Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among women worldwide, and now scientists from the University of Sheffield and University of Copenhagen have identified a possible key to preventing secondary cancers in breast cancer patients.
Cancer continues to be the number two killer of people in the United States each year, but at least when it comes to cancers that spread to the liver, scientists may have devised a new way of diagnosing the disease using probiotics - beneficial bacteria similar to those found in yogurt.
Obesity, especially childhood obesity, is a nationwide epidemic concerning healthcare professionals and scientists everywhere. Now, new research reveals that overweight teens may double their risk of developing bowel cancer by the time they reach middle age.
New research says that the latest HPV vaccine can potentially prevent an astonishing 80 percent of cervical cancers in the United States.
A single type of cancer stem cell has been identified as the source of the most aggressive and invasive bladder cancers, according to a new study.
Scientists have discovered a new breast cancer gene, providing insight into the most common cancer among American women, according to new research.
Beware of what you eat, because an unhealthy Western diet reportedly increases your risk of developing colon cancer.
A number of research studies have shown that coffee helps to protect against breast cancer, and now a new study shows that it even protects against the return of breast cancer.
She may of not known it, but when your mother used to make you eat at all your greens at dinner, she may have been keeping you cancer-free. A new study has found that an extract from cruciferous vegetables - such as broccoli, cabbage and garden cress - may help mitigate the effects of environmental carcinogens.
Despite decades of public health campaigning, it turns out that many smokers underestimate the dangers of smoking even just a few cigarettes, according to a new study.
A new blood test can predict future cases of breast cancer, opening new doors to better prevention and early treatment of the disease.
Green tea and apples may help to prevent chronic conditions such as heart disease and cancer, according to new research.
The cane toad (Rhinella marina) isn't exactly a beloved amphibian. While countless frogs continue to face the troubles of climate chnage, shrinking habitats, and rampant disease, the cane toad has become an invading force in Australia - a dog-drugging nuisance without any natural predators to keep it down. But toad-hating Aussies may have hope yet. The cane toad is set to become Chinese medicine's next big import, as it was recently revealed that its poison could have cancer-fighting properties.
Scientists have discovered two new gene variants associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, a major new study says, providing important insights into the causes of the disease and how it develops.