A new study shows that obesity increases men's risk of developing aggressive forms of prostate cancer, but may lower the risk of developing a less-threatening forms of it.
One third of advanced melanoma patients who take the pill Zelboraf, hailed as a breakthrough in melanoma treatment, develop a less deadly form of skin cancer known as cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, a new study shows.
American Cancer Society blogger apologizes for Bald Barbie flub.
A hospice worker faked a cancer diagnosis and swindled $30,000 from caring friends.
What’s the fourth greatest pollution threat to Americansby the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)? Indoor air quality. Chemicals inside your home that come from cleaning products, drycleaning chemicals, plastics, furniture, paint, carpeting and more contribute to this pollution problem.
Etta James, whose powerful and emotional voice touched us with hits such as, “At Last,” died Friday morning in Riverside, Calif. At the age of 73 from complications of leukemia.
“Cancer, then a CEO's kindness” When Salesforce employees fall ill, the company provides more than insurance. Marc Benioff calls, tweets -- and picks up thousands in extra costs.
Encouraging results have been found in a blood test that is used on sample tissues to detect early stage pancreatic cancer. Researchers are hopeful that this will lead to improved detection and treatment of the disease in the future.
A Beth Israel/Harvard study shows that a group of little-explored cells in the tumor microenvironment likely serve as important gatekeepers against cancer progression and metastasis.