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.
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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.
Women with breast implants are at increased risk of developing a rare type of cancer, but what exactly are the chances of getting cancer from implants?
A biohybrid sperm microrobot might one day deliver anti-cancer drugs to tumors in the female reproductive tract, according to a new paper from Germany.
Drinking alcohol, even a light or moderate amount, increases the risk of several common cancers, according to a leading group of cancer doctors.
Women who use an intrauterine device for birth control may have a lower risk of developing cervical cancer, according to a new review and meta-analysis.
Medical marijuana may help with several health conditions, but it's certainly not a cure for cancer.
Growing old is a natural part of life, but that hasn't stopped people from turning to anti-aging skin treatments, specialized diets and other tricks to try to reverse the effects of aging.
Cases of a rare type of cancer that is linked to breast implants appear to be on the rise, according to a new review.
Being overweight or obese increases a person's risk for at least 13 types of cancer, according to a new report.
A 47-year-old British man who was being tested for lung cancer received some good, but unexpected, news...
For men approaching 50 years old, deciding whether or not to be screened for prostate cancer can be confusing.
Senator John McCain was diagnosed with a type of brain tumor called a glioblastoma, his office said yesterday (July 19).
Selenium supplements are taken by people who want to prevent cancer, heart disease, memory loss and diabetes. But does taking selenium work? Here's a look at what the science says.