Breast reconstruction surgery is an option for women who have had their breasts surgically removed through mastectomy. However, many are unaware of the risks and complications linked to the procedure.
Smokers diagnosed with pneumonia are at an increased risk of lung cancer, according to a recent study.
When a twin is diagnosed with cancer, the sibling has a much higher probability of developing cancer as well, according to a recent study.
High amounts of dietary sugar, which are more common in a Western-style diet, may increase the risk of cancer.
Scientists may have created a new tool to advance the study of mutations that lead to and fuel pediatric cancer.
E-cigarettes are touted as being healthier than regular cigarettes. Now, though, researchers have found that two e-cigarette products damaged cells in ways that could lead to cancer.
Low-intensity electromagnetic waves prolonged survival in brain tumor patients--particularly those with glioblastoma--who were already treated with chemotherapy, according to a recent study.
St. Louis mother Cara Combs found out she had stage IV melanoma 25 weeks into the pregnancy with her fourth child. Knowing that the treatment to kill the cancer could harm her unborn baby, Combs chose to postpone help for her future daughter-even against the wishes of her oncologist.
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that life expectancy for a newborn is about 79 years old for the third year year in a row.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved a new device that will help prevent hair loss in women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer.
Medical officials at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine are working to perform the first ever penis transplant in the United States, according to a recent report.