Recent research zeroes in on cancer risk among obese individuals.
The chemical triclosan has been linked to cancer-cell growth and disrupted development in animals. Though many regulators are still feuding over whether it's safe to put the products in soap and other items, any American can easily find it today in the top-selling toothpaste, Colgate-Palmolive Co.'s...
A recent findings published in the journal Science Translational Medicine show that when tumors do not respond to radiation or chemotherapy treatments properly, a modified bacterium could lower the risk of the health issue.
A new cancer classification system will now show the molecular subtypes of the tissue's origin and could potentially lead to improved therapeutic options for patients, according to recent findings published in the journal Cell.
Meet Kylie Simonds: an 11-year-old cancer survivor who's invented an on-the-go cancer treatment.
A recent study looked at how survivors of smoking-related cancers may struggle with kicking the habit. Findings published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention found that nearly one in 10 long-term patients will return to smoking following treatments.
A recent study conducted by researchers at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., examines why some brain tumors are predominantly more common in men.
Statistics show that each year, between 5 to 20 percent of the U.S. population will get the flu--a contagious respiratory illness that spreads from person to person. In rare cases, this health issue can even cause death, though it is typically treated with rest and any added recommendations from a p...
On Wednesday, Johnson & Johnson announced a recall for uterine surgery tools because they could increase the risk of undetected cancer.
There could be a new way to detect all types of cancers in the future. Scientists have created a simple blood test that can be used to diagnose whether or not a person has cancer.
A recent study found that a cancer drug can flush out hidden signs of HIV.