Gene mutations found in different colon tumors may be key to the ability of a daily low dose of aspirin to protect against colon cancer, a new study found.
Neanderthals suffered a cancer common in modern-day humans, according to researchers who have uncovered the world’s oldest human tumor.
Cancer drug shortages are impacting the quality of care for a high number of patients, according to a new study presented at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
For many, proton beam therapy symbolizes the future of high-tech, low-impact medicine; for others, it represents another cause behind increasing health care costs.
A cancer patient's chances of survival may be predicted through a new method measuring the variety of genetic mutations within tumors, according to a new study published in the journal Cancer.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new drug Wednesday designed to treat men with metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer that has spread to bones but not to other organs.
Middle-aged men can reduce their risk of developing lung and colorectal cancer by staying in shape, according to a new study presented at the 2013 meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Chicken bought and sold in grocery stores throughout the country are likely tainted with the known carcinogenic inorganic arsenic and should be banned by the Food and Drug Administration, according to one study.
When asked the secret to her long life, 105-year-old Pearl Cantrell of Richland Springs, Texas, gives a one word response: bacon.
Cancer is threatening to overwhelm Latin American countries, according to report published in the Lancet Oncology by researchers at the Harvard Medical School in Boston.
More than a decade after the 9-11 attacks on the World Trade Center, first responders appear to still be giving their lives for their efforts to save others, according to a report published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives revealing a 15 percent increase of cancer among those who worked among the debris immediately after the attack.
Sequester-related budget cuts are taking root and among those hit the hardest are those battling cancer.
For women between the ages of 50 and 74, receiving a mammogram every two years may be the best option, according to a new study.
Women going through menopause should reconsider taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for symptoms as a new study published March 29 showed that combined HRT may raise the risk of getting breast cancer.