The taller you are, the greater your risk of cancer may be, a new study finds.
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Many Americans hold the misguided view that alternative therapies alone can cure cancer, even though such methods are not proven to be effective in treating cancer.
Chemotherapy can have odd effects on a person's hair and nails, but in one man's case, the cancer treatment created a particularly striking pattern.
Liver cancer is cancer that begins in the tissues of the liver, though it may also result from cancer spreading to the liver from other parts of the body.
It's a debate that plays out in everyone's head during a weekend brunch: Should I be eating this much bacon?
Researchers have found a way to short-circuit the "immortality switch" that cancer cells use to divide indefinitely.
The Food and Drug Administration criticized the idea of a cancer warning label on coffee, which may be required under California law.
Getting too little exercise is tied to an increased risk of cancer — but according to a new study, most people in the U.S. don't know this.
Asbestos may be making a comeback, thanks to new moves from the EPA. Here's why it was banned in the first place.
The promise of CRISPR is being realized today in the lab through the creation of special animal models and cell lines. And the technology is finally entering the clinic to treat humans directly.
Death rates from liver cancer have risen steadily since 2000, resulting in the disease going from the ninth-leading cause of cancer death to the sixth, according to a new report.
The finds include a toddler with leukemia, a mummified man in his 50s with rectal cancer and individuals with cancer possibly caused by human papillomavirus (HPV).