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.
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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.
In a surprising case, a drug that is normally toxic to ovaries actually helped one woman get pregnant.
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that begins in the skin's pigment-producing cells, called melanocytes. These cells make melanin, which is responsible for the color in skin, eyes and hair.
Researchers diagnosed a case of adolescent bone cancer in the 700-year-old remains of a teen buried in Panama.
Women who can't wait to have their glass of wine at the end of the day, take note: A new report concludes that even one small drink daily can raise a woman's risk of breast cancer.
In a promising development for a future fertility treatment, a female mouse with synthetic ovaries that were created on a 3D-printer conceived and gave birth to healthy baby mice.