As many as 1 in 8 women will develop an invasive form of breast cancer.
September marks Prostate Cancer Awareness month. Though the month is coming to a close, it's never too late to be learning about the health issue.
New findings published in the journal EBioMedicine reveal that smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) are at an increased risk of developing lung cancer when compared to counterparts unaffected by the disease.
Eating dried plums may lower your risk of colon cancer, according to findings presented at the 2015 Experimental Biology conference in Boston.
Scientists know that most cancer cells use glucose to fuel their uncontrolled growth, and now an international team of researchers has identified a protein which, if switched off, could stop the disease in its tracks.
Air pollution can cause all sorts of problems for health. Now, though, scientists have studied the risk of acute leukemia in children living close to heavily used roads
Researchers have taken a closer look at what might be happening to us on a molecular level when we breathe smoggy air.
Children exposed to insecticides may be at an increased risk of developing leukemia, according to recent findings published in the journal Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. . "Although pesticides are necessary for the elimination of insects and other pests, the toxic chemicals u...
A designer, fluorescent molecule is now shedding light on the knots of DNA thought to play a role in regulating how genes are switched on and off.
Polybia paulista, a Brazilian wasp, has a special toxin in its venom that can kill cancer cells without harming healthy ones.
New findings published in the journal Science Translational Medicine reveal that a simple blood test may be helpful in detecting the possible relapse of early stage breast cancer that has already been treated, identifying tumors up to eight months before they would even show up on medical scans.