Up to 70 percent of women with a certain type of breast cancer may not need chemotherapy, a new study finds.
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A new blood test shows promise for detecting many types of cancer, even in the early stages of the disease, according to a new study.
Summer barbecues may expose you to potentially cancer-causing chemicals in a surprising way: The chemicals may literally get under your skin.
A hospital is offering free Hepatitis C testing for patients who may have been exposed through an infected nurse
Eating certain foods may be linked to a delayed or hastened onset of menopause, a new study from England finds.
When you think of DNA, odds are, you picture the famous double helix, a ladder-like structure elegantly twisted like a corkscrew. But DNA doesn't always assume this form.
A new study finds that high levels of vitamin D in the blood are linked with an increased risk of some cancers.
A drug that acts on the immune system appears to help extend the lives of patients with advanced lung cancer when given alongside standard chemotherapy.
Attention coffee drinkers: A judge in California has ruled that coffee companies in the Golden State must label each cup of joe with a cancer warning label.
Drinking moderate amounts of alcohol may not make people live longer, despite the findings of a massive study of retirees.
Chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes are serious health concerns by themselves, but to make matters worse, they may also raise the risk of cancer.
If a lawsuit in California is successful, Golden State stores that sell coffee will have to warn customers that drinking a cup of joe may be a cancer risk, according to news reports.
Researchers have developed a new blood test that can detect eight common types of cancer, including the notoriously elusive liver and pancreatic cancers.
You might be surprised to hear that tap water for more than 170 million Americans contains the radioactive element.
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was treated for prostate cancer last summer, according to news reports.
Drinking alcohol can cause damage to DNA that can lead to an increase in cancer risk, according to a new study done in animals.