A diet high in fat can have a negative impact on our health, particularly when it comes to an increased risk of cancer. A recent study conducted by researchers from the Fondazione IRCCS National Cancer Institute in Milan, Italy, suggests that women who consume a diet heavy in saturated fats could dr...
A new study shows that gender expression could play a big role in terms of whether boys and girls engage in cancer risk behaviors. The Harvard School of Public Health had their study published today in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Roche Diagnostics in Switzerland and Oryzon Genomics in Spain agreed to work together in order to develop a new cancer drug that switches on genes that block the deadly disease’s growth.
Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly has experienced a relapse of oral cancer that he had removed last June. Today, he begins a rigorous regimen of chemotherapy to fight the aggressive cancer.
Archaeologists have now discovered that complete cases of cancer existed over 3,000 years ago after finding the ancient remains of a human who died from the disease.
Archaeologists have discovered the presence of metastatic cancer in an ancient human, making it the earliest complete example of human with cancer.
We already knew smoking cigarettes was detrimental to our health. We also knew that second-hand smoke causes the same harmful effects of smoking cigarettes. But did we know about third-hand smoke?
A Food and Drug Administration committee unanimously approved the cobas viral DNA test to replace the pap smear for human papilloma virus (HPV) screening in women.
Heart disease is currently the leading cause of death in the United States, and also one of the leading causes of death worldwide. One in every fourth deaths in the U.S. is a result of heart disease, but medical experts believe that will soon change.
Whether a tumour develops from individual cancer cells and whether metastases are formed depends on many factors in the affected tissue.
Phellodendron amurense is the bark of the Amur cork tree. It's also used in ancient Chinese medicine. Its long history of healing powers is now thought to have the potential to fight pancreatic cancer.
Eighteen-year-old Elana Smith was diagnosed with a rare form of liver cancer when she was 12, known as fibromellar hepatocellular carcinoma. As the disease has relatively no effective drug treatments, according to health officials, a large portion of her liver was removed.