise After Breast Cancer, Study Finds
    (13-Dec-2013)
    Older survivors should include physical activity in long-term care plan, researchers suggest

  • 2 Pre-Surgery Drug Treatments Show Promise Against Aggressive Breast Cancer
    (13-Dec-2013)
    In studies, combo regimens produced better results for 'triple-negative' disease

  • FDA Warns Against Nipple Test for Breast Cancer Screening
    (13-Dec-2013)
    Mammogram is still the gold standard, agency says

  • Bones Benefit From Exercise After Breast Cancer, Study Finds
    (13-Dec-2013)
    Older survivors should include physical activity in long-term care plan, researchers suggest

  • 2 Pre-Surgery Drug Treatments Show Promise Against Aggressive Breast Cancer
    (13-Dec-2013)
    In studies, combo regimens produced better results for 'triple-negative' disease

  • Drug Arimidex Cuts Risk for Breast Cancer in Older, High-Risk Women: Study
    (12-Dec-2013)
    It could be welcome addition to other preventive meds such as tamoxifen, experts say

  • Exercise Might Ease Joint Pain Caused by Breast Cancer Drugs
    (12-Dec-2013)
    Side effects, such as stiffness and pain, are common reasons patients stop taking medications

  • Exercise Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Risk in Black Women
    (12-Dec-2013)
    Regular, brisk activity seems to help prevent some aggressive tumors that resist hormone therapy, study says

  • Drug May Help Slow Advanced Breast Cancer
    (12-Dec-2013)
    But more research is needed before Sprycel could become part of standard treatment

  • Drug Arimidex Cuts Risk for Breast Cancer in Older, High-Risk Women: Study
    (12-Dec-2013)
    It could be welcome addition to other preventive meds such as tamoxifen, experts say

  • Exercise Might Ease Joint Pain Caused by Breast Cancer Drugs
    (12-Dec-2013)
    Side effects, such as stiffness and pain, are common reasons patients stop taking medications

  • Exercise Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Risk in Black Women
    (12-Dec-2013)
    Regular, brisk activity seems to help prevent some aggressive tumors that resist hormone therapy, study says

  • Drug May Help Slow Advanced Breast Cancer
    (12-Dec-2013)
    But more research is needed before Sprycel could become part of standard treatment

  • Drug May Help Slow Advanced Breast Cancer
    (12-Dec-2013)
    But more research is needed before Sprycel could become part of standard treatment

  • New Look at Past Studies Highlights Importance of Mammograms
    (11-Dec-2013)
    However, review didn't include women in their 40s, so debate may not end

  • New Treatment for Aggressive Breast Cancer Shows Some Promise
    (11-Dec-2013)
    Early studies found small improvement with combo therapy for HER2-positive disease

  • Chemo for Advanced Breast Cancer Might Be Enough
    (11-Dec-2013)
    Study finds no survival benefit in treating original tumor with surgery, radiation

  • New Look at Past Studies Highlights Importance of Mammograms
    (11-Dec-2013)
    However, review didn't include women in their 40s, so debate may not end

  • New Treatment for Aggressive Breast Cancer Shows Some Promise
    (11-Dec-2013)
    Early studies found small improvement with combo therapy for HER2-positive disease

  • Chemo for Advanced Breast Cancer Might Be Enough
    (11-Dec-2013)
    Study finds no survival benefit in treating original tumor with surgery, radiation

  • New Treatment for Aggressive Breast Cancer Shows Some Promise
    (11-Dec-2013)
    Early studies found small improvement with combo therapy for HER2-positive disease

  • Chemo for Advanced Breast Cancer Might Be Enough
    (11-Dec-2013)
    Study finds no survival benefit in treating original tumor with surgery, radiation

  • Workers Need More Protection From Silica Dust, Report Finds
    (10-Dec-2013)
    Risk is greatest for those in construction industry

  • Workers Need More Protection From Silica Dust, Report Finds
    (10-Dec-2013)
    Risk is greatest for those in construction industry

  • Money Problems Can Compromise Breast Cancer Care
    (09-Dec-2013)
    Study found gaps in health insurance, lower income and debt reduced chances of recommended therapy

  • Bigger Breasts, Lack of Exercise Tied to Breast Cancer Mortality
    (09-Dec-2013)
    But getting more exercise appeared to offer a level of protection, 11-year study found

  • Many Young Americans Know Little About Cervical Cancer Vaccine
    (09-Dec-2013)
    And only 1 in 4 talks with a health-care provider about the HPV shot, cancer society survey finds

  • Health Tip: Caring for Someone With Cancer
    (09-Dec-2013)
    Suggestions for managing medications

  • Money Problems Can Compromise Breast Cancer Care
    (09-Dec-2013)
    Study found gaps in health insurance, lower income and debt reduced chances of recommended therapy

  • Type 2 Diabetes Might Raise Risk of Liver Cancer
    (09-Dec-2013)
    But odds for malignancy are low; study found stronger connection for some minorities

  • Many Young Americans Know Little About Cervical Cancer Vaccine
    (09-Dec-2013)
    And only 1 in 4 talks with a health-care provider about the HPV shot, cancer society survey finds

  • Bigger Breasts, Lack of Exercise Tied to Breast Cancer Mortality
    (09-Dec-2013)
    But getting more exercise appeared to offer a level of protection, 11-year study found

  • Gene Therapy Shows Promise Against Leukemia, Other Blood Cancers
    (09-Dec-2013)
    In many patients in early trials, turning T-cells into cancer fighters sent disease into remission

  • Many Lung Cancer Tumors May Prove Harmless, Study Finds
    (09-Dec-2013)
    Research suggests CT scan screening might lead to needless worry, treatment in these cases

  • Gene Therapy Shows Promise Against Leukemia, Other Blood Cancers
    (09-Dec-2013)
    In many patients in early trials, turning T-cells into cancer fighters sent disease into remission

  • Many Lung Cancer Tumors May Prove Harmless, Study Finds
    (09-Dec-2013)
    Research suggests CT scan screening might lead to needless worry, treatment in these cases

  • Gene Therapy Shows Promise Against Leukemia, Other Blood Cancers
    (09-Dec-2013)
    In many patients in early trials, turning T-cells into cancer fighters sent disease into remission

  • Many Young Americans Know Little About Cervical Cancer Vaccine
    (09-Dec-2013)
    And only 1 in 4 talks with a health-care provider about the HPV shot, cancer society survey finds

  • Money Problems Can Compromise Breast Cancer Care
    (09-Dec-2013)
    Study found gaps in health insurance, lower income and debt reduced chances of recommended therapy

  • Obesity, Smoking Might Threaten Implants After Mastectomy
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Doctors should counsel patients about the risks, researcher says

  • Germs That Inhabit Gut May Affect Colon Cancer Risk
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Some digestive bacteria might help prevent disease, while other types could be harmful, study suggests

  • Germs That Inhabit Gut May Affect Colon Cancer Risk
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Some digestive bacteria might help prevent disease, while other types could be harmful, study suggests

  • Obesity, Smoking Might Threaten Implants After Mastectomy
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Doctors should counsel patients about the risks, researcher says

  • Men Who Smoke After Cancer Diagnosis Face Higher Death Risk
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Health-care providers should do more to help survivors quit, study says

  • Some Diabetes Drugs May Affect Cancer Risk in Women: Study
    (06-Dec-2013)
    'Insulin sensitizers' tied to lower odds of developing cancer when compared to other type of medication

  • Vitamin D Supplements Won't Help Prevent Disease: Review
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Low levels of 'sunshine vitamin' could be a sign of illness, rather than a cause, studies suggest

  • Germs That Inhabit Gut May Affect Colon Cancer Risk
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Some digestive bacteria might help prevent disease, while other types could be harmful, study suggests

  • Frequent Mammograms Tied to Lower Risk of Breast Cancer Spread
    (04-Dec-2013)
    Patients who had scans at shorter intervals had less lymph node involvement, study found

  • New Test May Help Predict Survival From Ovarian Cancer
    (04-Dec-2013)
    Method was used to count special type of immune cells in tumors from 30 women in study

  • Study: Pollen Allergies May Raise Risk for Blood Cancers in Women
    (04-Dec-2013)
    Researchers say hormones might play role in link, but don't know why

  • Frequent Mammograms Tied to Lower Risk of Breast Cancer Spread
    (04-Dec-2013)
    Patients who had scans at shorter intervals had less lymph node involvement, study found

  • New Test May Help Predict Survival From Ovarian Cancer
    (04-Dec-2013)
    Method was used to count special type of immune cells in tumors from 30 women in study

  • Study: Pollen Allergies May Raise Risk for Blood Cancers in Women
    (04-Dec-2013)
    Researchers say hormones might play role in link, but don't know why

  • Study: Pollen Allergies May Raise Risk for Blood Cancers in Women
    (04-Dec-2013)
    Researchers say hormones might play role in link, but don't know why

  • New Test May Help Predict Survival From Ovarian Cancer
    (04-Dec-2013)
    Method was used to count special type of immune cells in tumors from 30 women in study

  • New Test May Help Predict Survival From Ovarian Cancer
    (04-Dec-2013)
    Method was used to count special type of immune cells in tumors from 30 women in study

  • New Test May Help Predict Survival From Ovarian Cancer
    (04-Dec-2013)
    Method was used to count special type of immune cells in tumors from 30 women in study

  • Breast-Density Changes May Be Tied to Cancer Risk: Study
    (03-Dec-2013)
    Breast tissue that developed cancer tended to undergo more varied density changes over time, research shows

  • Breast-Density Changes May Be Tied to Cancer Risk: Study
    (03-Dec-2013)
    Breast tissue that developed cancer tended to undergo more varied density changes over time, research shows

  • Coping Tips for Winter Skin
    (30-Nov-2013)
    Moisturize, cleanse (but don't overdo), expert says

  • Coping Tips for Winter Skin
    (30-Nov-2013)
    Moisturize, cleanse (but don't overdo), expert says

  • Even When Breast Cancer Gene Test Is Negative, Risk Can Persist: Study
    (27-Nov-2013)
    BRCA screening has its limits in assessing dangers for women with a family history of disease, experts say

  • Many Women Receive Unnecessary Pap Tests, Study Finds
    (27-Nov-2013)
    Cervical cancer screening isn't usually recommended after hysterectomy or for women over 65

  • Even When Breast Cancer Gene Test Is Negative, Risk Can Persist: Study
    (27-Nov-2013)
    BRCA screening has its limits in assessing dangers for women with a family history of disease, experts say

  • Why Many U.S. Preteens Aren't Getting the HPV Shot
    (25-Nov-2013)
    Review found cost, fear of kids becoming sexually active deters some parents

  • Why Many U.S. Preteens Aren't Getting the HPV Shot
    (25-Nov-2013)
    Review found cost, fear of kids becoming sexually active deters some parents

  • Why Many U.S. Preteens Aren't Getting the HPV Shot
    (25-Nov-2013)
    Review found cost, fear of kids becoming sexually active deters some parents

  • Why Many U.S. Preteens Aren't Getting the HPV Shot
    (25-Nov-2013)
    Review found cost, fear of kids becoming sexually active deters some parents

  • Why Many U.S. Preteens Aren't Getting the HPV Shot
    (25-Nov-2013)
    Review found cost, fear of kids becoming sexually active deters some parents

  • Study Compares Treatments for Arm Swelling Due to Breast Cancer
    (22-Nov-2013)
    Costly massages worked no better than simple compression bandages

  • Blacks Less Likely to See Cancer Specialists, Study Finds
    (22-Nov-2013)
    Research might explain better survival rates of whites with colorectal cancer

  • Study Compares Treatments for Arm Swelling Due to Breast Cancer
    (22-Nov-2013)
    Costly massages worked no better than simple compression bandages

  • Blacks Less Likely to See Cancer Specialists, Study Finds
    (22-Nov-2013)
    Research might explain better survival rates of whites with colorectal cancer

  • Sodas, Other Sweet Drinks Tied to Higher Risk for Endometrial Cancer
    (22-Nov-2013)
    Study of 23,000 older women saw odds for a tumor rise as daily intake went up

  • Blacks Less Likely to See Cancer Specialists, Study Finds
    (22-Nov-2013)
    Research might explain better survival rates of whites with colorectal cancer

  • Blacks Less Likely to See Cancer Specialists, Study Finds
    (22-Nov-2013)
    Research might explain better survival rates of whites with colorectal cancer

  • Use of Breast MRIs Way Up, Studies Find
    (18-Nov-2013)
    But many high-risk women who should get scanned don't, experts add

  • Kids' Cancer Treatments May Cause Heart Trouble, Study Says
    (18-Nov-2013)
    Changes in arteries seen while still in childhood

  • Use of Breast MRIs Way Up, Studies Find
    (18-Nov-2013)
    But many high-risk women who should get scanned don't, experts add

  • Kids' Cancer Treatments May Cause Heart Trouble, Study Says
    (18-Nov-2013)
    Changes in arteries seen while still in childhood

  • Kids' Cancer Treatments May Cause Heart Trouble, Study Says
    (18-Nov-2013)
    Changes in arteries seen while still in childhood

  • Most Men With Breast Cancer Undergo Mastectomy, Study Finds
    (15-Nov-2013)
    Surgery, radiation decisions differ between men and women, researchers say

  • Racial Differences Seen in Pancreatic Cancer Death Rates
    (15-Nov-2013)
    Although dropping for blacks, overall death rates still higher than for whites, study finds

  • Most Men With Breast Cancer Undergo Mastectomy, Study Finds
    (15-Nov-2013)
    Surgery, radiation decisions differ between men and women, researchers say

  • Acrylamide: An Unwelcome Part of Your Diet
    (15-Nov-2013)
    FDA offers tips on how to avoid too much exposure to the chemical

  • Racial Differences Seen in Pancreatic Cancer Death Rates
    (15-Nov-2013)
    Although dropping for blacks, overall death rates still higher than for whites, study finds

  • Many Women Suffer Persistent Pain After Mastectomy
    (14-Nov-2013)
    Study suggests that psychological factors may be to blame

  • Many Women Suffer Persistent Pain After Mastectomy
    (14-Nov-2013)
    Study suggests that psychological factors may be to blame

  • Tobacco Myths Continue Half-Century After Landmark U.S. Report
    (14-Nov-2013)
    And Americans continue to die from smoking-related lung cancer, experts note

  • Tobacco Myths Continue Half-Century After Landmark U.S. Report
    (14-Nov-2013)
    And Americans continue to die from smoking-related lung cancer, experts note

  • Imbruvica Approved for Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    (13-Nov-2013)
    A rare blood cancer

  • Overweight Men May Face Higher Death Risk From Prostate Cancer: Study
    (12-Nov-2013)
    Strongest link seen in patients with more aggressive disease

  • Overweight Men May Face Higher Death Risk From Prostate Cancer: Study
    (12-Nov-2013)
    Strongest link seen in patients with more aggressive disease

  • Poorer Women Delay Examination of Breast Lumps, Study Suggests
    (11-Nov-2013)
    Expert says reducing co-pays and doctor's office parking costs might result in more timely evaluation

  • 'One-Stop' Radiation Treatment Might Offer Breast Cancer Care Alternative
    (11-Nov-2013)
    Study patients received radiation during surgery rather than after

  • Poorer Women Delay Examination of Breast Lumps, Study Suggests
    (11-Nov-2013)
    Expert says reducing co-pays and doctor's office parking costs might result in more timely evaluation

  • No Good Data For or Against Taking Vitamins, Experts Say
    (11-Nov-2013)
    But half of U.S. adults take at least one supplement, government task force notes

  • 'One-Stop' Radiation Treatment Might Offer Breast Cancer Care Alternative
    (11-Nov-2013)
    Study patients received radiation during surgery rather than after

  • Exercise May Help Breast Cancer Survivors Battle Bone Loss
    (08-Nov-2013)
    Aerobics and strength training known to counter bone loss in older women, researchers say

  • Poor Diet May Spur Inflammation-Related Health Problems
    (08-Nov-2013)
    Eating too much sugar and unhealthy fats linked to cancer and early death in study

  • Poor Diet May Spur Inflammation-Related Health Problems
    (08-Nov-2013)
    Eating too much sugar and unhealthy fats linked to cancer and early death in study

  • Did Bone Marrow Transplant Cure Peanut Allergy?
    (08-Nov-2013)
    Unusual case report details how 10-year-old boy was treated for leukemia and lost sensitivity to peanuts

  • Poor Diet May Spur Inflammation-Related Health Problems
    (08-Nov-2013)
    Eating too much sugar and unhealthy fats linked to cancer and early death in study

  • Exercise May Help Breast Cancer Survivors Battle Bone Loss
    (08-Nov-2013)
    Aerobics and strength training known to counter bone loss in older women, researchers say

  • Steaming Broccoli Preserves Potential Power to Fight Cancer: Study
    (08-Nov-2013)
    Researchers found that boiling, microwaving destroyed enzyme needed to release key compound

  • Did Bone Marrow Transplant Cure Peanut Allergy?
    (08-Nov-2013)
    Unusual case report details how 10-year-old boy was treated for leukemia and lost sensitivity to peanuts

  • Despite Major Progress, Some Childhood Cancers Are Still Killers
    (07-Nov-2013)
    Better funding is vital to improve treatments, experts say

  • Despite Major Progress, Some Childhood Cancers Are Still Killers
    (07-Nov-2013)
    Better funding is vital to improve treatments, experts say

  • Despite Major Progress, Some Childhood Cancers Are Still Killers
    (07-Nov-2013)
    Better funding is vital to improve treatments, experts say

  • Despite Major Progress, Some Childhood Cancers Are Still Killers
    (07-Nov-2013)
    Better funding is vital to improve treatments, experts say

  • IVF Conception Doesn't Seem to Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: Study
    (06-Nov-2013)
    British researchers followed more than 100,000 children for 17 years

  • Health Tip: Performing a Breast Self-Exam
    (06-Nov-2013)
    Check for lumps, hard knots or thickened areas

  • Cats Might Fare Better With Vaccinations in Tail
    (06-Nov-2013)
    Study found this was as effective as traditional leg injection site

  • IVF Conception Doesn't Seem to Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: Study
    (06-Nov-2013)
    British researchers followed more than 100,000 children for 17 years

  • IVF Conception Doesn't Seem to Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: Study
    (06-Nov-2013)
    British researchers followed more than 100,000 children for 17 years

  • IVF Conception Doesn't Seem to Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: Study
    (06-Nov-2013)
    British researchers followed more than 100,000 children for 17 years

  • HPV Vaccine Rates Lagging in Southern U.S., Study Finds
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Results concern researchers who say cervical cancer cases due to the virus are high in the South

  • 1 in 3 Not Meeting Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines: CDC
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Several testing options available for adults aged 50 and older

  • HPV Vaccine Rates Lagging in Southern U.S., Study Finds
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Results concern researchers who say cervical cancer cases due to the virus are high in the South

  • Statin Use Linked to Lower Prostate Cancer Death Risk
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Canadian researchers say findings aren't proof, call for more studies

  • History of Prostate Cancer Tied to Higher Odds for Melanoma
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Studies followed thousands of white male health professionals

  • 1 in 3 Not Meeting Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines: CDC
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Several testing options available for adults aged 50 and older

  • Statin Use Linked to Lower Prostate Cancer Death Risk
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Canadian researchers say findings aren't proof, call for more studies

  • History of Prostate Cancer Tied to Higher Odds for Melanoma
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Studies followed thousands of white male health professionals

  • History of Prostate Cancer Tied to Higher Odds for Melanoma
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Studies followed thousands of white male health professionals

  • Single Dose of HPV Vaccine May Be Enough to Guard Against Cervical Cancer
    (04-Nov-2013)
    Researchers found women who only got 1 of 3 recommended Cervarix doses still showed immune response 4 years later

  • Screening for HPV May Be Better Than Pap Test, Study Suggests
    (04-Nov-2013)
    Screening offered greater protection against cervical cancer three years after either test was given

  • Single Dose of HPV Vaccine May Be Enough to Guard Against Cervical Cancer
    (04-Nov-2013)
    Researchers found women who only got 1 of 3 recommended Cervarix doses still showed immune response 4 years later

  • Screening for HPV May Be Better Than Pap Test, Study Suggests
    (04-Nov-2013)
    Screening offered greater protection against cervical cancer three years after either test was given

  • A Father and Daughter's Race to Beat Leukemia
    (01-Nov-2013)
    Man behind the idea of runs to raise money for research recalls his child's battle with blood cancer

  • A Father and Daughter's Race to Beat Leukemia
    (01-Nov-2013)
    Man behind the idea of runs to raise money for research recalls his child's battle with blood cancer

  • Gazyva Approved for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
    (01-Nov-2013)
    A cancer of the blood and bone marrow

  • Some Women Cite Personal Growth After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
    (31-Oct-2013)
    Many in study felt more appreciation for life, closeness with family, friends

  • Early Stem Cell Transplant May Benefit Some Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients
    (31-Oct-2013)
    Study found increased survival rate but only for those with highest-risk disease

  • Some Women Cite Personal Growth After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
    (31-Oct-2013)
    Many in study felt more appreciation for life, closeness with family, friends

  • Early Stem Cell Transplant May Benefit Some Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients
    (31-Oct-2013)
    Study found increased survival rate but only for those with highest-risk disease

  • Early Stem Cell Transplant May Benefit Some Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients
    (31-Oct-2013)
    Study found increased survival rate but only for those with highest-risk disease

  • Scientists 'Silence' Aggressive Brain Cancer Gene in Mice
    (30-Oct-2013)
    'Nanotechnology' helped create drug to target deadly glioblastoma in study

  • Hormone Levels May Help Predict Breast Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (30-Oct-2013)
    Higher blood concentrations of testosterone, estrogens seem tied to higher odds for the disease

  • Hormone Levels May Help Predict Breast Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (30-Oct-2013)
    Higher blood concentrations of testosterone, estrogens seem tied to higher odds for the disease

  • Scientists 'Silence' Aggressive Brain Cancer Gene in Mice
    (30-Oct-2013)
    'Nanotechnology' helped create drug to target deadly glioblastoma in study

  • Suicide a Risk for Young Cancer Patients, Study Finds
    (30-Oct-2013)
    Teens, young adults should be assessed, monitored after diagnosis, researchers say

  • Gene Testing May Boost Lung Cancer Survival: Study
    (30-Oct-2013)
    Finding tumors' genetic makeup allowed researchers to 'personalize' treatment

  • Gene Testing May Boost Lung Cancer Survival: Study
    (30-Oct-2013)
    Finding tumors' genetic makeup allowed researchers to 'personalize' treatment

  • Breast Cancer Diagnosed at Later Stage in Rural Patients: Study
    (29-Oct-2013)
    These women also more likely to undergo a mastectomy, researchers say

  • Breast Cancer Diagnosed at Later Stage in Rural Patients: Study
    (29-Oct-2013)
    These women also more likely to undergo a mastectomy, researchers say

  • Tests May Someday Show Which Breast, Prostate Cancers Will Turn Aggressive
    (28-Oct-2013)
    'Markers' in blood, tissue might help determine best treatment for each patient, studies suggest

  • Radiation for Breast Cancer May Raise Heart Risks: Study
    (28-Oct-2013)
    But experts say risk of cancer recurrence outweighs small chance of heart disease years later

  • HPV Vaccines May Be Less Effective for Black Women: Study
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Gardasil, Cervarix target strains more commonly found among whites

  • Too Much Sitting Tied to Higher Risk of Colon Polyps in Men
    (28-Oct-2013)
    'Active couch potatoes' who do get some exercise just as vulnerable, study suggests

  • Too Much Sitting Tied to Higher Risk of Colon Polyps in Men
    (28-Oct-2013)
    'Active couch potatoes' who do get some exercise just as vulnerable, study suggests

  • HPV Vaccines May Be Less Effective for Black Women: Study
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Gardasil, Cervarix target strains more commonly found among whites

  • Tests May Someday Show Which Breast, Prostate Cancers Will Turn Aggressive
    (28-Oct-2013)
    'Markers' in blood, tissue might help determine best treatment for each patient, studies suggest

  • Radiation for Breast Cancer May Raise Heart Risks: Study
    (28-Oct-2013)
    But experts say risk of cancer recurrence outweighs small chance of heart disease years later

  • Scientists Report Transplant Advance for Type 1 Diabetes
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Used in single patient, special chamber may allow implantation of insulin-producing cells without rejection

  • Tests May Someday Show Which Breast, Prostate Cancers Will Turn Aggressive
    (28-Oct-2013)
    'Markers' in blood, tissue might help determine best treatment for each patient, studies suggest

  • Too Much Sitting Tied to Higher Risk of Colon Polyps in Men
    (28-Oct-2013)
    'Active couch potatoes' who do get some exercise just as vulnerable, study suggests

  • After Breast Cancer Surgery, Patient Assistance Programs Can Help
    (25-Oct-2013)
    Study found women who turned to these programs were more likely to receive other needed treatments

  • Current Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines Might Miss Some Patients
    (25-Oct-2013)
    Family history of the disease may be important for even more distant relatives, a new study suggests

  • Study Ties Y Chromosome Variations to Prostate Cancer Risk
    (25-Oct-2013)
    Researchers used Utah population data spanning generations

  • Current Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines Might Miss Some Patients
    (25-Oct-2013)
    Family history of the disease may be important for even more distant relatives, a new study suggests

  • After Breast Cancer Surgery, Patient Assistance Programs Can Help
    (25-Oct-2013)
    Study found women who turned to these programs were more likely to receive other needed treatments

  • Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer Shows Promise in Early Trial
    (25-Oct-2013)
    But the screen is meant only for people already at high risk for the deadly illness, experts say

  • Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer Shows Promise in Early Trial
    (25-Oct-2013)
    But the screen is meant only for people already at high risk for the deadly illness, experts say

  • Study Ties Y Chromosome Variations to Prostate Cancer Risk
    (25-Oct-2013)
    Researchers used Utah population data spanning generations

  • After Breast Cancer Surgery, Patient Assistance Programs Can Help
    (25-Oct-2013)
    Study found women who turned to these programs were more likely to receive other needed treatments

  • Gene May Explain Link Between Meat and Colon Cancer Risk
    (24-Oct-2013)
    Researchers say finding might help identify people at need for preventive treatment

  • Gene May Explain Link Between Meat and Colon Cancer Risk
    (24-Oct-2013)
    Researchers say finding might help identify people at need for preventive treatment

  • Prostate Biopsies May Cause Unnecessary Worry for Many Men, Study Finds
    (24-Oct-2013)
    Report supports notion of adopting 'wait and see' approach after PSA test, experts say

  • Study: Coffee Might Lower Risk of Liver Cancer
    (24-Oct-2013)
    Review suggests it was associated with a 40 percent drop in risk of most common form of disease

  • Stem Cell Transplants May Harm Recipient's Sex Life
    (24-Oct-2013)
    Doctors and patients need to talk more about this potential problem, researchers say

  • Do Some Docs Have Vested Interest in Prescribing Radiation for Prostate Cancer?
    (24-Oct-2013)
    Study found greater increases in use of expensive treatment in practices that owned the equipment

  • Prostate Biopsies May Cause Unnecessary Worry for Many Men, Study Finds
    (24-Oct-2013)
    Report supports notion of adopting 'wait and see' approach after PSA test, experts say

  • Do Some Docs Have Vested Interest in Prescribing Radiation for Prostate Cancer?
    (24-Oct-2013)
    Study found greater increases in use of expensive treatment in practices that owned the equipment

  • Gene May Explain Link Between Meat and Colon Cancer Risk
    (24-Oct-2013)
    Researchers say finding might help identify people at need for preventive treatment

  • Being Web-Savvy Tied to Better Health in Seniors: Study
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Nonusers were less likely to exercise, eat a healthy diet or get colon cancer screening

  • Being Web-Savvy Tied to Better Health in Seniors: Study
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Nonusers were less likely to exercise, eat a healthy diet or get colon cancer screening

  • Being Web-Savvy Tied to Better Health in Seniors: Study
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Nonusers were less likely to exercise, eat a healthy diet or get colon cancer screening

  • Obese Patients With Pancreatic Cancer Have Shorter Survival, Study Finds
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Reasons for link are unclear, but might involve inflammatory issues or differences in treatment

  • Flavored Cigars Gaining in Popularity With U.S. Kids: CDC
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Cheaper, less regulated than cigarettes, these products may hook youth into lifelong addiction

  • Obese Patients With Pancreatic Cancer Have Shorter Survival, Study Finds
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Reasons for link are unclear, but might involve inflammatory issues or differences in treatment

  • Being Web-Savvy Tied to Better Health in Seniors: Study
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Nonusers were less likely to exercise, eat a healthy diet or get colon cancer screening

  • 'Body Clock' May Explain Why Some Body Parts Age Faster Than Others
    (21-Oct-2013)
    Nature has a way of keeping time within the human anatomy, study suggests

  • Many People Not Told Cancer Tests Can Lead to 'Overtreatment'
    (21-Oct-2013)
    Early detection of slow-growing tumors could result in unnecessary surgery, chemo, radiation, study says

  • 'Body Clock' May Explain Why Some Body Parts Age Faster Than Others
    (21-Oct-2013)
    Nature has a way of keeping time within the human anatomy, study suggests

  • Many People Not Told Cancer Tests Can Lead to 'Overtreatment'
    (21-Oct-2013)
    Early detection of slow-growing tumors could result in unnecessary surgery, chemo, radiation, study says

  • Study: Vitamin D Supplements May Not Raise Risk for Kidney Stones
    (17-Oct-2013)
    However, researchers found age, weight and gender are factors

  • Health Tip: Exercising After Breast Cancer
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Get your doctor's OK, and don't overdo it

  • Blood Test Shows Promise for Cancer Detection, Study Finds
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Check for early stage lung and prostate malignancies isn't 'perfect', but could prove useful, clinicians say

  • Blood Test May Tell If Lung Nodule Is Cancerous or Benign
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Study found the screening method to be 90 percent accurate, perhaps sparing some patients biopsies

  • High Out-of-Pocket Costs Called a Hidden 'Side Effect' of Treatment
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Some doctors say it's time to discuss financial aspects with patients

  • Blood Test Shows Promise for Cancer Detection, Study Finds
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Check for early stage lung and prostate malignancies isn't 'perfect', but could prove useful, clinicians say

  • Blood Test May Tell If Lung Nodule Is Cancerous or Benign
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Study found the screening method to be 90 percent accurate, perhaps sparing some patients biopsies

  • Blood Test Shows Promise for Cancer Detection, Study Finds
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Check for early stage lung and prostate malignancies isn't 'perfect', but could prove useful, clinicians say

  • Anesthesia Technique May Affect Survival After Breast Cancer Surgery: Study
    (15-Oct-2013)
    Adding nerve block seemed to reduce recurrence rate

  • Anesthesia Technique May Affect Survival After Breast Cancer Surgery: Study
    (15-Oct-2013)
    Adding nerve block seemed to reduce recurrence rate

  • Many Doctors Ignore Guidelines, Order PSA Tests for Elderly Men
    (15-Oct-2013)
    Study found 40 percent of men aged 75 and older were screened, despite expert consensus against it

  • Many Doctors Ignore Guidelines, Order PSA Tests for Elderly Men
    (15-Oct-2013)
    Study found 40 percent of men aged 75 and older were screened, despite expert consensus against it

  • Could a Neck Injection Ease Tough-to-Bear Hot Flashes?
    (14-Oct-2013)
    Small study suggests treatment may offer non-hormonal relief after menopause

  • Overweight Teen Years Tied to Later Cancer Risk
    (14-Oct-2013)
    Study found too much weight may be connected to esophageal disease

  • Exercise May Lower Risk of Esophageal Cancer
    (14-Oct-2013)
    But review author says other lifestyle factors may also be at play

  • Overweight Teen Years Tied to Later Cancer Risk
    (14-Oct-2013)
    Study found too much weight may be connected to esophageal disease

  • Exercise May Lower Risk of Esophageal Cancer
    (14-Oct-2013)
    But review author says other lifestyle factors may also be at play

  • Bile Protein May Help Detect Pancreatic Cancer
    (14-Oct-2013)
    Study suggests it could detect malignancy earlier than some blood markers

  • Could a Neck Injection Ease Tough-to-Bear Hot Flashes?
    (14-Oct-2013)
    Small study suggests treatment may offer non-hormonal relief after menopause

  • Bile Protein May Help Detect Pancreatic Cancer
    (14-Oct-2013)
    Study suggests it could detect malignancy earlier than some blood markers

  • Breast Cancer Patients Have Unrelated Plastic Surgery After Reconstruction
    (10-Oct-2013)
    Women who've had a mastectomy sometimes seek procedures such as facelifts, study says

  • Breast Cancer Patients Have Unrelated Plastic Surgery After Reconstruction
    (10-Oct-2013)
    Women who've had a mastectomy sometimes seek procedures such as facelifts, study says

  • Steady Rise in Thyroid Cancer Not Explained by Better Screening, Study Says
    (10-Oct-2013)
    Researchers still baffled by tripling of cases over 30 years

  • Cancer Drug Nexavar Tied to Pancreas Damage in 2 Patients
    (09-Oct-2013)
    Pancreas shrank by up to one-third in case studies following long-term use

  • Cancer Drug Nexavar Tied to Pancreas Damage in 2 Patients
    (09-Oct-2013)
    Pancreas shrank by up to one-third in case studies following long-term use

  • Radiation Therapy Overused in Advanced Prostate Cancer, Study Says
    (08-Oct-2013)
    Just one session is needed for effective pain relief, but many men get 10, according to researcher

  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Colon Cancer May Benefit Seniors
    (08-Oct-2013)
    Patients who had the less-invasive procedure were less likely to need nursing home care, study finds

  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Colon Cancer May Benefit Seniors
    (08-Oct-2013)
    Patients who had the less-invasive procedure were less likely to need nursing home care, study finds

  • Radiation Therapy Overused in Advanced Prostate Cancer, Study Says
    (08-Oct-2013)
    Just one session is needed for effective pain relief, but many men get 10, according to researcher

  • Chemo After Surgery Prolongs Life in Pancreatic Cancer Patients, Study Finds
    (08-Oct-2013)
    Expert notes question now is which drug, drug combination is best after removal of tumor

  • Chemo After Surgery Prolongs Life in Pancreatic Cancer Patients, Study Finds
    (08-Oct-2013)
    Expert notes question now is which drug, drug combination is best after removal of tumor

  • Radiation Therapy Overused in Advanced Prostate Cancer, Study Says
    (08-Oct-2013)
    Just one session is needed for effective pain relief, but many men get 10, according to researcher

  • Chemo After Surgery Prolongs Life in Pancreatic Cancer Patients, Study Finds
    (08-Oct-2013)
    Expert notes question now is which drug, drug combination is best after removal of tumor

  • Study Questions Use of Less-Invasive Lymph Node Surgery for Breast Cancer
    (07-Oct-2013)
    Sentinel node surgery leaves women with few side effects, but its accuracy may be lacking, experts say

  • Experts Urge Routine Test for All Patients With Invasive Breast Cancer
    (07-Oct-2013)
    Standardized HER2 screen would help ensure women get appropriate therapy, guideline authors say

  • Study Questions Use of Less-Invasive Lymph Node Surgery for Breast Cancer
    (07-Oct-2013)
    Sentinel node surgery leaves women with few side effects, but its accuracy may be lacking, experts say

  • Experts Urge Routine Test for All Patients With Invasive Breast Cancer
    (07-Oct-2013)
    Standardized HER2 screen would help ensure women get appropriate therapy, guideline authors say

  • Selecting Sunglasses for Healthy Eyes
    (05-Oct-2013)
    Tips for protecting your vision and skin

  • Selecting Sunglasses for Healthy Eyes
    (05-Oct-2013)
    Tips for protecting your vision and skin

  • Mexican Women's Breast Cancer Risk Tied to Breast-Feeding?
    (04-Oct-2013)
    Having more than 3 children also appeared to raise risk for aggressive breast disease, study suggests

  • Daily Walk May Cut Your Breast Cancer Risk
    (04-Oct-2013)
    Study findings are good news for postmenopausal women, experts say

  • Cancer Survivors in Rural Areas Often Skip Care Due to Costs: Study
    (04-Oct-2013)
    Longer travel distances can add to out-of-pocket expenses

  • Mexican Women's Breast Cancer Risk Tied to Breast-Feeding?
    (04-Oct-2013)
    Having more than 3 children also appeared to raise risk for aggressive breast disease, study suggests

  • Daily Walk May Cut Your Breast Cancer Risk
    (04-Oct-2013)
    Study findings are good news for postmenopausal women, experts say

  • Older Men Gain Little From PSA Test: Study
    (04-Oct-2013)
    Researchers followed Medicare recipients for 3 years

  • FDA OKs Drug to Treat Hot Flashes in Menopausal Women
    (04-Oct-2013)
    Clinical trials also showed some protection against bone loss; blood clots are a risk

  • Older Men Gain Little From PSA Test: Study
    (04-Oct-2013)
    Researchers followed Medicare recipients for 3 years

  • Usual 'Hot Flash' Therapies Don't Help Prostate Cancer Patients: Study
    (03-Oct-2013)
    Methods that ease the problem in women found ineffective for men receiving hormone treatment

  • Usual 'Hot Flash' Therapies Don't Help Prostate Cancer Patients: Study
    (03-Oct-2013)
    Methods that ease the problem in women found ineffective for men receiving hormone treatment

  • Skin Cancer Patients Not Avoiding Sun, Study Suggests
    (02-Oct-2013)
    Danish researchers looked at exposure after melanoma diagnosis

  • Fatty, High-Calorie Diet Linked to Pancreatic Cancer in Mouse Study
    (02-Oct-2013)
    Rodents on 'obesity meal plan' developed high number of precancerous lesions

  • Fatty, High-Calorie Diet Linked to Pancreatic Cancer in Mouse Study
    (02-Oct-2013)
    Rodents on 'obesity meal plan' developed high number of precancerous lesions

  • Skin Cancer Patients Not Avoiding Sun, Study Suggests
    (02-Oct-2013)
    Danish researchers looked at exposure after melanoma diagnosis

  • Blood Pressure Drug Might Boost Chemo Success, Mouse Study Suggests
    (01-Oct-2013)
    Trial under way on patients with pancreatic cancer

  • More Black Women in U.S. Diagnosed With Breast Cancer, Report Finds
    (01-Oct-2013)
    Whites still have highest rates, but blacks more likely to die

  • New Analysis Confirms Hormone Therapy Won't Prevent Disease After Menopause
    (01-Oct-2013)
    But follow-up research shows that short-term use for hot flashes remains an option

  • Colon Cancer Hits Younger Adults Especially Hard, Study Finds
    (01-Oct-2013)
    Risk of advanced disease, death greater than for middle-aged patients

  • Blood Pressure Drug Might Boost Chemo Success, Mouse Study Suggests
    (01-Oct-2013)
    Trial under way on patients with pancreatic cancer

  • Colon Cancer Hits Younger Adults Especially Hard, Study Finds
    (01-Oct-2013)
    Risk of advanced disease, death greater than for middle-aged patients

  • More Black Women in U.S. Diagnosed With Breast Cancer, Report Finds
    (01-Oct-2013)
    Whites still have highest rates, but blacks more likely to die

  • New Analysis Confirms Hormone Therapy Won't Prevent Disease After Menopause
    (01-Oct-2013)
    But follow-up research shows that short-term use for hot flashes remains an option

  • Blood Pressure Drug Might Boost Chemo Success, Mouse Study Suggests
    (01-Oct-2013)
    Trial under way on patients with pancreatic cancer

  • Colon Cancer Hits Younger Adults Especially Hard, Study Finds
    (01-Oct-2013)
    Risk of advanced disease, death greater than for middle-aged patients

  • Blood Pressure Drug Might Boost Chemo Success, Mouse Study Suggests
    (01-Oct-2013)
    Trial under way on patients with pancreatic cancer

  • FDA Approves First 'Pre-Surgical' Drug for Breast Cancer
    (30-Sep-2013)
    Perjeta, which seems to shrink early-stage tumors, can now be used before surgery

  • Perjeta Approved for Early Stage Breast Cancer
    (30-Sep-2013)
    Previously used for advanced disease

  • Seeing Doctor Regularly May Cut Your Colon Cancer Risk
    (30-Sep-2013)
    Study found Medicare beneficiaries who did were less likely to develop, die from the disease

  • FDA Approves First 'Pre-Surgical' Drug for Breast Cancer
    (30-Sep-2013)
    Perjeta, which seems to shrink early-stage tumors, can now be used before surgery

  • Seeing Doctor Regularly May Cut Your Colon Cancer Risk
    (30-Sep-2013)
    Study found Medicare beneficiaries who did were less likely to develop, die from the disease

  • Can Eating Peanut Butter Cut Breast Cancer Risk in Later Life?
    (27-Sep-2013)
    Regular consumption in childhood tied to 39 percent lower odds of benign breast disease by age 30

  • Smokers Have Higher Complication Risk After Colon Surgery, Study Finds
    (27-Sep-2013)
    Current smokers had highest rates of pneumonia, infection

  • Could Antidepressant Combat Lethal Lung Cancer?
    (27-Sep-2013)
    Little-used depression drug shows early promise in lab, mice studies

  • Smokers Have Higher Complication Risk After Colon Surgery, Study Finds
    (27-Sep-2013)
    Current smokers had highest rates of pneumonia, infection

  • Can Eating Peanut Butter Cut Breast Cancer Risk in Later Life?
    (27-Sep-2013)
    Regular consumption in childhood tied to 39 percent lower odds of benign breast disease by age 30

  • Could Antidepressant Combat Lethal Lung Cancer?
    (27-Sep-2013)
    Little-used depression drug shows early promise in lab, mice studies

  • Smokers Have Higher Complication Risk After Colon Surgery, Study Finds
    (27-Sep-2013)
    Current smokers had highest rates of pneumonia, infection

  • Stem Cells From Fat Might Improve Plastic Surgery
    (26-Sep-2013)
    Early study found 'enriched' transplants from liposuction appeared to last longer

  • Researchers Tie Increased Throat Cancer Cases to HPV Infection
    (26-Sep-2013)
    More whites develop cancers linked to oral sex, but blacks have worse survival rates, study finds

  • Stem Cells From Fat Might Improve Plastic Surgery
    (26-Sep-2013)
    Early study found 'enriched' transplants from liposuction appeared to last longer

  • Researchers Tie Increased Throat Cancer Cases to HPV Infection
    (26-Sep-2013)
    More whites develop cancers linked to oral sex, but blacks have worse survival rates, study finds

  • Researchers Tie Increased Throat Cancer Cases to HPV Infection
    (26-Sep-2013)
    More whites develop cancers linked to oral sex, but blacks have worse survival rates, study finds

  • Kidney Damage a Risk of Some Childhood Cancer Treatments, Finds Study
    (24-Sep-2013)
    Likelihood greatest with use of certain chemotherapy drugs, surgery

  • Married People May Be Likelier to Survive Cancer: Study
    (24-Sep-2013)
    Social support could be powerful medicine, researchers say

  • Kidney Damage a Risk of Some Childhood Cancer Treatments, Finds Study
    (24-Sep-2013)
    Likelihood greatest with use of certain chemotherapy drugs, surgery

  • Daily Tasks a Challenge for Many Older Breast Cancer Patients
    (23-Sep-2013)
    Physical therapy could help these women, study authors say

  • Daily Tasks a Challenge for Many Older Breast Cancer Patients
    (23-Sep-2013)
    Physical therapy could help these women, study authors say

  • Two Key Questions May Reveal Depression in Cancer Patients
    (23-Sep-2013)
    Brief survey found as accurate as 9-item screening test

  • Extended Hormone Therapy Doesn't Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients: Study
    (23-Sep-2013)
    Shorter-course treatment as effective for those with intermediate-risk disease, oncologist says

  • Extended Hormone Therapy Doesn't Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients: Study
    (23-Sep-2013)
    Shorter-course treatment as effective for those with intermediate-risk disease, oncologist says

  • Child's Chronic Illness Can Affect the Whole Family
    (21-Sep-2013)
    Care demands can create more stress than severity of illness, researchers say

  • Women Vets May Need More Access to Breast Cancer Services
    (20-Sep-2013)
    Improved screening raised demand on system for follow-up care, study suggests

  • Women Vets May Need More Access to Breast Cancer Services
    (20-Sep-2013)
    Improved screening raised demand on system for follow-up care, study suggests

  • Eating, Swallowing Exercises May Aid Throat Cancer Patients
    (19-Sep-2013)
    Keeping up these activities during chemo or radiation linked to better diets after treatment, study finds

  • Anti-smoking Campaign Surpasses Expectations
    (19-Sep-2013)
    Surge seen in calls to quit line and website visits stemming from ads with former smokers, CDC reports

  • Eating, Swallowing Exercises May Aid Throat Cancer Patients
    (19-Sep-2013)
    Keeping up these activities during chemo or radiation linked to better diets after treatment, study finds

  • Eating, Swallowing Exercises May Aid Throat Cancer Patients
    (19-Sep-2013)
    Keeping up these activities during chemo or radiation linked to better diets after treatment, study finds

  • Shorter Radiation Course Appears Effective for Early Breast Cancer
    (18-Sep-2013)
    New protocol could replace current standard, experts say

  • Colon Cancer Screenings Work, Twin Studies Report
    (18-Sep-2013)
    Colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy and even fecal blood testing all lower risk of cancer death

  • Shorter Radiation Course Appears Effective for Early Breast Cancer
    (18-Sep-2013)
    New protocol could replace current standard, experts say

  • Colon Cancer Screenings Work, Twin Studies Report
    (18-Sep-2013)
    Colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy and even fecal blood testing all lower risk of cancer death

  • Report Sees Continued Advances in War Against Cancer
    (17-Sep-2013)
    Millions more survive today, and experts say science is paying off

  • Report Sees Continued Advances in War Against Cancer
    (17-Sep-2013)
    Millions more survive today, and experts say science is paying off

  • Tamoxifen's Mental Side Effects Are Real, Study Shows
    (17-Sep-2013)
    But researchers also found drug that may counteract problem from breast cancer treatment

  • Protein Found in Blood Might Help Detect Lung Cancer Sooner: Report
    (17-Sep-2013)
    Preliminary finding focused on non-small cell lung cancer, Chinese researchers say

  • Report Sees Continued Advances in War Against Cancer
    (17-Sep-2013)
    Millions more survive today, and experts say science is paying off

  • Tamoxifen's Mental Side Effects Are Real, Study Shows
    (17-Sep-2013)
    But researchers also found drug that may counteract problem from breast cancer treatment

  • Protein Found in Blood Might Help Detect Lung Cancer Sooner: Report
    (17-Sep-2013)
    Preliminary finding focused on non-small cell lung cancer, Chinese researchers say

  • Report Sees Continued Advances in War Against Cancer
    (17-Sep-2013)
    Millions more survive today, and experts say science is paying off

  • Report Sees Continued Advances in War Against Cancer
    (17-Sep-2013)
    Millions more survive today, and experts say science is paying off

  • Unfounded Fear Prompts Some Preventive Mastectomies: Study
    (16-Sep-2013)
    Many young women with breast cancer overestimated risk of recurrence in opposite breast

  • First Generic Version of Xeloda Approved
    (16-Sep-2013)
    To treat colorectal or breast cancers

  • First Generic Version of Xeloda Approved
    (16-Sep-2013)
    To treat colorectal or breast cancers

  • Unfounded Fear Prompts Some Preventive Mastectomies: Study
    (16-Sep-2013)
    Many young women with breast cancer overestimated risk of recurrence in opposite breast

  • First Generic Version of Xeloda Approved
    (16-Sep-2013)
    To treat colorectal or breast cancers

  • Cancer Drug May Be Helpful for Diabetes, Mouse Study Hints
    (15-Sep-2013)
    Zaltrap is currently used to treat colon cancer, eye disease

  • Cancer Drug May Be Helpful for Diabetes, Mouse Study Hints
    (15-Sep-2013)
    Zaltrap is currently used to treat colon cancer, eye disease

  • Cancer Drug May Be Helpful for Diabetes, Mouse Study Hints
    (15-Sep-2013)
    Zaltrap is currently used to treat colon cancer, eye disease

  • Gene Mutation May Help Predict Lung Cancer Survival in Nonsmokers
    (12-Sep-2013)
    Finding might offer doctors a 'practical tool,' researcher suggests

  • Tooth Cavities Linked to Lower Risk of Head, Neck Cancer in Study
    (12-Sep-2013)
    Bacteria involved in cavity formation may have some cancer-protective effect, researcher says, but skeptics aren't sure

  • Gene Mutation May Help Predict Lung Cancer Survival in Nonsmokers
    (12-Sep-2013)
    Finding might offer doctors a 'practical tool,' researcher suggests

  • Tooth Cavities Linked to Lower Risk of Head, Neck Cancer in Study
    (12-Sep-2013)
    Bacteria involved in cavity formation may have some cancer-protective effect, researcher says, but skeptics aren't sure

  • Researchers Focus on Likelihood of Breast Cancer Recurrence
    (11-Sep-2013)
    Seven tumor-specific genes appear to yield accurate prognosis, study says

  • Gene Test May Help Predict Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness
    (11-Sep-2013)
    Finding might one day improve rates of overtreatment, undertreatment in men, study says

  • Nearly 60 Percent of Uterine Cancer Cases Preventable: Report
    (11-Sep-2013)
    Women who exercise, maintain healthy weight and drink coffee daily may cut their risk

  • Researchers Focus on Likelihood of Breast Cancer Recurrence
    (11-Sep-2013)
    Seven tumor-specific genes appear to yield accurate prognosis, study says

  • Gene Test May Help Predict Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness
    (11-Sep-2013)
    Finding might one day improve rates of overtreatment, undertreatment in men, study says

  • Nearly 60 Percent of Uterine Cancer Cases Preventable: Report
    (11-Sep-2013)
    Women who exercise, maintain healthy weight and drink coffee daily may cut their risk

  • Novel Drug Shows Promise for Early Stage Breast Cancer
    (10-Sep-2013)
    Perjeta might gain quick FDA approval

  • ER Visits Common After Seniors' Surgery, Study Finds
    (10-Sep-2013)
    At some hospitals 1 in 4 patients returns for emergency care following colon operation

  • ER Visits Common After Seniors' Surgery, Study Finds
    (10-Sep-2013)
    At some hospitals 1 in 4 patients returns for emergency care following colon operation

  • Novel Drug Shows Promise for Early Stage Breast Cancer
    (10-Sep-2013)
    Perjeta might gain quick FDA approval

  • U.S. Faces Cancer-Care Crisis, Report Suggests
    (10-Sep-2013)
    Rising costs, complexity of cases and aging population portend trouble, experts warn

  • Most Breast Cancer Deaths Occur in Younger, Unscreened Women: Study
    (09-Sep-2013)
    Mammograms should begin at age 40, researcher says

  • Most Breast Cancer Deaths Occur in Younger, Unscreened Women: Study
    (09-Sep-2013)
    Mammograms should begin at age 40, researcher says

  • 'Tips From Smokers' Campaign Beat Expectations
    (09-Sep-2013)
    Real-life depictions of tobacco's devastating health consequences moved many Americans to quit, study found

  • Abraxane Approved for Late-Stage