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.
Researchers announced Wednesday that the advancements in genetics have allow them to devise simple blood or saliva test that can reliably predict the odds of breast and prostate cancers.
Researchers have identified over 80 regions of the human genome that, when found in an individual, can increase the risk of certain kinds of cancer, including breast cancer.
A cancer drug based on a tumor-killing virus made tumors disappear or at least shrink by half for at least six months, and has for the first time succeeded in a late-stage clinical trial.
After years of hiding it under the bed, China is approaching the issue of cancer villages.
A new study showed that women who take aspirin for 12 years or more lowered their risk of melanoma skin cancer by thirty percent, according to a study published online in the journal CANCER.
Subterranean rodents have evolved different mechanisms to fight off cancer.